Some Small-Business Owners See Brexit as Break from Burdensome EU Regulations
The motto at Bambino Mio, a manufacturer of reusable diapers here in the English midlands, is "cloth nappies for changing times." The description may never have been more apt.
For Many, Silk (Rail) Road Is Attractive Alternative to Airfreight
Today, the Silk Road is just as active a trade route as it was 700 years ago, but there's a certain "back to the future" feel to the most recent projects linking Europe and... »
UK Anti-slavery Act Mandates Compliance By Oct. 15, 2015
In March 2015, the United Kingdom passed the Modern Slavery Act, the first of its kind in Europe.
Challenges of Cross-Border E-commerce in Ukraine & Eastern Europe
Ukrainians are eager to conduct e-commerce with Western retailers, but many of those companies don't ship directly to East European nations, says Katya Bezyuk, global... »
The Importance of T-TIP to Trans-Atlantic Trade
The proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership is a trade agreement for the 21st Century, says Jeremy Pilmore-Bedford, British Consul General. The hope is that... »
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... »
The Future of Greece and the European Union
The Greek people have said a resounding no to their creditors. So where does the country go now, to avert all-out economic collapse?
A Look Behind the European Union's Unemployment Crisis
Just how unified is the European Union, anyway? Disunified enough to cause an unemployment crisis that won't go away.
10th Pan-European Conference in the P2P Series: P2P Process Owners Strategy Workshop
Moving to the next level of maturity
16th – 18th November 2016
The IoTS World Congress will showcase the potential of industrial IoT through 10 testbeds
The leading companies from different technology sectors come together to find IoT-based solutions
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... »
Electronic Invoicing: European Union Directives Bring New Efficiencies and Cost Savings to Shipping
Despite the benefits of e-invoicing and looming regulation deadlines, many companies doing business in Europe still print and mail invoices, following old operating... »
Adopting Next Generation Labeling Technology Enhances Enterprise Agility and Reduces Costs
Next generation label management solutions allow enterprises to reduce costs, improve agility, and reduce the risk of production shutdowns and labeling non-compliance. This... »
Key Takeaways from Palo Alto Networks’ Remarkable Supply Chain Performance
In 2012, Palo Alto Networks was preparing for its IPO debut in the wake of major world disasters including the 2011 Japan earthquake and subsequent Thailand floods. Learning... »
Supplier Case Studies
Fast and Efficient Transport of Malt through Port of Antwerp
Challenge: After setting up a first site, the client was looking for European expansion opportunities preserving the quality and considering the costs of their products.
Billion Dollar Revenues, Seven Factories, One Powerful Planning System
Challenge: Seven factories, seven different scheduling systems with no SAP integration. That was the challenge facing one of the world's largest manufacturers of powder... »
Next Generation Labeling: How Domtar Standardized Labeling To Delight Customers and Improve Production Uptime
Date: Thursday, October 06, 2016Time: 02:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
For many top companies, as their business grows, so does the number of disparate IT systems... »
Economic Forecasting: The View Through a Cloudy Crystal Ball
Economists' predictions often disagree, but there's one thing they have in common: They're pretty much all wrong.
Megaship Mania: Who Will Benefit?
It takes the giant Emma Maersk, which carries the equivalent of nearly 15,000 twenty-foot containers (TEUs), about three and a half miles to come to a dead stop. But there's... »
Economics 101: Did Ocean Carriers Miss the Lecture?
Judging from their actions, ocean carriers would love to toss out those irritating economics textbooks, with their tedious lessons about supply and demand. Too much capacity?... »