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Number of Manufacturing Jobs Reportedly Repatriated to U.S. Is Disputed Number of Manufacturing Jobs Reportedly Repatriated to U.S. Is Disputed
This election season, we've heard Republican and Democratic presidential candidates alike decry international trade deals for sending manufacturing jobs overseas. And... »

Banner Health: Balancing Supply-Chain Cost and Quality Banner Health: Balancing Supply-Chain Cost and Quality
Doug Bowen, vice president supply chain, and Terry Loftus, medical director, surgical services and clinical resources, discuss the initiatives that Banner Health has... »

The Scourge of Slavery in Supply Chains
Many would be surprised to learn the extent to which slavery is still present in global supply chains. Gary Barraco, senior director of supply chain solutions with Amber... »

How 3PLs are Responding to the 'Amazon Effect' and Other Market Trends
The Amazon effect is raising consumer expectations for delivery services and logistics providers are struggling to meet those expectations without degrading margins, says... »

Supply Chain Challenges in Emerging Markets
Global companies increasingly are viewing emerging markets not only as a source of supply but also as consumer markets. Clive Geldard, group vice president for retail and... »

The Global Footprint of Asian Supply Chains
In discussing outsourcing, standards and risk, Charlie Villasenor, president and CEO of the Procurement and Supply Institute of Asia, describes the growing footprint of the... »

Editors' Blog
TPP: A New Era of Trade, or the Monster Spawn of Nafta?
Can we predict the impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) by examining the track record of the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta)? Well, maybe.

Global Trade Pacts Raise Unanswered Questions
Negotiations over the Trans-Pacific Partnership have at long last come to a successful end. But ratification of the agreement is far from assured - and some key questions... »

For Trade Agreement Backers, It's a Slow Path to Fast Track
On Capitol Hill right now, "fast-track" is the slowest thing going.

Is American Manufacturing Really Coming Home? Is American Manufacturing Really Coming Home?
Is the reshoring trend for real?

Machining Centers Market Expected to See Robust Growth in APAC Region
The global machining centers market in automotive, aerospace, metal fabrication and other verticals is expected to grow at a CAGR of close to 6 percent during the period... »

U.S.-Indonesia Trade Could Swell to More Than $131Bn by 2019, But Reforms Are Necessary U.S.-Indonesia Trade Could Swell to More Than $131Bn by 2019, But Reforms Are Necessary
The total value of the Indonesia-U.S. bilateral economic relationship exceeds $90bn per year, and a best-case scenario projects that it could grow to $131.7bn by 2019.

AA Cargo Launches New Service From L.A. to Hong Kong
American Airlines Cargo has launched a daily nonstop service between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Hong Kong.

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The Rise of the Quality Business Network
As the relationship between internal quality management processes, supply chains and customer experience becomes increasingly complex, stakeholders in the quality management... »

Pricing for Profit in Container Shipping
Discover how to price for profit in the container shipping industry. Find out more about price analytics and optimization technology from Quintiq. Download your copy of the... »

Supplier Case Studies
Import of Paper for Worldwide Destinations
Challenge: In a world where speed continues to gain in importance, customers expect their ordered products to be delivered quickly. As a result of digitalization, the client... »

Exporting Pears from Antwerp to China
Challenge: The conference pear is firm and well suited to export, but short transit times are nevertheless very important. Also, the cost of transport plays an important... »

MGO's Early Warnings Would Have Saved Investors in Myanmar Aviation
Challenge: On July 30, 2014, 11 months after trumpeting its plan to invest $25 million in Myanmar's Asian Wings Airways, All Nippon Airways walked away. From the start, local... »

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