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 08/01 · 08:00 AM · LM Editorial
In 2013 we saw multiple attempts by carriers to firm up ocean freight pricing in trans-Pacific lanes. In the meantime, trans-Suez lanes were regularly defeated by rapid additions to available ship capacity in other key lanes as prices started to look better.
Posted 07/30 · 03:04 PM · SCMR Editorial
Aside from China's rapidly eroding competitiveness for low-end manufacturing and the bilateral political tensions, another driver has been significant trade-liberalization initiatives being untaken by a number of ASEAN economies.
Posted 07/29 · 12:06 PM · SCMR Editorial
IBM and the Ohio State University have teamed up to provide companies with future managers who have a solid understanding of the “right” tools needed to meet customer service and business expectations.
Posted 07/29 · 09:02 AM · SCMR Editorial
For supply chain managers, this service can streamline procurement processes with applications to view purchase requisition self-service orders orders awaiting approval.
Posted 07/28 · 07:30 AM · SCMR Editorial
Will supply chain managers soon tire of these theatrics?
Posted 07/24 · 05:30 PM · SCMR Editorial
The new US REL Working Capital Survey for 2014 demonstrates that supply chain managers have a lot of work to do in balancing their books
Posted 07/23 · 09:42 AM · MMH Editorial
Study suggests solutions for filling the talent gap, including the development of robust ties with the education system.
Posted 07/22 · 08:21 AM · SCMR Editorial
In the current environment of proliferating product portfolios and increasing demand volatility, there is a great deal riding on getting demand planning right.
Posted 07/22 · 08:13 AM · SCMR Editorial
The market for supply chain management (SCM) software, maintenance and services posted another year of solid growth, generating $8.944 billion in 2013.
Posted 07/21 · 10:48 AM · LM Editorial
In an effort to increase territorial coverage, improve transit time, and augment service quality in Brazil, UPS recently announced it has made significant service expansions with the opening of nine new operating facilities in the state of São Paulo.