Posted 06/19 · 09:51 AM · SCMR EditorialThe 24th annual “State of Logistics Report,” released by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals and presented by Penske today reveals that total U.S. business logistics costs in 2012 rose to $1.33 trillion, a 3.4% increase from the previous year, remaining at 8.5% of the U.S. gross domestic product.
Posted 06/19 · 09:40 AM · SCMR EditorialAlan Amling, UPS global director contract logistics marketing, was recently interviewed about new trends in the third-party logistics marketplace. His answers reveal and address a new layer of complexity in supply chain planning.
Posted 06/19 · 08:32 AM · LM EditorialThe money is for maintaining America’s deep-draft navigation channels and harbors and is as part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ fiscal 2014 funding bill.
Posted 06/18 · 09:16 AM · SCMR EditorialA long talked about alternative to the Panama Canal moved one step closer this week, reports analysts for IHS Global Insights
Posted 06/18 · 08:54 AM · SCMR EditorialThe results of the AgTC’s 2013 Ocean Carrier Performance Survey were announced late last week at the 25th Annual Meeting of the Agriculture Transportation Coalition in San Francisco, with APL winning top ranking.
Posted 06/17 · 04:07 PM · SCMR EditorialIBM says companies with high-performing procurement organizations are driving better bottom line results.
Posted 06/17 · 03:57 PM · LM EditorialThe results of the AgTC's 2013 Ocean Carrier Performance Survey were announced late last week at the 25th Annual Meeting of the Agriculture Transportation Coalition in San Francisco, with APL winning top ranking
Posted 06/17 · 03:41 PM · LM EditorialTotal volume—at 636,851 TEU (Twenty-foot Equivalent Units) was down 12.9 percent annually. Imports for the month—at 326,114 TEU—decreased 12 percent, and exports—at 154,004 TEU—were down 16.3 percent. Empty containers—at 155,832 TEU—were down 11.2 percent.
Posted 06/13 · 07:04 PM · LM EditorialA long talked about alternative to the Panama Canal moved one step closer this week
Posted 06/13 · 09:08 AM · LM EditorialThe amount of data in our world has been exploding, and analyzing large data sets—so-called big data—will become a key basis of competition, underpinning new waves of productivity growth, innovation, and consumer surplus, according to research by The McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) and McKinsey’s Business Technology Office.