A Guide to Global Sourcing

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A Guide to Global Sourcing for Competitive Advantage A Guide to Global Sourcing for competitive advantage – A guide for CEO’s, CFO’s, and CPO’s, on how global sourcing can contribute to  business objectives for sustainable competitive advantage   What’s in it for you? Improved sourcing effectiveness and value from your supply base Reading time: 15 minutes 1. Introduction: Global sourcing has become … Read More

Apple’s Suppliers Pressed to Improve Workers’ Lot

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A day after Timothy D. Cook, Apple’s chief executive, toured a Chinese factory where the company’s products are made, an audit commissioned by Apple criticized the long hours and dangerous working conditions at plants run by Foxconn, the operator of the factory Mr. Cook visited last week. read more

12 companies join German commodity alliance

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German companies plan cooperation on commodity sourcing HAMBURG, Jan 30 (Reuters) – Twelve German companies have joined the new German alliance aimed at securing raw materials supplies in the face of growing competition for key commodities, the Federation of German industry BDI said on Monday. read more

Apple Becomes Top Semiconductor Buyer in 2011

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January 24, 2012 01:19pm EST Apple in 2011 became the biggest purchaser of semiconductors, beating out all other leading electronic manufacturers, including Samsung Electronics and HP, technology research firm Garner said on Tuesday. read more

Honda to resume sourcing of parts from Thailand

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Honda Siel Cars India (HSCI), a joint venture between Honda Motor Company and Siel India, is all set to resume sourcing of electronic components for its Brio, Jazz and City models manufactured in India from its parent’s Thailand facilities. The imports from Thailand were disrupted after production at Honda Automobile (Thailand) Company and other suppliers was suspended due to flooding … Read More

Suzlon to save 200 mn euro by sourcing more from India & China:

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25 Nov, 2011, 08.34PM IST, PTI MUMBAI: With its German subsidiary RE power coming fully under its control, world’s fifth largest wind turbine maker Suzlon expects to shave off 200 million euros from its overall cost-structure next fiscal, which primarily involves sourcing more components from India and China. read more