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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Ocean cargo carriers comprising the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA) announced their intention to raise rates this summer.
Posted on 05/29 at 03:25 PM
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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers, recently announced that through a partnership with Export to China (ETCN) it is the first company to make Chinese trade data accessible in searchable company profiles.
Posted on 05/22 at 10:40 AM
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Friday, February 01, 2013

Ongoing economic “volatility” and the growing global focus on sustainability are placing more pressure on logistics managers to establish a strategic, alternative distribution network. Here’s some food for thought before establishing yours.

In our previous column we introduced the concept of “dynamic operations:” supply chain networks that respond quickly and smoothly to changing business conditions. We also identified dynamic operations’ four enabling capabilities and looked briefly at how they work together to help companies identify, accommodate, and even benefit from supply chain disruptions. The first of these capabilities is “insight to action.”
Posted on 02/01 at 11:11 AM
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Wednesday, January 09, 2013

This report will examine the concept of a resilient supply chain and define what it takes to be considered as one. We will further evaluate the capabilities that companies now have in place and where there are gaps to be overcome for companies across all levels of maturity.
Posted on 01/09 at 11:22 AM
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This eBook examines three distinct challenges faced by today’s retailers and how a global trade management system from Amber Road can help them succeed.
Posted on 01/09 at 11:20 AM
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Thursday, November 15, 2012

Despite the disruptive weather-related events caused by Hurricane Sandy, specifically in the Northeast region of the United States import volume growth continues to grow at a relatively strong pace, according to the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates.
Posted on 11/15 at 11:34 AM
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Thursday, October 25, 2012

U.S.-bound waterborne shipments, which were up 9 percent from June to July and down 3 percent from July to August, dropped 4 percent from August to September.
Posted on 10/25 at 11:20 AM
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Monday, October 01, 2012

Part II: Intermodal network agility makes a play to improve supply chain resiliency
Posted on 10/01 at 08:46 PM
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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.


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