Wednesday, October 03, 2012
The ISM Non-Manufacturing index joined the Manufacturing Index in exceeding expectations in September
The UPS annual “Change in the (Supply) Chain” survey, conducted by IDC Manufacturing Insights and targeting U.S.-based senior-level supply chain decision makers in the high-tech/electronics industry, suggests renewed confidence in the nation’s exporting potential.
Posted on 10/03 at 10:29 AM
In anticipation of the Panama Canal expansion if 2014, the fight for market share of inbound shipping remains fierce among U.S. ports
Tuesday, October 02, 2012
A recent survey of 3PL industry leaders contained some revealing forecasting news.
Reverse logistics was top of mind at yesterday’s commencement of the annual Oracle OpenWorld conference in San Francisco.
Posted on 10/02 at 09:30 AM
Monday, October 01, 2012
The big-box retailer’s flexible logistics model has enabled an innovative store remodel strategy—and helped cut price per shipment by just over 30 percent in its first year in service.
PART I: Three industry thought-leaders discuss the mounting challenges facing today’s global transportation managers.
Part II: Intermodal network agility makes a play to improve supply chain resiliency
Buoyed by emerging market growth, demand for add-on functionalities, and its certain move to the cloud, the warehouse management systems market is posting double-digit growth. But is this just a post-recession bounce?
As the nation’s export manufacturing sector becomes more viable, U.S. shippers are quickly finding themselves more reliant on freight intermediaries as they aim to take advantage of new global opportunities.