Understanding the drivers of demand, including legislation, is critically important, even when an industry such as craft brewing is enjoying healthy growth.
Amazon has been famously tight-lipped about its robotics goals since purchasing Kiva four years ago. By shutting off outside sales of the robots, though, it has opened the door for plenty of would-be competitors.
Airbus stopped short of suggesting the delivery target might be dropped.
Our look at the Top 25 (plus 2) Supply Chains of 2016 uncovers what the best companies in the world do, or are trying to do, to excel at managing their global supply chains.
Supplier development deserves another look as a way to achieve the goal of having a world-class supply base.