Tag: global supply chain


This Supply Chain Year Will Be Dependent on Politics

February 23, 2024

Via: SCMR Editorial

Like so many organizations, the Reshoring Institute did a predictions survey for 2024. The results surprised us. Out of all the responses, politics was the most often cited regarding what will affect supply chains in 2024. Fifteen or 20 years […]


How to Emerge from Supply Chain Chaos? Get Back to Basics

January 30, 2023

Via: Retail TouchPoints

No one will forget the year 2020 — 2021, or 2022 for that matter. The years when the pandemic toppled the global supply chain, forcing retailers to find ways to minimize the effects of disruption while managing unprecedented online shopping […]


Retail Shipping Forecast for the 2022 Holiday Season

October 31, 2022

Via: Independent Retailer

The 2022 holiday season is just around the corner, and with it comes a plethora of shipping challenges. With the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic impacting global supply chains, it is more critical than ever to be aware of these […]


The power of international arbitration amid supply chain disruptions

August 29, 2022

Via: SCMR Editorial

It is nearly common knowledge at this juncture that the supply chain disruption from Covid is unprecedented and continues, as wave after wave of new virus variants plague supply chains. The struggle to obtain raw materials, shipment delays, and operational […]


When will supply chains return to normal?

July 25, 2022

Via: RetailWire

While congestion has lessened at West Coast ports, global supply chain disruption may linger for years due to economic conditions, rising inflation and global tensions, according to a survey of U.S. supply chain executives from Carl Marks Advisors. The survey […]


CO2 emissions from ships and seaports reach the highest rate since 2008

December 3, 2021

Via: Charged

The global supply chain crisis is has meant that Co2 emissions from ships and seaports has reached its highest level since 2008. Emissions at four of the world’s largest ports are up 79 per cent since the start of the […]


COVID-19 Exposes Vulnerabilities in the Global Supply Chain

November 10, 2020

Via: SCMR Editorial

COVID-19 has impacted the entire food and beverage (F&B) supply chain, from farm field to consumer. It has upended the sector’s operational capacity in its entirety, including production, processing, packaging, and distribution. Though this is not the first global health […]


Four Supply Chain Trends Worth Watching

August 12, 2020

Via: SCMR Editorial

As we approach the mid-point of August, we thought it might be worthwhile to examine a handful of developments that may soon change the global supply chain landscape. Falling behind. Just 10% of companies were on the right path to […]


Leveraging Supply Chain Finance

February 28, 2018

Via: SCMR Editorial

In a business climate where optimizing cash flow, lengthening payment terms and preserving financial assets have become strategic imperatives for most companies, supply chain, or supplier, finance is gaining in popularity across the global supply chain. Through a “reverse factoring” […]