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Asian Businesses Mull Tech Solutions to Fight Modern Slavery
By:The Washington Post |22.09.2017

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 unethical employment, according to Australia's ambassador for people smuggling and human trafficking. »


  21 September 2017 – DoKaSch Temperature Solutions, the German provider of climate-controlled solutions for intercontinental air shipment of temperature-sensitive cargo, expands its global network via China Airlines. This enables customers to lease the Opticooler, the newest technology of active... »

PSS 2017 Summit: Innovating and Transforming Your Procurement in the Digital, Disrupted Era

Procurement function is under powerful pressure to transform. The digital revolution has disrupted not only the way companies process today, but the entire relationship of procurement to their suppliers, customers, and internal partners. Supplier relationships restructuring, collaboration from... »

Kohl's to Start Accepting Amazon Returns at Some Stores in L.A. and Chicago
By:Los Angeles Times |22.09.2017

Kohl's, which is opening some in-store Amazon shops, will start accepting returns for the online retailer at some of its stores in Los Angeles and Chicago starting next month. »

U.S. Industrial Output Plunged After Hurricane Hit
By:IndustryWeek |21.09.2017

Output at U.S. factories plunged in August due to the big hit from Hurricane Harvey that shut down huge parts of the nation's oil refining, the Federal Reserve reported last week. »

General Motors Is Recalling 2.5M Cars in China Over Faulty Airbags
By:Fortune |21.09.2017

General Motors and its joint venture in China, Shanghai GM, will recall more than 2.5 million vehicles due to faulty airbag inflators, China's top quality watchdog has said. »

U.K. and China to Collaborate on Offshore Wind Development
By:Maritime Executive |21.09.2017

Researchers from the University of Exeter in the U.K. will collaborate with counterparts in China on the development of offshore renewable energy technologies. »

Target Is Hiring 40-Percent More Holiday-Season Workers Than Last Year
By:Los Angeles Times |20.09.2017

Target plans to hire 100,000 people to work during the hectic holiday shopping season, up 40 percent from last year. »

Truckers Are in No Hurry to Have Their Hours Tracked
By:The Wall Street Journal |20.09.2017

Electronic logs are taking fuzzy math out of trucking. »

Plants Get Reprieve: EPA Adds Two Years to Reduce Toxic Metals in Wastewater
By:Environmental Leader |20.09.2017

The EPA has finalized a rule postponing the dates for certain rules that would limit runoff from two waste streams at power plants: bottom ash transport water and flue gas desulfurization. Compliance dates for the rules, which were issued in Nov. 2015, have been pushed back by two years, the EPA... »

A Third of Consumers Trust Food Supply Chains, Report Says
By:Supply Management |20.09.2017

Consumer trust in the U.K. food sector is declining as it emerges fraud is costing the industry £12bn ($16.29bn) a year, according to a report. »

Amazon's Whole Foods Price Cuts Brought 25-Percent Jump in Shoppers
By:Bloomberg |19.09.2017 Inc.'s splashy takeover of Whole Foods, complete with deep price cuts, did more than bring a surge of publicity to the chain: It boosted customer traffic by 25 percent. »

U.K. Firms Have Slavery 'Blind Spot,' Research Shows
By:Supply Management |19.09.2017

U.K. firms are focusing anti-slavery efforts on foreign supply chains and overlooking forced labour at home, according to research. »

Nordstrom Is Opening a Store That Will Serve Beer But Won't Stock Clothes
By:Fortune |19.09.2017

Nordstrom is trying a smaller store on for size. »

Global Port Throughput Maintains Upward Trend
By:Maritime Executive |19.09.2017

Shanghai International Shipping Institute recently published its Global Port Development Report for the second quarter of 2017, saying that cargo throughputs at major ports around the world continued to rise. »

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