Combating cyber crime

Combating cyber crime can be an expensive proposition but the best weapon might just be “common sense”.
Will autos put the brakes on the Trans Pacific Partnership

The ambitious Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) is edging towards a vote in the US Congress in 2015 or early 2016. But tariffs on the export of motor vehicles could put the brakes on the TPP.
Brandix: A case study of Sri Lankan garment manufacturing

Sri Lanka is basking in the glow of an economic luminance that followed decades of conflict. The country successfully emerged from a decades-long civil war in 2009 and a peaceful and democratic transition of governments early this year.
Supply chain calculus

Sourcing raw materials to feed the factories that produce the retail goods being purchased by the world’s consumer class requires a special supply chain calculus. This new numerology measures hidden costs, weighs the importance of distance and routes, while ultimately putting product in stores in the most cost-efficient and timely manner possible.

Pipe(line) dreams
Interview with Agility Project Logistics President & CEO Grant Wattman
Water works – pipeline projects for water transfer: engineering and financial challenge
“Blade Runner” system gives BNSF Logistics an edge to handling wind blades
China’s currency:  Beijing looks to drive a convertible

China’s currency, the renminbi or yuan has always been a subject of concern for trading partners. The tightly controlled currency rarely reflects the global give-and-take necessary for a truly convertible monetary unit of trade. But an experiment is taking place in Canada to loosen currency controls. Is Beijing kicking the tires on a new convertible?

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