What constitutes ethical practices in global supply chains can vary by country. Yet companies still need to uphold broad ethical standards for the treatment of workers and environmental sustainability.
A new white paper from Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business, in association with Maine Pointe, outlines the biggest challenges that rail carriers, shippers and investors are facing today.
One might assume that a manufacturer that is vertically integrated — with direct control over delivery routes and the customer purchase experience — would have no trouble devising a workable demand plan. If only that were the case.