Articles written about the latest supply chain and inventory management news and trends.

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    The Logistics of NAFTA: What Does it Mean for Supply Chain?

    What is NAFTA? Established in 1994, the North American Free Trade Agreement aims to make it easier for the US, Canada, and Mexico to do business with each other. Over the last 24 years, the trade bloc has eliminated tariffs and reduced other barriers to trade. However, not everybody believes that NAFTA’s benefits outweigh the costs. […]

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    Data Integrity’s Impact on Supply Chain

    Data integrity is a vital part of supply chain management. Forecasting uses data to improve your ability to estimate future sales, reduce shortages and overstock, etc. However, bad data will impact the accuracy of your forecasting. If the input is off, the output will be as well. It is estimated that data integrity costs British businesses about £1.2 billion […]

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    Spotlight on Top Supply Chains: Starbucks Coffee

    Back in March of 1971, Starbucks was founded selling whole roasted coffee beans from a single location in Seattle’s Pike Place Market. Today, it has over 26,000 coffeehouses worldwide and brought in over $22 billion in revenue last year. However, things didn’t always look so bright. Back in the 2000s, Starbucks had a problem. As the company was growing at […]