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Wednesday, March 05, 2014
A majority (57%) of surveyed Chief Procurement Officers (CPOs) said short-term cost reduction is a higher priority than long-term growth in 2014, according to a new survey by Consero Group
Monday, March 03, 2014
Supply chain leaders consistently highlight that finding, recruiting, and developing the best supply chain managers is their number one challenge.
Thursday, February 20, 2014
According to the ExpertRECALL Index, the fourth quarter of 2013 showed an increase in a number of critical data points underscoring that the recall industry is more complex and challenging than ever.
Posted on 02/20 at 03:31 AM
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Cambashi, a leading global industry analyst and market consulting firm, recently announced the latest addition to their market data resource as the Cambashi Employment Observatory 2014. This data set quantifies the occupations represented in different industries across more than fifty countries worldwide.
In the current global manufacturing environment, process manufacturers face a multitude of challenges due to regulatory compliance, stringent quality processes, and increasing manufacturing costs, note Oracle supply chain specialists.
Monday, February 17, 2014
A combination of harsh January weather and post-holiday consumer malaise appear to be the drivers for lower retail sales for the month, according to data released by the National Retail Federation and the United States Department of Commerce recently.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
February volumes at U.S.-based retail container ports are expected to see an annual decline, according to the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates.
Posted on 02/12 at 10:36 AM
Metro Post, an initiative rolled out by the USPS in December 2012 in San Francisco that serves as a package delivery service providing customers with same-day delivery from participating locations within a defined location, will cease operations on March 1.
Posted on 02/12 at 10:26 AM
Monday, February 10, 2014
Mike Regan, Chief of Relationship Development, TranzAct Technologies, says the freight market is starting to heat up, and supply chain managers need to evaluate their strategies if they are going to control their costs before it’s too late.
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Wednesday, February 05, 2014
According to research by Jones Lang LaSalle Industrial markets nationwide have been recovering for more than four full years, with 15 consecutive quarters of positive net absorption.