'Catastrophic' Port Shut Down Looms Over Global Supply Chain

Retailers, beware. What’s been called a “catastrophic” West Coast Port Shutdown could be as soon as 5 days away. In a press conference with reporters this morning, the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) announced that they would issue a “lockout”...

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3 Medical Device Trends to Watch in 2015

With rapid advancements in technology and conflicting political forces on regulation, the medical device industry is an exciting one to watch. Here are some of our insights and analysis moving forward in 2015.

 

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Details: Drug Supply Chain Security Act

On November 27th of last year, President Obama signed the Drug Quality and Security Act. A year later, Title II outlines vital steps to build an electronic, interoperable system to identify and track prescriptions drugs throughout the United...

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Forced Labor in Malaysia and the Electronics Supply Chain

Last week, the U.S. Department of Labor made a move that could affect virtually every major player in electronics manufacturing. The government decided to place Malaysia on its official “watch list” for forced labor practices. This move could...

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Deflation in Europe and What it Means for Your Products

The dreaded “d” word, deflation, has been creeping to the top of international headlines lately.

What will this mean for getting your product to market in Europe and beyond?

 

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For an Ethical Supply Chain, Transparency Matters

In the hyperconnected, globalized world in which we live, not a day goes by without corporate social responsibility in the news, or on your newsfeed.

Just this past week, Levi’s announced it will partner with the International Finance Corporation...

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Supply Chains Sandwiched Between Trans-Pacific Partnership

Sandwiches—the most unlikely of culprits, have become symbolic of the United States' and Japan’s inability to come to even a preliminary agreement on their bilateral agreements as part of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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