This Supply Chain Matters editorial reflects on existing global supply chain challenges and their differences from a year earlier. This includes the critical importance of continued aligned thinking, definition and direction setting in business process ehhancement and technology adoption strategies.
The Ferrari Consulting and Research Group, via the Supply Chain Matters blog, highlights a specific 2021 prediction for industry supply chains: Escalating Global-wide Transportation and Logistics Costs Require New Thinking.
A.P. Moeller Maersk reported its second quarter financial performance this week, and the results included two important signposts for industry supply chains. One relates to validation of double-digit increases in ocean container transport rates and the other is a stark reminder of the monetary risks related to cybersecurity.
Last week, U.S. West Coast dockworkers agreed to extend their existing labor contract with port operators for an additional three years, setting-up a potential tense period of upcoming negotiations scheduled for U.S. East Coast dockworkers.
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