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Wednesday, June 21, 2017
The maritime industry and broader ocean supply chain are suffering from major and costly inefficiencies due to ineffective data sharing and poor cross-industry collaboration, according to a new report and industry survey released today by the Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network in coordination with Navis and XVELA, both part of Cargotec
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
May shipments at 987,650 were up 3.3% annually, which was down from April’s 9.7% annual spread, which was the fastest rate of growth going back to February 2016
Posted on 06/20 at 12:59 PM
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Given that the MicroMasters’ testing process and course standards are designed to be as demanding as those of on-campus MIT classes, the MicroMasters credential itself is also expected to provide those who earn it with opportunities for career advancement.
Monday, June 19, 2017
In an effort to further promote the advantages of a career in supply chain management, APICs has boldly announced the launch of a new expanded Supply Chain STEM Educational Outreach Program aimed at K-12 students.
Friday, June 16, 2017
The global forecast for 3PLs this year, as composed by the consultancy, Armstrong & Associates is “lukewarm,” says the chairman Richard Armstrong.
Thursday, June 15, 2017
More evidence of the digitialization of the ocean cargo supply chain surfaced recently with the release of research compiled by Descartes Datamyne.
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
The “skills gap,” which has been heightened by changes to the H1-B Visa program, is driving manufacturers to look overseas for tech support.
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Senior Marine Risk Consultant at AGCS says "a perfect storm" of increasing regulation and narrowing margins is looming
Monday, June 12, 2017
Supply chain professionals are often confronted with the challenge of managing highly volatile customer shipments resulting from the bullwhip effect. This volatility leads to supply chain-wide inefficiencies, high operational complexity, low service levels and substantial costs.
One of the most positive developments so far this year in the global supply chain sector has been the rebound in the fortunes of air cargo.