A new survey conducted by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) shows that more companies are realizing the value of "re-shoring" and thinking about moving their manufacturing operations back to the United States.
Last week, Whole Foods Market was forced to put out an apologetic press release after discovering that it had accidentally distributed two salads whose labels had been mixed up during the packaging process.
When Betsy Ann Chocolates decided to begin selling its products through third-party retailers, it quickly became clear that each chocolate bar and box of candy would need to be marked with a standardized barcode.
In the European Union (EU), manufacturers face strict labeling regulations that can make it complicated for small companies to break out of their local markets and start distributing items in other countries throughout the bloc.
On Thursday, four major Japanese automakers announced that they are recalling more than 3 million vehicles as a result of problems with their airbags, which are believed to pose serious risks to drivers and passengers.
The ability to track and trace products within the supply chain is an increasingly critical capability for companies in multiple sectors, because it allows claims about an item's origins to be verified and the place that a product was manufactured is often viewed as a key indicator of its quality.
Pallimed Solutions has initiated a recall of more than a dozen products, which were distributed in 15 states. However, the recall process has raised new questions about the company's practices.
In January 2012, the Obama Administration introduced the National Strategy for Global Supply Chain Security. The White House recently released an update on the government's progress in implementing the strategy.
In an example that truly exemplifies the importance of being able to add the right data to the appropriate label, Northwood Manufacturing recently initiated a recall affecting multiple lines of its model year 2013 trailers.
U.S. Representative Rosa DeLauro recently told Bloomberg Markets that she intends to introduce a bill that would bolster the federal government's ability to regulate the food supply.
Companies' supply chains need to be highly responsive in order to keep customers and business partners satisfied in today's competitive and increasingly globalized marketplace.
A new study from Oceana - a non-profit advocacy group - showed that as much as 33 percent of the seafood being sold in the United States may be mislabeled.