supply chain

Report Alleges Labor Violations at Apple Supplier

U.S.-based workers-rights group China Labor Watch published a report on Monday alleging numerous labor violations at three factories owned by Pegatron Group, a major supplier to Apple: CLW’s investigations revealed at least 86...

Apple’s China Problems

The New York Times traces the human element of Apple’s supply chain in a lengthy report on conditions at the Chinese factories that make its wildly popular devices: Some former Apple executives say there is an unresolved...

Mixed Signals from Apple on Pollution Report

Apple’s response to a recent report by Chinese environmental NGOs, in which it came under heavy fire for pollution from suppliers, has been characteristically vague and evasive, but the company has also shown some signs of...

Wal-Mart’s Green Push in China

From the Financial Times: Wal-Mart , the world’s largest retailer, is to convene a meeting of hundreds of its Chinese suppliers to set out goals for significant reductions in the environmental impact of its vast supply chain....

Disney Case Highlights China Supply Chain Pitfalls

From Reuters via : In his dim two-room flat, Huang Renzhong showed a visitor a Mickey Mouse statuette and explained how creating Disney figurines during 15-hour work days in a grim factory led to a $90,000...

China Must Avert Supply Chain Crunch – Daniel Canty

From While beneficial to billions of people, the China trade surge has created unprecedented complexity, additional costs and potential choke points in thousands of international supply chains that touch the country, according to Brian Lutt, president of APL Logistics. Lutt recently warned delegates at the Transpacific Maritime Asia Conference in Shenzhen that these challenges […]

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