Strike May Have Detrimental Effects on Florida Supply Chain
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Strike May Have Detrimental Effects on Florida Supply Chain

The clock is ticking on negotiations that could shut down 15 US ports, an outcome that will have a serious impact on Florida’s economy as well as the nation’s. The contract between the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) and the United States Maritime Alliance (USMX) will expire on December 29. If a suitable agreement isn’t met…

Developing Strategic Partnerships: From Customers to Distributors

Developing Strategic Partnerships: From Customers to Distributors

Effective supply chain management is the backbone of a business but for many companies, it is also a challenge. A typical supply chain involves several entities – buyers, suppliers, distributors, and in the end, customers. Developing long-term relationships at each of these levels is the key to success.

Is a CFO’s Place at the Head of the Supply Chain?

Is a CFO’s Place at the Head of the Supply Chain?

Within the last decade, the corporate world has finally given supply chain management the attention it deserves. Experts have recognized the integral role the supply chain plays in daily operations and, ultimately, the overall success of a business. Ideally, supply chain management is a seamless collaboration between every department within a company. Supply chain policies…

Is Centralized Supply Chain Management a Global Solution?

Is Centralized Supply Chain Management a Global Solution?

One of the biggest debates in the world of supply chain management is whether it’s better to centralize or decentralize procurement and logistics operations. Greenland Contractors, in charge of daily operations at Thule Air Base, entered a partnership with Arctic Import of North Denmark that will streamline their contracts.