What the Stock Market Crash Means for Your Supply Chain

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. 

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Tianjin Update: Sodium Cyanide Levels Reach 356x Healthy Levels

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. 

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What the Chinese Shipping Merger Tells Us About the Future of Freight

The merger between two Chinese freight shippers points to a lack of transparency and efficiency in the freight industry.

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Source: Panama Canal Restrictions Lifted as Rains Batter Region

This year’s El Niño is shaping up to be the strongest in recorded history, and it is already beginning to alter global shipping routes.

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What is Elementum News?

Welcome to Elementum News! Wondering what we're all about? Check out this infographic, which explains why Elementum News is the best resource for your supply chain and logistics news.

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Infographic: The Supply Chain of Counterfeits

We take  a look at the most common issues surrounding counterfeits in the global supply chain: how big of a risk do they pose, and how can companies avoid counterfeits in their inventory?
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Chinese Market Continues to Shake Up Global Supply Chain

China's market crash may have been slowed by the government, but the economy still faces problems—and they extend far beyond the country's borders.

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Walmart's Reshoring Initiative Proves Predictably Complicated

Is the world's largest retailer going to lead the reshoring charge, or will supply chain complications scuttle the efforts prove too much to bring manufacturing back to the US?

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Cruel Summer: Shipping Won’t See Seasonal Surge in Profits

I Know What You Shipped Last Summer

Summer is supposed to be the busiest time of year for freight and air shipping, but given slow demand and overcapacity in recent months, expectations for the third quarter have changed, and not for the better....

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