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Friday, November 20, 2015
Christopher L. Koch, who just retired from a 15-year tenure as president and CEO of the World Shipping Council (WSC), and continues to serve as its senior advisor, is still telling shippers to stay the course.
Posted on 11/20 at 09:13 AM
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Thursday, November 19, 2015
After being caught off guard by a phenomenal increase in sales in 2013, a company in the auto battery replacement market wanted to improve the accuracy of its sales forecasts.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
The cost of operating cargo ships is forecast to rise over the next two years after falling in 2015, according to the latest Ship Operating Costs Annual Review and Forecast 2015/16 report published by global shipping consultancy Drewry.
Friday, November 13, 2015
Supply chain managers gearing up for the week ahead should remain mindful of several pending key indicators, say IHS Global Insight US Economists.
Posted on 11/13 at 04:50 PM
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Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Many companies have made continuous improvement in functions part of the fabric of their daily operations and have moved on to focus on true cross-functional alignment and capability-building.
Monday, November 09, 2015
Changes in customer behavior are set to disrupt businesses in all industries over the next five years. Yet, most company operations are not designed to deliver what customers value – now or three years from now.
Thursday, November 05, 2015
If supply chain managers needed any more proof that ocean container lines are “on the ropes,” the latest move by Maersk demonstrates just how dire their situation has become.
Tuesday, November 03, 2015
Cuba is one of several hot spots examined by BSR economists and supply chain experts at its annual event.
Monday, November 02, 2015
Even with the fourth mild sequential decline in a row, manufacturing in October still showed growth, according to the most recent edition of the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Manufacturing Report on Business.
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Leading global commercial real estate services firm Colliers International Group Inc. recently issued “From First Mile to Last Mile,” a global logistics report examining the primary factors that will impact the global pattern of warehousing and logistics over the next generation, as well as the elements already shifting global trade flows and retail formats.