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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Global Supply Chain Review: November 2016

Global Supply Chain Review: November 2016

The year winds to a close, and the global supply chain collectively considers the stories and questions that have shaped the past year and may shape the opening months of 2017… Germany: The field of shipping has radically changed following the bankruptcy of Hanjin this year. But Hanjin ships being […]

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Global Supply Chain Review: October

Global Supply Chain Review: October

October has made its close, and we’re back with the global supply chain news that has shaped the past four weeks. U.S.: As manufacturing closes its fifth straight month of growth, economists and supply chain leaders wait to see how election results might shape the future of the field. But […]

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Global Supply Chain Review: September

Global Supply Chain Review: September

The seasons are changing, and the world of supply chain is shifting and evolving along with them. Here, a sampling of the past month’s events around which our industry has revolved – and likely will as the year makes its way toward close.   U.S.: Cross-selling is the name of […]

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Global Supply Chain Review: August

Global Supply Chain Review: August

  New reports out this month point to sustainability, innovation, and collaboration being keys to success in the rapidly evolving world of global supply chain management. Staying abreast of how our nation and others are handling these needs remains critical as well, given the increasingly global and interconnected nature of […]

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Can Jet.com Position Walmart  to Compete with Amazon?

Can Jet.com Position Walmart to Compete with Amazon?

Early in August, Walmart make the major $3.3 billion dollar cash purchase of Jet.com.  The acquisition set new records as the largest purchase of a U.S. based e-commerce startup. Clearly Walmart is hoping that pulling the growing e-retail site into its brand will help it set another record, transforming the […]

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