The mass commercialization of self-driving cars and virtual offices may still seem like futuristic concepts to many business leaders. But automation technology is advancing fast, offering CEOs across various industries scope to enjoy sizable near-term boosts in productivity, according to a new survey.
The problem of unethical supply-chain practices has reared its ugly head again, challenging business leaders from even the most reputable companies to verify the stringency of their checks and balances.
In the highly politicized environment leading up to the 2016 presidential election, there are varying and drastically differing viewpoints about the state of manufacturing in the United States. Some argue that American manufacturing is doomed, while others say it's rapidly growing and entering a new era of productivity.
A crisis has emerged in the global shipping industry, pushing up transport rates and leaving CEOs questioning whether they'll need to consider passing increased supply-chain costs onto their customers.
For many companies, cost-cutting efforts quickly translate into a competitive “race to the bottom” in which retailers, manufacturers and consumers alike all lose out on greater growth and access to exciting innovations. It’s a dangerous cycle, but it doesn’t have to happen.
Nike is entering into a partnership in a deal that could move manufacturing facilities closer to their markets to meet the rising demand for apparel.
Recent findings by university researchers may reveal a more efficient way to manufacture glass. This could be a significant discovery for an energy-intensive industry where heating constitutes a large portion of production costs.