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2017 is winding to a close, and the supply chain stories on our radar will undoubtedly flow into the rapidly approaching new year. Before moving ahead into 2018, here is our overview of the important supply chain stories we’re keeping an eye on in December…   U.S.: Though it’s hard to choose a story here,...
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The countdown to 2018 has begun, and as we near a new year, the world of supply chain remains ever complex. Treaties, renegotiations, and ethics are the key words of the month…   U.S.: As cities throughout the U.S. battle to become Amazon’s next home, analysts have begun discussing how major e-commerce sites have developed...
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Politics may not be “as usual” these days, but what can be relied upon is its impact on global supply chain. Here, the top stories from around the world that shaped this month…   U.S.: As tensions escalate between the States and North Korea, US importers have seen definite benefits. Despite utilization of containers from...
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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 Amazon will disrupt food supply...
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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 of the new technology makes...
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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: “Buy American / Hire American”...
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We’re proud to invite you to our 5th Global Supply Chain Excellence Summit, to be hosted August 9-10. Join us for what promises to be our best event yet, sparking key discussions in globalization, innovation, and digitization. For more information and to reserve your space, click here.
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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 and sharing economies function. This...
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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 stuck in port are no...
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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 as automation and other disruptive...
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