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The Impact of Economic Nationalism on Global Supply Chains

Last week, I read an interesting report from LLamasoft (a Logistics Viewpoints sponsor) that looked into the impact of economic nationalism on global manufacturers. The study found that more than half of global manufacturers would make changes to their supply chain due to economic nationalism. The study also looked at the impact of technology on the supply chains of global manufacturers. This week, I had the opportunity to speak with Razat Gaurav,... Read More
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4 Strategies to Help Consumer OEMs Win the Microbrand Revolution

Over the years, microbrands have gained momentum as a viable and profitable business option. Kylie Jenner, the half-sister of Kim Kardashian whose net worth is valued at over $900 million, built her Kylie Cosmetics empire through a combination of her celebrity star power and clever use of social media. She used Shopify to setup webstore front, leverages Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter to market and test new product ideas and uses a... Read More
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Using Analytics to Drive Sustainability in the Supply Chain

It’s not just Starbucks and straws: sustainability is something every company needs to take seriously. According to a recent Nielsen study, two-thirds of global consumers are willing to pay more for products from sustainable brands or brands that are committed to being environmentally friendly. As such, “going green” is becoming an expectation. Those companies that go the extra mile have much to gain in terms of social status and branding. Luckily for... Read More