Strong leadership is essential to developing and sustaining a culture of quality, but a new research study from ASQ and Forbes Insights finds that only 60% say their management supports the quality vision and values unequivocally....More
Tan Miller, director of the global supply chain management program at Rider University, describes how companies large and small can channel the analytics skills of today’s graduates toward their supply chains....More
Supply Chain survey identifies key global trends for the high-tech industry
Despite evidence of short-term economic weakness, most high-tech executives are optimistic about the long-term prospects of their companies’ growth. In fact, 74% of respondents expect their companies to export more products in the next two years. This is due to a growing demand for technology products in emerging markets, like China, India, and Brazil—countries in which disposable income is steadily increasing.
This is our second post in a series based on our annual 2013 UPS Change in the (Supply) Chain survey findings. The topic of this post: the shift in high-tech supply chains to prioritize customer service....More
In late 2013, UPS released its UPS Change in the (Supply) Chain survey findings, which is an annual survey of high-tech logistics executives in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America, conducted by IDC Manufacturing Insights....More