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transportation system, it is now well known that ITS technology can also deliver significant environmental benefits. ITS programs specifically designed to minimize the environmental impacts of transportation Fredric Marcinak and Rob Moseley of Smith Moore Leatherwood look back at regulatory changes, industry developments and ongoing trends in 2015. Rob and Fredric discussed the latest changes in safety and compliance, labor and employment, cargo claims, transportation contracts, brokering, and what to expect on these topics in 2016.
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Part of SME's Manufacturing Insights video series, this program is about the successful partnership between John Deere in Horicon, Wisconsin and one of its suppliers - the R&B Machining and Grinding Company located in Racine, Wisconsin...




Most companies are aware of supply chain risks and willing to invest in risk management given their uncertain and volatile environment. Yet they have difficulties orchestrating a systematic approach to assess and manage supply chain risks.BCI Global has developed a unique framework which encompasses of resilience assessment, risk evaluation & prioritization, and financial impact analysis that can be applied as a standalone supply chain risk auditor as part of a review of the end to end supply chain network. Companies that have balanced their supply chain risks sources and organizational resilience competencies, will have a competitive edge when an event occurs.

China – New Energy Vehicles, newly energised vehicle market?

China’s New Energy Vehicle (NEV) incentives quadrupled EV sales in 2015. For 2016, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) forecasts a further doubling of EV sales to 700,000 units. Tax cuts aimed at stimulating demand for the domestic brands’ mainstream vehicles have also had a favourable, though much less dramatic, impact.



You’ve heard the buzzwords: Artificial Intelligence, IoT, Augmented Reality. What does all this mean for your supply chain? Oxford University researchers recently estimated that 47% of U.S. jobs could be automated in the next two decades. Could these technologies be a driving force behind this huge potential change? Join our next APICS Southeast District Webinar Series event where we’ll feature Colton Griffin, CEO of weight, providing an executive overview of “what’s next” in the logistics space for distribution centers from a technology perspective. Join us!

BCI webinar: A critical need for supply chain resilience

BSI Americas

In today’s economy, companies need to be highly focused on managing costs. Strategies involving far-flung suppliers with single-source, just-in-time contracts and outsourced manufacturing and assembly agreements are aimed at reducing costs and boosting the bottom line. This type of procurement strategy may increase profit margins, but it also significantly raises the risk and potential impact of an unexpected disruption in the supply chain. This is particularly true when little is known about key and critical suppliers and their business continuity plans.