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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.
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.
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 •
Saturday, November 14, 2015
"It's just not fair!" How many times have your kids said that to you? Or, how many times have you heard that from a colleague describing collaborative supply chain relationships?
Friday, November 13, 2015
Supply chain managers gearing up for the week ahead should remain mindful of several pending key indicators, say IHS Global Insight US Economists.
Posted on 11/13 at 04:50 PM
Supply Chain •
Commerce reported that October retail sales at $447.3 billion were up 0.1 percent compared to October and up 1.7 percent annually, and NRF reported that October retail sales, which exclude automobiles, gas stations, and restaurants, were up 3.1 percent annually and up 0.3 percent on a seasonally-adjusted basis compared to September.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Last week, we launched our first supply chain summit in Chicago. Attendees had a chance to hear ten presenters discuss what to expect next year and in the years to come for our industry.