The Inspection Chimera

The US Congress has mandated that all Containers be tested for radiation prior to dispatch for export to the US by 2012. Many in Congress have advocated 100% inspections of all Containers bound for the US, for all threats. None of this makes any sense nor will it ever...

Greater Globalization with tighter control

Globalization is accelerating at a phenomenal rate. Global trade is projected to grow at 10% plus, year over year for the foreseeable future. Businesses in the EU and US are increasing their investment in manufacturing and sourcing offshore. This trend raises critical...