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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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Our 4th Annual Global Supply Chain Summit is only 4 weeks away! The countdown has officially begun. The Summit brings together academics, executives, and thought leaders who discover, evaluate and compare the latest technologies. Learn the latest trends and best practices, and take advantage of an amazing networking opportunity. Our goal is […]
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 […]