Supply Chain Management

  • Technology products distributor Tech Data jumped after the company announced it would buy U.S. electrical components distributor Avnet's IT business.

  • Donald Trump during the Republican National Convention.

    A win for U.S. presidential candidate Trump could have grave implications for the world’s largest economy, according to Oxford Economics.

  • Hanjin has funds to unload ships

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports the latest on the shipping crunch caused by Hanjin declaring bankruptcy.

  • Cargo chaos at sea

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports the latest on the supply chain disruptions caused by the Hanjin bankruptcy.

  • A child walks past a truck carrying rocks from a mine in Lubumbashi, DRC on May 23, 2016.

    "The glamorous shop displays are a stark contrast to the children carrying bags of rocks and miners in narrow manmade tunnels."

  • *Settlement follows all-night talks between VW, suppliers. *Six plants, 28,000 workers affected by supplier dispute. BERLIN, Aug 23- Volkswagen and two of its parts suppliers on Tuesday resolved a contract dispute that had hit output at more than half of the carmaker's German plants and threatened to undermine its recovery from a diesel emissions scandal.

  • *Settlement follows all-night talks between VW, suppliers. *Six plants, 28,000 workers affected by supplier row. BERLIN, Aug 23- Volkswagen and two of its parts suppliers on Tuesday resolved a contract dispute that had hit output at more than half of the carmaker's German plants and threatened to undermine its recovery from a diesel emissions scandal.

  • *Settlement follows all-night talks between VW, suppliers. *Six plants, 28,000 workers affected by supplier row. BERLIN, Aug 23- Volkswagen and two of its parts suppliers on Tuesday resolved a contract dispute that had hit output at more than half of the carmaker's German plants and threatened to undermine its recovery from a diesel emissions scandal.

  • *All-night talks between VW, suppliers near resolution- source. *Six plants, 28,000 workers affected by supplier row. BERLIN, Aug 23- Volkswagen and two of its car parts suppliers appeared to be edging towards a resolution of a contract dispute that has hit output at more than half of its German plants.

  • Aug 16- Blackstone Group LP has offered a financing plan to help debt-laden U.S. supply chain management company JDA Software Group Inc, giving it an alternative option to selling itself to Honeywell International Inc, people familiar with the matter said. JDA's majority owner, buyout firm New Mountain Capital LLC, now has to decide whether to sell the company...

  • JDA Software's majority owner, buyout firm New Mountain Capital LLC, has already explored a sale of the company to private equity firms, and there is no certainty its latest talks with Honeywell will result in a deal, the people said on Monday. Honeywell, New Mountain Capital and JDA Software declined to comment. JDA Software, based in Scottsdale, Arizona, provides...

  • Toyota Earnings

    A strong yen, earthquakes and supply chain issues affected the automaker's recent earnings, explained IHS Automotive's Stephanie Brinley.

  • Aug 4- India's upper house of parliament backed a major tax reform on Wednesday that seeks to transform the country into a common market, though opposition benches urged Finance Minister Arun Jaitley not to overtax businesses and consumers. *Economists project an increase of 0.4-0.8 percentage points in India's economic growth within three to five years of...

  • Minh Phuong Dang built MP Logistics from scratch, and welcomes the competition Vietnam's growth will bring.

  • Child Labour Cocoa

    Tulane University's Elke De Buhr says there are still a number of children working in cocoa production despite the fair trade cocoa movement.

  • PARIS/ TOKYO, July 5- Renault's carmaking alliance with Nissan achieved record synergies of 4.3 billion euros last year from closer integration, but savings growth is set to slow, a senior executive said. Renault-Nissan Senior Vice President Arnaud Deboeuf also told reporters it was too early to assess the impact of Britain's vote to leave the European Union on...

  • HONG KONG, June 14- Some four years after shelling out a top-of-the-market $2.2 billion for the London Metal Exchange, it appears owners Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing are still battling to make the venerable old Western institution work with China, the new and dominant center for metal demand. HKEx Chief Executive Charles Li used the LME Week Asia seminar...

  • HONG KONG, June 14- Some four years after shelling out a top-of-the-market $2.2 billion for the London Metal Exchange, it appears owners Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing are still battling to make the venerable old Western institution work with China, the new and dominant center for metal demand. HKEx Chief Executive Charles Li used the LME Week Asia seminar...

  • Workers load packages of corn flour at a distribution center of food company 'Empresas Polar' in Maracay, Venezuela.

    These countries not only face many supply chain risks, but they are not readily equipped to manage these risks, a study found.

  • Brambles sees FY sales and profit growth between 8% and 10%

    Logistics firm Brambles sees global growth at "relatively stable" but low levels over the next three to five years, says CEO Tom Gorman.