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By Patrick Burnson · February 12, 2013
In its preliminary fourth quarter “Report on Productivity and Labor Costs,” IHS Global Insight U.S. economists suggest that both hiring and productivity will move upward…but at a snail’s pace.
By Patrick Burnson · February 8, 2013
Oracle announced the results of its “Global Insights on Succeeding in the Customer Experience Era” report.
By Patrick Burnson · January 29, 2013
The latest results on supply chain and operations from PwC’s 16th Annual Global CEO Survey, suggest that U.S.-based CEOs remain reluctant to abandon cost-cutting until the economy shows further signs of strengthening.
By Patrick Burnson · January 24, 2013
San Francisco-based Prologis, Inc. a leading global owner, operator and developer of industrial real estate, announced its inclusion in the 2013 “Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World” list at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
By Patrick Burnson · January 23, 2013
East Asian economies have recorded marked improvements in their ability to enable trade, while traditional frontrunners Singapore and Hong Kong retain a clear lead at the top of the global rankings, according to the Global Enabling Trade Report 2012, released today by the World Economic Forum.
By Patrick Burnson · January 22, 2013
The International Air Transport Association released traffic results for November 2012 which showed an improvement in air freight demand, with volumes edging up 1.6% after declining 2.6% in October, year to year.
By Patrick Burnson · January 21, 2013
As noted in our news section, the IHS special report suggests that new domestic energy sources will have provide logistics managers with new challenges and choices.
By Patrick Burnson · January 21, 2013
The unconventional oil and gas revolution has dramatically changed the global energy landscape, and in its wake is altering the world’s competitive manufacturing and industrial panorama, according to a new report from IHS, a leading source of global information and analytics.
By Patrick Burnson · January 17, 2013
In a move signaling greater concentration on procurement expertise, CombineNet, Inc. announced the hiring of Brett Cornell, as senior vice president of strategic sourcing.
By Patrick Burnson · January 8, 2013
While many large retailers were expressing relief that the “fiscal cliff” had been avoided last week, smaller shippers were less than content
By Patrick Burnson · December 31, 2012
As we approach a new year, shippers will no doubt reflect upon the many challenges and opportunities they faced in 2012.
By LM Staff · November 21, 2012
CargoWise, announced Mexican freight forwarder Evolucion Logistics has adopted a hosted version of ediEnterprise in its head office following an implementation process.
By Patrick Burnson · November 6, 2012
As noted in today’s news story, all the major regions experienced year-on-year air cargo declines, but the introduction of new consumer products such as the iPhone 5 could offset some downward pressure from the weak business environment.
By Patrick Burnson · October 31, 2012
In addition to infrastructure damage, Hurricane Sandy has forced the idling of about 70% of the East Coast’s oil refineries. This does not bode well for the supply of refined oil products as capacity was already quite tight prior to the shutdowns
By Patrick Burnson · October 30, 2012
In its preliminary evaluation of the economic impact of Hurricane Sandy IHS Global Insight said potential infrastructure damages currently stand around $10 billion of insured damages and about twice as much, or $20 billion, in terms of total damages

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