In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, geopolitical disputes, raw materials shortages and trade issues that have rocked global economies and supply chains, a majority of U.S.-based companies are planning to relocate production closer to home, according to a new survey from automation and robotics provider ABB. Surveying 1,610 executives in the U.S. and Europe, ABB
Price analysis is a subject that is often overlooked in supply chain education, (although it is certainly a big part of our chapter on Strategic Cost Management in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management). This is perhaps a “forgotten art” that was revisited by one of our student teams that worked with the American Red Cross
Researchers from North Carolina State University have conducted an in-depth study to establish all of the actions apparel factories will need to take in order to come into compliance with international labor standards. The study is a first step toward determining what such compliance would cost consumers, and building support for making the needed changes.
In Moscow, online orders delivered in just 15 minutes by bicycle signal what the future of shopping may hold. Russia’s largest technology company, Yandex NV, is getting groceries to Moscow homes within a quarter of an hour, free of charge. Its new online service, called Lavka, has spread small warehouses across the capital stocked with
Forward Leading is to host AI & Big Data Leaders Summit in Hong Kong on December 5 & 6, at the Hyatt Regency Tsim Sha Tsui, bringing together over 150 data and tech leaders from a wide range of industries. Returning to Hong Kong for its 2nd edition, this summit will focus on Fintech