Sourcing/Procurement/SRM >> 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?
The Republicans’ tax-reform measure is now the law of the land. So what’s going to happen to all that cash that’s been sitting in the overseas accounts of U.S. multinationals? Is it coming home?
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.
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.
An unusual partnership between a major industry trade group and private retailer seeks to create a system for benchmarking supply-chain performance by e-commerce companies.
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?
Astrophysicists confront the mystery of dark energy and dark matter. Supply chain managers have to deal with dark spending.
Laws against child labor, human trafficking and forced labor in the supply chain are beginning to spread throughout the globe.
What if manufacturing came back to the U.S., and there weren't enough people to fill the jobs?
There was a time when contract manufacturers performed one specific task: making products, usually of a high-tech nature, while staying well behind the scenes. But that time is long gone.
Regulation is usually viewed by the private sector as a burden. But sometimes it makes good business sense.
A "celebrity" chief procurement officer? Isn't that a contradiction in terms?