War in Ukraine and lockdowns in China have sent global order volumes tumbling in the first three months of 2022 according to new data from Tradeshift, a B2B payments network connecting commerce across supply chains.
It’s no longer news that the supply chain is under unprecedented stress, but just how extensive is the damage and what can businesses due to adapt? Juanita Schwartzkopf of Focus Management Group provides some guidance.
With the fourth quarter and the holiday season on the horizon, Ryan Davis of Tiger Valuation Servies checks in with the current state of borrowers in the retail sector amid the current disruptions to inventory and the supply chain, finding that many are in a better spot than might be expected, which could lead to positive deal flow for asset-based lenders very soon.
Among the many economic disruptions created by the COVID-19 pandemic, the effect on supply chains is one of the most disastrous. Layla Hollender of TradeRiver USA looks at the impact and how companies can strengthen their supply chain for the future.
Often the first signs of a company’s distress are not seen in the board room, but the warehouse, where too much of the wrong stock builds up to crisis levels. This article describes some of the most persistent myths that muddle the world of inventory, how they damage a business and how a few hard facts can unleash a lot of value.