Mercado Labs | Article | A brief overview of the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA)

A brief overview of the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA)

ArticleA brief overview of the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) and what it means for importers.The U.S Government is set to enforce a novel statute that will restrict certain imports from China called the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA). The new regulation is expected to affect thousands of importers across the country—and may affect your business without you …

The Lab | First Things First - Episode 4: Adjustments to the Supply Chain Are Needed

First Things First: The Fastest Five Recap – May 2022 Edition

ArticleFirst Things FirstThe Fastest Five Recap – May EditionMay 11th, 2022   ·   By Callum BerryIf you tuned in yesterday for the May edition of the hottest supply chain live show “First Things First,”, you will have heard Mercado CEO Rob Garrison cover some of the top supply chain news stories from the past month in a segment called …

Mercado | Why it's critical to digitally connect the supply to the demand for improved visibility and efficiency

Insight – Why it’s critical to digitally connect supply to demand

Insights: What I Learned In Supply Chain This Week SeriesWhy it’s critical to digitally connect your supply with your demandTags: Digital, Supply Chain, Warehouse Management, WMS, Supply, Demand, Global Trade, Trade Wars Dallas-based startup empowers businesses to optimize international trade.We just started working with a direct to consumer client who is “buried’” right now as their online orders have overwhelmed …

What I Learned in Supply Chain This Week

Insight – The China Conundrum: Should we stay, or should we go?

Insights: What I Learned In Supply Chain This Week SeriesThe China Conundrum: Should we stay, or should we go?Tags: China, First Mile, International Supply Chain, Global Trade, Trade Wars Dallas-based startup empowers businesses to optimize international trade.I have been doing a lot of research related to ending trade with China. My conclusion: It is complicated. Economic vs. National Interests. Modern …

Mercado | Insights - What I Learned in Supply Chain, by Rob Garrison

Insight – The 1-2 Punch

Insights: What I Learned In Supply Chain This Week SeriesThe 1-2 PunchTags: First Mile, Global Supply Chain, Global Trade, Import, China, Trade War, TransparencyDallas-based startup empowers businesses to optimize international trade.The trade war began to heat up in earnest in 2018. The impacts are now being measured, and — as expected — the results aren’t pretty. Overall global trade slowed …

Mercado | Insights - What I Learned in Supply Chain, by Rob Garrison

Insight – Apple Supply Chain Braces for Disruption

Insights: What I Learned In Supply Chain This Week SeriesApple Supply Chain Braces for Disruption from CoronavirusTags: Apple, China, Phones, Yahoo,, Global Supply Chain, Supply Chain, ImportingDallas-based startup empowers businesses to optimize international trade.Apple phones are manufactured in China. Although their primary facility is located 500 km away from Wuhan, their supply chain is still at risk. Patrick Moorhead of …