El Niño is officially set to wreak havoc around the world—starting now. Deemed “too big to fail” by NASA, the weather event will impact supply chains at every stage. As the event starts to take effect, here are ten things you should know about how different weather systems will impact your supply chain.
Author: Amy Clark
You’ve probably heard about America’s love affair with corn. We’re the number one producer of the agricultural hero, whose versatile structure goes into everything from ketchup, to coca-cola, to your car’s fuel. But this week, we’re traveling 7,000 miles from the expansive corn fields of the midwest to a more unlikely corn consumer: China. This … Continued
The Trans Pacific Partnership was officially passed yesterday, marking the end of a years-long battle for free trade among Pacific Rim countries. But news outlets are still reporting lots of different outcomes and potential hurdles. We’ve gathered the most relevant links and summed them up for you—here’s your one-stop-shop to what’s up with the TPP.
As Typhoon Dujuan batters Taiwan on its way to China’s Southeast coast, transportation faces some disruptions. Learn from Soudelor to understand how you should act.
Chinese manufacturers are responding to the suffering economy, shaking up the country’s global imports and hurting developing economies. Its ongoing market troubles signal an approaching shift in the way we manufacture high-tech goods. Here’s the status of manufacturing amidst China’s market woes:
As more and more companies start to focus on natural ingredients, supply chain issues arise. We examine the best solutions.
Holiday shopping logistics can present a number of headaches to supply chain managers. This season, the rise of online shopping gets thrown into the mix, forcing companies to rethink their normal Black Friday preparations.
Counterfeit drugs and devices reach the United States every day. Here are the risks involved and steps to mitigate the impact of counterfeit pharmaceuticals.
Monday saw a market panic unlike any in recent years, and it comes down to China’s own market problems. We examine the manufacturing and supply chain implications of the Dow’s fall.
Inventory and materials were compromised in a huge explosion that rocked the industrial city of Tianjin. We examine the supply chain impact from the horrific blast.