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Thursday, September 27, 2012

By this time next week, I will be very tired. Why? Because I will be recovering from the hustle and bustle of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Conference, which is in Atlanta this year.
Posted on 09/27 at 09:25 AM
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Wednesday, June 13, 2012

U.S. logistics costs rose 6.6 percent last year to $1.28 trillion, up $79 billion from 2010, according to the newest State of Logistics report.
Posted on 06/13 at 11:06 AM
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Wednesday, October 12, 2011

The most recent edition of the Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index (PCI) brought home about the only consistent theme regarding the stalled economy of recent months: not much seems to be changing.
Posted on 10/12 at 12:36 PM
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Diesel prices headed down for the fifth straight week, falling 2.8 cents to $3.721 per gallon, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration.
Posted on 10/12 at 08:45 AM
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Tuesday, October 11, 2011

At a time when capacity tightness in some ways has become the new normal, the differences between fixed and variable capacity are different than they used to be in some ways, according to FTR Associates Partner Noel Perry.
Posted on 10/11 at 12:50 PM
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A consensus that has been oft-repeated lately is that Peak Season is likely to fall short of previously promising expectations. That was one of the main takeaways from a recent report published by the Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium, entitled Peak Season Trends and Strategies Survey Report.
Posted on 10/11 at 09:43 AM
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Monday, October 10, 2011

Cloud supply chain technology services provider GT Nexus and Capgemini recently announced they inked a joint go-to market BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) initiative to enable what it described as “Supply Chain Orchestration.”
Posted on 10/10 at 04:36 PM
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Despite sequential gains in shipments and expenditures, the September 2011 edition of the Cass Freight Index points to less than smooth sailing for the economy through the remainder of the year.

Friday, October 07, 2011

As shippers supply chain needs continue to evolve over time, so do the capabilities of those providing third-party logistics (3javascript:promptTag("link");PL) services. This was a major takeaway of the recently released 2012 Third-Party Logistics Study: The State of Logistics Outsourcing.
Posted on 10/07 at 07:52 PM
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Thursday, October 06, 2011

While the NRF calls for flat holiday retail numbers, this week's CSCMP Annual Conference shows that regardless of the economic environment, supply chain and logistics continues to evolve.
Posted on 10/06 at 03:16 PM
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