Friday, November 21, 2014
Just when shippers thought things could not get any worse with the West Coast port labor “slowdown,” dockworkers proved them wrong.
Posted on 11/21 at 03:59 PM
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Globalization is recovering from financial crisis, DHL Global Connectedness Index reveals
Posted on 11/20 at 04:38 PM
Supply chain managers may take some comfort in the recent statement by The Federal Reserve policymakers regarding a labor-market recovery.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Express delivery and logistics services provider DHL recently announced it has rebranded the name of its DHL Global Mail group to DHL eCommerce
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
New platforms are evolving that allow companies to verify and monitor their suppliers for conflict minerals and human rights abuses. Source Intelligence’s CEO explains how his platform works and is evolving.
Supply chain and logistics software and technology provider JDA Software Group Inc. and technology bellwether IBM announced last week they are collaborating to provide shippers with an integrated omni-channel supply chain that will enable shippers to make smart real time sourcing decisions and provide customers with the best buying experience possible
Posted on 11/18 at 08:07 AM
Suppply Chain •
Monday, November 17, 2014
The process for creating product sales samples can be something of an afterthought in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry. Yet improving this specialized supply chain can streamline new product introductions; a significant competitive advantage given the sheer number of product launches in the industry.
A number of container lines operating between the U.S. and Asia say they intend to implement congestion charges of up to $1,000 per 40-foot container (FEU) for cargo moving via U.S. West Coast ports, effective November 17, 2014, in response to labor-related terminal delays.
Posted on 11/17 at 08:59 AM
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Analysts also suggest that West Coast port efficiency has been strong up until recently.