Filed in Global Trade
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Effective use of business analytics—using quantitative methods to derive forward-looking insights from data—is essential for companies that are serious about supply chain excellence. Why? Because with analytics, supply chain managers gain a deeper understanding of what is happening upstream and downstream. As a result, they’re better able to assess the operational impacts of prospective supply chain decisions.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
In a speech that should resonate with LM readers, UPS Chairman and CEO Scott Davis called on leaders in Washington, D.C., to prepare a bipartisan debt reduction plan by January.
Posted on 09/12 at 09:23 AM
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Saturday, September 01, 2012
The merging of leading Asian economies is proceeding quickly, giving U.S. shippers more trade alternatives. Here’s our current analysis of this dynamic region.
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Thursday, August 30, 2012
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global traffic results for July showing slower growth in freight, but with considerable variation by region and market.