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For Amazon, Can Two Headquarters Still Equal One Culture?
In planning Amazon.com Inc.'s second headquarters, Chief Executive Jeff Bezos faces a new challenge: how to maintain the online retail giant's carefully cultivated culture... »

At Omega, a New Factory for Orders From China
August frustrates Raynald Aeschlimann, president and chief executive at Omega.... »

Nonprofit Remake Wants to Humanize Fashion Manufacturing Nonprofit Remake Wants to Humanize Fashion Manufacturing
Clothes shopping can be an utterly escapist experience, especially in San Francisco. One can get educated on fair trade wages and ethical fashion exponentially, but once... »

Videos
The Importance of an LMS in Your Enterprise
A labor management system reports on warehouse worker productivity either after the fact or in real time. Investing in LMS software is no minor undertaking, but the ROI comes... »

The Role of Supply Chain in Driving Growth and Innovation The Role of Supply Chain in Driving Growth and Innovation
How supply-chain organizations help to drive innovation and top-line growth in the organization? Mike McLaughlin, executive vice president of Clif Bar & Co., has some... »

Efficiency & Sustainability in Freight Management at Whirlpool Efficiency & Sustainability in Freight Management at Whirlpool
Whirlpool rewards members of its carrier base that employ fuel-saving processes, says Kara Hegg, head of North America carrier management for the appliance manufacturer. [Run... »

Editors' Blog
The Brexit Clock Is Ticking. How Should Global Companies Respond?
On March 29, British Prime Minister Theresa May officially set into motion the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union, beginning a two-year period of negotiation... »

U.S. Trade Policy: Taking a New Direction, or Mired in Chaos?
With the new Administration less than two weeks old, U.S. trade policy is in a state of extreme uncertainty, if not chaos. So where do we go from here?... »

Is the Economic Engine of Globalization Running Out of Gas?
Years from now, we might well look back at the period from 2008 through 2015 as the Golden Age of Global Connectedness.... »

Podcasts
Time to Wipe Out Modern-Day Slavery in Supply Chains Time to Wipe Out Modern-Day Slavery in Supply Chains
It's tough enough stopping the use of conflict minerals from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. How about attacking the larger issue of human trafficking throughout the... »

How Should We Be Training Our Supply-Chain Professionals? How Should We Be Training Our Supply-Chain Professionals?
Supply-chain professionals, assuming they sought out the position in the first place, have typically learned the ropes by doing the job. Not anymore.... »

How Social Compliance Can Make or Break a Supply Chain How Social Compliance Can Make or Break a Supply Chain
Global companies today live or die by the effectiveness of their social compliance programs.... »

  News
Asian Businesses Mull Tech Solutions to Fight Modern Slavery Asian Businesses Mull Tech Solutions to Fight Modern Slavery
Asia Pacific business leaders are working on recommendations to protect migrant workers from modern day slavery and to ensure companies' supply sources are free from such... »

Global Port Throughput Maintains Upward Trend
Shanghai International Shipping Institute recently published its Global Port Development Report for the second quarter of 2017, saying that cargo throughputs at major ports... »

China's Electric Car Push Lures Global Auto Giants, Despite Risks China's Electric Car Push Lures Global Auto Giants, Despite Risks
Volkswagen, the German auto giant, is preparing for a swift expansion in its output of electric cars next year - and the biggest jump in production will be in China. General... »

White Papers
Gaining a Competitive Edge: How to Increase Productivity & Savings with Asset Management Automation
Advances in technology have made each link in the supply chain more efficient, productive and responsive to customer needs than ever before. The impact has been especially... »

D.C. Automation Trends: Increasing Productivity with Self-Serve Locker Solutions
The very concept of a distribution center is in flux. No aspect of D.C. operations escapes scrutiny today including the way in which tools and devices are managed and... »

Getting to S&OP Success
Sales and Operations Planning consistently ranks as one of the top three priorities for management teams. According to industry research, a strong repeatable S&OP process... »

Supplier Case Studies
Global Retailer Maximizes Supply Chain Performance With Improved Collaboration
Challenge: Inconvenienced by manually intensive processes, this global retailer of handbags and accessories recognized the need to transform its internal and external supply... »

Equipment Provider Keeps Processes on Pace With Accelerating Growth
Challenge: As a quickly growing business, one of the world's largest infrastructure and irrigation equipment providers realized its existing approach to managing freight... »

Footwear Manufacturer Increases Fill Rates 10-15% with Supplier Collaboration
Challenge: This top-tier athletic footwear manufacturer relied on manually-intensive methods for managing purchase orders and found it difficult to track inbound shipments... »

Webinars
From Cost Center to Profit Center: Justify value of supply chain risk management by presenting robust ROI From Cost Center to Profit Center: Justify value of supply chain risk management by presenting robust ROI
Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017Time: 1:00 p.m. ET In today's environment, a robust supply chain risk management capability is a must have.  And yet, many... »

The Evolution of the Control Tower and Digital Supply Chain The Evolution of the Control Tower and Digital Supply Chain
ON-DEMAND WEBINAR Digitization has changed everything and its helping to usher in an era of increased customer expectations. From new levels of transparency to shorter lead... »

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