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More Definitive Signs of a Significantly Changed Contract Manufacturing Model for High Tech

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The following commentary is Bob Ferrari’s weekly guest posting on the Supply Chain Expert Community web site. In June of 2011, I penned a Supply Chain Expert Community commentary, Hon Hai’s Annual Meeting Provides Signpoints for a Changed Contract Manufacturing and Value-Chain Model. That commentary reflected on how the largest contract manufacturer in the world […]

Breaking Shipping News: German Ocean Container Lines Talk Merger

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Today’s edition of the Financial Times reports that two of Germany’s largest ocean container shipping companies, Hapag-Lloyd and Hamburg Sud, are engaged in talks over a possible merger of the two lines.  Both companies issued statements indicating: “if, and under what conditions, a merger of both companies would be of interest.”  FT notes that if […]