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Change the Incentives, Engage the Whole Organization: A Q&A with Andrew Winston

Thursday, September 18, 2014 · Bob Trebilcock
In a fundamentally changed world, your approach to strategy, and your supply chain, must also change. Andrew Winston, author of The Big Pivot, discusses how business can profit from this fundamental change.

Apple’s Supply Chain May Steal Developer’s Thunder

Monday, June 2, 2014 · Patrick Burnson
This week opens Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco. This is generally a forum to announce new products, but the company is also likely to build upon its recent advances in supply chain visibility

“Study of Studies” Examines the Successes and Shortcomings of NAFTA

Thursday, May 8, 2014 · Patrick Burnson
The Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) released a meta-analysis of research on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), revealing the state of knowledge about the landmark trade agreement’s impacts on trade, energy and the environment.

BSR Launches Sustainable Trucking Guide for Supply Chain Managers

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 · Patrick Burnson
The report is designed to help fleet operators and their value chain partners comply with new and future regulations.

Accenture Says Supply Chain Managers Still Struggle to Address “Climate Risk”

Thursday, January 30, 2014 · Patrick Burnson
Does “regulatory uncertainty” discourage corporate investment in sustainable supply chains? When it comes to addressing climate risk, a new study suggests that the answer is yes.

Private Sector Partnerships Sought for Port Dredging Options

Monday, January 27, 2014 · Patrick Burnson
Seaports across the nation are confronting one similar challenge: how to develop a sustainable strategy for distributing dredged materials.

Fuel Volatility a Given for 2014

Monday, January 13, 2014 · Patrick Burnson
Forecasting fuel rates has never been more difficult for shippers, maintains Derik Andreoli, Ph.D.c., a senior analyst at Mercator International LLC and Logistics Management’s popular Oil & Fuel columnist. When planning for 2013 energy fluctuations, logistics managers…

Prologis Wins Praise from World Economic Forum for Sustainability

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 · Patrick Burnson
San Francisco-based Prologis, Inc. a global owner, operator and developer of industrial real estate, announced its inclusion in the 2013 “Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World” list at the recently-concluded World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Port of LA Lays Groundwork for Major Supply Chain Enhancements

Thursday, November 15, 2012 · Patrick Burnson
When the NITL’s 105th annual meeting & TransComp exhibition convened in Anaheim earlier this week, there was considerable attention paid to the pending expansion of the Panama Canal. Shippers learned that West Coast ports will not remain complacent.

USPS Expecting Record Holiday Season Shipping Volumes

Saturday, November 10, 2012 · Patrick Burnson
Like the duopoly of UPS and FedEx, the United States Postal Service (USPS) is calling for a very active holiday shipping season, expecting 385 million packages to be shipped, which represents a 20 percent annual gain and would be a USPS record.

More Evidence of E-Commerce Impact on Supply Chain

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 · Jeff Berman
UPS and FedEx are predicting a hectic holiday season paced by heavy volumes

Study: Manufacturing companies are making steady improvements in their green performance

Thursday, October 18, 2012 · Jeff Berman
New report from PA Consulting Group reviews the approach to green issues taken by four global manufacturing companies.

Zepol Reports U.S. Vessel Imports are Down 3 Percent

Monday, September 17, 2012 · Patrick Burnson
TEU imports dropped from July to August and are slightly down from August of 2011 by 0.3 percent

Clean Cargo Group Improves Transparency of Carbon Emissions in Ocean Shipping

Thursday, August 16, 2012 · Patrick Burnson
BSR’s “Clean Cargo Working Group has released its latest paper revealing average carbon emissions by trade lane for the ocean shipping industry

United States Postal Service Considers Intermodal Supply Chain

Thursday, July 19, 2012 · Jeff Berman
“Strategic Advantages of Moving Mail by Rail,” highlights the fact that moving USPS services and products on rail could be highly advantageous
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