Topic: Government & Reg­ula­tion



How one small part held up shipments of thousands of autos

The recent case of thousands of autos being denied entry to the U.S. over concerns of forced labor used by a sub-assembly supplier illustrates the need to improve scrutiny of the supply chain.

Investor expectations influencing supply chain decision-making

Supply chain sustainability is increasingly an imperative for shareholders, and it is leading managers to consider investor relations in decision-making.

Digital Approaches, End-to-End Thinking Help Supply Chains Evolve

Supply chain disruptions come in many forms, but digital approaches and end-to-end thinking are helping organizations evolve.

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How one small part held up shipments of thousands of autos

Wednesday, April 10, 2024 · Rosemary Coates
The recent case of thousands of autos being denied entry to the U.S. over concerns of forced labor used by a sub-assembly supplier illustrates the need to improve scrutiny of the supply chain.

Investor expectations influencing supply chain decision-making

Tuesday, April 9, 2024 · Brian Straight
Supply chain sustainability is increasingly an imperative for shareholders, and it is leading managers to consider investor relations in decision-making.

6 Questions With ... Tom Plotkin

Tuesday, March 26, 2024 · Brian Straight
Adhering to ethical and responsible sourcing requirements and public pressure surrounding forced labor is putting new pressures on supply chains. Covington's Tom Plotkin addresses these questions and more in this 6 Questions With … feature.

Digital Approaches, End-to-End Thinking Help Supply Chains Evolve

Wednesday, March 13, 2024 · Brian Straight
Supply chain disruptions come in many forms, but digital approaches and end-to-end thinking are helping organizations evolve.

How to Create Real Retailer-Brand Loyalty

Monday, February 19, 2024 · Norman Katz
Supply chain execution, from one end to the other, is the new competitive edge, and this applies whether you are the brand or whether you are the retailer. Working collaboratively is the glue that holds it together.

Executives on Notice: Canadian Supply Chain Law Targets Businesses

Friday, December 1, 2023 · Amy Wunderlin
A Canadian supply chain law set to take effect Jan. 1, 2024, will place the responsibility on brands, retailers, and importers to identify and prevent child and forced labor within their supplier networks.

Supply Chain Due Diligence: New Regulations and What You Need to Do

Wednesday, September 20, 2023 · Craig Moss
Countries are enacting laws and directives that require companies to assess their suppliers’ environmental and human rights practices. Failure to walk that tightrope now carries the risk of legal charges and fines in addition to reputational damage.

Supply and demand regulation via blockchain-based governance

Monday, April 3, 2023 · Kiran S. Patil
Enterprise resource planning has been the dominate system for managing inventory, but failure is still a problem. Blockchain is offering new hope.

Suppliers Face Many Challenges when Working with Government

Monday, May 3, 2021 · Jarrod McAdoo
Many suppliers who wish to work within the public sector are finding that long, costly, and complex procurement cycle times, lack of clarity on how to connect with Public Sector organizations, and a perception that competition is just “for show” and new suppliers have…

“Cracking the Government Procurement Code” Demonstrate’s Amazon’s Commitment to SMB Sector

Thursday, May 21, 2020 · Patrick Burnson
According to new data recently released by Amazon Business, poor communication with buyers is a top barrier for SMBs to do business with government customers.

Infrastructure Supply Chain Sales: How The Government Sales Pipeline Got Shorter And Faster

Monday, January 13, 2020 · Jack Siney
Only 20% of government buying is conducted through the long and cumbersome bid/RFP process, so companies can move swiftly through the pipeline to try and capture the 80% of government business secured through a variety of other procurement vehicles.

Government CIOs Spend 21 Percent of Their IT Budget on Digital Initiatives, Gartner Survey Finds

Friday, April 28, 2017 · Patrick Burnson
According to a global survey of CIOs by Gartner, Inc., top-performing organizations in the private and public sectors, on average, spend a greater proportion of their IT budgets on digital initiatives (33 percent) than government organizations (21 percent).

Global Logistics 2017: Customs & Regulations Update: Micro-deals may prevail in world order

Tuesday, December 27, 2016 · Patrick Burnson
While logistics managers may expect to see fewer proposed mega-trade deals under the new administration, analysts say that there will still be new markets opening up for both U.S. imports and exports this year. Regulatory obstacles remain, however, and logistics managers will…

Broad Supply Chain Coalition Offers Clarity on New Container Weighing Regulations

Tuesday, December 22, 2015 · Patrick Burnson
The World Shipping Council (WSC), the TT Club, the International Cargo Handling Coordination Association (ICHCA), and the Global Shippers' Forum (GSF) recently released a new Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document to address issues arising from the new container…

Turning Regulation Into Positive Change

Monday, February 2, 2015 · SCMR Staff
When the Brazilian government introduced stricter rules regarding the number of hours truck drivers can work, companies had to figure out the best way to respond to changes that added cost to freight transportation networks.
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