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    1. There is still a significant level of manufacturing performed in this country, but some of the challenges we have seen, with the concept of near-shoring to Mexico and points south, as well as China and Vietnam, we think the long-term trend is going to be bringing production back closer to home.
      In Manufacturers are becoming less optimistic about U.S. economy, says Grant Thornton LLP study
    2. We have initiated actions in Mexico, Brazil and China to improve our operating performance and this is a priority for fiscal 2015.
      In China highlights Wal-Mart's’s woes
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    2. Supply Chain Managers Take “World View” on Risk

      Explore Supply Chain Management Review (Aug 5 2014)

      ...ts. “Make sure you know if you’re dealing with the factory or a trading company,” adds Breteau. “In parts of Mexico, particularly those likely to host the cheapest factories, it can be especially dangerous. Furthermore,... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Institute for Supply Management   India   Africa

    3. Riskiest Countries for Business: FM Global Ranks Nations by Supply Chain Resilience

      Explore Supply Chain Management Review (Jun 11 2014)

      ...s resilience to supply chain disruption, owing to its political stability, and placing it ahead of Brazil and Mexico. Likewise, Norway may not have been on the radar screen of many companies, but perhaps it should be bec... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Brazil   Mexico   South Korea

    4. Where Does The Purchasing Function Go From Here?

      Explore Procurement Leaders Network (May 7 2014)

      ... of most purchasing executives. Many countries also established themselves as a competitive industrial base: Mexico, the Philippines, Vietnam, Romania, Turkey and Morocco, and this forced many US and European suppliers ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Turkey   Electrolux   Mexico

    5. China highlights Wal-Mart's’s woes

      Explore iol.co.za (Feb 21 2014)

      ...itioning. Its international business has been under the spotlight after it was accused in 2012 of bribery in Mexico, its biggest business outside the United States. It later launched graft probes in China and Brazil an... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Reuters   London   India

    6. Demand for healthy products spur innovation

      Explore iol.co.za (Feb 17 2014)

      Demand for healthy products spur innovation ...g up their game against multinationals. Companies such as Natura Cosmeticos from Brazil and Grupo Bimbo from Mexico are just two developing market consumer companies actively expanding into new markets. Analysts at Dav... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Reuters   London   Brazil

    7. Shrink Losses Totaled $112 Billion in 2012

      Explore Apparel Magazine (Nov 12 2013)

      ...(1.1 percent). The U.S. came in at 1.5 percent of retail sales. The highest rates were recorded in Brazil and Mexico (1.6 percent). Global retailers blamed lagging economic recoveries and organized retail crime for high ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Australia   Brazil   Mexico

    8. Are Emerging Markets Still Relevant?

      Explore Supply Chain Management Review (Oct 31 2013)

      ...ed a greater focus on emerging countries. As a result, these countries, such as Brazil, Vietnam, Bahrain and Mexico have experienced impressive growth in trade, manufacturing and growing consumer demand for goods. Howev... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   India   Brazil   Unilever

    9. BP sues to get new contracts

      Explore iol.co.za (Aug 13 2013)

      BP sues to get new contracts ...vices after the company pleaded guilty to manslaughter and other criminal charges related to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The Houston Chronicle reports BP filed the lawsuit on Monday in Houston federal court. BP ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Mexico

    10. Creating a more strategic procurement function | Accenture Outlook

      Explore accenture.com (Jun 26 2013)

      Creating a more strategic procurement function | Accenture Outlook ...ugh certain packaging and accessories are cheaper in China, it takes a long time for us to transport goods to Mexico or other countries.  For this reason, we use local suppliers for these tasks. For goods that we need to... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   India   Brazil   Mexico

    11. What are Incoterms and Common Definitions of Incoterms

      Explore Freight Logistics Company (May 31 2013)

      What are Incoterms and Common Definitions of Incoterms ...obtain an import license. If you need help picking the right 3PL or have questions about shipping to and from Mexico or Canada, please fill out the form below. If you would like to know more about international 3PLs, who... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Miami   New York   Mexico

    12. Bric countries to be big winners in future auto investment, says KPMG survey

      Explore Engineering News (Mar 7 2013)

      ...remain steady, or increase. A majority of respondents for the Bric countries, as well as Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico and South Africa, predict an upward sales trend. To counter dips in sales and output, automakers are lo... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Volkswagen   Turkey   India

    13. African SMEs operating internationally prosper, study finds

      Explore BDlive (Feb 4 2013)

      African SMEs operating internationally prosper, study finds ...alysis and survey of 410 SME directors in Group of Seven (G-7) countries and Brazil, Russia, India, China and Mexico indicated that SMEs engaged in international markets were twice as likely to be successful as those tha... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   India   Brazil   Africa

    14. HSBC outsources FM across property portfolio

      Explore Procurement Leaders Network (Jan 28 2013)

      HSBC outsources FM across property portfolio ...Salle’s responsibilities, and renews existing facility management services in North America, China, Thailand, Mexico and Panama. Jones Lang LaSalle also acts as one of HSBC’s regional transaction partners, serving its As... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Africa   Mexico   China

    15. Levi's cuts toxic chemicals from supply chain

      Explore supplymanagement.com (Dec 17 2012)

      ...rnatives to hazardous chemicals – a milestone in the way clothes are manufactured and a victory for people in Mexico and elsewhere affected by toxic water pollution.” As part of the agreement reached with Greenpeace, 15 ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Mexico   China

    16. Industrial Manufacturing Industry Benchmarking Metric Report 2012

      Explore CAPS Research (Nov 14 2012)

      The Industrial Manufacturing Industry Benchmarking Report for 2012 includes key supply management performance metrics such as organizational structures, functional assignments, operating expense, spend per supply management employee, supplier rating systems/processes, and other supply management-related topics. The data shows that supply management organizations have oversight of 88 percent (average) of their company's total spend, of which 75 percent is for direct goods. 

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      Mentions:   Mexico   China

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