Lessons from Hanjin: is Your Supply Chain Still at Risk?

ThThe world’s seventh largest freight carrier is still treading water as its ships fail to find a place to dock.

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How your Supply Chain can Learn from Taiwan’s Earthquake

A 6.4-magnitude quake struck southern Taiwan early Saturday morning local time, killing at least seven and causing widespread structural damage.

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What Today’s Fed Decision Means for Supply Chains

The Federal Reserve announced today that it would not be hiking interest rates, offering no word on whether it would raise them in the future. Prior to recent turmoil in world markets, there was talk about raising interest rates—but those hopes...

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Chennai Floods Halt Manufacturing

After a brief respite, torrential rains continue to batter Chennai, on India's Southeastern coast. How is the situation affecting manufacturing and logistics in one of India's tech hubs?

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The Busiest Online Shopping Day you've Never Heard of

For every flower gifted on Valentine's day, someone is treating themselves to a box of chocolates. It’s a common practice to spend money on yourself on days like Valentine’s Day, and many stores offer discounts and promotions to capitalize on...

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Dr. Hau Lee on the New Supply Chain—and What to Watch Out for in TPP

Welcome to the third installment of Supply Chain Spotlight, Elementum’s interview series. We speak with the most influential people in today’s global supply chain. Each interview is a conversation about the most important topics and tasks facing...

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Professor Yossi Sheffi on Resilience, Visibility, and Biggest Risks this Holiday Season

Welcome to the second installment of Supply Chain Spotlight, Elementum’s interview series. We speak with the most influential people in today’s global supply chain. Each interview is a conversation about the most important topics and tasks facing...

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Update: Hurricane Patricia's Impact

The largest hurricane ever recorded quickly turned into a tropical depression as it hit Mexico's west coast this weekend.  

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What Amazon's Decision Says About the Future of Logistics

In preparation for the increasingly crazy holiday rush, Amazon is planning to hire 100,000 temporary workers at their 70 fulfillment and distribution centers across the country.

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