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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Global Supply Chain Review: July 2016

Global Supply Chain Review: July 2016

Instability is the keyword this month, both political and economic. As nations around the world struggled with the unknown, here are the major stories worldwide that affected supply chain in July.   United Kingdom: The aftermath of the Brexit vote continues to shake the UK, and negotiations on trade and […]

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Global Supply Chain Review: June 2016

Global Supply Chain Review: June 2016

The month of June was filled with marked highs and lows across supply chain industries and throughout the world, in particular as the UK neared its #Brexit vote. Here, some of this month’s news highlights: U.K.: In the immediate wake of Britain’s vote to withdraw from the EU, logistics experts […]

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