Through a combination of new technology and old-fashioned common sense, the number of hours a vehicle sits at the repair shop can be minimized, reducing costs and allowing the driver to continue earning revenue.
This study was done in partnership with the National Retail Federation (NRF), Washington, D.C.; Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), Arlington County, Va.; and Food Marketing Institute (FMI), Arlington, Va.
May 8, 2018
The near-term cost to retailers of exiting NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) is estimated at $15.8 billion, according to a study released by A.T. Kearney, Chicago.
The partnership—between the U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC), Arlington, Va., and the Pan American Dairy Federation (FEPALE), Belgium—is designed to enhance communications and information-sharing between the region's dairy sectors.
May 3, 2018
U.S. and Pan-American dairy farmers partnered to foster collaboration in promoting trade and combating trade-inhibiting regulations and policies.
The SSCI will provide buyers and suppliers with clear guidance on which third-party auditing and certification schemes cover key sustainability requirements and apply robust verification practices.
April 26, 2018
To help support the development of socially and environmentally responsible supply chains around the world, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), Silver Spring, Md., created the Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI).
Walmart has made significant progress toward ambitious goals set more than a decade ago.
April 24, 2018
Walmart, Bentonville, Ark., released a summary of its 11th annual Global Responsibility Report, highlighting the company’s progress and accomplishments in fiscal year 2018 to increase economic opportunity, enhance sustainability of supply chains and strengthen local communities.
Results revealed that most people were a long way from the vision of the intelligent factory.
April 19, 2018
Intel, Santa Clara, Calif., released new research that surveys workers and leaders from a range of manufacturing organizations to identify key issues that will influence adoption of smart technologies in the factory setting.
While Industry 4.0 is transforming manufacturing rapidly, only a small group of companies are in a position to gain real competitive advantages from this revolution.
April 19, 2018
Strategy&, PwC’s global strategy consulting firm based in New York, surveyed 1,155 executives at global manufacturing companies in 26 countries about their views on Industry 4.0 and digital operations.