Tuesday, November 22, 2016
To keep cargo flowing efficiently through the nation's largest container port, the Port of Los Angeles and GE Transportation are partnering to pilot a port information portal, a unique approach to demonstrate the benefits of digitizing maritime shipping data and making it available to cargo owners and supply chain operators through secure, channeled access.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
As noted in our Top Story, a “concerted response” must be made in the global economy to address supply chain disruptions in 2017.
Sunday, November 13, 2016
It really does feel like the dawn of a new era for the industry
Friday, November 11, 2016
November 11 is Veteran’s Day in the U.S. and it is also Singles Day in China. While we are honoring our military heroes, the Chinese are in a shopping frenzy.
Friday, November 04, 2016
Falling commodity prices have made businesses look good and given business leaders a false peace, but looming currency wars may prove to be the disruptor that ignites a new round of commodity volatility.
Looking back at 10 years’ worth of columns, I see two related supply chain trends that need to evolve more quickly.
Successful innovation projects include team members who can collaborate across multiple functional areas. How is your supply chain team performing?
Wednesday, November 02, 2016
Samsung’s recent Galaxy Note battery fiasco—in the aftermath of the huge Takata airbag and Volkswagen emissions scandals—really highlights the one thing that no company should ever do when confronted by earth-shaking bad news: don’t panic!
Monday, October 31, 2016
Now in its third year, ISM and Thomasnet are opening up the 30 Under 30 nominations to a global audience.
Final survey questions yield revealing answers
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Partnership will create the digital supply chain for U.S. supply chains
Monday, October 24, 2016
At its annual meeting, the industry association introduced new initiatives aimed at getting closer to the customer.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Xeneta tracks actual container rates of 20', 40' and hi-cube boxes on some 60,000+ shipping lanes worldwide, thereby enabling their clients to use the rate information to make informed decisions in both their spot and contract rate negotiations.
Monday, October 10, 2016
The Republican Party was always noted for being pro-trade, but with Trump as the GOP leader, it seems the GOP is becoming the anti-trade party.
Thursday, October 06, 2016
While 42.1 percent of respondents to a recent Deloitte poll expect government agency scrutiny of product safety to increase through 2017, just 15.1 percent are fully prepared to manage a product safety or quality crisis.