Friday, February 01, 2013
In our previous column we introduced the concept of “dynamic operations:” supply chain networks that respond quickly and smoothly to changing business conditions. We also identified dynamic operations’ four enabling capabilities and looked briefly at how they work together to help companies identify, accommodate, and even benefit from supply chain disruptions. The first of these capabilities is “insight to action.”
Lance Armstrong and Greg LeMond have both stood atop the Tour de France podium on numerous occasions, but that’s not all that they have in common. They were both obsessed with winning, and in a way, they both cheated.
Posted on 02/01 at 11:09 AM
February 2013 •
Location: Say it three times, and you have the real estate mantra. However, shippers and providers are beginning to understand what it means to their long-term plans, especially when it comes to improving service on the West Coast.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
LEGACY Supply Chain Services Helps Top-Ten Fortune 500 Company to Better Manage Their Supply Chain
Today's economy serves as a reminder that there are no guarantees in business. Many companies are finding themselves struggling to stay afloat – and many are sinking.
U.S.-Canada surface transportation trade in November came in at $46.7 billion in November, and the value of U.S. surface transportation trade with Mexico was $34.8 billion.
Posted on 01/31 at 11:01 AM
Transportation and parcel bellwether UPS reported today that fourth quarter revenue increased 2.3 percent annually to a record $14.57 billion, and adjusted operating profit saw a 41 percent gain to record $2.05 billion. And earnings per share at $1.32 saw a 3 percent gain, falling short of Wall Street estimates of $1.38 per share.
Posted on 01/31 at 11:00 AM
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Time is running out for ILA-USMX labor contract negotiations.
Posted on 01/30 at 11:00 AM
American Association of Port Authorities' President and CEO Kurt Nagle says AAPA and the public port industry have greatly appreciated Secretary LaHood’s recognition of the importance of ports as a critical link in our transportation system and his support for port related infrastructure investment during his term as Secretary.
Posted on 01/30 at 10:59 AM
Lack of clearance from European Commission halts UPS' plans for significant European expansion