Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Supply chains and the solutions used for managing them have become increasingly important as businesses become more global and interconnected.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
The face of the U.S. workforce is changing. There’s high growth when it comes to temporary workers, contractors, independent consultants, and freelancers. New technologies, cost factors, and a whole new generation of young professionals wanting to work in a gig economy are fueling this growth.
Registration is open for the new Master in Logistics and Supply Chain Management offered by the University of Luxembourg in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), with merit-based scholarships introduced for the inaugural cohort of students starting with the winter semester 2017-2018.
Trade between the U.S. and other countries will likely become more complex, in part because of growing sentiments that import tariffs will rise significantly.
The best supply chains are more than a collection of technologies and processes. As supply chain evolves from tactical to strategic, they enable a company's go-to-market strategy and competitive position.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
This webcast explores how Supply Chain Frameworks are being used to oversee and guide planning and operations.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
January imports were up 5.4 percent annually at 929,970, topping December’s 928,535 on a sequential basis. This marked the seventh consecutive month of growth, according to Panjiva data.
Posted on 02/15 at 10:20 AM
Global Trade •
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Just as it promised at last year’s annual Oracle OpenWorld, Oracle is expanding its Internet of Things (IoT) portfolio with four new cloud solutions to help businesses fully utilize the benefits of digital supply chains.
Analysts for Frontier Strategy Group (FSG) – an information and advisory services firm for emerging market executives – expect a slight improvement in global expansion in 2017.
Thursday, February 09, 2017
The NRF is calling for 2017 retail sales, excluding automobiles, gasoline stations, and restaurants, to see an annual gain between 3.7 and 4.2 percent, with online and other non-store/online sales (which NRF includes in its over all number) to head up between 8 and 12 percent.
Posted on 02/09 at 12:01 PM