As if damage to people and supply chains by the coronavirus pandemic and economic freefall weren’t bad enough, add to it the greater difficulty of monitoring human rights violations in distant farms and factories.
We’re in a time of multiple bankruptcies being declared by venerable retail brands. Jason DeJonker, attorney with the law firm of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP, discusses their options in the face of ultimate failure.
Rohan Thambrahalli, chief executive officer of UpstartWorks, explains how direct fulfillment can serve as a valuable alternative to traditional means of shipping online purchases to customers, especially with the coming of the peak shopping season.
Every year around this time, carriers, distributors and logistics providers gear up for the coming peak holiday shopping season, on which shippers depend for a large portion of their annual revenue. This year, however, is different, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic and resulting economic freefall.
Trade consultant Nelson Balido, principal of Balido & Associates, outlines what Mexico's government must do in order for that country to become an attractive alternative for manufacturing products destined for U.S. consumers.
John Scannapieco, chair of the Global Business Team at the law firm of Baker Donelson, explains how the U.S.-China trade war, the coronavirus pandemic and global recession are causing companies to rethink the structure of their supply chains.