Is there a place for old-fashioned values in today’s tech-driven supply chain world?

“Schwinn” had a magical name in the 1960s that became synonymous with bicycles. The brand had developed a great reputation for quality and durability. Over the intervening years, the processes and technologies have changed the industry, but is there still a place for good old-fashioned values in today’s tech driven supply chain world?


How innovation in traceability is creating accountability in retail supply chain

Looking back on a crucial career decision of my own, some ten years ago, to shift from a purely commercial focus on supply chains towards what was then the new horizon of sustainability, I can say with confidence that conceptually, ‘responsible supply chain operations’ have made it into mainstream thinking.


3 ways the expansion of the Panama Canal will affect global trade

Since 2007, the expansion of the Panama Canal has been underway, which will dramatically increase the size of the canal, and therefore the size of the vessels that can pass through it. Soon, ships able to hold as many as 13,000 containers will be able to pass through the Canal. This will have three important effects on world trade: