Global Supply Chain http://mhlnews.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en 10 Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing a Manufacturing Location http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/10-mistakes-avoid-when-choosing-manufacturing-location <div class="node-body gallery-body">Verifying an adequate short- and long-term labor force is one of the most significant factors for today’s site location projects; in the future, the importance of qualified labor will continue to increase.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/10-mistakes-avoid-when-choosing-manufacturing-location" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/10-mistakes-avoid-when-choosing-manufacturing-location#comments Global Supply Chain Fri, 13 Jan 2017 14:16:00 +0000 193861 at http://mhlnews.com Retailers Imported More Than Expected During Holidays http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/retailers-imported-more-expected-during-holidays <div class="node-body article-body">December was estimated at 1.54 million TEU, up 7% year-over-year rather than the 3.2% that had been expected.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/retailers-imported-more-expected-during-holidays" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/retailers-imported-more-expected-during-holidays#comments Global Supply Chain News Wed, 11 Jan 2017 15:01:00 +0000 193851 at http://mhlnews.com Fast Facts About US Trade: The Wage Premium http://mhlnews.com/labor-management/fast-facts-about-us-trade-wage-premium <div class="field-byline"> Patricia Panchak </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Higher employee compensation and trade intensity go hand in hand. </div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/labor-management/fast-facts-about-us-trade-wage-premium" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/labor-management/fast-facts-about-us-trade-wage-premium#comments MH&L Wire Global Supply Chain Labor Management News Tue, 10 Jan 2017 15:49:00 +0000 193511 at http://mhlnews.com Small Business Optimism Index Surges by Most Since 1980 http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/small-business-optimism-index-surges-most-1980 <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">"Small business is ready for a breakout, and that can only mean very good things for the U.S. economy. Business owners are feeling better about taking risks and making investments,” said The National Federation of Independent Busines.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/small-business-optimism-index-surges-most-1980" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/small-business-optimism-index-surges-most-1980#comments Global Supply Chain News Tue, 10 Jan 2017 15:04:00 +0000 193641 at http://mhlnews.com Trump's Policies Could Jump-start the Economy http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/trumps-policies-could-jump-start-economy <div class="node-body article-body">The level of uncertainty has risen, but the risks of recession remain low.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/trumps-policies-could-jump-start-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/trumps-policies-could-jump-start-economy#comments Global Supply Chain News Trump and the Supply Chain Mon, 09 Jan 2017 14:39:00 +0000 193401 at http://mhlnews.com 2016: The Supply Chain Year in Review http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/2016-supply-chain-year-review <div class="node-body gallery-body">A month-by-month look back at a remarkable year and some of the most impactful stories affecting the nation's supply chains.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/2016-supply-chain-year-review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/2016-supply-chain-year-review#comments Global Supply Chain Labor Management Technology & Automation Transportation & Distribution Mon, 09 Jan 2017 03:23:00 +0000 193371 at http://mhlnews.com Is Your Supply Chain Risk Strategy All Wet? http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/your-supply-chain-risk-strategy-all-wet <div class="node-body article-body">The Carbon Disclosure Project’s 2016 Annual Report of Corporate Water Disclosure concludes that disclosing companies reported $14 billion in water-related impacts in 2016, a fivefold increase from 2015.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/your-supply-chain-risk-strategy-all-wet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/your-supply-chain-risk-strategy-all-wet#comments Global Supply Chain News Fri, 06 Jan 2017 14:00:00 +0000 193141 at http://mhlnews.com Largest Retailers Hit Hard This Holiday Season by Online Purchasing http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/largest-retailers-hit-hard-holiday-season-online-purchasing <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With sales slipping, traditional retailers will have to develop their online offerings -- something that will put pressure on already thin margins.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/largest-retailers-hit-hard-holiday-season-online-purchasing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/largest-retailers-hit-hard-holiday-season-online-purchasing#comments Global Supply Chain News Thu, 05 Jan 2017 14:47:00 +0000 193011 at http://mhlnews.com Can’t Turn Back Time: Cybersecurity Must Be Dealt With http://mhlnews.com/mhl-wire/can-t-turn-back-time-cybersecurity-must-be-dealt <div class="field-byline"> Paul Myerson </div> <div class="node-body article-body">80% of all cyber breaches occur in the supply chain, but too many companies are acting like the problem will fix itself.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/mhl-wire/can-t-turn-back-time-cybersecurity-must-be-dealt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/mhl-wire/can-t-turn-back-time-cybersecurity-must-be-dealt#comments MH&L Wire Global Supply Chain News Trump and the Supply Chain Wed, 04 Jan 2017 17:32:00 +0000 192691 at http://mhlnews.com Manufacturers Confident in 2017 Supply Chain http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/manufacturers-confident-2017-supply-chain <div class="node-body article-body">While 83% of manufacturers have been adversely affected in the past by suppliers' inability to meet their needs, only one-third anticipate a shortage of parts or services in 2017, according to the ASQ 2017 Manufacturing Outlook Survey.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/manufacturers-confident-2017-supply-chain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/manufacturers-confident-2017-supply-chain#comments Global Supply Chain News Wed, 04 Jan 2017 15:23:00 +0000 192761 at http://mhlnews.com