Subscribe to our free, weekly email newsletter!


All Entries

Monday, April 02, 2012

The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure manufacturing activity, was 53.4 in March, which was 1 percent ahead of February’s 52.4.
Posted on 04/02 at 02:30 PM
NewsInstitute for Supply ManagementManufacturingPermalink


A new report from global real estate firm Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), entitled “China50: Fifty Real Estate Markets that Matter,” said that while China’s economy is strong, there is a significant under-supply of quality logistics-related real estate space.
Posted on 04/02 at 11:05 AM
NewsLogisticsChinaJLLPermalink


There is a growing sense of optimism for the upcoming peak season. This could be viewed with skeptical eyes by many freight industry transportation stakeholders, given that a real peak has truly failed to materialize in a meaningful way for at least four years running, if not more.
Posted on 04/02 at 09:25 AM
BlogsPort of Long BeachEconomyPeak SeasonPermalink


Sunday, April 01, 2012

The highest logistics and supply chain salaries continue to be earned by those who concentrate on adapting new technological advances and maintain a life-long commitment to learning.
Posted on 04/01 at 11:00 PM
FeaturesApril 2012TransportationSalary SurveyPermalink


As is tradition, the cover of the April issue of Logistics Management (LM) is devoted to the findings of our Annual Salary Survey, a research project that not only fuels our best-read editorial feature of the year, but offers us the foundation for the most highly-anticipated webcast that our editorial team produces.
Posted on 04/01 at 02:28 PM
ColumnsViewpointApril 2012TransportationSalary SurveyPermalink


Recently our church choir director retired and a search was immediately undertaken for an interim as well as a full-time replacement. Within a few days, our outgoing director and pastor selected an interim director while a group comprised of choir members and parishioners were sent off to find the full-time replacement—all was well, or so it appeared.
Posted on 04/01 at 01:55 PM
ColumnsSage AdviceApril 2012TransportationPermalink


After more than 35 years in the industry, I thought I had seen it all. However, I spent a few days last month with some University of Tennessee (UT) colleagues as well as industry and government leaders discussing the evolution of strategic sourcing and collaborative contracting.
Posted on 04/01 at 01:45 PM
ColumnsTruckingApril 2012TransportationRatesPermalink


In this first installment of a two-part series, I will look at a variety of risk-focused research efforts. In May, I will offer suggestions for managing supply chain risk—not just responding more effectively but preparing more completely.
Posted on 04/01 at 01:38 PM
ColumnsPearson on ExcellenceApril 2012TransportationGlobal LogsiticsPermalink


With capacity already tightening and increasing federal regulations threatening to exacerbate the driver shortage, dedicated trucking is going to continue to grow at double-digit percentage rates—and help shippers get a good night’s sleep in the process.
Posted on 04/01 at 11:59 AM
FeaturesTransportation TrendsTruckingApril 2012TransportationDedicated truckingPermalink


Scores of shippers and their freight intermediaries agree that basic brokerage and forwarding services are keeping pace with demands from new and emerging markets.


Page 309 of 527 pages ‹ First  < 307 308 309 310 311 >  Last ›


© Copyright 2015 Peerless Media LLC, a division of EH Publishing, Inc • 111 Speen Street, Ste 200, Framingham, MA 01701 USA