Supply Chain Management Blog
It’s the most wonderful time of the year — and for companies, it can also be the craziest. December brings spikes in business for brands and sales for consumers, spreading the holiday cheer.
In many ways, globalization has made the world feel smaller and simpler with everyday luxuries like two-day shipping and online grocery shopping. In return, supply chains have seen an increase in expectations and complexity.
Earlier this month, our team in Brno, Czech Republic hosted an industry panel and discussion featuring representatives from the American Chamber of Commerce, the U.S. Embassy in Prague, McKinsey & Company and a variety of leading manufacturing companies in the region. Given the vast shortage of skilled technicians, the event facilitated discussions on how to address the lack of workforce today, as well as how to calibrate the education system for a workforce that matches tomorrow’s demand.
Hurricane Irma was perhaps one of the most devastating hurricanes ever to hit the U.S. and its neighboring islands, with an estimated death toll of 70, historic destruction across Florida and massive havoc throughout the Atlantic region.
Here at ModusLink, we take corporate social responsibility and sustainability very seriously. Over the last few years, we’ve instituted a number of processes like our 4-D methodology for assessing new and existing supply chain operations and our sustainable packaging initiatives.
At ModusLink, it’s no secret that we’re headed toward a smarter and more connected world. It’s something we hear every day from our customers and see in our daily lives as we rely more and more on devices to complete tasks and gather information.
The list of the 2017 Top 100 Logistics IT Providers is out and ModusLink has once again been recognized as a leader in supply chain management—the 2nd consecutive year the company has been honored.
2016 has most certainly been another banner year for us here at ModusLink. With a series of award wins for everything from our solution offerings to our sustainability initiatives, as well as the addition of new, groundbreaking customers like Tile and COBI, our entire team here at ModusLink did their part to truly move the needle while tapping into our most innovative channels.
Happy Holidays, Felices Fiestas, 幸せな休日!
When you work in as many countries as we do, you learn to say “happy holidays” in quite a few different languages.
With winter vacation and the holidays about to begin, we wanted to take a moment to wish all of you – employees, customers, partners, friends, family and other readers the happiest and safest holiday season possible.
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