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Tuesday, December 03, 2013
Japan’s 24 Hour Rule, the Advanced Filing Requirement (AFR), goes into effect on March 1, 2014 and the penalty phase will apply just 10 days later on March 10, 2014. This doesn’t leave much time for those who have not already begun the process of selecting a service provider and begun the process of developing internal procedures and training programs.
Thursday, November 21, 2013
The San Francisco Bay Area can easily lay claim to being the epicenter for supply chain sustainability, with scores of companies here united in a mission to make transportation cleaner and more efficient.
Saturday, November 16, 2013
Improved economic fundamentals will drive an acceleration in 2014 growth, said IHS Global Insight economists.
Posted on 11/16 at 10:52 AM
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E2open joins many leading, global businesses that have earned the prestigious ISO 27001 certification, including Amazon, Microsoft, and Salesforce.com
Monday, November 11, 2013
An incentive program that will reward shipping lines bringing new container business is now in place
Stormpulse, Inc., a weather intelligence company, announced it will expand its focus beyond the tracking of weather related business threats with the launch of “Riskpulse, risk management software as a service (Saas) package.
Chinese are much less direct in their communication than Westerners. In business dealings, you must watch for indirect signals and the context of the situation.
Friday, November 01, 2013
Globalization of business services requires dramatic changes to improve visibility of management information, in part through expanded use of automation. But most companies lag far behind in this area
In a recent study, Hackett found that less than half have near real-time visibility into customer information and business volumes, and even fewer have the same level of visibility into supplier spend, working capital, financial performance and forecasts, and risk.
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While port management is mindful of wildcat actions slowing commerce at its gateways, a new strategy may mitigate that risk.