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Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Don Pisano, ocean cargo chairman for the National Industrial Transportation League and vice president in charge of imports for the American Coffee Corporation, says shipper-carrier "collaboration" is the key.
MIT research shows that demand probabilities determined by historical demand patterns should be considered by companies with private fleets when deciding whether or not to accept orders under capacity constraints.
Thursday, August 14, 2014
More than 9,000 individuals have already signed up for the first course, CTL.SC1x Supply Chain and Logistics Fundamentals, of the three-course program.
Monday, August 11, 2014
The current shortage of officer corps seafarers is forecast to worsen and risks impacting ocean cargo carrier profitability, according to Drewry’s recently published Manning 2014 Annual Report.
Monday, July 28, 2014
Southeast Asian waters adds further incentive for pirates
The era of constrained labor supply is just beginning, and the decreasing share of populations that are in the working age cohort will keep human capital a front-burner issue for goods producers for decades, according to a new Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation report.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
The market for supply chain management (SCM) software, maintenance and services posted another year of solid growth, generating $8.944 billion in 2013.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
The House of Representatives voted by a 367-55 margin to approve H.R. 5021, the Highway Transportation and Funding Act of 2014, which will keep federal transportation funding intact through May 2015.
Every year, the students in the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics’ Master of Supply Chain Management program complete one-year thesis research projects. The students are early-career business professionals from multiple countries with 2 to 10 years of experience in the industry.
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Researchers at the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics (MIT CTL) have developed a model that uses purchase order (PO) information to help retailers determine when many different types of products need to be shipped to meet sales deadlines.