Current news, information and trends on supply chain management systems including software, strategies, operations, best practices.
Posted 04/15 · 07:31 AM · SCMR Editorial
At the 6th European Logistics Summit in Brussels last month, Charlie Dobbie, Executive Vice President for Global Network Operations at DHL Express presented European Commissioner for the Environment Janez Potocnik with key recommendations to ensure comparable, simple and valuable environmental and carbon reporting for the logistics sector.
Posted 04/15 · 07:17 AM · SCMR Editorial
Crowley Maritime Corporation has acquired majority ownership of Accord Ship Management (HK) Limited and Accord Marine Management Pvt. Ltd.
Posted 04/15 · 07:13 AM · SCMR Editorial
UPS said last week it has made significant facility enhancements in three North American markets, spurred on by strong demand in the retail, manufacturing, and healthcare sectors
Posted 04/15 · 07:09 AM · SCMR Editorial
Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne In-Memory Planning Advisor was introduced recently to help material planners and buyers respond quickly to changes in supply and demand.
Posted 04/08 · 03:43 PM · LM Editorial
Even the most dominant U.S. ports can’t afford to become complacent in the face of several competitive factors converging at mid-year, say industry analysts.
Posted 04/08 · 09:30 AM · SCMR Editorial
High-ranking leadership for the House Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee is calling on the U.S. Government Accountability Office to evaluate two studies that were used to justify changes for the motor carrier Hours-of-Service (HOS) regulations from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration that went into effect last July.
Posted 04/08 · 09:27 AM · SCMR Editorial
UPS last week rolled out three new multi-client healthcare dedicated facilities in Latin America in Mexico City, Mexico, San Paulo, Brazil, and Santiago, Chile.
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Posted 04/08 · 09:25 AM · SCMR Editorial
The fact that the intersection of transportation and federal policy is potentially standing in the way of true signs of progress was evident in a conference call featuring former Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood that was hosted by investment firm Stifel Nicolaus late last week.
Posted 04/08 · 09:21 AM · SCMR Editorial
Diesel prices came in this week at $3.959 per gallon, marking the fourth straight weekly decline and the fifth drop in the last six weeks, according to data released by the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration.
Posted 04/08 · 09:16 AM · SCMR Editorial
With the Panama Canal expansion meeting its deadline in late 2015, shippers are busy determining which gateways would best serve their future needs.