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  • Is Your Supply Chain Making an Impact?
    on May 24, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    Mismanaged waste causes hundreds of thousands of the world’s poorest people to die each year, according to a recent article in The Guardian. Many of these deaths are easily preventable, particularly those that stem from the dangers of discarded plastic. […]

  • Be a Supply Chain Ambassador
    on May 10, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    “In the first three months of 2019, employees got so much more work done that they smashed productivity forecasts,” writes Alexia Fernández Campbell for Vox Media. “That’s great for businesses (they earn more money) and for the economy (GDP grows faster). The problem is that companies aren’t rewarding their employees for the extra hard work.&rdquo […]

  • African Swine Fever Hits China’s Hog Industry
    on May 3, 2019 at 12:00 pm

    African Swine Fever (ASF) has been responsible for the deaths of countless domestic pigs. […]

  • Unique Logistics, Sweet Deliveries
    on April 26, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    Most of us cringe when vendors show up at our front steps. We crack open the door begrudgingly or even pretend we aren’t home. However, those of us in the United States are eagerly awaiting the sound of the doorbell these days. It’s that wonderful time of year when door-to-door salespeople become welcome guests: Girl Scout cookie season. […]

  • Supply Chain Cybercriminals Get Creative
    on April 19, 2019 at 2:32 pm

    As supply chains become longer, more dependent and extraordinarily complex, cybercriminals are finding alarmingly innovative ways to attack them — and these strikes often trickle down to business partners, processes, information technology (IT) and equipment. Taylor Armerding writes in a recent Forbes article that attackers are increasingly aiming to leverage the relationships among supply chain stakeholders in order to breach every facet of the primary victim’s network. […]

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