Marc Gilbert, managing director of the Industrial Goods and Consumer Practices of Boston Consulting Group, reveals the findings of the firm’s latest report on global trade growth, and discusses the factors that will shape the future of trade.
Simon Geale, executive vice president of procurement with Proxima, weighs the prospects for transportation infrastructure development under the initiative spurred by the Biden Administration and Congress.
Michael Einhorn, chief executive officer of medical supplier Dealmed, explains how the healthcare purchasing system frustrates attempts to diversify sourcing of personal protective equipment and head off future shortages in times of emergency.
Michael Taylor, partner for international trade with the law firm of King & Spalding LLP, discusses the major factors that are influencing the decision of American manufacturers on whether to shift production from Asia back to the U.S.
A discussion about what it means to build a “future-ready” supply chain, with Manish Sharma, group chief executive officer of operations, and Kris Timmermans, head of the Supply Chain & Operations Practice, with Accenture.
A combination of intensifying customer demands and massively disruptive events such as the COVID-19 pandemic is pushing suppliers, manufacturers, distributors and retailers to embrace innovation at an unprecedented pace.