Post Tagged with: "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
Supply Chain Logistics Board Game – Educating the next generation of professionals

Supply Chain Logistics Board Game – Educating the next generation of professionals

Just over 12 months ago, London, England witnessed the launch of an innovative supply chain logistics board game entitled “Business on the Move.” Since its initial debut, the game has sold more than 80% of its initial batch of 2,800 to schools and colleges all over the UK, and the games founders, Patricia Smedley and Andy Page, are now urging […]

Supply Chain News – Greece’s exit from the Eurozone – the affect global on supply chains

Supply Chain News – Greece’s exit from the Eurozone – the affect global on supply chains

The latest supply chain news of the difficulties that Greece’s inbound supply chains face brings new pressure to bear on an already stressed situation.  The recent result of the referendum to reject another bout of austerity measures has put the rest of Eurozone Europe into a tailspin that could result in Greece leaving the Eurozone altogether, leaving the other European […]

by · July 7, 2015 · Logistics, Supply Chain
Championing the moral global supply chain

Championing the moral global supply chain

Most of us in the civilized world abhor the thought of slavery and would be appalled to think that we are involved in its continuance today in any shape or form. But the truth of the matter is that slave labor is still rife in many places around the world, and it could be a hidden part of many global […]

by · March 10, 2015 · Supply Chain
The Impact GS1 and GDSN is having on global supply chain management

The Impact GS1 and GDSN is having on global supply chain management

Global supply chain standards have reached a new high thanks in no small part to the GS1 operation, and international not-for-profit association that claims member organisations in more than 100 countries across the world. Improving the efficiency of global supply chain technology GS1’s mission is to design and implement a set of standards and solutions that can be applied globally […]

by · December 20, 2014 · Supply Chain