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Tuesday, October 11, 2011
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.
Monday, October 10, 2011
An excess of capacity on key routes, as well as poor discipline from carriers means that container shipping lines will not cover their cost of capital in 2011, and many will lose money once again.
Oracle, which up until recently been openly dismissive of “cloud computing,” made a major reversal last week when it embraced the new technology
Amid the many other worries troubling the Eurozone, comes news that states are falling behind in their commitments to improve the region’s notoriously inefficient air traffic management
Wednesday, October 05, 2011
The 18th Annual Survey of Third-Party Logistics Providers, released at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals Annual Global Conference yesterday, contained some encouraging news.
Tuesday, October 04, 2011
In a deal announced yesterday, United Continental Holdings signed a new logistics agreement between United Cargo, the cargo division formed by the merger of United and Continental Airlines, and Forward Air, Inc.
Monday, October 03, 2011
Reports that President Barack Obama may send free trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia and Panama to Congress for consideration this week will be fully embraced by the logistics community.
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Sunday, October 02, 2011
On the eve of the annual meeting of The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) annual meeting this week, American Airlines Cargo division announced the expansion of its cold-chain service
Saturday, October 01, 2011
What is the country doing to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of those global supply chain networks that have tapped its resources and fueled its rise to power?
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Many believe that high or rapidly rising oil prices cause recessions; but in turn, during a recession, industrial production and demand for transportation decline. Consequently, the price for oil and fuel falls, and as it declines, the economy is stimulated.