Despite a concerted push to expand their overseas presence in recent decades, few companies are ready to build and run truly global organizations and operations, according to a survey of executives conducted jointly by The Boston Consulting Group and IMD business school.
After more than two decades of development, cross-strait economic and trade ties between Taiwan and the mainland are undergoing a transition. Likewise, China's economy has also entered a transitional phase.
In the UK, Norbert Dentressangle is involved in a long-term scheme in the South East Midlands to support the 91,700 people already working in logistics, boost the logistics sector and answer an urgent need for 285,000 logistics workers the next six years.
What is the fastest-growing phenomenon in supply chain? We all know about the impact of online shopping on strategies, but even so, there is a good case to be made for supply chain finance. A recent study by Demica suggested that such schemes have been growing at the rate of 40 percent a year and are set to continue growing albeit at a slightly less frenetic rate.