Even as legendary football coach Vince Lombardi molded the Green Bay Packers into a dynasty on the gridiron in the 1960s, multinational companies sought him out as a motivational speaker on a continual basis. Why? Because the same principles he instilled in his teams that won five NFL titles in a… Read entire entry »
With the Summer Olympics about to kick into high gear, the Brazil customs strike enters its second month and continues to cause disruption in service supply chains operating in and around Rio de Janeiro.
The Sindifisco union of federal tax auditors launched an indefinite strike in early July in… Read entire entry »
Flash Global, the world’s preeminent provider of holistic service supply chain solutions and a company steadfastly committed to continuous improvement through its quality management system, passed a recent audit of its ISO 9001:2008 QMS certification.
The audit, conducted by SGS, took place at… Read entire entry »
In light of the terror attack in France earlier this month, the Brazilian government is tightening up Rio Olympics security just as the Summer Games are about to begin in in Rio de Janeiro — and that could lead to major disruption for global supply chains operating in that area, an issue for any… Read entire entry »
U.S. companies that move goods into, out of or through Mexico are about to experience a much greater level of service supply chain flexibility, thanks to a new agreement that will permit an unlimited number of cargo flights between the countries. That will equate to faster service and better rates,… Read entire entry »
Flash Global and Global Convergence Inc. have created a new joint venture, Flash Global Convergence. Designed to deliver an enhanced suite of global services and supply chain management programs, FGC provides companies with the ability to deliver scalable, global supply chain solutions that… Read entire entry »
In today’s high-tech age, it seems as if everything is automated. However, many companies are still working within restrictive, low-tech parameters when it comes to managing their global supply chain. Supply chain modeling and forecasting methods that have been used for years may actually b… Read entire entry »
The vote has taken place regarding Brexit and trade compliance departments around the world are swinging into action. The United Kingdom’s impending departure from the European Union undoubtedly will have a tremendous impact on how global companies operate in and through that region.
Things… Read entire entry »