Posted 01/13 · 10:41 AM · LM EditorialAn 8 percent annual increase is expected at major United States-based retail container ports in January, according to the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates. In November, the most recent month for which data is available, U.S. ports handled 1.23 million Twenty-foot Equivalent Units (TEU).
Posted 01/11 · 09:57 AM · SCMR EditorialCould the U.S.A. be the next frontier in Low Cost Country Sourcing? That’s not so crazy as it may sound.
Posted 01/10 · 08:52 AM · LM EditorialAs part of its international growth strategy and ongoing strategic and smart investments to strengthen connectivity to and from India, FedEx Express announced that it has launched a new flight establishing direct connections between India and the FedEx Asia hub.
Posted 01/10 · 12:54 AM · SCMR EditorialAt this week’s 2011 National Retail Federation Annual Conference, Manhattan Associates will reveal the next generation of what it calls “Zero Disappointment Retail"
Posted 01/07 · 03:54 AM · LM EditorialFour organizations have individually filed amicus briefs in support of American Trucking Association in its challenge to the Port of Los Angeles Concession Agreement regulations
Posted 12/28 · 01:39 PM · SCMR EditorialAccenture announced that it has supported the successful delivery of an information technology transformation program at Fast Retailing Co., Ltd.
Posted 12/28 · 09:25 AM · SCMR EditorialWentworth Institute of Technology’s College of Professional and Continuing Education announced a new certificate program, 21st Century Demand and Supply Chain Management, to be offered in spring 2011.
Posted 12/27 · 09:23 AM · SCMR EditorialThe International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has announced the new Incoterms 2010 rules, set to come into effect on January 1, 2011, replacing the current Incoterms 2000
Posted 12/22 · 04:05 PM · SCMR EditorialA new report by IBM Global Business Services observes that the current economic environment is increasingly more volatile, complex and structurally different than in years past.
Posted 12/22 · 02:47 PM · LM EditorialAlmost 26,000 new passenger and freighter aircraft valued at $3.2 trillion will be needed between 2010 and 2029, to satisfy demand according to Airbus’ Global Market Forecast