Wednesday, October 05, 2011
The 18th Annual Survey of Third-Party Logistics Providers, released at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals Annual Global Conference yesterday, contained some encouraging news.
Tuesday, October 04, 2011
Although the year began with a fizzle, Beacon Economics is forecasting that the U.S. economy will not enter into a double dip recession in 2011
Posted on 10/04 at 09:04 AM
Global Trade •
In a deal announced yesterday, United Continental Holdings signed a new logistics agreement between United Cargo, the cargo division formed by the merger of United and Continental Airlines, and Forward Air, Inc.
Monday, October 03, 2011
Reports that President Barack Obama may send free trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia and Panama to Congress for consideration this week will be fully embraced by the logistics community.
Posted on 10/03 at 01:53 PM
Global Logistics •
The value of the Netherlands as a logistics hub for European and global supply chains is best illustrated by comparing it with the ongoing competition from our neighboring countries. Based on the market experience of Holland International Distribution Council (NDL/HIDC) and discussions with our members and our contacts in the international business community, we know how important a detailed impression is of where the Netherlands ranks vis-à-vis competitors such as Belgium, Germany and France.
Manufacturing continued its growth in September as the PMI registered 51.6%, an increase of 1 percentage point when compared to August’s reading of 50.6%.
Sunday, October 02, 2011
On the eve of the annual meeting of The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) annual meeting this week, American Airlines Cargo division announced the expansion of its cold-chain service
The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals will unveil its new certification program, SCPro, at its annual conference this week in Philadelphia
Saturday, October 01, 2011
By re-engineering its supply chain, the fashion retailer reduced transportation expense, lowered store operating costs, enhanced labor planning, improved communication with its vendors, and was the hands-down winner of the 2011 NASSTRAC Shipper of the Year Award.
What is the country doing to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of those global supply chain networks that have tapped its resources and fueled its rise to power?