Filed in Supply Chain
Friday, November 01, 2013
Innovation isn’t the only path to prosperity. However, a growing number of companies have come to think that innovation’s risks outweigh its benefits. Thus they’ve opted to retain their “safe” business models and also focus more on product line extensions than real breakthroughs.
Thursday, October 31, 2013
The potential of these developing countries remains strong and still influences business strategies.
Sunday, October 27, 2013
This exclusive virtual conference is designed to help logistics and supply chain professionals better manage the overwhelming challenges they’re now facing in their logistics and transportation management operations at home and around the world.
Monday, October 14, 2013
Beacon Economics’ California Trade Report will not be released this month due to the Federal government shutdown.
They are concerned about potential tax increases, government regulations, compliance with the Affordable Care Act and the current strength of the U.S. and global economies.
A significant majority of middle market executives agree that middle market job growth will have a significant impact on strengthening the U.S. economy (96%). Despite this, 83% believe Congress is doing too little to support the middle market; while 95% disapprove of the job performance of Congress and 70% disapprove of the job performance of President Obama.
Wednesday, October 02, 2013
According to IHS Global Insight economists, the manufacturing sector is looking better, but not that good.
Fourth annual survey of 750 executives finds that, having gained board-level attention and a wider remit, supply chain leaders need to invest in talent to ensure they can meet heightened expectations.
Trade Tech chief executive officer Bryn Heimbeck gave readers a look at Japan’s new advanced filing requirements that come into effect early next year with Part I of his analysis. Here is Part II.
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Tuesday, October 01, 2013
Every year, more products are being produced by companies whose supply chain operations are intelligently linked with suppliers and business partners. Many of the machines that make those products are guided by advanced data analysis, decision science, and other smart technology. The people who consume those products are probably using digital connections to guide their choices and ultimately make a purchase.