Shifting production closer to the U.S. can benefit supply chains, but nearshoring also presents obstacles.
Programs such as vendor managed inventory (VMI) and efficient consumer response (ECR) fuel supply chain growth.
Jason Shefrin, executive vice president, global sourcing, at InterDesign Inc. streamlines global operations.
Inbound Logistics Editor Felecia Stratton discusses the merits of supply chain continuing education.
Global trade management (GTM) solutions help coordinate trade compliance, and allow trading partners to share data.
Faced with long lead times and potential production delays, Badcock Furniture and More invested in a cloud-based tool.
Companies make contingency plans to prepare for possible supply chain disruptions caused by port labor negotiations.
Many companies use social media to improve supply chain operations by connecting shippers and service providers.
Shipment monitoring tools allow manufacturers and shippers to locate cargo, manage inventory and prevent theft.
Demand-driven supply chains strive for synchronicity between functions and among partners to ensure optimal performance.