Friday, April 01, 2016
A record number of respondents tell us that digitized supply chains and e-commerce may soon help to drive up pay. But for
now, compensation has hit a wall and may not improve until “boomers” move on and millennials move in.
In an effort to help shippers better manage the skies, our panel of air cargo experts examines the global economy, fuel costs, ongoing security and regulatory measures as well as the advent of new airborne cargo options.
Our European correspondent examines how the region’s ongoing migration issue has affected freight transportation and logistics and how shippers and service providers are responding to overcome the bottlenecks.
Automated data capture (ADC) products and solutions are established and proven, but they’re changing to help meet the pressures of today’s omni-channel fulfillment environment.
What do the Top 50 Trucking companies have in common? Seasoned management teams backed up by solid operations—and they’re not afraid to spend on staff and technology to stay on top.
The potential abuse of flags of convenience has again been brought to center stage with a feature in the Financial Times that argues that global terrorism is exploiting weaknesses in supply chain tracking and tracing.
At the 12th annual “Pulse of the Ports Peak Season Forecast,” panelists stated that cargo growth should continue through 2016 even though uncertainty remains as the economy and industry continue to evolve.
ISM said that the PMI, its index used to measure growth, was 51.8 in March (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth), which topped February’s 49.5 by 2.3 percent.
Posted on 04/01 at 12:25 PM
Google is kind enough to aggregate all the oil news stories of the day and send them to me in an e-mail. And as part of my morning routine, I read all the headlines and click through to dig more deeply into those that promise to bring new insight.
This marks the 32nd year that Logistics Management (LM) has published the results of our “Salary Survey,” a research project conducted by Peerless Research Group (PRG) that serves as the fuel to our best-read editorial feature (page 18) and the foundation of the most downloaded report that PRG produces over the course of our publishing year.