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Thursday, November 10, 2011
One surprising finding in the UPS-sponsored "Change in the (Supply) Chain" survey was that sustainability ranked above well-known issues such as cost and responsiveness
A new UPS-sponsored survey suggests that high-tech manufacturers may be the first to decrease their dependence on China for sourcing
Monday, November 07, 2011
“What Do Shippers Want?- Global and National Perspectives” may sound Freudian, but it is certainly not rhetorical
Monday, October 17, 2011
In another important milestone of its Expansion Program, the Panama Canal Authority announced the completion of phase three of the dry excavation project in the construction of the Pacific Access Channel
Friday, October 14, 2011
In September, the consumer sentiment index inched up as the negativity related to the political bickering and finger pointing in Washington D.C. over the debt ceiling crisis started to wear off a little, said analysts at IHS Global Insight.
In keeping with observations made by shipping analysts in London and Copenhagen, a major U.S. trade intelligence company said ocean carrier capacity continues to outstrip demand
Thursday, October 13, 2011
The Baltic and International Maritime Council in Copenhagen forecasts inflow of new container tonnage in 2011 to be at 1.3 million twenty-foot equivalent units
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Economists wasted little time in assessing the impact on the supply chain from the alleged Iranian plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States and to bomb Saudi Arabian and Israeli embassies
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
UPS announced it will offer an innovative air freight container for healthcare products, providing a premium level of shipment monitoring and product protection for temperature-sensitive pharmaceuticals, vaccines and biologics.
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While the biggest ocean carriers seek the economies of scale from ever-larger super post-Panamax ships, they run the risk but of introducing too much capacity at the same time, thereby ruining the already fragile supply/demand balance.