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Thursday, November 05, 2015
If supply chain managers needed any more proof that ocean container lines are “on the ropes,” the latest move by Maersk demonstrates just how dire their situation has become.
Monday, November 02, 2015
Even with the fourth mild sequential decline in a row, manufacturing in October still showed growth, according to the most recent edition of the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Manufacturing Report on Business.
Monday, October 26, 2015
Companies often group inventory items into classes in order to manage them more efficiently. Managers routinely use these clusters or segmentations in their inventory replenishment planning decisions.
However, as companies grow and their operations expand, these classifications can become outdated.
Posted on 10/26 at 08:48 AM
Supply Chain •
Tuesday, October 06, 2015
While many auto executives (42.3 percent) expect more industry recalls in 2015 and 2016, just 8 percent use advanced predictive analytics to help prevent, prepare for, and manage recalls, according to a recent online poll from Deloitte.
Along with certification, leading cargo airports here in the States are seeing more investment in cold chain infrastructure.
To overcome many of new challenges, global logistics managers continue to rely on guidelines created by The International Air Transport Association
While there has been some decline in its key metrics, the September edition of the Non-Manufacturing Report on Business from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) indicates steady growth
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Global Trade Management, Trade Agreements, Free Trade Zones, Trade Compliance, Import, Export Driven by the expansion of international trade and major new trade agreements, the worldwide market for Global Trade Management will continue its strong growth over the forecast period, according to a new ARC Advisory Group study.
Posted on 09/29 at 08:27 AM
Global Trade •
Monday, September 28, 2015
Following the onset of the global recession in 2008 there were relatively few large –scale acquisitions in the 3PL industry. That has changed dramatically since early 2014. Since that time there have been ten major acquisitions by 3PLs totaling $18 billion.
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Thursday, July 16, 2015
In response to demographic trends and slower growth in existing market segments, large retail companies are opening smaller format stores.