Analyst Insight: The trade battle between the U.S. and China has played a major role in causing strategic shifts within supply chains, with U.S. businesses reducing their Chinese manufacturing presence in order to avoid tariffs and rising production costs in China. The trend is expected to continue into 2020, with tensions between the U.S. and
Shippers can save money and optimize transportation by collaborating with one another to share truck space. Robert Garner, vice president of supply chain with Republic Plastics, explains how it works. SCB: How can you use technology to create value for carriers, shippers and related participants? Garner: Transportation has always been kind of a one-sided transaction.
The dispute between the U.S. and China is more than a question of tariffs, says René Buck, CEO of BCI Global. It involves complex matters of intellectual property and re-sourcing. SCB: How do you see the U.S.-China trade dispute evolving? Buck: In the last two years, we’ve seen a continuous decline in the trade relationship
I had the opportunity to speak at the annual SRM Summit coordinated by State of Flux, led by their leader Alan Day. Alan spoke on insights from their annual SRM “book”, which included survey results on the current state of SRM. Alan presented the six pillars of SRM and provided an update on these. Here