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How Supply Chain Can Mitigate Macrotrend Risks

There is a belief that proactive company can turn a potentially disastrous situation into a market opportunity – of course, with proper forethought and action. The story of Nokia, for example, they bounced back in late 2000 after a fire damaged water inventory at their supplier’s factory, which then affected their production. Nokia’s quick response

How India Can Clean Up Supply Chains By 2019

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Translated from Hindi, this phrase means “Clean India Mission” and it represents a massive campaign by India’s government to clean the country. The effort is sweeping, covering everything from roads and infrastructure to solid waste in more than 4,000 cities and towns. The goal is equally ambitious: Clean India by Mahatma Gandhi’s

Material Handling Equipment: The Bedrock of Supply Chain

Interview with Steven Hill, Managing Director, Southeast Asia, Crown Equipment With so much emphasis on dazzling supply chain innovations, such as high-end artificial intelligence, delivery drones and self-driving trucks, it is important not to ignore the transformation of the more basic, but extremely critical, material handling equipment (MHE) aspect of the whole supply chain operations.