Monday, October 27, 2014
The summit is scheduled for October 28-30, 2014 at the University Center Conference and will attract C-level executives, major shippers and prominent industry analysts.
Availability of chassis and lack of congestion are other bright spots in recent report
Daily packages in the U.S. were 6.9% higher as demand from both B2C and B2B customers improved. International Export shipments increased 9.4% with strong growth in both Asia and Europe. UPS delivered 1.1 billion packages around the world, up 6.9% over the third quarter 2013.
Posted on 10/27 at 07:04 PM
The challenge is learning to speak the language of supply chain managers
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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