Supply Chain Security & Risk Mgmt. >> Editors' Blog
We love to complain about the shortcomings of tech support. But how would we feel about a worldwide shortage of I.T. talent?
Is the Wild West of cryptocurrencies about to be tamed?
The start of the phased-in compliance period for installation of electronic logging devices (ELDs) on commercial trucks is just over a month away. But many drivers appear to be lagging in adopting the technology.
Artificial intelligence, for decades little more than a dream in the minds of behavioral scientists, is insinuating itself into every aspect of supply-chain management today. The latest incursion is taking place in the realm of sourcing.
Calling yourself a "threat hunter" in the battle to shore up corporate cybersecurity isn't enough. There's a wide gap between the effectiveness of best-in-class and inexperienced security organizations.
We're at the dawn of a promising new age of autonomous vehicles and connected devices for supply-chain management. And with that cutting-edge technology comes the heightened risk of cyberattack.
It's a classic chicken-and-egg dilemma. Small and medium-sized companies can't get access to the trade financing they need in order to grow - because they're small.
Meal kit delivery services are taking the internet by storm. But can they deliver a supply chain that makes economic sense?
Any business that believes itself to be impervious to a cyber attack today is either ignorant of the threat or in deep denial.
Laws against child labor, human trafficking and forced labor in the supply chain are beginning to spread throughout the globe.
Regulation is usually viewed by the private sector as a burden. But sometimes it makes good business sense.
Free trade seems to have few friends in positions of power these days. But advocates of removing obstacles to the flow of international trade got at least one piece of good news earlier this year.
The ability to monitor the behavior and condition of one's suppliers depends on having access to hard numbers. But a surprisingly large percentage of companies lack this critical data.
Should shippers and ocean carriers have seen the bankruptcy of Hanjin Shipping Co. Ltd. coming?
It's been the same drill for years: Ocean carriers and shippers talking service, then fixating on price. Is this disconnect finally about to be disrupted?