Friday, April 29, 2016
March shipments at 798,180 trailed February by 12 percent and were down 19 percent annually. For the entire first quarter, shipments were relatively flat annually, rising 0.27 percent to 2,587,988.
Posted on 04/29 at 11:39 AM
Cybersecurity threats to the US shipping industry continue to haunt supply chain managers this year, say analysts.
Posted on 04/29 at 07:50 AM
Supply Chain •
Thursday, April 28, 2016
A new study released recently from global management consulting firm A.T. Kearney promises to provide supply chain managers valuable advice on risk mitigaition
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Are your tier 1 and 2 suppliers truly adding value, or it is possible that you have Supply Chain Stockholm Syndrome?
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
U.S. industrial vacancy at 6.3 percent is at a 15-year low and is lower than the previous cycle’s low point of 7.4 percent in 2007
Along with exchange rates, costs of production, availability of raw materials and market demand, a change in climate can redirect trade flows, raise the price of trade goods and create openings for new products.
Posted on 04/26 at 08:01 AM
Global Trade •
Monday, April 25, 2016
The second annual supply chain research study: "State of the Retail Supply Chain 2016" is published, highlighting the key priorities for North American retail supply chain executives.
In a hyper-connected global economy, where businesses and consumers increasingly make decisions based upon brand reputation and responsible corporate practices, companies large and small need increased visibility into the multiple layers of their supply chain to mitigate hazards, achieve compliance, and enable the ethical procurement of goods and services.
Posted on 04/25 at 08:13 AM
Global Trade •
Friday, April 22, 2016
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems have always done a good job of managing the internal business processes of an organization.
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Prologis, Inc. announced the release of its first annual Prologis Logistics Rent Index.