Filed in Logistics
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Beyond just export and freight forwarding services, third-party logistics providers (3PLs) in China are now offering pick-and-pack services for direct-to-customer shipments in the U.S. and Europe, observes Rosemary Coates, president of Blue Silk Consulting and author of Rules for Sourcing and Manufacturing in China.
Posted on 05/15 at 05:48 PM
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Analysts say that the Caribbean Basin Partnership Act – which was broadened more than a decade ago – may eventually be replaced by a “Free Trade Area of the Americas” act.
Wednesday, May 07, 2014
The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) released its 2014 Salary Survey that revealed a decrease in salary for the average professional, and the fact that compensation was the most important factor for job candidates evaluating job opportunities in the supply chain industry.
Tuesday, May 06, 2014
The Warehousing Education and Research Council provided a fresh forum for ocean cargo concerns
Monday, April 28, 2014
Logistics managers have another reason to be concerned about upcoming U.S. West Coast dockside labor negotiations, say industry analysts.
Posted on 04/28 at 09:50 AM
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Report highlights executives' focus on direct store delivery processes.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Last year at this time, retailers were relieved to learn that a tentative agreement on a new labor contract had been reached by dockside labor and management on the U.S. East and Gulf coasts. But not without considerable blood on the floor.
The National Retail Federation is encouraging maritime management and the union representing dockworkers along the U.S. West Coast ports to expedite pending contract negotiations and reach agreement on a new deal well in advance of the expiration of the current contract this summer.
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Friday, April 18, 2014
“U.S. Port Update: Investing in the Future” will feature a panel of three industry leaders from the East Coast, Gulf, and West Coast discussing their relative challenges and opportunities.