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Friday, September 12, 2014
After years of being second place, materials handling and engineering are becoming first choice careers for some. Here’s why.
Each point of sale (POS) in a retail supply chain generates a goldmine of demand data.
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Real exports have now increased five straight months, after dropping sharply in the first quarter.
The value of exports from America’s Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZs) increased by 13.7 percent in 2013, to a record-high 79.5 billion in merchandise exported, according to figures released by the U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones Board in its Annual Report to Congress.
Monday, September 08, 2014
Experts estimate dimensional weight pricing could cost shippers as much as $500 million, or more. What’s you’re strategy to deal with the increase?
The hottest trend in supply chain management is omni-channel.
Friday, September 05, 2014
U.S.-bound waterborne shipments in July—at 1,258,142—were up 2 percent annually and up 5 percent compared to June.
Posted on 09/05 at 08:00 AM
Thursday, September 04, 2014
The Institute for Supply Management reported today that non-manufacturing activity in August was strong, as well as record setting, on a few fronts.
Posted on 09/04 at 12:51 PM
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
New research indicates that supply chain managers are increasingly confronted by the challenges of a “late paying culture,” undermining buyer-supplier relationships.
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
While summer may be nearing its end, the climate in the manufacturing sector remains very warm, according to the most recent edition of the Manufacturing Report on Business issued today by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM).
Posted on 09/02 at 01:04 PM