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.
Competition, rapid product lifecycles, and supply chain shifts are making it increasingly urgent for companies to rethink their approaches to cost reduction – and fast.
America's deteriorating infrastructure is in dire need of repair and upgrades, and there are big stakes at risk for businesses and economic developers.
A new platform has the potential to revolutionize manufacturing by offering the opportunity to buy and sell custom-made parts through an online portal.
CEOs should get more involved in building supplier relationships. The benefit in doing so could go directly to the bottom line.
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.
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.
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.
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.
With supply chain risk changing daily, business leaders should keep on top of where their presence—and their risk—is the strongest, and determine where changes should be made.