Canadian Pacific Railways’s Keith Creel for years followed in the footsteps of Hunter Harrison, an industry legend whose revolutionary efficiency strategy became the standard at all the major North American railroads.
A fire at a semiconductor factory in Japan, cold weather in North America and ongoing competition for chips are all hitting the global auto industry at the same time, threatening to exacerbate supply shortages of a key component that began late last year.
Meatpacking powerhouses like JBS and Marfrig Global Foods have borne the brunt of watchdog efforts to root out illegal deforestation in Brazil’s beef industry. But a new report is transferring attention further down the supply chain.
Years from now when the pandemic’s impact on global business is analyzed, it’s likely that the most lucrative change will be how it pushed — or actually shoved — massive markets into the modern e-commerce era.
Global gaps in access to COVID-19 vaccines are raising concerns that the continued spread of the coronavirus will breed more dangerous versions of the pathogen, weakening medical weapons and further crippling economies.
The latest supply chain news, analysis, trends and best practices for companies operating in Latin America. The Latin American region consists of 19 sovereign states and several territories and dependencies that stretch from the northern border of Mexico to the southern tip of South America. Learn how businesses are optimizing supply chain and logistics performance in these regions - addressing a range of challenges such as rising labor costs, poor infrastructure, complex customs and tax laws, unstable political climates and government controlled exchange rates.
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