Co-opetition—a tactic where companies collaborate with their competitors—could be the surprising answer to some industries’ biggest problems.
Welcome to the second installment of Supply Chain Spotlight, Elementum’s interview series. We speak with the most influential people in today’s global supply chain. Each interview is a conversation about the most important topics and tasks facing supply chain professionals all over the world.
The largest hurricane ever recorded quickly turned into a tropical depression as it hit Mexico's west coast this weekend.
In preparation for the increasingly crazy holiday rush, Amazon is planning to hire 100,000 temporary workers at their 70 fulfillment and distribution centers across the country.
Welcome to the first installment of Supply Chain Spotlight, Elementum’s interview series. We speak with the most influential people in today’s global supply chain. Each interview is a conversation about the most important topics and tasks facing supply chain professionals all over the world.
El Niño is officially set to wreak havoc around the world—starting now. Deemed “too big to fail” by NASA, the weather event will impact supply chains at every stage. As the event starts to take effect, here are ten things you should know about how different weather systems will impact your supply chain.
You’ve probably heard about America’s love affair with corn. We’re the number one producer of the agricultural hero, whose versatile structure goes into everything from ketchup, to coca-cola, to your car’s fuel. But this week, we’re traveling 7,000 miles from the expansive corn fields of the midwest to a more unlikely corn consumer: China. This week on the story of things, we take a look at China’s starchy dilemma—to import, or not to import?
E-commerce is expanding at lightning speed. Consumers around the world are expected to spend around U.S. $1.672 trillion online this year—about 7.3% of the overall global sales—and much of that growth is coming from developing economies. We examine the benefits and obstacles to e-commerce in Southeast Asia, South America, and Africa.
The Trans Pacific Partnership was officially passed yesterday, marking the end of a years-long battle for free trade among Pacific Rim countries. But news outlets are still reporting lots of different outcomes and potential hurdles. We’ve gathered the most relevant links and summed them up for you—here’s your one-stop-shop to what’s up with the TPP.
It’s been a long road, but electric vehicles are quickly becoming the future of the auto industry. We take a look at how new vehicles are changing the manufacturing game.