Supply Chain Matters highlights two announcements for added U.S. manufacturing capability from athletic footwear company New Balance
Three Examples of Ongoing Supply Chain Disruptions Impacting Business Operational and Financial Performance
The Supply Chain Matters blog provides readers with industry specific examples where non-stop global supply chain disruption, along with their implications are impacting business performance. This update features General Motors, Nike, and retailer Bed Bath and Beyond.
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights this week’s announcement from athletic footwear designer and manufacturer New Balance of the grand opening of this company’s fifth production facility in North America
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights A.P. Moeller Maersk’s announced intent to acquire Asia based LF Logistics along with logistics industry implications.
The Supply Chain Matters blog features our annual listing of our most read blog commentaries that were created and published during the year 2020. In this Part Two posting, we highlight in descending order from Number 14 to Number 1 ranked blog content.
Efforts Underway to Expand COVID-19 Response Availability of Critically Needed Healthcare Products and Materials
The Supply Chain Matters blog continues in supporting the need for sharing of critical and important information related to multi-industry supply chain networks, and specifically supply chains of critically needed healthcare treatment personal protection and treatment materials needs. Both physical and digital response are coming together to try to address the shortage gaps.
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights an industry example of the scoping and implications of Ethical Supply Chains Contrasting a Wall Street Journal report indicating that Amazon sells clothing produced at factories that other retailers shun, with Amazon’s statements that suppliers have broad meaning and scope.
The Supply Chain Matters blog explores the highly visible business disruption of Rent the Runway, and that the narrative and learning span far beyond a warehouse disruption, rather a highly integrated and proprietary technology model custom built for a unique business. This disruption was not limited to a one-time visible event, but to how a fast flying business prioritizes resources and decisions that balances both customer, business and shareholder needs.
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights other noteworthy developments coming out of last week’s G-20 Summit meeting that will likely have some implications to global trade.
Athletic and leisure footwear manufacturer New Balance has advanced plans to build the company’s sixth footwear factory within the U.S. New England region.
Supply Chain Matters provides a breaking news commentary to our ongoing updates and insights related to global trade and tariff tensions. Both the U.S. and Mexico announced today a bi-lateral trade agreement paving the way for Canada to participate in a NAFTA replacement trade agreement. President Trump however, is calling for renaming of this agreement, to obliterate the former connotation.
Supply Chain Matters concludes the series for self-scoring each of the 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains published at the beginning of this year. In this Part Six final update, we revisit our industry-specific predictions related to B2C and Retail, Apparel and Footwear, Pharmaceutical and Drug supply chains.