The Ferrari Consulting and Research Group shares a supply chain prediction that restoring more direct control of direct material sourcing will be a driving force in 2022.
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights a ramification of this year’s unprecedented U.S. port delays, the initial passage of U.S. legislation addressing needed reforms in ocean shipping practices and commerce.
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights news of an open letter sent to United Nations agencies and governments warning of a global shipping collapse without more humanitarian actions.
The Supply Chain Matters blog dwells on a recent report of U.S. import trade data and whether industry supply management teams are pursuing lower cost or resiliency focused sourcing, or both.
The Supply Chain Matters blog provides a capsule of noteworthy updates to prior global supply chain news developments. Included companies and developments in this update are Johnson and Johnson, Canadian National and Kansas City Southern Railroad, railroad, Blue Yonder and Kinaxis, and the initial legal trade disputes related to the USMCA trade agreement.
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights for readers that the tensions surrounding the global semiconductor shortage now involve political tensions for adequate supply of vaccines for Taiwan.
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights Apple’s announced $430 billion in U.S. investment, but beyond a lot of veneer, the company’s supply network likely remains anchored in Asia.
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights reports that the United States and the European Union agreed to temporarily suspend tariffs related to direct subsidies provided directly to commercial aircraft manufacturers.
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights a report indicating the presence of another potential U.S. semiconductor production facility.
What Should Supply Chain Management Teams Expect in the Coming Year: Global Supply Network Challenges Remain with Resiliency Strategies Essential
The Supply Chain Matters blog provides Part Three highlights of the Ferrari Consulting and Research Group’s 2021 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains, summarizing global supply management outlooks for the coming year.
The Supply Chain Matters blogs updates readers on another Brexit deadline that has come and gone and the reality that industry supply chains must more than ever be prepared for large-scale disruption in trade flows to and from the United Kingdom.
The Supply Chain Matters blog urges UK and European supply chain management teams to prepare for a worst-case Brexit and a disruptive start to the year 2021.