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1. Tech Supply Chain Vulnerable
According to the BBC, US Intelligence is reporting that the technology supply chain is vulnerable to attack. The most likely attackers are China, Russia and Iran.   Read the article onBBC  ...
Created on 13 August 2018
2. eCommerce Sales Grew 16% in 2017; Online Fraud Soared 30%
... a foreign internet protocol (IP) address were 7 times riskier than average, with IP addresses from China and Venezuela linked to the highest risk of fraud.(2) Use geolocation and smart technology to ...
Created on 07 May 2018
3. China Names Greenest Supply Chain
According to Digital Supply Chain, China’s Chinese NGO the Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs has named Apple as one of China’s greenest supply chain.   Read the article on Digital Supply ...
Created on 31 October 2017
4. Apple Gets New Supply Chain Partner
Apple is working with China’s BOE as a possible new supply chain source, reports Patently Apple. BOE is being considered for components for the new OLED displays. Read the article on Supply Chain ...
Created on 24 October 2017
5. Disruption of Globalization and Supply Chain
... Many multinational corporations are struggling to compete in developing countries.   Look at Amazon’s struggle in China. Market research firm Euromonitor estimated that Amazon had a 1.3% share of ...
Created on 16 October 2017
6. Standards for IoT on the Way?
In the 'Good News for a Change' category, we learn that solid progress toward a set of standards for IoT has been made. A global group has developed a framework and is working closely with various other ...
Created on 17 January 2017
7. 2016 Economic Numbers
The economic data is beginning to firm up for the 2016 year and it was truly a mixed bag. Overall growth for the US continues to be slow, yet some sectors (such as oil) have seen real improvement and some ...
Created on 17 January 2017
8. IoT and 3D Printers are Invading the Supply Chain
It wasn’t long ago that Apple was lauded for its finesse in managing its supply chain. Getting its bazillions of iPhones from China to the US and everywhere else required some groundbreaking advances and ...
Created on 19 October 2016
9. The Supply Chain is Everywhere
It wasn’t long ago that Apple was lauded for it’s finesse in managing its supply chain. Getting its bazillions of iPhones from China to the US and everywhere else required some groundbreaking advances ...
Created on 29 February 2016
10. Global Trade Slows
The numbers don't lie: global trade is slowing. It's a reminder that nothing stays the same in the global supply chain, and there are lots of opportunities for improvement.Dan Gilmore on the Supply Chain ...
Created on 23 February 2016
11. Managing Your Supply Chain
...  water heaters and when you look at the total system costs (including the supply chain), they will be cheaper than "made in China". They depend on the LEAN idea of "pull " demand. The whole company is  ...
Created on 30 November 2015
12. Tianjin China Explosion Impact
Supply chain risk management may not sound exciting, but when there's an event with global significance, like the recent explosion in Tianjin, China, it can become 'hot' very quickly. Although we may nev ...
Created on 16 September 2015
13. Dropshipping and Drones – Today vs. Tomorrow
... currently used to deliver textbooks in Australia, and an experiment using them is under way in China. In addition to the faster time to deliver products, drones could provide a supply chain with a smaller ...
Created on 07 September 2015
14. The Game of Risk
With the recent explosive news coming out of China, we're reminded of how important the concept of risk is to supply chain managers. Lora Cecere, the Supply Chain Shaman, has researched the topic and provide ...
Created on 01 September 2015
15. Off-Shore, On-Shore, or Near-Shore?
Remember a few years back when it seemed like your only option as a manufacturer was to get production done in China? Those days are long gone, replaced by other options that take into account demand location ...
Created on 26 July 2015
16. Is Manufacturing Back in the US?
Is manufacturing really returning to US soil, or is Asia still a more attractive option? Although labor costs in China have increased, other benefits can still drive companies to outsource.The Asia option ...
Created on 07 April 2015
17. Report To Reveal Strategic Insights For Marketing Supply Chain Management
... with 5,000 or more employees. The entities will be located in four distinct geographic areas worldwide, namely Australia, China, the U.K. and the United States. In addition, 15 qualitative interviews will ...
Created on 30 March 2015
18. A Successful Retailer Without an Online Presence?
... g slowly, but surely in the US Northeast: 10 planned US stores by 2016, Sourcing of clothing from traditional supplier markets of China, India, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Vietnam and Turkey will continue. Compa ...
Created on 07 January 2015
19. Is the Assembly Line Returning to the US?
...  that made manufacturing in places like China so attractive are no longer dominant reasons. In fact the report shows that the cost of transportation alone between the US and China has shifted. In 2006 th ...
Created on 05 November 2014
20. Is China Outgrowing the World?
China is really big. Of course that's no surprise, but in the context of the supply chain it makes a lot of difference to competitors, customers and suppliers across the globe. What's either interesti ...
Created on 17 October 2014