Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Of special interest to readers of Supply Chain Management Review will be “Americas Update,” which will look into the future of the market in the Americas and assess how firms will be able to favorably position themselves to compete and win market share.
Monday, October 20, 2014
Some offshoring trends are also presenting new challenges
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Leading company procurement organizations reap double the measurable cost reduction versus other companies, while also driving competitive advantage through supplier-driven innovation and risk management.
Commerce reported that September retail sales at $442.7 billion were down 0.3 percent compared to August and up 4.3 percent compared to September 2013, and the National Retail Federation aid that September retail sales, which exclude automobiles, gas stations, and restaurants, dipped 0.1 percent seasonally-adjusted month-to-month and increased 4.6 percent annually on an unadjusted basis.
Posted on 10/15 at 10:22 AM
Monday, October 13, 2014
While shippers may generally be content with the reliability of their 3PL partners, new research indicates that there’s considerable concern about the value of long-term, strategic relationships. Industry analysts explain how innovation and a deeper commitment to collaboration will become the key differentiators in the 2015 marketplace—if commoditization is to be avoided.
Posted on 10/13 at 01:32 PM
The Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles continue to cope with Peak Season congestion, but operations are still sluggish.
Posted on 10/13 at 01:22 PM
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The majority of shippers see supply chain risk management as a vital element on the way to optimizing their relationships with third-party logistics providers (3PLs). According to a new study by Accenture, however, only seven percent of shippers are generating returns of over 100 percent on their supply chain risk management investments.
In an unprecedented move strengthen the Puget Sound gateway, the ports of Seattle and Tacoma plan to unify marine cargo terminal management.
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Demands for corporate C-level leadership frequently come from unexpected changes in industries. This is apparent in the energy and logistics sectors which have recently become bedfellows.
Posted on 10/08 at 09:01 AM
Here in an exclusive interview with Jerry Hammon, VP, Transportation & Logistics at Genpact, we explore the greater implications of this trend.
Posted on 10/08 at 08:28 AM
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