News http://mhlnews.com/taxonomy/term/26631/more en Major Food Companies Pledge to End Deforestation in Cocoa Supply Chain http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/major-food-companies-pledge-end-deforestation-cocoa-supply-chain <div class="node-body article-body">Mars, Nestlé, Mondelēz and Hershey and others have committed to working together to end deforestation and forest degradation in the cocoa supply chain, with an initial focus on Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/major-food-companies-pledge-end-deforestation-cocoa-supply-chain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/major-food-companies-pledge-end-deforestation-cocoa-supply-chain#comments Global Supply Chain News Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:09:00 +0000 204411 at http://mhlnews.com Manufacturing Not Prepared for Cyber Breaches http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/manufacturing-not-prepared-cyber-breaches <div class="node-body article-body">One-third of all manufacturers sampled in new survey admitted to not having performed any cyber risk assessments of the industrial connected devices operating on factory floors.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/manufacturing-not-prepared-cyber-breaches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/manufacturing-not-prepared-cyber-breaches#comments Global Supply Chain News Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:18:00 +0000 204191 at http://mhlnews.com Will US Supply Chain Gain if China’s Shrinks with Potential Tariff? http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/will-us-supply-chain-gain-if-china-s-shrinks-potential-tariff <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Thousands of small- and medium-sized factories in China, makers of clothes, toys and household goods that fuel the $462.8 billion annual flow of exports to the U.S., aren’t cash-rich, making it harder for them to take the proposed tariff punch.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/will-us-supply-chain-gain-if-china-s-shrinks-potential-tariff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/will-us-supply-chain-gain-if-china-s-shrinks-potential-tariff#comments Global Supply Chain News Tue, 21 Mar 2017 13:00:00 +0000 204021 at http://mhlnews.com Smart Vehicles On the Move at SXSW 2017 http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/smart-vehicles-move-sxsw-2017 <div class="field-byline"> Jason Traff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The move to smart vehicles will depend on technologies such as mapping and imaging software.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/smart-vehicles-move-sxsw-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/smart-vehicles-move-sxsw-2017#comments Technology & Automation Transportation & Distribution News Fri, 17 Mar 2017 16:17:00 +0000 203811 at http://mhlnews.com <p class="asset-heading">Traffic probe data combined with sensor technology can make driving safer. (Photo courtesy Here.)</p> Here No Benefit to Restart Hours of Service Rule Says DOT http://mhlnews.com/labor-management/no-benefit-restart-hours-service-rule-says-dot <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Department of Transportation report found no benefit to the restrictions placed on the use of the 34-hour restart by truck drivers.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/labor-management/no-benefit-restart-hours-service-rule-says-dot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/labor-management/no-benefit-restart-hours-service-rule-says-dot#comments Labor Management News Fri, 17 Mar 2017 13:46:00 +0000 203761 at http://mhlnews.com US Wants Mexico, Canada to Form Powerhouse to Keep Supply Regional http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/us-wants-mexico-canada-form-powerhouse-keep-supply-regional <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Trump administration is re-examining a critical component of the free trade pact: the rules of origin, which dictate what percentage of a product must be manufactured in North America.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/us-wants-mexico-canada-form-powerhouse-keep-supply-regional" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/us-wants-mexico-canada-form-powerhouse-keep-supply-regional#comments Global Supply Chain News Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:20:00 +0000 203641 at http://mhlnews.com How to Survive Supply Chain Complexity http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/how-survive-supply-chain-complexity <div class="node-body article-body">Solutions to managing a complex supply chain range across: 1) avoidance; 2) relationship collaboration; 3) information technology; 4) flexible workforces; 5) supplier collaboration; 6) access to leadership: and 7) supplier/customer understanding.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/how-survive-supply-chain-complexity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/how-survive-supply-chain-complexity#comments Global Supply Chain News Wed, 15 Mar 2017 15:47:00 +0000 203491 at http://mhlnews.com Retail CEOs Determined to go Digital http://mhlnews.com/technology-automation/retail-ceos-determined-go-digital <div class="node-body article-body">Only 12% of CEOs, down from 19% in 2014, provide a seamless shopping experience across channels. These retailers are finding their omni-channel offerings to be too complex or expensive and are choosing to scale back. </div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/technology-automation/retail-ceos-determined-go-digital" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/technology-automation/retail-ceos-determined-go-digital#comments Technology & Automation Transportation & Distribution News Tue, 14 Mar 2017 13:52:00 +0000 203161 at http://mhlnews.com Imports on Track for Double-Digit Growth at Retail Ports http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/imports-track-double-digit-growth-retail-ports <div class="node-body article-body">Rising consumer confidence will spur imports at the nation’s major retail container ports to double-digit increases for the next two months.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/imports-track-double-digit-growth-retail-ports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/imports-track-double-digit-growth-retail-ports#comments Global Supply Chain News Mon, 13 Mar 2017 19:15:00 +0000 203071 at http://mhlnews.com Big-box Market Hits Record Levels http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/big-box-market-hits-record-levels <div class="node-body article-body">E-commerce continues to push retailers, wholesalers and third-party logistics companies into newer and larger fulfillment centers in core markets throughout North America.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/big-box-market-hits-record-levels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/big-box-market-hits-record-levels#comments Transportation & Distribution News Mon, 13 Mar 2017 13:40:00 +0000 202901 at http://mhlnews.com