Manufacturing in China: Still Viable in 2016?

Manufacturing in China: Still Viable in 2016?

Despite reports of a slowdown in the number of companies outsourcing manufacturing to Chinese factories, and the country’s economic downturn, China remains a popular location for contract manufacturing. This is evidenced by the decision of at least two Western...
Should the HR Team Care About MHE Selection in Supply Chain?

Should the HR Team Care About MHE Selection in Supply Chain?

Whether you work for a manufacturer or brand owner with its own logistics operation or you are a manager for a 3PL provider, mechanical handling equipment is probably a critical element in your storage and transportation activities.     When buying new...
What Happens When Finance and Supply Chain Teams Collaborate?

What Happens When Finance and Supply Chain Teams Collaborate?

Are you a finance manager or leader in a company with supply chain involvement? If so, how well do you understand the role of supply chain functions in your company? More importantly, do you know how well those functional teams understand their impact on company...
An Introduction to CPFR in the Supply Chain

An Introduction to CPFR in the Supply Chain

How much do you know about CPFR? If you’ve never heard of it, have a quick read through this post and you’ll understand the basics of CPFR in the supply chain profession. CPFR is the acronym for collaborative planning, forecasting and replenishment, a practice...