Check out this week’s #SupplyChainGeek roundup below!
- UberFreight is about to face some competition by Convoy, a new trucking transportation company which has received funding from Bill Gates. Although the U.S. trucking market is estimated at an $800 billion dollar value, the industry is in need of an upgrade. Find out how Convoy is working to make the industry more efficient.
- This 3-D printing startup wants to turn supply chains upside down by 3-D printing industrial parts to cut costs, lead times, and labor. Check it out here!
- Companies failing to map out weather patterns in their suppliers’ productions can set themselves up for greater risk, the Wall Street Journal reported. The best way to mitigate risk and ensure resilience is by creating a plan and sticking to it.
- High level economic talks have brought a trade victory to the U.S. The U.S. will begin exporting rice to China as the country is no longer able to sustain itself due to environmental changes.
What are you #SupplyChainGeeks reading this weekend?