Afternoon Coffee: Takata Files for Bankruptcy, Canada Faces Marijuana Shortage

Japanese airbag maker Takata filed for bankruptcy protection Monday following the enormous recall of its defective product that killed at least 16 people. Demand for pot in Canada currently outstrips the available supply, with some concerned that the lack of product could ultimately push off the start date for the legalization program. Afternoon Coffee brings you the latest in procurement and supply chain news.

5 Young Supply Chain Professionals on What They Wish They Knew Earlier

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Whether you're a recent college grad or starting your first job in the supply chain, consider the following pieces of advice from five young professionals whom ISM and Thomasnet.com named as “30 Under 30” Rising Supply Chain Stars. As Christina Gill, one such “star” with over a decade of experience in supply chain, said, “This is an exciting time in your career. Be open, be adventurous, be a sponge, listen, learn, and take risks in your career.” So read on!

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