The Changing Face of Manufacturing: How US Manufacturers are Looking Homeward


This is the first post in a two part series on the “Changing Face of Manufacturing.” ” We have many manufacturing shipper customers, and we love to create content of value for them on such subjects as best practices in logistics or trends around the supply chain.

Tarik Toprak: “Growth brings its own challenges.”

Supply Chain Movement

Because Turkey is not part of the European Union, importing products is very difficult because the government wants to support local production. However, we built the factory there for the high tax incentives offered by the government in that region.

Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

Talking Logistics

Terrorism : The recent terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, coupled with the ongoing instability in Syria and Iraq and the spread of ISIS, have raised the risk for terrorism-related supply chain disruptions in 2016. So, the ball is in the court of those industries and their governing bodies to come up with their own sustainability goals and plans. Well, my big audacious prediction for 2015 did not come true.