Global Supply Chain

Is silo thinking holding back the next stage in global supply chain growth?

Is silo thinking holding back the next stage in global supply chain growth?

Despite the fact that the latest software capabilities can now provide insights into economies of scale in end-to-end global supply chain management, most businesses are not yet prepared to embrace it. In a recent interview with Dr. Jeff Karrenbauer, the co-founder and president of Insight (a top supply chain consultancy), Dr. Karrenbauer, who is a 40 year veteran of the […]

by · September 1, 2015 · Global Supply Chain, Supply Chain
The Chinese economic slowdown and its potential impact on global supply chains

The Chinese economic slowdown and its potential impact on global supply chains

Almost every national economy in the world has counted on the continuing strong growth and stability of the Chinese economy, but the latest news coming out of China is not good, and it could have a significant effect on supply chains around the world if the indicated slow-down continues and perhaps even deepens. A recent report by Elliot Wilson in […]

Global supply chain news update – Migration of sea-freight from West Coast Ports to East Coast set to increase

Global supply chain news update – Migration of sea-freight from West Coast Ports to East Coast set to increase

Although the fiasco of the West Coast container debacle is now dimming to become naught more than a recent memory, the damage as far as West Coast Ports are concerned has been done. The latest global supply chain news is that more and more ocean container loads are being rerouted to East Coast Ports and the consensus is that this […]

by · July 16, 2015 · Global Supply Chain