The latest news and features revolving around evolving customs regulations, global trade, and the services that help global shippers expedite freight through the global supply chain
Posted 08/17 · 05:37 PM · SCMR Editorial
Companies that have adopted category management practices—managing product categories separately and customizing them according to specific customer needs—outperform others on a number of key supply chain metrics.
Posted 08/17 · 05:30 PM · SCMR Editorial
The Center for Supply Chain Management at Rutgers Business School and the Voluntary Interindustry Commerce Solutions (VICS) Association announced a joint Logistics Summit to be held September 27-28, 2011 in New Brunswick.
Posted 08/17 · 05:18 PM · SCMR Editorial
Dick Armstrong, chairman of supply chain consultancy Armstrong and Associates said that there’s a certain paradox when considering that most of the leading freight forwarders are from the EU when most of the actual business is generated in the Asia Pacific arena
Posted 08/17 · 04:48 PM · SCMR Editorial
Research by Transport Intelligence, contained within its latest report Global Freight Forwarding 2011, has found that Swiss-based Kuehne + Nagel (K+N) topped the ranking of the world's largest forwarders in 2010 in terms of combined air and sea freight revenues. DHL was in second place
Posted 08/16 · 09:11 AM · LM Editorial
Compared to a booming July 2010, monthly volumes are decent.
Posted 08/15 · 04:17 PM · SCMR Editorial
This is the second of a two-part interview with Diane A. Mollenkopf, Ph.D., McCormick Associate Professor of Logistics Department of Marketing and Logistics University of Tennessee College of Business Administration.
Posted 08/15 · 04:07 PM · SCMR Editorial
Diane A. Mollenkopf, Ph.D., McCormick Associate Professor of Logistics Department of Marketing and Logistics University of Tennessee College of Business Administration shares her views on Reverse Logistics.
Posted 08/15 · 11:16 AM · LM Editorial
Even though there are more questions than answers when it comes to the economy and its growth rate, data from Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers, showed a seasonal increase in the number of United States-bound waterborne shipments.
Posted 08/15 · 09:05 AM · SCMR Editorial
The benefits of “quality output,” a 24/7 working model, and low cost production can commonly be found in supply chains reliant on a near-shoring model. Now these same tactics are showing positive results for the reverse end of logistics,” said a prominent industry specialist
Posted 08/15 · 08:26 AM · LM Editorial
Global third-party logistics (3PL) services provider MIQ Logistics announced earlier this month that it has acquired The Logistics Corporation Ltd. (TLC) to augment its service offerings in the United Kingdom and Europe.