Friday, November 23, 2012
Consumer sentiment has taken a hit after the presidential election due to increased awareness by many Americans of the fiscal cliff and stock market volatility.
Posted on 11/23 at 10:40 AM
Monday, November 19, 2012
Had enough of reading and hearing about companies scaling back investment, research, and hiring plans, due to the pending Fiscal Cliff and other things like economic uncertainty? Well, hold on for a while, because this stuff is not fading away anytime soon.
Posted on 11/19 at 02:33 PM
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
The National Retail Federation today urged President Obama and Congress to come up with a plan to avoid the “fiscal cliff” by Thanksgiving, saying uncertainty over the pending combination of tax hikes and spending cuts threatens consumer confidence during the holiday shopping season that begins on Black Friday
Saturday, November 10, 2012
When the NITL’s 105th annual meeting & TransComp exhibition convenes in Anaheim this week, there’s bound to be considerable attention paid to the pending expansion of the Panama Canal. Shippers will learn that West Coast ports will not remain complacent.
Thursday, November 08, 2012
Now that the Presidential Election has come to its conclusion, there is a lot of work to be done on pretty much every front.
Posted on 11/08 at 12:00 PM
Tuesday, November 06, 2012
As noted in today’s news story, all the major regions experienced year-on-year air cargo declines, but the introduction of new consumer products such as the iPhone 5 could offset some downward pressure from the weak business environment.
Posted on 11/06 at 10:30 AM
Air Cargo •
Air Freight •
Friday, November 02, 2012
RedPrairie and JDA leaders and industry analysts offer up their respective takes on the $1.9 billion deal announced yesterday.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
While Hurricane Sandy continues to wreak havoc in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States, a new focus on risk mitigation is sure to take hold.
To say Hurricane Sandy has made her presence felt is very likely the understatement of the year. In this space yesterday, we basically speculated what the impact would be and now a day later it is clear this could very well be the biggest storm we have seen and been part of in our lifetimes.
Posted on 10/30 at 11:05 AM
Monday, October 29, 2012
Carriers and states have issued notices about operations and storm warnings in the last 24 hours or so and many more figure to follow, especially in the next two days at a minimum.
Posted on 10/29 at 08:14 AM
Supply Chain •
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Things regarding Peak simply are not the same as they used to be in many respects, the biggest one being that in recent years it has failed to live up to the billing for obvious reasons.
Posted on 10/24 at 12:09 PM
Peak Season •
Saturday, October 20, 2012
Department of Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank recently selected Brandon Fried of the Washington D.C.-based Airforwarders Association to the newly formed U.S. Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness.
Posted on 10/20 at 05:03 PM
Air Cargo •
Air Freight •
Friday, October 19, 2012
The recent news pertaining to the United States Commerce Department’s Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness is clearly a positive one for all supply chain stakeholders.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
In an effort focused on addressing “supply chain issues that affect the international competitiveness,” Acting U.S. Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank late last week announced the debut of the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness
Tuesday, October 09, 2012
At this week’s American Trucking Associations (ATA) annual Management Conference & Exhibition ATA President and CEO Bill Graves laid out all the issues facing the trucking industry on the table in a wide-ranging keynote address.