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How those burdensome Customs rules and regulations imposed on importers and exporters can make companies more competitive and efficient.
During this time of uncertainty procurement professionals should take the opportunity to elevate their role as a trusted advisor, says Andrew Coulcher, group membership and knowledge director of CIPS.
It’s obvious to anyone who visits an American supermarket in winter — past displays brimming with Chilean grapes, Mexican berries and Vietnamese dragon fruit — that foreign farms supply much of our produce.
We’re now awash in “crypto” hype — cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and fundraising efforts like initial coin offerings. For every venture capitalist or technical expert, there’s a half-dozen hype men and fly-by-night startups making the entire space look like a 21st-century version of the Amsterdam...
They call what they are building Puertopia. But then someone told them, apparently in all seriousness, that it translates to “eternal boy playground” in Latin. So they are changing the name: They will call it Sol.
Blockchain, the technology underlying bitcoin, has some challenges to overcome. But the potential applications are so compelling, supply chain managers should quickly learn more about it and begin to conceptualize how it can be applied to their businesses.
Managing complexity has become a priority for modern-day logistics and supply chain leaders. For many enterprises, however, reliance on cumbersome legacy systems keeps them chained to the costly ways of the past.
This past week, China held its second ministerial meeting with the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) in Santiago, Chile. There China announced plans to have the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), its flagship economic and development program, invest in Latin America.
The North American Free Trade Agreement may not be a topic of frequent discussion in your household, but the trade pact probably plays a big role in your daily life.
Faster delivery and customization are combining with automation to spur a return of apparel manufacturing to the U.S.
Overall, 2017 was a good year for the ocean shipping industry. Operating margins for most carriers improved, driven by robust demand, positive inventory developments and higher rate levels.
There has been a lot written about the internet of things (IoT) and how it will affect nearly every global industry — from retail to connected vehicles.
As 2018 begins, Supply Management rounds up some predictions for the year ahead.
It takes every link of the supply chain, working in concert, to meet the requirements of global shippers today.