Today's marketing and proposal materials are littered with important-sounding words that have no real value. Seamless, top-notch, world-class, laser-focused, and best of breed. We've all been guilty of using terms like these in place...
True/False: Contract manufacturing can achieve multiple...
If you're responsible for acquiring services for your organization, you face a unique set of challenges each day. That's why ISM created our annual Indirect/Services Conference — a 2-day gathering of experts in the fields of services...
All the best intentions in the world can't guarantee that a company is complying with the volumes of laws and regulations that govern international trade. The number of ways that a global supply chain can run afoul of the law are staggering. "We laugh when a company says...
Sean Adkins, managing director and operations practice leader with West Monroe Partners LLC, a business and technology-consulting firm, talks about the factors that are making China a less attractive place to source manufacturing for consumer markets in the western hemisphere.
Firms need to develop "circular supply chains" to deal with the problem of dwindling natural resources and increasing commodity prices. A report, by LRS Consultancy and law firm Burges Salmon, warned the "scale of consumption and waste is unsustainable" and organizations...
Human rights abuses are taking place in the supply chains of construction firms working on projects connected with the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, according to Amnesty International.
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