Thursday, March 26, 2015
Many Republicans and Democrats avidly support the work of Ex-Im Bank. But this time, a group of Tea Party conservatives and the Heritage Foundation are fighting against reauthorization, citing ideological concerns over government interference in a free market economy.
Posted on 03/26 at 08:09 AM
Many material handling systems used today are beginning to show their age. What were once considered brand new systems are now deteriorating and fighting to stay current.
Posted on 03/26 at 08:06 AM
Supply Chain •
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Last year’s tragic crash of AirAsia’s flight QZ 8501 enroute from Surabaya in Indonesia to Singapore remains a mystery, but may have been a “wake up call” for Asia Pacific airlines.
Posted on 03/24 at 08:02 AM
Air Cargo •
The results of the 2014 GS1 US Standards Usage Survey show that apparel and general merchandise manufacturers and retailers are using item level Electronic Product Code (EPC)-enabled radio frequency identification (RFID) to enhance inventory visibility and respond to consumer demands for omni-channel options.
Posted on 03/24 at 07:54 AM
Monday, March 23, 2015
When assessing areas of risk facing their departments, nearly half (45%) of Chief Procurement Officers named supplier risk as a top concern, according to a new survey by Consero Group.
For 2015, the top priority of procurement organizations is to elevate their role to more of a trusted advisor in support of improved enterprise agility, according to new Procurement Key Issues research from The Hackett Group.
Posted on 03/23 at 09:19 AM
Friday, March 20, 2015
While the labor disputes are now largely resolved, there is still an estimated 45 day backup for ships at the port which will continue to impact profitability for months, as repercussions continue along the supply chain.
Posted on 03/20 at 11:59 AM
Stock-outs reduce revenues and frustrate customers in any business, but in the healthcare industry product shortages can also adversely affect human health.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Since its launch, Resilience360 has been used by shippers across Asia, Europe and the Americas.
The news comes on the heels of relative stories published in Supply Chain Management Review.