Global Supply Chain Review: September 2017

Global Supply Chain Review: September 2017

Global weather systems and diplomatic tensions are driving supply chain news this month. As hurricanes and typhoons affect the U.S., Mexico, the Caribbean, and parts of Asia, the tight intersections among supply chains becomes increasingly obvious.     US: Hurricanes Harvey and Irma caused extensive damage to the southern part […]

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Global Supply Chain Review: August 2017

Global Supply Chain Review: August 2017

Turbulence has shaped global supply chain this month, as nations worldwide have confronted political, ecological, and diplomatic instability and uncertainty. In the face of this, it becomes increasingly clear how interconnected global supply chains truly are.   U.S.: In a recent speech in Phoenix, President Trump noted the possibility that he […]

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Global Supply Chain Review: July 2017

Global Supply Chain Review: July 2017

Climate change, ethical supply chains, and east-west cultural negotiations shape this month’s supply chain news…   U.S.: In an effort to increase revenue and tap into growing international markets, e-commerce giant Amazon is reaching toward South East Asia. Announcing Prime Now in Singapore, Amazon aims to access a small group […]

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Six Factors Driving Logistics into 2020

Six Factors Driving Logistics into 2020

Author: Karen Roemer, Account Manager at Expeditors How will we move the economy of 2020? We live in both an exciting and tumultuous time. Buyers globally call for companies to adopt faster and leaner supply chains to deliver products almost instantaneously. Carriers are recovering from the market shocks of 2016. Organizations […]

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Global Supply Chain Review: June 2017

Global Supply Chain Review: June 2017

Mergers, acquisitions, tariffs, and drones. This month’s review runs the gamut, but one thing that is certain, it’s been a busy start to the summer.   U.S.: The grocery stocks responded with an immediate drop on the news of Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods. Supply chain leaders are predicting that […]

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Global Supply Chain Review: May 2017

Global Supply Chain Review: May 2017

Nationalism and globalism are the key words of May, with nations across the world confronting how the choice of one approach over the other will affect economies, supply chains, and job creation.   U.S.: Lockheed Martin has announced its decision to utilize Blockchain to streamline its supply chain logistics. Adoption […]

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Global Supply Chain Review: April 2017

Global Supply Chain Review: April 2017

Global interconnectedness has been an unavoidable topic, shaping all supply chain events this month. Whether considering economic growth or crisis, import or export, rising nationalism and attempts to develop international partnerships, leaders in supply chain will recognize that developments in the field are never isolated to one nation.   US: […]

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Global Supply Chain Review: March 2017

Global Supply Chain Review: March 2017

Interest rates, automation, and manufacturing guide this month’s Global Supply Chain Review. We’re here to provide the highlights and open the door to productive dialogue among supply chain leaders, no matter where they are in the world.   U.S.: Automation continues expanding beyond the manufacturing sector, shaping how the on-demand […]

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Global Supply Chain Review: Beginning 2017

Global Supply Chain Review: Beginning 2017

A new year and a new review. The word of 2017 so far is speculation—about new administrations, global trade, interest rates, and treaties. We’re here to keep you informed about worldwide responses and developments in the rapidly evolving field of supply chain.   U.S.: The U.S. and its longstanding trade […]

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