Supply Chain

Who’s Calling The Shots In Your Supply Chain?

Who's calling the shots in your supply chain—operations and manufacturing managers, the chief financial officer, the chief supply chain officer or the CEO?

Must-Know Supply Chain Trends For CEOs

A world-class global supply chain is a major competitive advantage for businesses, but the technology and processes that enable the end-to-end supply chain are changing more rapidly than ever.

What Would A Steel Tariff Mean For Manufacturers?

A potential tarriff on imported would be steel welcome news for American steel producers, but it has been cause for alarm for some American manufacturers who are big consumers of metals.

Cost-Cutting Done Right: The Building Blocks Of A Zero-Based Supply Chain

Competition, rapid product lifecycles, and supply chain shifts are making it increasingly urgent for companies to rethink their approaches to cost reduction – and fast.

Zurich’s Paul Horgan Says Public-Private Partnerships Could Fund Infrastructure Investments

America's deteriorating infrastructure is in dire need of repair and upgrades, and there are big stakes at risk for businesses and economic developers.

Digital Marketplace Platforms Could Offer New Opportunities for Manufacturers

A new platform has the potential to revolutionize manufacturing by offering the opportunity to buy and sell custom-made parts through an online portal.

4 Steps to Improving Profitability and Innovation through Supplier Relations

CEOs should get more involved in building supplier relationships. The benefit in doing so could go directly to the bottom line.

How Supply Chain Financing can Improve Cash Flow in 2017

Economic growth in the U.S. is predicted to accelerate in 2017—a welcome change to the soft economy that has defined the market in recent years.

How to Prevent Supply-Chain Scandals: a Stanford Professor Shares his Tips

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.

Supply-Chain Costs Ease as Shipping Glut Persists

The world's biggest container line, A.P. Moller-Maersk, this morning booked a sharp decline in profit, indicating the recent spike in transport prices caused by the collapse of rival Hanjin shipping was more a blip than a boom.
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CEO1000 Tracker

From the schools they went to to the types of companies they run, CEO1000 is tracking the trends among the CEOs of the 1,000 largest U.S. companies.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Confidence Ticks Up In August

Trump trade tactics play well with manufacturing CEOs
Strength in the overall economy, consumer confidence and the Trump administration’s pro-business agenda buoyed CEO confidence in August, even as worry persists about rising economic headwinds in the near future.
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Best and Worst States For Business

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CEO of the Year

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