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Friday, December 12, 2014
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has released its first-ever analysis of anti-bribery on a global scale, sounding an alarm for U.S. supply chain managers.
Monday, December 08, 2014
Advice for internal decision makers
Monday, December 01, 2014
Within the next three years, most global companies are expected to take up the massive project of centralizing their shared services and outsourcing operations within a single global business services (GBS) organization.
Posted on 12/01 at 04:44 PM
The Institute of Supply Management (ISM) reported today that manufacturing activity for the month of November remained in a good spot.
How to get the resources you need, to achieve the results that you know (or suspect) can be produced? Readers of this column should know the answer: “it’s the business case, stupid!”
Recent US West Coast port congestion issues have temporarily reversed the long-term modal shift from air to ocean as shippers seek alternative ways to make sure their goods hit the stores in time for the US holiday season, note analysts at Drewry Supply Chain Advisors in London.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
The ongoing themes of tight capacity and carrier pricing power are still in full effect, much to the dismay of shippers, based on the most recent edition of the Shippers Condition Index (SCI) from freight transportation forecasting firm FTR.
BNSF said that its 2015 capital expenditures will be allocated towards various areas of its business, including maintenance and expansion of the railroad to meet the expected demand for freight rail service, with 2015 representing the third straight year BNSF has invested a record annual capital expenditures investment.
Posted on 11/25 at 09:05 AM
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Monday, November 24, 2014
The road to success starts with creating executive awareness