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 03/24 · 07:00 AM · SCMR Editorial
Technology prices are set to rise after a chemical plant damaged by the Tsunami has been highlighted as a core producer of a unique resin used by nearly half of the world’s semiiconductor manufacturers.
Posted 03/23 · 01:56 PM · SCMR Editorial
Japan’s real GDP growth will slow, but the slowdown will likely be temporary, as a result of the earthquake and tsunami and growth should start picking up after mid-2011 as reconstruction efforts get underway, says the World Bank in its latest report
Posted 03/23 · 08:15 AM · MMH Editorial
Supply chain consulting and integration firm TranSystems (Booth 4279) and a driver for an Indy Racing League (IRL) team it sponsors see similarities between lean supply chains and successful IRL teams.
Posted 03/22 · 11:28 AM · LM Editorial
The GPA announced that it experienced 16.3 percent container volume growth in February 2011 with additional impressive gains in automobiles, machinery and wood pulp
Posted 03/22 · 06:11 AM · SCMR Editorial
As President Obama completes his trip to Brazil, Chile and El Salvador, U.S. manufacturers are urging his administration to move forward on the pending free trade agreement with Colombia.
Posted 03/21 · 12:57 PM · SCMR Editorial
California’s exporters began 2011 by posting their highest export totals ever for the month of January, according to an analysis by Beacon Economics.
Posted 03/21 · 12:44 PM · MMH Editorial
Tom Ridge, the first Secretary of Homeland Security, welcomed attendees to ProMat 2011 with his keynote speech.
Posted 03/21 · 10:42 AM · SCMR Editorial
As a natural extension of its Third-Party Logistics market research work, Armstrong & Associates, Inc. has launched 3PLAdvisor.com
Posted 03/21 · 08:02 AM · LM Editorial
No major disruptions to inbound and outbound calls are anticipated, but carriers remain on guard
Posted 03/19 · 07:48 AM · SCMR Editorial
Inventory optimization—the process of scientifically determining the right inventory levels across the supply chain—has never been easy. But advanced tools now available are enabling companies to do the job faster, more accurately, and with greater business impact. In fact, industry leaders are finding that IO can drive greater profitability through lower inventories, better fill rates, and ultimately a more satisfied customer.