Supply Chain Matters features its second update regarding the industry and supply chain management impacts relative to Hurricane Harvey that struck the Texas Gulf Coast.
The Supply Chain Matters blog announces Navigator Business Solutions as its Named sponsor along with an upcoming market education series on specific business and supply chain management challenges being experienced by emerging growth companies in pharmaceutical, life sciences and consumer product goods industry sectors.
Supply Chain Matters informs readers to the unveiling of a totally new designed web site which takes advantage of the latest features of the WordPress content management system.
This week, Oracle announced some significant enhancements to its Cloud-based and on-premise IoT support offerings, in addition to previous announced capabilities. Further announced was a collaboration with Mitsubishi Electric for developing and IoT Platform for Smart Manufacturing.
This Supply Chain Matters blog posting, Building the Service Parts Planning Foundation, represents the third of a four-part market education series, in collaboration with supply chain planning and service parts technology provider ToolsGroup.
Four days after Hurricane Harvey impacted the Texas Gulf region of the United States, especially the regions surrounding Corpus Christy and Houston Texas, the rains and flooding continue, the impacts are still unfolding and not looking good.
The grocery and food industry in the United States suffered another business shock yesterday. A series of announcements related to the previously announced Amazon acquisition of Whole Foods added more stark reality to what is to come.
Supply Chain Matters highlights that two significant storms, one that struck southern China, the other about to impact the Texas Gulf Coast, have the potential to add to significant industry supply chain concerns.
Supply chain and operations management professional organization APICS recently announced an expanded strategic relationship with China’s online retailer JD.com.
Supply Chain Matters calls reader and market attention to a joint announcement from a drone logistics technology company that has matched a business need that can make on-demand drone delivery a reality for online businesses of multiple sizes and scope, especially those with time-sensitive delivery needs.
Supply Chain Matters provides commentary regarding both Airbus and Boeing Q2-2017 operating performance in their respective commercial aircraft units. With the first-half numbers now being shared, it’s becoming clear that supply chain vulnerabilities, especially for Airbus, are becoming more visible, potentially threatening financial performance objectives.
A.P. Moeller Maersk reported its second quarter financial performance this week, and the results included two important signposts for industry supply chains. One relates to validation of double-digit increases in ocean container transport rates and the other is a stark reminder of the monetary risks related to cybersecurity.
A significant power disruption impacted Taiwan this week, one that likely reverberated across multiple consumer electronics supply chains including that of Apple. High-tech and consumer electronics supply chain teams may have dodged a disruption but concerns should linger.