Sourcing-related reading, selected by the Global Sources content team. Good, Better, Best: Shopping for Natural Fibers The fashion industry is one of the world’s biggest polluters and is responsible for 10 percent of annual global carbon emissions. Since fabric manufacturing accounts for nearly 59 percent of an apparel’s climate impact, paying close attention to which […]
Sourcing-related reading, selected by the Global Sources content team. Lead times at record highs and ‘still accelerating’: ISM The electronics and automotive industries remain beset by a shortage of supplies, according to the latest report from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM). In the semiconductor sector, backlogs will start to be reduced in 2022 […]
Service robots are proving to be highly useful in today’s pandemic and are expected to increase in value in the years to come. Image Source: Flavio Lo ScalzoReuters from PRI The healthcare sector around the globe has been immensely overwhelmed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This is where the valuable aid of robots comes into […]
Drones deliver, disinfect Beyond taking photos and recording videos, drones are proving they can do more in these difficult times. Now that social distancing has become the new normal in order to prevent the spread of the virus, drones are being used for delivery and disinfection. In China, drones are able to transport essential medical and […]
By Polly Chen Drone delivery has been quite a hot topic in logistics lately. Drones are a fast and convenient solution for delivering goods in dense urban areas and the remote countryside.