Bangladesh Working Conditions: A Human Rights Issue? Or a Supplier Capacity Issue?
The recent press in the Wall Street Journal and other papers on Walmart’s fire in Bangladesh is raising the ire of corporate responsibility groups and human rights groups alike. How can retailers like Walmart support buying clothing in factories […]
The Fiscal Cliff's Impact on Global Supply Chains
It’s the day after Thanksgiving, and we’re still talking about the fiscal cliff….and the days are ticking away. For those of us who study and work in supply chains, the impending decision (or lack thereof) has a few implications worth […]
Building the Integrated Delivery System at Honeywell Aerospace
I had an opportunity to meet with the executive team at Honeywell Aerospace in Phoenix this week, and learned a great deal about the interesting challenges that exist in the aerospace supply chain. As can be expected, Honeywell has only […]