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3 Ways to Address the Supply Chain Labor Shortage

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By 2018, supply chain will need to fill 1.4 million new jobs, and this doesn’t even count jobs people will be retiring from. While it’s great to see this kind of growth, there may not be enough bodies to fill these positions. Will this stifle the industry’s innovation and … Read More

Ensure Your Supply Chain Complies with New US Trade Laws

Trade Facilitation Act Compliance

As of February, Obama signed the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015. The law sought fairer and more consistent labor practices with international businesses. Because parent companies are now legally liable for the actions of their suppliers, companies … Read More

Visibility Crucial to Managing Supply Chain Risk

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74% of supply chain companies have experienced supply chain disruption at least once, based on a recent Business Continuity Institute study. A similar number of respondents (72%) admitted to not having full visibility of their supply chain. Lou Feretti, Project Executiv… Read More

The Future of Supply Chain Technology is Here

supply chain technology

We’re moving into the future of technology, forever changing the way we work. Samuel Mueller, CEO and Co-Founder of Scandit, provided his insight on the four technologies that could change the supply chain. Technologies range from those as simple as the App Store to high-… Read More

9 Benefits of B2Bi in the Supply Chain

One topic that has created buzz over the last few years has been ‘The Cloud,’ an infrastructure of servers that allows multiple users to access shared files virtually everywhere. With cloud-computing, collaboration has been easier than ever.

The Global Supply Chain I… Read More

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