SC Security

Jul 21, 2022  |  Articles

Antitrust and the Supply Chain: Protecting the Power of the Markets

At first blush, many readers are probably asking the same question:  what does the DOJ Antitrust Division have to do with supply chain management?[1] I asked this question myself, when I engaged in a discussion with Devon Mahoney, (Technical Assistance […]

Apr 21, 2018  |  Articles

Relational Contracting Part I: MUFG Experiments with Blockchains

“One of the best meetings ever!” This is a comment I hear a lot at the conclusion of every one of our SCRC meetings the past few years.  Either we are getting better and better at bringing in some of […]

Jan 24, 2011  |  Articles

References: An Analysis of Supplier Evaluation

References 1 Barlas, D. August 2001. When EDI is mandatory. 2 Browing, J. September 2000. Developing “fast track” policies and procedures. CAPS Research. 4(1): 7-13. 3 Carr, A. & Pearson, J. 1999. Strategically managed buyer-supplier relationships and performance outcomes. […]

Feb 12, 2006  |  Articles

Smart and Secure Tradelanes (SST)

Abstract: An industry initiative, SST, was established in October of 2002. The purpose is to identify the tampering of containers while in transit using automated tracking, detection and security technologies. Once the initiative is fully implemented, the goal is for […]

Jan 31, 2006  |  Articles

Overview of US Government Security Initiatives

Even before the events of 9/11, security was a priority for the United States Customs and Border Patrol (CBP). The following initiatives are in place to ensure the highest security along the supply chain. Several initiatives were in place before […]

Jul 4, 2005  |  Articles

Manufacturing Labor Statistics for the Peoples Republic of China

As China provides an increasing amount of manufacturing power for the United States and other countries, companies and the government like to understand the associated costs of establishing operations in the country. Reporting on labor statistics in the Peoples Republic […]

May 30, 2005  |  Articles

RFID Container Pilot Project

Abstract: During the first quarter of 2005, the next step in using RFID as a means of identifying and tracking merchandise at a higher level of aggregation will be tested. IIJ Group plans to participate in a Japanese government RFID […]

Apr 19, 2005  |  Articles

Check Border Wait Times to Ensure On-Time Delivery

Borders between the United States and Canada and the United States and Mexico have been strongly secured since the events of September 11, 2001. The increased security will cause wait times to increase at the borders. Small and medium size […]