Thursday, October 23, 2014
Fear of an Ebola outbreak in the United States has spurred two key proposals for preventing the spread of this deadly disease, writes MIT’s Jarrod Goentzel. In his recent blog, he notes that these include travel bans from West Africa and stockpiling Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
Monday, October 20, 2014
U.S. shippers have been assured by a variety of governmental agencies that cargo vessels of Liberian Registry are no more vulnerable to carrying the Ebola virus than vessels sailing under other Flags of Convenience.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
A brick-and-mortar store is a major benefit to consumers who want to return orders
Friday, October 03, 2014
Staffing firms created 19,700 new jobs in September, up 0.7% over August and 8.6% over September last year, according to seasonally adjusted data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Posted on 10/03 at 12:32 PM
Supply Chain •
Thursday, September 25, 2014
A 2014 Boston Consulting Group report says that 52% of American corporations over $1billion in revenue are considering Reshoring
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Greybeard Advisors is celebrating its tenth anniversary this month, and ranks today as one of the leading advisory firms in the field.
Friday, September 12, 2014
There is something special happening in one area of the Public Sector, and it is about to provide unique career opportunities for the right procurement and supply chain professionals.
Friday, September 05, 2014
Global supply chains have become longer, stretching worldwide; and with every stretched link comes the potential for a weak spot and additional risk of failure.
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Fick has over 25 years of leadership experience in major manufacturing and transportation organizations – including oversight of international operations.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
The Containerization & Intermodal Institute will be staging the “Connie” Awards in conjunction with Intermodal Association of North Amerca's EXPO
Posted on 08/26 at 07:22 AM
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Software Advice, a consulting firm recently acquired by Gartner, Inc., has produced a report suggesting that consumers may be judging how “ethical” a company is before buying its products.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Don Pisano, ocean cargo chairman for the National Industrial Transportation League and vice president in charge of imports for the American Coffee Corporation, says shipper-carrier "collaboration" is the key.
Monday, August 18, 2014
Reported Hijackings dropped drastically from the first half of 2013, contributing to the overall decrease in the theft rate for the Asia-Pacific region.
Posted on 08/18 at 06:38 PM
Supply Chain •
Thursday, August 14, 2014
More than 9,000 individuals have already signed up for the first course, CTL.SC1x Supply Chain and Logistics Fundamentals, of the three-course program.
Monday, August 11, 2014
The current shortage of officer corps seafarers is forecast to worsen and risks impacting ocean cargo carrier profitability, according to Drewry’s recently published Manning 2014 Annual Report.