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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.
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.
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Deutsche Post DHL to Further Expand China and Asia-Pacific Footprint
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Coinciding with the advent of container shipping’s “peak season,” Supply Chain Management Review asked Brian M. Conrad, Executive Administrator, TSA/WTSA to provide readers with an in-depth forecast
Monday, July 23, 2012
U.S.-bound waterborne shipments, which fell 2 percent from April to May, posted a 2 percent gain from May to June at 1,083,511.
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Thursday, July 19, 2012
Soaring domestic demand in economies starved of investment and consumption will offer business exciting new markets for goods and services, said analysts
Posted on 07/19 at 08:30 AM
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