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Monday, March 23, 2015
For 2015, the top priority of procurement organizations is to elevate their role to more of a trusted advisor in support of improved enterprise agility, according to new Procurement Key Issues research from The Hackett Group.
Posted on 03/23 at 09:19 AM
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Working with research partner, The Economist Intelligence Unit, the IBM Institute for Business Value surveyed 1,023 global procurement executives from 41 countries in North America, Europe and Asia.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Even with myriad challenges in 2014, including harsh winter weather and the ongoing West Coast port congestion issues, intermodal volumes saw positive gains in 2014, according to the most recent edition of the Intermodal Market Trends & Statistics report from the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA).
Multiregional less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier Saia recently announced it acquired Dallas-based LinkEx Inc., a diversified, asset-light 3PL.
Posted on 02/10 at 09:22 AM
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!”
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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.