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Tuesday, February 09, 2016
Once retailers win the “click,” managing what happens post-click will be a game-changer in 2016.
Thursday, February 04, 2016
It has become clear that the most effective procurement departments rely not just on their own departmental capabilities and resources but also leverage internal partners to support their work.
Posted on 02/04 at 09:30 AM
Wednesday, February 03, 2016
The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—came in at 53.5 in January (a level of 50 or higher indicates growth), which was 2.3 percent below December, while economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector continued to grow for the 72nd month in a row. The current PMI is 3.4 percent below the 12-month average of 56.9.
Posted on 02/03 at 04:18 PM
Monday, February 01, 2016
The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) says that manufacturing activity again contracted for the fourth straight month.
Posted on 02/01 at 01:29 PM
Shippers attending Oracle’s “Modern Supply Chain Experience” conference last week learned that progress is being made on the mandated Export Control Reform effort despite a few hiccups.
Companies such as Wal-Mart, Nike and Dell led the way in using technology to optimize the integration of materials movement between firms. Flows of information served to improve physical flows.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Companies are generally aware of the importance of building resilience into their supply chains, but often find it difficult to actually quantify this increasingly important characteristic.
Ocean shipping experts agree that the implementation of Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) verified gross mass (VGM) regulations will add yet more complexity to the troubled global ocean container industry.
Monday, January 25, 2016
Cushman & Wakefield Reports Robust Year for U.S. Industrial Sector
Various global economic concerns and trends made their presence felt in both North America and Europe, according to the most recent edition of the “Global Trade Pulse” from global maritime and trade consultancy Hackett Associates.
Posted on 01/25 at 04:00 PM
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