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Monday, October 03, 2011

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.
Posted on 10/03 at 01:31 PM
WhitepaperEuropean LogisticsGlobal Supply ChainPermalink

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%.
Posted on 10/03 at 12:07 PM
NewsInstitute for Supply ManagementManufacturingEconomyPermalink

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
Posted on 10/02 at 05:27 PM
NewsAir CargoAir FreightGlobal LogisticsPermalink

The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals will unveil its new certification program, SCPro, at its annual conference this week in Philadelphia
Posted on 10/02 at 05:01 PM
BlogsSupply ChainSupply Chain ManagementEducationCSCMPPermalink

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.
Posted on 10/01 at 11:59 PM
FeaturesTruckloadOctober 2011TransportationLTLLess-Than-TruckloadStein MartPermalink

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?
Posted on 10/01 at 08:41 PM
FeaturesGlobal Logistics3PLGlobal LogisticsOctober 2011TransportationChinaPermalink

Today’s lift trucks offer more in the way of technology, power, and performance than ever before. Here’s a look at the latest innovations available in today’s trucks.

Many believe that high or rapidly rising oil prices cause recessions; but in turn, during a recession, industrial production and demand for transportation decline. Consequently, the price for oil and fuel falls, and as it declines, the economy is stimulated.
Posted on 10/01 at 01:42 PM
ColumnsGlobal LogisticsGlobal TradeOctober 2011OilPermalink

When the beer giant revamped its dunnage processes, it realized significant cost savings, ushered in a safer work environment, and found a more fluid freight model—all while helping the company get a little greener.
Posted on 10/01 at 12:25 PM
FeaturesTruckingPalletsOctober 2011TransportationWarehouse & DC ManagementPermalink

Big shippers and the world’s top carriers vow to work collectively towards leveraging technology to improve business processes and relationships. Will they make good on the promise or slip back to business as usual?
Posted on 10/01 at 10:30 AM
Special ReportsFreightGlobal TradeOctober 2011TransportationOcean CarriersPermalink

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