Though some doubted it, Oracle has, in fact, said this morning it will purchase cloud computing pioneer NetSuite, in a deal worth $9.3 billion, or $109 in cash per share of NetSuite.
The eManifest initiative is an integral part of Canada’s risk-based border security effort through which CBSA agents focus on potentially hazardous or suspect shipments headed for the border while permitting low-risk shipments to pass through largely unencumbered.
Supply chain programs aren’t graduating enough new practitioners to replace those exiting in the workforce, but the talent crisis is about more than demographics: a shift in thinking must also take place at the corporate level and in academia to…
How is global trade changing in 2016? Panjiva surveyed 350 global trade professionals on their outlook and concerns with the state of global trade.
Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s comments and observations on globalization and free trade ostensibly lack what is needed to truly make a difference or improve the current global trade outlook, according to Panjiva.
Retailers today have multiple brands and multiple channels serving multiple demographics with multiple fulfillment models… additionally, customers are not static.
According to a recent report from BDO USA, an accounting and consulting organization, manufacturers’ intellectual property, supply chain data and products have become prime targets for cyber criminals.
The 2016 BDO Manufacturing RiskFactor Report examines the risk factors in the most recent 10-K filings of the largest 100 publicly traded U.S. manufacturers across five sectors including fabricated metal, food processing, machinery, plastics and rubber, and transportation equipment.
Supply chain faces a severe shortage of talent at a time when the demands on the profession have never been greater. Globalization, market uncertainty, shifting demographic patterns, and the emergence of supply chain as a strategic function are some of…
This publication outlines the association’s successful activities and collaborative efforts focused on advocating an international trade framework that promotes sustainable business practices along global supply chains.
While trade is a driver of economic growth, increased protectionist tendencies continue to hamper global economic recovery, and against this challenging environment, open trade and sustainable value chains are essential to stimulate development and create high-value employment.
How do Millennials in our profession think and act, and what drives the successors of today’s supply chain leaders? Supply Chain Management Review interviewed four up and coming 30-something managers from varied backgrounds and supply chain specializations to help answer…
New logistics accelerator Dynamo has brought 10 startups to Chattanooga for its inaugural cohort, which includes international and domestic founders.
The world’s biggest coffee-shop supply chain is buying a stake in Princi, which sells pastries, pizza and pasta in Europe, Starbucks will also act as a global licensee of the Italian company, helping it to expand globally.
The online retailer said Wednesday that the self-created holiday was its biggest sales day ever, with worldwide orders rising more than 60 percent compared with the previous Prime Day, and U.S. orders rising by more than 50 percent.
APICS certified in logistics, transportation, and distribution designation program brings best practices and industry standards to logistics managers around the world.
Because you will be dealing with consumer-based orders (via your e-commerce site), there are a number of new issues to consider when leveraging a drop shipping fulfillment model.
The Nordstrom acquisition of a stake in the maker of Dsco software is aimed at boosting the speed of online order delivery while keeping costs down.
Who is today’s supply chain manager, and, how did he — or she — get to where they are in their career? These are some of the questions answered by readers of Supply Chain Management Review and members of the…
Supply chain leaders frequently deal with an executive team that lacks both knowledge and interest in supply chain management, and yet, the supply chain community all too often struggles to communicate the value it provides — to get the required…