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Thursday, May 02, 2013
Shippers may have been cheered by last month’s manufacturing report issued from the Institute for Supply Management, but other key indicators suggest caution.
Monday, April 29, 2013
Four out of five executives surveyed say nearshoring will be an important decision in coming year.
Monday, February 11, 2013
In its preliminary fourth quarter “Report on Productivity and Labor Costs,” IHS Global Insight U.S. economists suggest that both hiring and productivity will move upward…but at a snail’s pace.
Posted on 02/11 at 12:10 PM
Monday, December 17, 2012
As has been the case in recent months, cargo activity at the nation’s two largest ports— the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB)—were mixed in November.
Posted on 12/17 at 06:47 PM
Thursday, October 11, 2012
The World Economic Forum is collaborating with the World Bank on a report that will be released at its Annual Meeting in Davos in January 2013 to a varied audience of industry leaders, politicians, trade representatives and academics.
Posted on 10/11 at 12:41 PM
Supply Chain •
Monday, September 17, 2012
TEU imports dropped from July to August and are slightly down from August of 2011 by 0.3 percent
Posted on 09/17 at 03:57 PM
Monday, July 02, 2012
India is a highly attractive market for multinational companies. But to successfully source or sell products there, they need to realize that conditions may differ greatly from the more developed economies they are used to. This is especially true when it comes to the supply chain. The framework offered here can help these companies pursue the right supply chain strategy to advance their business goals in India.
Monday, May 07, 2012
The benefits of effective Sales & Operations Planning are compelling — lower operating costs, reduced inventory requirements, and top-line growth. The top-performing S&OP companies are realizing these benefits and in the process gaining competitive advantage. This article details the traits of the top performers and gives a practical approach to help others enhance their own S&OP performance level.
Tuesday, December 28, 2010
Accenture announced that it has supported the successful delivery of an information technology transformation program at Fast Retailing Co., Ltd.
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Wednesday, December 22, 2010
A new report by IBM Global Business Services observes that the current economic environment is increasingly more volatile, complex and structurally different than in years past.