Counterfeits Are Hurting Your Business - Here's What You Can Do About It

Product counterfeiting and piracy are pervasive across almost all countries and industries. In total, this black market is expected to represent $991 billion of the global economy by 2022.

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Hurricane Best Practices for Your Supply Chain

Hurricane Michael is approaching Florida via the Gulf Coast, threatening to rise from its current Category 1 status before making landfall on Wednesday. Just like with last month's Hurricane Florence in the Carolinas, Michael is going to bring...

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Worker Shortages and More Pose a Challenge to Freight Companies

Transportation is one of the world's largest industries and deeply influences how efficiently global supply chains are able to run. According to Plunkett Research, transportation revenues in 2017 reached over $1 billion in the U.S. alone....

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Manufacturing 4.0 and the Factory of the Future: Part Two

In Industry 4.0, companies are converging information technology and operational technology, to create supply chains that have a pulse on customer wants and can deliver on demand. This need to streamline has given rise to “smart factories” —...

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Manufacturing 4.0 and the Factory of the Future: Part One

In Industry 4.0, companies are converging information technology and operational technology, to create supply chains that have a pulse on customer wants and can deliver on demand. The industry-wide push to streamline supply chains has given rise...

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Hurricane Florence Update: Impacts, Forecasts, and Operational Best Practices

After making landfall last week, Hurricane Florence is crawling northeast along the U.S.'s east coast. Despite weakening from a Category 4 storm to a Category 1, the storm is disrupting everyday life and wreaking havoc on infrastructure. Last...

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Hurricane Florence: What You Need to Know About the Year's First Major Storm

Hurricane Florence is predicted to be one of the strongest storms on the Eastern seaboard in decades. It will deliver tropical-storm-level winds by noon Thursday to North Carolina's coast, and hurricane-force winds and dangerous storm surges by...

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Xiaomi & The Supply Chain Behind the World's Highest Valued Smartphone Startup

Xiaomi Is (Still) The Tech Startup to Watch

On April 6, 2015, the Guinness World Record for the most smartphones sold in 24 hours was broken. Setting the record at 2.1 million units was Xiaomi—the world’s third highest valued startup (following...

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How Alibaba, JD.Com and Jumia are Revolutionizing the Ecommerce Supply Chain

With $1 trillion in revenue in 2017 alone, China’s ecommerce market is now the largest in the world, propelling Asia-Pacific’s ascent as a digital powerhouse. Meanwhile, India has the fastest-growing internet consumer base, expanding at an...

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