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Global Supply Chain Managers Continue to Leverage Trade Compliance Complexity

16/10/2019 23:31 | Share

Most countries impose legal control on the export of goods from their jurisdictions, while international trade agreements often include additional regulations. Failing to observe new laws and sanctions can have severe consequences for importers, too.

Don’t Work the Good Horse to Death

08/10/2019 12:16 | Share

The world seems to be falling apart at the seams—consider this a warning to supply chain managers in the “post-global” era. The US and China have a “trade war”, which really means a series of tit-for-tat tariffs.

2019 Survey of Global Manufacturers Results

04/10/2019 13:41 | Share

The Reshoring Institute has released the results of the 2019 Survey of Global Manufacturers “The Changing Trends of Reshoring in the United States,” and published it for download here: https://reshoringinstitute.org/annual-survey-of-manufacturers.

Freedom Fund Finding Ways to End Slavery in the Global Supply Chain

30/09/2019 13:03 | Share

A new report found that a five-year intervention campaign to protect workers in India backed by the Freedom Fund – which works to mobilize the knowledge, capital and will to end slavery – was effective at reducing debt bondage and other forms of exploitation, cutting the percentage of families in bondage from 56 percent to 11 percent in the fund’s focus areas.

Keeping Global Supply Chains “Cruelty Free” Will Be on UN Agenda This Week

23/09/2019 14:44 | Share

When heads of state and government meet at the United Nations Headquarters in New York this week, an important session will focus on making sustainable supply chains “Cruelty Free.”

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