Monday, April 11, 2016
Being able to identify and remove waste within a facility’s process is what separates today’s DC professional from their competition.
As e-commerce delivery pressures continue to dramatically alter the service landscape, our panelists offer practical advice for how shippers can re-adjust their packaging and better understand carrier needs—as well as their own.
Friday, April 08, 2016
United States-bound import volumes appear to be taking steps to more normalized seasonal patterns, according to the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report issued today by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates.
During this webcast we'll examine the competing strategies and cost effectiveness for completing the 'final mile' for residential and smaller deliveries. From automating communication to customer service and reliability we'll identify hot points critical to the final mile.
Carloads fell 14.2 percent, or 198,737, to 1,196,167, and intermodal containers and trailers were down 7.7 percent, or 104,343 units, to 1,250,925 in March.
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
In March, the NMI, hit 54.5 (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth), which was 1.1 percent above February, while growing now for 80 consecutive months, coupled with economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector growing for 74 months through March.
Posted on 04/07 at 09:42 AM
Wednesday, April 06, 2016
The National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association Of America, Inc. (NCBFAA) has filed comments in response to an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) from the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) regarding Discussion Agreements and vessel sharing agreements (VSAs).