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Monday, September 19, 2011
Congressman Don Manzullo (R-IL), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia & the Pacific, will hold a hearing Wednesday afternoon examining the consequences of China’s monopoly on rare earth materials for U.S. manufacturing.
UPS announced objectives for growing its revenue and profit over the next 3-to-5 years while continuing to invest in new technology and expanded facilities
There are hundreds of versions, some more sophisticated than others. But they are very successful, due in no small part because, we are assured, they are “100 percent risk free” and offer the promise of a huge windfall.
Thursday, September 15, 2011
The latest Producer Price Index shows that inflation remained in stand-still mode in August as an upsurge in food prices was offset by an equivalent decrease in energy prices.
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
With its fifth annual bechmarking survey of logistics professionals, Kewill came to some rather startling conclusions about the current state of the parcel shipping industry
When pondering the title to this new blog, I stumbled on the Supply Chain and Operations Management Glossary. I was immediately drawn to the term “logistics curve” - defined as “a lazy S curve convenient for representing a variety of things.”
The latest flat retail figures suggest that shippers may be reconfiguring their supply chains, said a prominent economist.
Monday, September 12, 2011
Are you struggling with cost management? Or, are you striving for cost leadership? It is more than a difference in semantics
In another sign that the United States economy is not heading into a second dip, California exporters recorded yet another month of double-digit growth
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Coming at a time when the nation’s unemployment figures remaining static, The Institute for Supply Management has announced a new certification option for professionals