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2013 Sponsorships are Available

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Supply Chain Matters is able to share and publish the quality content that we provide through the support of our sponsors.  We would therefore like to remind providers of supply chain related technology and services that opportunities for being a named sponsor of the Supply Chain Matters blog in 2013 are currently open for both […]

Li & Fung Challenged with Creditability Crisis

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Li & Fung, the global apparel services and logistics provider, and a supplier to major retailers such as Wal-Mart and Target late last week suffered a plunge in its stock price because it warned of a missed profit target. This Hong Kong based global supplier, and one of Asia’s most admired companies,  had prided itself […]

Wal-Mart Mandates New Supplier Sub-Contracting Policies

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The Wall Street Journal and other business media are reporting that Wal-Mart will adopt a “zero tolerance policy” for suppliers who subcontract Wal-Mart orders to outside factories without that retailer’s knowledge. This new policy change, which is being communicated to suppliers in a 10 page letter, is expected to take effect on March 1. The […]