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

Menlo promotes logistics advantages of Rotterdam

Posted 03/25 · 08:11 AM · LM Editorial
Menlo Logistics, the global logistics and supply chain management unit of Con-way Inc. is now looking to develop its business at the 8,500 square meter facility still further.

Amber Road announces initial public offering

Posted 03/21 · 12:38 PM · LM Editorial
Cloud-based global trade management technology provider Amber Road (formerly known as Management Dynamics) announced the pricing of its initial public offering (IPO) of 7,391,565 shares of its common stock at $13 per share.
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Leadership void adds to tension at trio of major ports

Posted 03/20 · 02:34 PM · LM Editorial
It’s the lunar year of the horse, but all bets are off for West Coast ports
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enVista’s supply chain consulting practice grows

Posted 03/19 · 12:20 PM · MMH Editorial
The failure of retailers to meet e-commerce customer expectations during the 2013 holiday season has prompted many to reach out to enVista (Booth 4907) for supply chain consulting and IT services support, said Tim Talarico, senior director.

Procurement Expanding Priorities Beyond Cost Reductions to Focus on Influence and Innovation

Posted 03/19 · 07:59 AM · SCMR Editorial
Procurement leaders are expanding their priorities for 2014, moving beyond a historic emphasis on reducing purchase costs and adding focus on expanding and deepening the scope of spend influence as well as supporting supplier-led product innovation, according to 2014 Procurement Key Issues research from The Hackett Group, Inc.

Assessing Global Supply Chain Operational Readiness: Part I

Posted 03/19 · 07:05 AM · SCMR Editorial
The EPIC framework was developed by a team of global supply chain researchers at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and ESSEC Business School, Paris and Singapore to provide a structure that will help these managers assess the readiness of global locations to support supply chain operations

Hit the Refresh Button on Sales & Operations Planning

Posted 03/19 · 06:25 AM · SCMR Editorial
Industry analysts estimate that S&OP systems can reduce inventories by 5-10%; increase inventory turns by 5-10%; and increase service levels by 5-10%. All of these combined improvements can help boost top-line growth by 2-5%.

Modex 2014: Meet MHI

Posted 03/18 · 10:55 AM · MMH Editorial
I would like to take a few moments to introduce you to the sponsor of this event—MHI.

Former Walmart CEO Lee Scott touts benefits of tech, sustainability in keynote

Posted 03/18 · 10:36 AM · MMH Editorial
Former Walmart CEO Lee Scott told Tuesday morning’s keynote crowd that the technology-driven changes in logistics have been “profound” and will continue to change rapidly, but people can still count on some basics to stay the same.

MODEX Gets Underway

Posted 03/18 · 08:15 AM · SCMR Editorial
John Paxton, president of MHI, welcomed attendees and exhibitors to Modex 2014 by noting that this is “the greatest supply chain show on earth.”

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