Posted 01/24 · 01:25 PM · LM EditorialPricing across the transportation modes
Posted 01/14 · 04:47 PM · SCMR EditorialAs U.S. manufacturers begin to realign their supply chains with tactical and strategic initiatives, how will the recent recession inform their decisions?
Posted 01/14 · 10:20 AM · LM EditorialUpdated Incoterms, new trade agreements, and increasing demands for improvements in supply chain security are putting more pressure on global logistics managers. Our compliance expert offers an update on the evolving compliance scene and best practices for developing a “value chain” model for overcoming these challenges.
Posted 01/14 · 10:20 AM · LM EditorialLogistics Management’s sister publication, Supply Chain Management Review (SCMR), interviewed security expert Barry Brandman in its July/August 2003 issue, not long after the creation of the Department of Homeland Security. The threats to the security of supply chains have certainly not abated since that interview; if anything, they have only intensified.
Posted 01/13 · 03:40 PM · SCMR EditorialAre companies willing to spend money on new “solutions” when still reeling from the recent recession? Most of the industry events we attended last year suggest that the ROI expectations will remain high in the shipping community.
Posted 01/13 · 02:27 PM · LM EditorialThe recession may be just a dark memory for the Port of Los Angeles, which is reporting a year-over-year container surge of 16 percent in 2010
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"