The digital transformation of supply chains has been inescapable over recent years, but the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated digital adoption across industries. Amid travel restrictions, border closures and lockdowns, the world has had to rely on technology to cope and it has been crucial in navigating these challenging times. By leveraging digital technologies and increasing transparency […]
Weekend sourcing-adjacent reading selected by the Global Sources content team. Tips for auditing an ethical supply chain “The rise of conscious consumers has altered how brands compete, and ethical supply chains have become a source of competitive advantage as brands leverage prestigious certifications such as B Corp status to closely align themselves with mindful consumers […]
by Cecile de Veyra & Vianie Li China’s EMS companies have long emphasized improving their services to meet specific requirements from customers in a fast turnaround time. This has been an ongoing endeavor for the past decade, which saw a stream of technology and machine upgrades that also included the adoption of industrial robots.
Happy Friday! Here are some sourcing and trade-related links for your enjoyment and edification, selected by the Global Sources analyst team. Washington’s technology cold war with Beijing has resulted in strategic decoupling, prompting manufacturing supply chains to shift to new locations. India finds itself well positioned to absorb these supply chains. But the country […]
We’re already on holiday here in the Global Sources content team – nevertheless, here’s some reading for the Easter weekend on matters of sourcing, tech, business and trends. Buyers urged to act on Suez Canal blockage The container ship blocking the Suez Canal since 23rd March is now freed. Still, experts advise, buyers […]