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Posted 04/08 · 09:21 AM · SCMR Editorial
IDC group vice president, Bob Parker, has noted that there has been a lot written and discussed in the business media about the impact of Japan’s tragedy on markets. He adds, that the term “supply chain” is being used quite a bit, occasionally by someone who understands what it means.
Posted 04/07 · 06:21 PM · LM Editorial
Many shipping industry insiders were caught off guard when Richard D. Steinke announced his intention to retire as executive director of the Port of Long Beach this week.
Posted 04/07 · 09:22 AM · LM Editorial
According to IDC group vice president, Bob Parker, Toyota is losing $80 million per day largely due to several strategic suppliers being located in the Northeast
Posted 04/07 · 08:28 AM · SCMR Editorial
Analysts for IDC Manufacturing Insights and IDC Retail Insights, report that Japanese manufacturers face severe disruptions across several value chains in the coming months.
Posted 04/07 · 07:29 AM · SCMR Editorial
The Institute for Supply Management’s Non-Manufacturing Report on Business again showed positive growth for the 16th consecutive month
Posted 04/06 · 09:38 AM · LM Editorial
The person selected to replace Richard Steinke as executive director at the Port of Long Beach will have tremendous shoes to fill
Posted 04/06 · 09:20 AM · LM Editorial
When ocean shipping’s “peak season” comes to end next fall, one of the industry’s leading port directors will be stepping down.
Posted 04/05 · 03:47 PM · LM Editorial
As this nation struggles back from the Great Recession, one must wonder what really is behind Big Labor’s agenda. It certainly can't be job creation.
Posted 04/05 · 12:29 PM · LM Editorial
Company officials said the new 104,000 square-foot location, with more than 85,000 square-feet for distribution, provides shippers with expanded service offerings, including freight forwarding, customs brokerage, and distribution services.
Posted 04/05 · 09:18 AM · SCMR Editorial
Analysts and industry leaders believe that hoc strategies such as drawing down inventory stockpiles are poor substitutes for proper supply chain continuity planning