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Wednesday, January 01, 2014

In many cases, inventory related costs can rival transportation spend as the largest logistics cost—and often holds the most opportunity for significant improvement once it’s closely examined. Our warehouse/DC insiders give us a refresher on the all too often overlooked practices.

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Various factors could tip the scales in assessing how 2012 Peak Season plays out.
Posted on 06/21 at 10:35 AM
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Tuesday, May 29, 2012

The ongoing upswing in e-commerce and mobile commerce activity continues to make a significant impact on how retailers, distributors, and third-party logistics approach distribution network processes, according to a new report from global real estate firm Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL).
Posted on 05/29 at 10:59 AM
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Thursday, December 15, 2011

Following an early October prediction of 2011 holiday sales rising 2.8 percent to $465.6 billion, the NRF is now calling for 2011 to be up 3.8 percent to $469.1 billion. Holiday sales—as defined by the NRF—are sales in the months of November and December.

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Shifts in inventory management by retailers appear to have made an impact on import cargo volumes at major United States-based container ports, according to the monthly Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.
Posted on 12/14 at 10:38 AM
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Tuesday, December 13, 2011

With the economy showing some slight signs of growth, the Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index (PCI) was up for the second straight month in November, with a 0.1 percent gain on the heels of October’s 1.1 percent rise.

Friday, November 11, 2011

Manufacturing is indeed making a significant contribution to overall GDP growth and perhaps leading the way.

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, August 01, 2011

The prime objective for all supply chains is to provide clients with what they want, when they want it. Inventory management plays a central role in every supply chain’s need to satisfy its clients.


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