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Tuesday, August 23, 2016
The 3PL arena is booming. But what does that mean for today’s supply chain manager. C. John Langley Jr., Ph.D., who serves as a director of development at the Center for Supply Chain Research at the Smeal College of Business at Pennsylvania State University shares his views in this interview.
Monday, August 22, 2016
FM Global, one of the world’s largest commercial and industrial property insurers, today broke ground on the construction of a new loss prevention training and operations center, located in the Singapore Science Park
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Global Shipper Forum (GSF) members have joined forces and announced a plan to put a stop to shipping surcharges.
Monday, August 15, 2016
Declining freight volumes and reconfigured container vessel deployments may give Asia’s ports time to regroup, say industry analysts, who add that investment in infrastructure is badly needed.
Saturday, August 06, 2016
While many managers feared that post-Brexit anxiety would erode consumer confidence, global markets continue to grow with existing trade agreements taking hold. Will free market forces simply prevail without any new ones?
Thursday, August 04, 2016
The use of outsourcing is steadily increasing, driving a growing need for the sharing of risk and performance reporting between outsource service providers and customers.
Wednesday, August 03, 2016
One wonders if Most Favored Nation status will survive.
Monday, August 01, 2016
According to new research report published by Allied Market Research, titled the global third party logistics market is expected to reach $1,110 billion, registering a CAGR of 5.16% during the forecast period 2016-2022.
Service levels are low and the sales force “complains” that customers are moving business elsewhere. Pressure is put on the Supply Chain group to provide some relief, so they work with sales to increase forecasts, adjust inventory planning parameters to hold additional safety stock and expedite open purchase orders.
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Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Extreme wet or dry conditions can affect buildings, machinery, data centers, transportation networks, supply chains, people and sales.