Bill Currence, president and managing partner of Cornerstone Consulting Organization, tells of the difficulties that manufacturers are experiencing in attracting workers in the midst of the pandemic, and what the employment picture will look like when it’s over.
President Biden far surpassed his original goal of administering 100 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccines within his first 100 days in office, but the initiative couldn’t have succeeded without a substantial manufacturing and logistics infrastructure backing it up.
Descartes Systems Group, a global provider of SaaS for logistics business, announced it has used its global trade intelligence solution to assess sourcing risks for the critical supply chains identified in the Biden Administration’s Executive Order on America’s Supply Chains, including semiconductors, large capacity batteries, pharmaceuticals and strategic minerals and materials.
Sixty percent of global consumers cite sustainability and social responsibility as essential considerations when choosing which products to buy. They look to their preferred food brands to make the best decisions, but are those companies looking out for their consumers’ best interest?
By better managing the dynamic interaction among the three main players within the supply chain — logistics, suppliers, and buyers — sellers can save money for customers and lessen the environmental impact of the supply-chain industry.
Rob Handfield, Bank of America Professor of Supply Chain Management with the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative in the Poole College of Management at North Carolina State University, discusses the reasons behind the current worldwide shortage of ocean containers, and what carriers and manufacturers must do to solve it.
Avetta, a provider of supply chain risk management software, announced a partnership with DocuSign to offer legal risk compliance with its eSignature service, giving suppliers the ability to digitally and remotely sign documents.