Tuesday, May 23, 2017
April shipments at 950,408 saw a 9.7% gain on an annual basis, which Panjiva said represents the fastest rate of growth going back to February 2016, and comes on the heels of a 8.7% annual gain in April that led to a 17.3% annual increase in the U.S. trade deficit.
Posted on 05/23 at 10:39 AM
Monday, May 22, 2017
Sticking to major themes echoed in its previous edition in December, the May edition of the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Spring 2017 Semiannual Economic Forecast is pointing to continued growth in both the manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors.
Posted on 05/22 at 12:47 PM
Two major players in the “digitization” of the ocean container shipping industry, have shared their observations about new networking opportunities.
Since its discovery on Friday May 12, the WannaCry ransomware attack has continued to spread.
Uncertainty about the ﬁnal outcome of Brexit is creating a huge dilemma for leadership teams.
Friday, May 19, 2017
Gartner’s annual “Magic Quadrant” report that was released recently, on the eve of its supply chain conference in Phoenix, Ariz. The aim of the report is to provide a qualitative analysis into a market and its direction, maturity and participants.
Thursday, May 18, 2017
A leading supply chain management company has launched a Cloud platform for trading, treasury and risk mitigation. According to spokesmen for OpenLink, energy, commodities, corporate and financial services industries will be among those to first use OpenLink Cloud.
Windows will stop supporting its mobile operating system in 2020, leaving devices vulnerable to attack. While that may seem like a lifetime away, savvy DC operators need to develop a migration plan.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Supplier relationship management (SRM) initiatives are on the rise, and companies who successfully implement these programs can realize a significant return on their technology investments.
Monday, May 15, 2017
The results of the latest Supplier Trust Index show that suppliers are more likely to share innovation and price concessions with customers they trust.