Use On-Demand Warehousing to Overcome Trade Conflicts

As trade conflicts between the United States and countries like China and Mexico escalate, U.S. companies are facing a growing number of supply chain challenges. From drastically heightened prices on imported goods to lengthy delays on inbound shipments, the repercussions of recent trade disputes have profoundly impacted the supply lines, profit margins, and overall growth…

What’s the Scoop: Mexico Tariffs & Trade Wars

Since the White House announced its intention to impose tariffs on Mexican imports earlier this week, consumers have been reading the mainstream press to figure out how this might impact consumers. Supply chain professionals meanwhile have been wrestling with how these shifts might impact the global electronics supply chain. The President affirmed the intention on…

A Better Way to Manage Your High-Value Electronics Shipments

Electronics, whether consumer or industrial, are an important part of our connected economy. Many types of electronic products are sensitive to vibration and shock that can cause immediate damage or negative effects that only become known over time. Proper packaging helps somewhat but does not completely eliminate these risks. New advancements in supply chain monitoring…

NetSuite Helps Customers Simplify Global Trade

Oracle NetSuite today announced a series of new innovations to help organizations across the world achieve the visibility and control needed to navigate change and accelerate growth. The latest innovations within the NetSuite solution include new global financial management capabilities that streamline currency and trade management and localizations to support customers in some of the…

Brexit Delayed is Still Brexit

Brexit has built a full head of steam as the country enters more unchartered territory. In the last week there’s been complete chaos in Government, a harder line from the EU27, and more than a million taking to the streets of London. Despite all the fuming and arguing, all the political wrangling and eleventh-hour negotiations,…

Brace for a Wave of Change in 2019: Procurement & Supply Chain Challenges

As heated debates on everything from minimum wage to tariffs to state-sponsored cyber attacks continue in public and political spheres, midterm elections in the U.S. fast approach. Combined with rapidly emerging technology paradigms, labor issues, and the rising frequency and intensity of natural disasters, these factors create myriad challenges for procurement teams, manufacturers, and suppliers.…