5 Ways Fashion Supply Chains Can Be More Sustainable

The fashion industry is no stranger to controversy. From outsourced labor to overflowing sales racks, brands across the board have been accused of having a “bottom line” mentality, squeezing suppliers for every penny and privileging quantity over...

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Reducing Food Waste

Last weekend was one of the country's biggest BBQ blowouts, and you can bet that a lot of that food will go to waste. But it's not just national pig-outs that lead to large amounts of food eventually hitting the landfills. Food waste is a...

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The Business Case for Fair Labor

As is the case with many of the issues plaguing the supply chain industry, human rights and labor violations have proven difficult to combat as their underlying causes continue to evade companies looking to root out illegal practices. Given the...

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Huawei and the US Market: The Next Frontier, or an Impossible Dream?

Huawei's plan to burst into the U.S. smartphone market isn’t going quite as planned. Despite a promising product portfolio, the Chinese smartphone giant is still struggling to crack the US market. It boils down to tightening US restrictions...

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How to Fix the Supply Chain Talent Shortage

This is a follow-up piece to our previous post, 4 reasons for the supply chain talent shortage

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4 Reasons for the Supply Chain Talent Shortage

As the true determiner of whether a business sinks or floats, supply chain needs a workforce composed of smart, talented people. But why is it so hard to attract the best of the best to a career in supply chain?

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Medicine's Inventory Nightmare

In a recent survey, 40 percent of surgeons admitted to having cancelled a case due to a lack of available supplies. What inefficiencies need to be addressed in the healthcare supply chain to make sure this kind of thing doesn’t happen?

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The Visceral Fortitude Required to Digitize Your Operations

Over the entrance to the cemetery of complacent brands a sign will read: here rest those who rested on their laurels. It is a fast new world, and customers have already decided that “I want it now” trumps brand loyalty. They aren’t interested in...

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Your Customers Will Leave You

“You just don’t get it. And I need to find someone who does.” I’m not talking about a significant other; I’m talking about your customers. And when they say this—not with these words, but with their dollars and their loyalty—they won’t be the...

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