Supply Chain Management


  • PARIS/ TOKYO, March 17- Renault and Japanese alliance partner Nissan unveiled their boldest steps yet to combine key operations and pursue economies of scale to rival auto giants like Volkswagen.

  • PARIS/ TOKYO, March 17- Renault and alliance partner Nissan unveiled plans on Monday to integrate key operations and pursue economies of scale to keep up with big rivals like Volkswagen.

  • Can a low-cost iPhone help Apple in China?     Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 7:41 PM ET

    Steven Pelayo, Regional Head of Technology Research, Asia-Pacific at HSBC, explains why a low-cost launch for Apple is important at this point.

  • DHL Eyes Indonesia     Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 7:40 PM ET

    Oscar De Bok, CEO for South & Southeast Asia at DHL Supply Chain, talks to CNBC on how the firm is planning to expand its footprint in Indonesia through staff and fleet expansion.

  • Apple Faces Lull in Innovation: Former CEO     Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013 | 7:15 PM ET

    John Sculley, Partner at Sculley Brothers and former CEO at Apple, says investors may be treating Apple's stock unfairly.

  • Chinese Company Places Huge Order for Airbus Jets Tuesday, 15 Jan 2013 | 4:11 AM ET

    BOC Aviation, the aircraft leasing arm of Bank of China, has placed its largest ever order to buy 50 A320 family jets from Airbus at a list price of $5 billion.

  • June Factory Orders Disappoint: Down 0.5%     Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 10:03 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on the U.S. economy.

  • Steven Pelayo, Regional Head of Technology Research, Asia-Pacific at HSBC says there is strong pent-up demand for the much-anticipated iPhone 5, which is due to be released later this year.

  • Industries Hit Hardest by the Recession Friday, 1 Jun 2012 | 11:14 AM ET
    Most economists now agree that the worst part of the recession is over, and we’re officially in sluggish recovery mode. No one can say for sure when things will finally return to normal, but enough time has passed that an analysis of the data from the downturn’s lowest point is possible.For many industries, that point took place in 2009 and 2010. It was a brutal period for most businesses, and many struggled simply to tread water. But others were hit hard, and they offer a unique view into what

    Using data provided by the financial information firm Sageworks, CNBC.com shows which industries took the worst beating in 2009 and 2010.

  • A new Web-based portal has been created to help small businesses gain access to more than $300 billion in combined supply-chain spending by a consortium of 15 of America’s largest corporations.

  • Simon Moore, CEO, London Gateway, says the newest deep-sea container port will help Asian shippers reduce huge costs in their supply chains.

  • Japan Quake a Warning for Tech     Friday, 9 Mar 2012 | 1:41 PM ET

    The supply chain's tsunami recovery was relatively quick, with CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  • Green River Silver Co.

    In the current climate of tight credit and weak consumer demand, excess inventory can threaten the survival of both tiny companies and huge ones. Because of this, business owners are focusing on the exacting discipline of inventory management, the art of fine-tuning the mix of stock on hand to maximize profits.

  • Severe Impact of Thai Flood on Japanese Firms     Wednesday, 26 Oct 2011 | 8:20 PM ET

    Jesper Koll, MD & head of Japanese equity research, JPMorgan Securities Japan, warns the flood in Thailand will highlight major cracks in the supply chain for electronics firms and automakers.

  • Li & Fung's Earnings Surprise     Thursday, 11 Aug 2011 | 11:20 PM ET

    Gary Pinge, Regional Head of Consumer & Gaming Research at Macquarie Securities retains his underperform view on Li & Fung due to higher than anticipated cost pressures.

  • Retail Impact on Markets     Friday, 20 May 2011 | 11:06 AM ET

    Discussing how weak retail and high gas prices play into the markets right now, with Matthew McCormick, Bahl & Gaynor; David Katz, Matrix Asset Advisors; and Jan Kniffen, Jay Rogers Kniffen.

  • Thursday Look Ahead: Economic Reports Wednesday, 18 May 2011 | 8:26 PM ET

    Economic reports could rule the markets Thursday, as investors get a fresh look at the jobs situation and the health of the housing market.

  • Under Armour Inventory Spike Hits Shares     Tuesday, 26 Apr 2011 | 10:35 AM ET

    CNBC's Darren Rovell takes a look inside the numbers.

  • Five Things to Watch: Ford, Coke and More Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | 9:13 PM ET
    Ford President and CEO Alan Mulally (L) and Executive Chairman William Clay Ford unveil a new 2011 Ford Focus during the press preview of the North American International Auto Show at the Cobo Center in January, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan.

    The Fed kicks off its two-day meeting, April consumer confidence data hits the tape, and the voice of Aflac's new duck just might be unveiled. But, earnings are the big story Tuesday. Here's what we're watching…

  • Growing Tablet Sales to Boost Hon Hai: Analyst Sunday, 17 Apr 2011 | 9:58 PM ET
    Chinese workers assemble electronic components at the Taiwanese technology giant Foxconn's factory in Shenzhen.

    The craze for tablet computers has started to cannibalize sales of PCs. But with market leader Apple priced at nearly $330 a share, Taiwan's Hon Hai may be a cheaper way to gain exposure to this growth story, suggested a technology analyst.