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    Client Q&A with Rob Handfield, Executive Director of NC State University’s Supply Chain Resource Cooperative

    Client Q&A with Rob Handfield, Executive Director of NC State University’s Supply Chain Resource Cooperative

    This month, we caught up with Rob Handfield, Executive Director of NC State University’s Supply Chain Resource Cooperative, to find out what’s going on in the supply chain management world. IBISWorld: What challenge(s) do you and your company or department face right now? Rob Handfield: Our students work with our partner companies on a variety of […]

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    Technology Takeover: Auto Manufacturing

    Technology Takeover: Auto Manufacturing

    A period of rapid technological change in the automotive sector is anticipated to facilitate changes in the make-up of its constituent industries.  In particular, the US Automobile Electronics Manufacturing industry  has performed strongly in recent years, but is set to experience pressure from encroaching technology companies.  Samsung Group’s acquisition of Harman International Industries Inc. in […]

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    The American Red Cross’s Journey to Better Practice Supply Management

    The American Red Cross’s Journey to Better Practice Supply Management

    Head of Procurement and Supply Management at American Red Cross The American Red Cross is on a journey to better practice Supply Management, and it is measuring its progress by comparing itself against the top 10% of all Supply Management organizations across all industries. With this in mind, Supply Management has focused its efforts on […]

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    Four New Years Resolutions for Businesses in 2017

    Four New Years Resolutions for Businesses in 2017

    A New Year brings a fresh start, and with it the chance to improve efficiency and productivity in 2017. But making New Year’s resolutions is not something limited solely to individuals; businesses can stand to benefit from making smart goals too. While about 36.0% of New Year’s resolutions are kept for less than a month, […]

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    Five Emerging Markets to Watch in 2017

    Five Emerging Markets to Watch in 2017

    With 2017 fast approaching, IBISWorld has identified products and services that businesses should watch due to demand growth and rising regulatory change. These newly emerging technology products and services are less than a decade old and are quickly entering the mainstream. Emerging markets generally face significant regulation due to uncertainty surrounding the affect that these […]

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    OPEC Cuts & Climbing Oil Prices

    OPEC Cuts & Climbing Oil Prices

    Although much of 2016 has been a year of suspense and surprises, there were several late-in-the-game decisions that have been seen by many as long overdue. For example, following years of near-zero interest rates, on seven separate occasions in 2016, the Federal Reserve governing board met and declined to boost the federal funds rate, which […]