On a Thursday morning in late October 2016, an 18-wheel freight delivery truck made the 120-mile journey along I-25 from Fort Collins to Colorado Springs, hauling over 50,000 cans of Budweiser beer with it. This routine delivery would be an […]
3D printing and virtual warehousing has the power to improve the consumer offering and increase the efficiency of the supply chain by providing wider product variety with faster delivery while accessing scale manufacturing advantages and reducing inventory holding cost and production waste. This technology will fundamentally change global trade dynamics, consumer buying behavior and business strategy as it enables a shift away from the physical and into the virtual.
In the face of global warming and extreme weather, how will Tesco respond to keep Brits supplied with lettuce all year round?
Walmart wants to get a billion tons of emissions out of its supply chain by 2030. How can it work with suppliers on a voluntary basis to do so?
BMW’s operations in the UK face severe challenges due to Brexit – Does the German carmaker’s supply chain disintegrate because of a protectionist vote?
Tesla has chosen to produce their parts and products in-house. Will this start a new manufacturing trend or lead to the demise of the company?
Isolationist policies are reducing business school applications from students outside of the US, and dropping the number of graduates who accept positions abroad. How can Harvard Business School retain its prestige in a world where the greatest business opportunities lie outside of the US?
Platooning, the concept of driving vehicles a few feet a part of each other, will reduce emissions and fuel consumption going forward, as a way for corporations to address climate change in their operations.
Nissan’s produces cars for the European market in the UK, importing many of the components used from suppliers on the continent. New terms of trade driven by Brexit threaten to significantly disrupt this model, increasing costs and operational risk.
A simple question about traceability led one of the world’s most renowned supply chain experts to pioneer a new model of information exchange with its suppliers.