Friday, October 21, 2016
Management consultants at McKinsey & Company, maintain that the parcel market in the U.S. is set to double by 2025, with Same-day delivery and instant delivery to accounting for one-fifth of the demand
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
The USC Center for GSCM will be staging “Supply Chain Digital Transformation” (SCDT) next month. This is a forum for stakeholders from industry, public policy, academia and innovators to step out of their respective silos to work together on digitizing the supply chain.
The agreement enables port professionals certified in AAPA’s Professional Port Manager (PPM) program to earn up to six credit hours in the university’s fully online, graduate degree programs in port management.
By Focusing on the Right Success Factors, Transportation and Logistics Companies Can Achieve Profitable Growth, Says BCG Report
Friday, October 14, 2016
Following a decline in August, retail sales rebounded in September, according to data issued today by the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation (NRF).
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Another sobering note was sounded when Airports Council International (ACI) released the latest edition of the World Airport Traffic Forecasts (WATF) 2016–2040 in Montreal last month, confirming that the weakened global economy and a sluggish global trade environment were definite deterrents to growth in air cargo volumes.
Tailwinds that used to propel global trade and air cargo volumes are likely to be much weaker in the future than they were in the past
While load factors for most of 2016 remained historically low – thereby keeping yields under pressure – industry analysts forecast a “soft turnaround” in final quarter. Regulatory obstacles and trade barriers must be addressed before logistics managers see any significant long-term improvement, however.
Global economic risk, as measured by the IHS Global Risk Service short-term risk index, has been rising since late 2014 and now sits at elevated levels compared to its pre-Great Recession readings.