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SCM World Study Finds 3PLs Resist Innovation

Posted 08/13 · 01:50 PM · SCMR Editorial
Between January and May of this year, SCM World fielded a six-question survey in order to understand the supply chain community’s perception of global third party logistics providers (3PLs).
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With recapitalization in the past, CEVA is confident about the future

Posted 08/13 · 08:21 AM · LM Editorial
Revenue was up 6 percent compared to the first quarter at $1.978 million and down 4.2 percent annually, and adjusted EBITDA was up 40 percent compared to the first quarter at $60 million, and was down 25 percent annually. Quarterly EBITDA was lower annually, due to the company’s Freight Management group revenues being negatively affected by lower market rates.
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Increasing import activity remains main theme of Port Tracker report

Posted 08/12 · 10:31 AM · LM Editorial
In echoing what has become a common refrain in recent months, the monthly Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates continues to call for increased import activity at United States-based retail container ports.

IATA Reports on Improved Air Cargo Numbers

Posted 08/12 · 08:23 AM · SCMR Editorial
Air cargo carriers in Asia-Pacific and the Middle East have been the biggest beneficiaries of the improved market conditions.

PwC Reports M&A Uptick in Supply Chain Space

Posted 08/12 · 08:18 AM · SCMR Editorial
For the quarter, PwC said there were 51 transportation and logistics transactions values at $50 million or more for a total of $20 billion, which was ahead of 38 deals for a cumulative $16.2 billion recorded during the first quarter and the 39 deals valued at a cumulative $16.b billion in the second quarter of 2013.

Air freight volumes expand more slowly

Posted 08/11 · 06:47 PM · LM Editorial
Strong mid-year results disguise patchy regional performance

Looming Seafarer Shortage Will Challenge Carrier Profitability

Posted 08/11 · 05:18 PM · SCMR Editorial
The current shortage of officer corps seafarers is forecast to worsen and risks impacting ocean cargo carrier profitability, according to Drewry’s recently published Manning 2014 Annual Report.

Supply Chain Managers Take “World View” on Risk

Posted 08/05 · 08:27 AM · SCMR Editorial
AsiaInspection, a global provider of quality control services for businesses importing from Asia, Africa, Southern Europe, and Latin America, maintains that supply chain managers should pay more attention to risk irrespective of region.

Mitigating Risk Means Evaluating Emerging Nation Resilience

Posted 08/05 · 08:23 AM · SCMR Editorial
FM Global commissioned analytics and advisory firm Oxford Metrica to develop country rankings with the aim of bolstering intelligent dialogue around building resilience and avoiding supply chain disruption.

Emerging Economies Launch Development Bank

Posted 08/05 · 08:19 AM · SCMR Editorial
Last month’s summit meeting of leaders from the BRICS in Brazil yielded a surprise for many supply chain managers evaluating emerging nations: The rise of a the “New Development Bank”

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