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. It’s also important to note that shipping and aviation, two industries with significant greenhouse gas emissions, are not included in the COP21 agreement. There will be a lot less air shipped in boxes, trailers, and containers next year.

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

Cerasis

Already, the US is looking as attractive as Mexico to manufacturers and is likely to match China in attractiveness in the near future, according to the MAPI Foundation , which produces in-depth economic reports widely read by the press, government official and the business community.

The Weight of Memory

Tailwind

A Captain, my uncle Al came home to live on the quarter-acre of land the Canadian government allocated to returning veterans. In our industry, there are a significant number of people who have served in the military – many of whom served in the more recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.