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Yum! Finds Supply Chains Can Foulup Food Safety Worldwide

Yum! Finds Supply Chains Can Foulup Food Safety Worldwide | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

Supply chain failures, first in China and now in Canada, might have Yum! Brands CEO David Novak singing that old Frank Sinatra song about “riding high in April, shot down in May.’”

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Happy hour in Asia as global booze makers eye deals

The biggest global alcohol companies are sizing up buyout and tie-up opportunities in China, India, South Korea and Vietnam, keen to profit from a $258 billion Asian market that is growing twice as fast as the rest of the world.


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Asean: outsourcing from near and far

Asean: outsourcing from near and far | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

The great outsourcing story used to be from Europe to India (IT) and China (manufacturing). But now southeast Asian countries are the preferred destination, and not just for western companies. India and China are outsourcing to their Asean neighbours too.

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Walmart adopts 'zero tolerance policy' for global sourcing

Global retail giant Walmart Stores Inc has adopted a ‘zero tolerance policy’ towards suppliers and it would soon end contracts with the suppliers who are subcontracting work to factories without any intimation to the retailer.

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Apple expands audits, says China labour agent forged documents

Apple expands audits, says China labour agent forged documents | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

Apple Inc expanded internal audits of suppliers and identified a Chinese labour agent hiring underage workers as the world’s most-valuable company moves to boost conditions for people making iPhones and iPads.

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Apple to focus on software growth as Samsung warns of shrinking hardware profits

Apple to focus on software growth as Samsung warns of shrinking hardware profits | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

As Samsung warns investors of the risk of shrinking hardware profits in the future, analysts note that Apple's future potential lies with exponential software growth, something the company has a distant lead in creating and an apparent exclusive in understanding.

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Apple Needs to Adapt to Emerging-Market Growth, Sculley Says

Apple Inc. needs to overhaul its supply chain to meet demand for cheaper smartphones in emerging markets, former Chief Executive Officer John Sculley said.

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Honda: Japanese car giant axing 800 jobs at Swindon factory

Honda: Japanese car giant axing 800 jobs at Swindon factory | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

Car giant Honda today ­delivered a “hammer blow” to staff at its UK factory, by axing 800 jobs.

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Chinese exec held for alleged bribes

A Chinese electronics company that makes Apple products said it is working with police to discover whether employees had accepted bribes from its suppliers.

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Uniqlo latest to sign up to supply chain detox

Uniqlo has committed to eliminating the release of all hazardous chemicals throughout its global supply chain by 2020, in response to Greenpeace's global Detox campaign.

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Why Southeast Asia is the world’s most exciting region for startups and tech in 2013

Why Southeast Asia is the world’s most exciting region for startups and tech in 2013 | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

As I looked back on 2012, preparing a series of posts about how technology and startups have changed in Asia, it struck me just how significant the period was for Southeast Asia.


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E-commerce finds markets overseas

E-commerce finds markets overseas | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

While e-commerce companies have plunged into ever-increasing competition in the Chinese domestic market, some are trying their luck outside China to find other ways to fuel growth. A number of Chinese e-commerce players, including Jingdong Mall, dubbed China's amazon.com, and online clothing retailer Vancl (Beijing) Technology Co, have already stretched their reach globally with different approaches.

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RedPrairie and JDA Software celebrate completion of merger

RedPrairie and JDA Software celebrate completion of merger | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

RedPrairie and JDA Software Group, Inc. have announced the completion of the previously announced merger between the two companies.

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MIT SCALE students win global supply chain contests - MIT News

MIT SCALE students win global supply chain contests - MIT News | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
MIT SCALE students win global supply chain contests MIT News A team of students from four supply chain management graduate programs in the MIT Global Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence (MIT SCALE) Network took first place at the finals of the...
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Sun Art looking at Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia markets

Sun Art Retail Group Ltd , China’s biggest hypermarket operator, is looking at expanding into Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam, said Samuel Yin, chairman of Taiwan conglomerate Ruentex, a major Sun Art shareholder.


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Happy hour in Asia as global booze makers eye deals

Happy hour in Asia as global booze makers eye deals | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

The biggest global alcohol companies are sizing up buyout and tie-up opportunities in China, India, South Korea and Vietnam, keen to profit from a $258 billion Asian market that is growing twice as fast as the rest of the world.

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Waiting for the sun to shine again

Waiting for the sun to shine again | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

Chinese solar panel makers confident of prospects in Europe, despite EU's anti-dumping investigation

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Apple Lifts Veil on Far-Flung Supply Chain, Exposes Flaws

Apple Lifts Veil on Far-Flung Supply Chain, Exposes Flaws | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

Your iPhone is probably better-traveled than you are. Apple for the first time gave the world a glimpse inside its global supply chain, exposing at once its vast expanse and the ever-present perils in manufacturing tens of millions of consumer products.

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Cambodia inaugurates China-financed new container terminal

Cambodia on Tuesday inaugurated a new container terminal of the Phnom Penh Autonomous Port, turning the port as a large hub for logistics supply and goods collection and distribution.


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Yum! Finds Supply Chains Can Foulup Food Safety Worldwide

Yum! Finds Supply Chains Can Foulup Food Safety Worldwide | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

Supply chain failures, first in China and now in Canada, might have Yum! Brands CEO David Novak singing that old Frank Sinatra song about “riding high in April, shot down in May.’”

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Security Risks in Supply Chains?

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Tesco wants to source non-RMG products from Bangladesh

Tesco wants to source non-RMG products from Bangladesh | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

The world's third largest chain shop retailer -- Tesco -- has officially shown its keen interest to source a number of non-RMG (readymade garment) products from Bangladesh.


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Global economy could have huge impact on supply chains

Global economy could have huge impact on supply chains | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

With the global economy struggling to take off, many are concerned about what changes 2013 could bring to large corporations and their supply chains. While some experts view the future as bright for both producers and consumers, others fear a global financial crisis could hinder growth for quite some time.


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Global Food: Waste Not Want Not

Global Food: Waste Not Want Not | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

The tragedy of waste: A new report by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers has found that as much as 50% of all food produced around the world never reaches a human stomach due to issues as varied as inadequate infrastructure and storage facilities through to overly strict sell-by dates, buy-one-get-one free offers and consumers demanding cosmetically perfect food.


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China builds a railroad, and Laos bears the cost

China builds a railroad, and Laos bears the cost | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

Wang Quan, the new Chinese owner of a hotel in this farm town tucked into the tropical mountains of northern Laos, is hoping that the first of 20,000 Chinese workers will arrive here soon to start construction on a new railroad.

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Handfield's Supply Chain Predictions for 2013

Well we made it through 2012, and it actually turned out to be a reasonably good year, in terms of supply chain news and events.  There were a few disasters of course, but this now seems to be a commonplace theme for global supply chain planners  (the world’s logisics network are impacted at least once or twice a year by major disasters).


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Hon Hai shows interest in buying Sharp's TV plant in Mexico

Hon Hai shows interest in buying Sharp's TV plant in Mexico | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., the world's largest contract electronics maker, has expressed relatively high interest in acquiring Japan-based Sharp Corp.'s TV assembly plant in Mexico.


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