Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Charles Clowdis, managing director, transportation advisory services, IHS Global Insight shares his views on the current state of air cargo in this exclusive interview with Supply Chain Management Review.
Martin Dixon, research manager, Drewry Supply Chain Advisors, shares his observations on the current state of ocean cargo in this exclusive interview with Supply Chain Management Review.
Derik Andreoli, Ph.D.c., senior analyst at Mercator International LLC, shares his observations on the energy sector in this exclusive interview with Supply Chain Management Review.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Commerce reported that November retail sales at $442.9 billion were down 0.9 percent compared to November and up 3.2 percent compared to December 2013, and total retail sales from October through December were up 4.1 percent annually. The NRF said that December retail sales, which exclude automobiles, gas stations, and restaurants, were up down 0.9 percent seasonally-adjusted month-to-month compared to November and increased 4.6 percent annually on an unadjusted basis.
Posted on 01/14 at 12:45 PM
IBM’s latest study on consumer behavior highlights the importance of best-in-class processes in the age of e-commerce
Monday, January 12, 2015
A shipment of medical equipment that arrived today in Monrovia, Liberia, from Miami, US, will enable 25 government hospitals to receive infection control training, helping the facilities which were partially or fully closed owing to the Ebola crisis to recommence regular operations.
Commercial orders valued at $232.7 billion at list prices
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
The Institute for Supply Management reported (ISM) today that even with a slight decline from November non-manufacturing activity in December finished 2014 on steady terrain in its Non-Manufacturing Report on Business.
Posted on 01/06 at 02:23 PM
Monday, January 05, 2015
In a technology- and process-driven world, we sometimes forget that people do business with people, says author Sigi Osagie. Organizations would do well to focus on the soft issues that can enhance their activities, or hold them back.