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
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Fear of an Ebola outbreak in the United States has spurred two key proposals for preventing the spread of this deadly disease, writes MIT’s Jarrod Goentzel. In his recent blog, he notes that these include travel bans from West Africa and stockpiling Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Join Industry Expert Adrian Gonzalez for this educational webinar on the tenets and the benefits of Closed-Loop Operational Management. You’ll learn how Closed-Loop Operational Management optimizes orders, inventory, and transportation concurrently, and how it is able to optimize large-scale problems on a daily basis.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
One of the greatest supply chain challenges that companies face is to reliably and profitable meet global demand. Outsourced manufacturing, lengthy global supply chains, a large number of suppliers, and volatile demand all create an environment where supply chain decision-makers worry that they can't deliver on promises they've made. But companies with a strong assurance of supply program have confidence in their ability to fulfill demand. They're able to make dynamic, data-driven changes in the execution stage to counter disruption and volatility. These decisions are made possible by cloud-based supply chain technology.
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
U.S. shippers have been assured by a variety of governmental agencies that cargo vessels of Liberian Registry are no more vulnerable to carrying the Ebola virus than vessels sailing under other Flags of Convenience.