With the formal start of re-negotiations concerning the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), many industry supply chain teams should be monitoring developments and conducting ongoing analytical analysis and management education. There is a very narrow window for negotiators to come to a broad consensus of agreement.
Apparel and Footwear Supply Chain
A blog commentary reflecting that change is underway across many industry sectors, one that was profound implications for businesses and their associated supply chains. Supply chain leaders must realize the same forces and threats and invest for required capabilities.
This Supply Chain Matters guest posting from Darn It describes the important role that a third-party refurbisher plays in global supply chain distribution and supplier fulfillment.
The apparel and footwear industry, one of the earliest adopters of global based, low-cost manufacturing outsourcing is now on the verge of adopting Industry 4.0 supply chain practices.