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New York Dockworkers Walk Out of Regional Talks

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A posting on Everything indicates that regional contract talks between the International Longshoreman’s Association (ILA) and the New York Shipping Association, representing the ports of New York and New Jersey, broke down yesterday over issues related to local work rules and staffing. These regional talks are a part of the master contract extension agreed […]

Guest Posting: Information Driven Innovations in Supply Chain- Part Two

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The Role of Technology in Innovating Supply Chain The following guest posting is contributed by Infosys Limited, one of other named sponsors of the Supply Chain Matters Blog. It is authored by Rakhi Makad, Industry Principal and head of consulting for Information Transformation in the Manufacturing Industry practice at Infosys. Continuing from Part One, where […]

A Low-Priced Apple iPhone Has Considerable Supply Chain Implications

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Since our inception in 2008, Supply Chain Matters has provided numerous commentaries related to Apple and its supply chain strategies.  Why not, it is clearly the most visible and recognized supply chain on the planet. Thus, we were not all that surprised yesterday when The Wall Street Journal indicated that Apple is presumably working on […]