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Forced labour in Thai fishing: global unions lodge ILO complaint

Forced labour in Thai fishing: global unions lodge ILO complaint

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) and the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) have today submitted a case to the International Labour Organization (ILO) against the government of Thailand. 307 more words

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6 Bold and Creative Techniques for Supply Chains to Weather a Stormy Market

What would you have done with your supply chain in 2007 if you knew what was about to transpire in 2008/9?

The Institute of Supply Management (ISM) data shows that the US manufacturing index has been below the break-even level for three consecutive months after thirty nine months of growth.

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4 things to know about the new era of global trade

As Otaviano Canuto, the executive director of the IMF, wrote in the Huffington Post, “world trade suffered another disappointing year in 2015, experiencing a contraction in merchandise trade during the first half and only low growth during the second half”. 1,204 more words

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5 Reasons for Using Open-Source Software

At the present, a number of open-source software are accessible over the Internet. One of the most popular is Magento. Magento, combined with other open-source technologies, enable businesses all over the world to make reliable and flexible customer-oriented solutions. 283 more words


Siemens Building Technologies Selects LLamasoft for Supply Chain Design

ANN ARBOR — The supply chain design software developer LLamasoft said this week that the Building Technologies Division of Siemens AG has selected LLamasoft Supply Chain Guru as the standard application for supply chain design. 146 more words


Will Open Data Save Supply Chains?

Companies and governments have been discussing the challenges that lie ahead as we enter a period of rapid innovation and change unlike any the world has ever seen. 1,932 more words


On the Road to Disruption

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one that is most responsive to change.”   –Charles Darwin… 781 more words

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