Subscribe to our free, weekly email newsletter!


Download New Operational Guide for Your Global Supply Chain


March 14, 2012

Today, the benefits of sourcing from low-cost countries and selling into new foreign markets are driving the vast majority of enterprise-class companies to go global. However, this globalization has led to increasingly complex supply chains with longer lead times, more pipeline inventory, and the need to control downstream and upstream logistics.

Amber Road’s latest eBook, Three Ways You’re Throwing Away Money in Your Global Supply Chain, discusses areas in the supply chain that companies may be losing money, and uncovers strategies to prevent this loss.

Key takeaways include:

  • How to reduce expedited shipments with better planning and supply chain visibility

  • How to avoid detention and demurrage fines

  • How to communicate efficiently with trading partners

Learn how companies such as Abercrombie & Fitch, Glazer’s Family of Companies, and Bunzl Distribution USA have implemented strategies to improve their supply chain operations – download Amber Road’s eBook today!


Download this paper:
Download New Operational Guide for Your Global Supply Chain
Sponsored by:
image
* Indicates a required field
*Email:
*First Name:
*Last Name:
*Title:
*Company:
*Country:
*Address 1:
Address 2:
*City:
*State:
Province/Region:
*Zip/Postal Code:
*Phone Number:

*What is your role in purchasing?
What is your role in purchasing?
Approve
Research
Recommend
No role

 
*Are you considering purchasing a GTM solution in the next year?
Yes
No
Maybe


 
*Describe your current project?
No project identified
Researching solutions for a client
Determining if there is a need
Actively evaluating vendors


Save my data on this computer (do not use on public/shared computers)

Subscribe to Logistics Management magazine

Subscribe today. It's FREE!
Get timely insider information that you can use to better manage your
entire logistics operation.
Start your FREE subscription today!

Recent Entries

Seasonally-adjusted (SA) for-hire truck tonnage in March was up 1.1 percent on the heels of a revised 2.8 percent (from 3.1 percent) February decline, with the SA index at 133.5 (2000=100). This is off 0.3 percent from the all-time high for the SA of 135.8 from January 2015 and is up 5 percent annually.

Intermodal volume was up 8.1 percent annually at 280,016 containers and trailers. This outpaced the week ending April 11 at 270,463 and the week ending April 4 at 271,127. AAR said this tally marks the second highest weekly output it has ever recorded as well as the first time container and trailer traffic was higher than carloads for a one-week period.

Ocean cargo carrier service reliability across the three core East-West trades hit a five-month peak in March with an aggregate on-time performance of 64 percent, according to Carrier Performance Insight, the online schedule reliability tool provided by Drewry Supply Chain Advisors.

The Airforwarders Association, which represents more than 360 companies that move air cargo through the supply chain, today applauded an agreement reached by Congressional leaders to advance legislation giving the President authority to conclude key global trade agreements.

Despite great opportunity for growth, the logistics market in Latin America is lagging behind other emerging markets thanks in part to its notoriety for corruption, violence, poor infrastructure and government bureaucracy.

Article Topics

Whitepaper · Global Trade · Amber Road · All topics

Comments

Post a comment
Commenting is not available in this channel entry.


© Copyright 2015 Peerless Media LLC, a division of EH Publishing, Inc • 111 Speen Street, Ste 200, Framingham, MA 01701 USA