Filed in Supply Chain
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Connected technologies are on the rise throughout the manufacturing and distribution value chain. Industry 4.0, as this digital and physical integration has been dubbed, seems to be reshaping how products are designed, produced, distributed and everything in between.
Monday, November 14, 2016
Cargo volumes at the Port of Los Angeles increased nearly 16 percent in October compared to the same period last year, while the Port of Oakland reports that its export volume reached a three-year high
In concert with China’s major “One Belt One Road” initiative, which aims to rebuild trade links across Eurasia to Western Europe, Khorgos is investing in the a high standard of terminal hardware and software under the expansion of this transcontinental trade and infrastructure project.
Thursday, November 03, 2016
The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—came in at 54.8 (a level of 50 or higher indicates growth), down 2.3 percent from September, with economic growth for the non-manufacturing sector now intact for 81 consecutive months. The October NMI is even with the 12-month average of 54.8.
Tuesday, November 01, 2016
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure growth, was 51.9 in October (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth), a 0.4 percent gain over October, and it was 1.3 percent above the 12-month average of 50.6.
Monday, October 31, 2016
International markets are not as open and free as the media depicts
Friday, October 21, 2016
Management consultants at McKinsey & Company, maintain that the parcel market in the U.S. is set to double by 2025, with Same-day delivery and instant delivery to accounting for one-fifth of the demand
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
By Focusing on the Right Success Factors, Transportation and Logistics Companies Can Achieve Profitable Growth, Says BCG Report
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
September shipments––at 927,600––were up 1.3 percent annually and down 11.2 percent compared to August’s 1,042,942 which marked the first time shipments for a single month have eclipsed the 1 million mark since Panjiva first began collecting this data in July 2007.
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APA urges passing WRDA 2016 this year, enabling the much-needed return to biennial legislation and authorizing 21st century navigation channel improvements.