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Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers, recently announced that through a partnership with Export to China (ETCN) it is the first company to make Chinese trade data accessible in searchable company profiles.
Posted on 05/22 at 10:57 AM
Global Trade •
The pattern of uneven monthly truck volumes continued into April, according to data released today by the American Trucking Associations (ATA).
Posted on 05/22 at 08:40 AM
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Diesel prices headed up for the second straight week, following ten consecutive weeks of declines, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Posted on 05/21 at 10:13 AM
Monday, May 20, 2013
According to a new study conducted by the global strategy and marketing consultancy Simon-Kucher & Partners, price pressure is higher in the logistics industry than in other sectors – no matter the country.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
While digital progress has enriched the lives of many supply chain managers and the companies they serve, industry analysts warn that there’s a dark side to our reliance on complex computer systems. Indeed some experts contend that our product pipelines have never been more vulnerable to disruption
Analysts advise shippers to take an inventory of existing and potential risks as a way to determine immediate threats and those that may be posed in the future by suppliers.
Posted on 05/15 at 12:33 PM
Industry analysts agree that it’s important to make risk assessment an ongoing process, allowing for frequent plan updates as political conditions, fuel prices, tariffs, currency exchange rates, labor costs, and other supply chain security threats arise.
Monday, May 13, 2013
JDA eight emphasizes the notion of convergence of software applications
While retail sales were up in April, the growth rate was less than impressive based on data released by the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation
As the Port of Los Angeles hosted the 28th World Ports Conference of the International Association of Ports and Harbors last week, a crucial vote was being cast to determine its logistical future.
Posted on 05/13 at 09:19 AM
Ocean Cargo •