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Tuesday, October 11, 2011
A consensus that has been oft-repeated lately is that Peak Season is likely to fall short of previously promising expectations. That was one of the main takeaways from a recent report published by the Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium, entitled Peak Season Trends and Strategies Survey Report.
Thursday, September 01, 2011
While manufacturing may be experiencing a bit of a slowdown, the overall numbers in the August edition of the Institute for Supply Management’s Manufacturing (ISM) Report on Business still point to growth.
Monday, July 25, 2011
Sick of the talk and double-talk about the debt limit talks going on in Washington? Personally speaking, it is definitely starting to wear on me a little bit.
Thursday, March 03, 2011
The ISM’s index for measuring the sector’s overall health—known at the NMI—was 59.7 in January, a 2.3 percent increase from December. Like the ISM’s Manufacturing Report on Business, a reading above 50 represents growth.
Thursday, February 24, 2011
By banking on a combination of cross-docking and flow-through distribution to rapidly provide its customers with the latest fashions at affordable prices, the retailer has emerged as a force to be reckoned with in a highly competitive retail landscape.
Technology and innovation inside the four walls are changing the face of inventory management and transportation operations. Are you ready for the brave, new world?
Monday, January 03, 2011
Even though many facets of the industrial real estate market are not close to a full recovery, one area in which appears to be growing are markets with strong logistics infrastructure that serve as distribution hubs to regions with large populations
Monday, November 15, 2010
Slow steaming on the transpacific appears to losing its cachet with some shippers, analysts and carriers report.
Monday, November 08, 2010
Worldwide sales of semiconductors were $26.5 billion in September, a gain of 2.9 percent from the prior month when sales were $25.8 billion, the Semiconductor Industry Association reported.
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