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Fierce winter storms keep UPS from meeting 1st quarter goals

Posted 04/24 · 09:01 AM · LM Editorial
UPS today released first quarter 2014 results, noting that fierce storms early in the year hurt their earnings.
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U.S. West Coast Labor Negotiations Should Not Contain Any Surprises

Posted 04/22 · 09:24 AM · LM Editorial
Last year at this time, retailers were relieved to learn that a tentative agreement on a new labor contract had been reached by dockside labor and management on the U.S. East and Gulf coasts. But not without considerable blood on the floor.

Retailers Urge Expedited Contract Negotiations at West Coast Ports

Posted 04/22 · 09:21 AM · LM Editorial
The National Retail Federation is encouraging maritime management and the union representing dockworkers along the U.S. West Coast ports to expedite pending contract negotiations and reach agreement on a new deal well in advance of the expiration of the current contract this summer.

For Retailers, New Dockside Labor Negotiations May Seem Painfully Familiar

Posted 04/22 · 09:15 AM · SCMR Editorial
Last year at this time, retailers were relieved to learn that a tentative agreement on a new labor contract had been reached by dockside labor and management on the U.S. East and Gulf coasts. But not without considerable blood on the floor.
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National Retail Federation Concerned About West Coast Strikes

Posted 04/22 · 09:11 AM · SCMR Editorial
The National Retail Federation is encouraging maritime management and the union representing dockworkers along the U.S. West Coast ports to expedite pending contract negotiations and reach agreement on a new deal well in advance of the expiration of the current contract this summer.

New Ocean Carrier Deployments May Have Slight Impact on U.S. Supply Chains

Posted 04/21 · 08:36 AM · SCMR Editorial
The newly created and expanded alliances of P3 and G6 will certainly review and revise port calls, but the shift in initial deployments will be subtle, says Neil Davidson, senior analyst of ports and terminals for Drewry Research.

Behind the Zebra - Motorola acquisition

Posted 04/18 · 01:37 PM · SCMR Editorial
Zebra gains instant access to complimentary technologies. But first, it needs to integrate a former partner that is 2-1/2 times its size.

WERC’s Focus on Seaports Gains Fresh Perspective

Posted 04/18 · 11:08 AM · LM Editorial
“U.S. Port Update: Investing in the Future” will feature a panel of three industry leaders from the East Coast, Gulf, and West Coast discussing their relative challenges and opportunities.

EU Calls For Cutting Red Tape in Supply Chain

Posted 04/15 · 07:31 AM · SCMR Editorial
At the 6th European Logistics Summit in Brussels last month, Charlie Dobbie, Executive Vice President for Global Network Operations at DHL Express presented European Commissioner for the Environment Janez Potocnik with key recommendations to ensure comparable, simple and valuable environmental and carbon reporting for the logistics sector.
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Oracle Introduces Supply and Demand Enhancement

Posted 04/15 · 07:09 AM · SCMR Editorial
Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne In-Memory Planning Advisor was introduced recently to help material planners and buyers respond quickly to changes in supply and demand.
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