Thursday, April 07, 2016
For the third consecutive year, about 30 percent of Deloitte poll respondents say their companies experienced supply chain fraud, waste or abuse in the preceding year.
Posted on 04/07 at 11:30 PM
When is a pallet more than just a pallet? When it's a service.
Posted on 04/07 at 10:02 AM
Supply chain transformation. Software and pouch sorters. The Internet of Things. Innovation. And, sustainability. Those were the five topics that came up in Bob Trebilcock's visits with suppliers on the MODEX floor on Monday.
Posted on 04/07 at 09:57 AM
Tuesday, April 05, 2016
The Port of Oakland today introduced two smart phone applications that could transform containerized cargo handling at seaports.
Monday, April 04, 2016
The West Coast MTO Agreement (WCMTOA) announced today that all 13 member terminals are incapable of providing verified gross mass (VGM) weighing services that adhere to the SOLAS guidelines scheduled to go into effect on July 1.
The rankings also reveal a shift among the world’s traditional manufacturing powerhouses due to the Asia Pacific region’s rising influence and declining strength in European and BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India and China).
Posted on 04/04 at 10:04 AM
Analysts for the London-based consultancy, Drewry Maritime Advisors, say that the trend of “big ship obsession” may soon come to an end.
Friday, April 01, 2016
At the 12th annual “Pulse of the Ports Peak Season Forecast,” panelists stated that cargo growth should continue through 2016 even though uncertainty remains as the economy and industry continue to evolve.
ISM said that the PMI, its index used to measure growth, was 51.8 in March (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth), which topped February’s 49.5 by 2.3 percent.
Posted on 04/01 at 12:25 PM
U.S. Carloads were down 18.2 percent compared to the same week last year at 232,348, and intermodal containers and trailers were off 14.5 percent at 237,923.
Posted on 04/01 at 09:59 AM