Monday, November 23, 2015
Regardless of the motive, environmental and social supply chain sustainability requires a level of transparency, and ultimately integrity, that is only beginning to be recognized.
This year, it's all about the digital supply network. In this virtual conference, we will define the challenges currently facing supply chain organizations and offer solutions designed to transform linear operations into dynamic, automated networks that offer seamless communication, visibility, and the ability to respond and optimize processes at any given time.
The total number of October shipments at 913,543 was flat compared to September, which was consistent with growth patterns in recent years, with 2014 up 2 percent, 2013 up 3 percent, and 2012 down 1 percent.
Posted on 11/23 at 11:21 AM
Friday, November 20, 2015
Safeguarding trillions of dollars is serious business. BNY Mellon, one of the nation's oldest and largest financial institutions, is just as serious about its commitment to sustainability.
Christopher L. Koch, who just retired from a 15-year tenure as president and CEO of the World Shipping Council (WSC), and continues to serve as its senior advisor, is still telling shippers to stay the course.
Posted on 11/20 at 09:13 AM
Supply Chain •
Thursday, November 19, 2015
After being caught off guard by a phenomenal increase in sales in 2013, a company in the auto battery replacement market wanted to improve the accuracy of its sales forecasts.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Companies are increasingly turning to Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) to reduce duties and lower costs. In fact, 57% of companies reported a decrease in import fees and experienced more optimal total landed costs per unit since using FTZs.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
From receiving, to put-away, to picking, to shipping, Voice has proven itself as a stronger, more efficient alternative to technologies like paper-based or RF scanner-based systems, and pick-to-light.
Posted on 11/17 at 01:25 PM
White Paper •
The cost of operating cargo ships is forecast to rise over the next two years after falling in 2015, according to the latest Ship Operating Costs Annual Review and Forecast 2015/16 report published by global shipping consultancy Drewry.
Monday, November 16, 2015
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the improvements in safety that have resulted from strong partnerships among aviation stakeholders in Latin America and the Caribbean, and urged governments in the region to use this as a template for working together in other areas.
Posted on 11/16 at 02:37 PM
Air Cargo •