The Trump administration's positions on NAFTA would seriously harm the industries the White House says it is trying to protect. Business groups are trying to get that message through, but it's falling on deaf ears.
Mexico's public-private collaboration ensures that—unlike in this country—government and industry are on the same page when it comes to negotiating positions and priorities, say Mexican trade experts at Coalition of New England Companies for Trade conference.
While four-fifths of respondents to a new study say they have a "responsible supply chain," only a quarter said their companies are addressing issues such as child labor or climate change in their supply chains.
Digital technology, global development, urbanization, and business disruption represent both a major opportunity and a threat in the global economy. To succeed in a world that is changing faster than ever before, supply chain managers must not only understand the trends that are shaping the the future, they must also adjust the way they think and make decisions. In this excerpt from The Disruptors' Feast, a former top executive at some of the world's best-known companies recommends strategies for succeeding in a global marketplace that's facing constant disruption and change.
Its size and relative wealth make Russia an important market. But the long distances and limited infrastructure that create significant supply chain challenges have been compounded in recent years by economic upheaval. The crisis has scared off some international players. Others see it as an opportunity.