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It’s been 23 years since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration began requiring "nutrition facts" labels on most food products. Is it time to do the same for disclosing the environmental impact of laboratory products?
Worried about managing supply-chain risk? All you need is cash.
Physical products are important, but one of the biggest stumbling blocks to a revised North American Free Trade Agreement could be something that you can't hold in your hands.
The future is coming. But experts can't seem to agree on when it's going to show up.
The North American Free Trade Agreement is back on the table. Will the patient survive?
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.
Logistics outsourcing may be on the rise everywhere, but Asia is where the action is.
A "celebrity" chief procurement officer? Isn't that a contradiction in terms?
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.
It only makes sense that The 3M Company, with a business model resting almost entirely upon technology, would eventually get around to applying it to the supply chain.
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 and closure. The clock is ticking.
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.
In the wake of the defeat of his healthcare proposal, President Trump might well be hoping for a comeback in the form of passing new trade legislation. What are the chances of that happening?
The return of manufacturing to the U.S. and Europe from Asia is happening - but not at the pace that proponents of reshoring might hope. And there are some unexpected complications that need to be addressed.
These are unsettling times for global business leaders. And nothing makes them more nervous than the issue of access to working capital and liquidity for growth.