Friday, October 14, 2016
Global economic risk, as measured by the IHS Global Risk Service short-term risk index, has been rising since late 2014 and now sits at elevated levels compared to its pre-Great Recession readings.
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.
Monday, October 03, 2016
Global commercial real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield released its latest U.S. Macro Forecast, confirming that the economy weathered rough headwinds in the first half of 2016.
Thursday, September 29, 2016
“The internet of things is transforming business models among all sizes around the world”
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
S&OP, supply chain risk management and Big Data and the Internet of Things were front and center at this year’s conference.
Monday, September 26, 2016
World-class procurement organizations are nearly twice as likely to have talent retention planning in place, and see turnover rates that are more than 50 percent lower than typical companies
Sunday, September 25, 2016
At APICS 2016, we're reminded that while supply chains are more complex than ever, you can't win without a mastery of the basics.
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Rumors that A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S would split its operations into divisions concentrated on transportation and energy were realized last evening.
Monday, September 19, 2016
The combination brings together automation, data collection and edge sensors with a global presence.
Friday, September 16, 2016
TMHNA, the largest lift truck manufacturer in the world, is launching a new initiative to fund academic research in supply chain, logistics and material handling. Here’s why.
Thursday, September 15, 2016
What was the most discussed topic (besides Michael Phelps)? The labor shortage.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
A decade of transformation ahead
Monday, September 12, 2016
Dematic's 31st Material Handling & Logistics Conference got underway with a survey that finds that most attendees see growth in their future.