Logistics

By Patrick Burnson · July 11, 2012
The Department of Defense currently spends $400 billion each year acquiring products and services from defense contractors
By Patrick Burnson · July 10, 2012
After slow but steady improvement over the first half of this year, small business optimism soured considerably in June, said analysts at IHS Global Insight
By Patrick Burnson · July 10, 2012
At yesterday's Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) China said it was not in a position to accept the establishment of a panel requested by the United States, the European Union and Japan regarding its measures related to the exportation of rare earths, tungsten and molybdenum
By Jeff Berman · July 3, 2012
Multiregional less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier Saia said this week it has acquired truckload and brokerage services provider Robart Transportation Inc. and its subsidiary The RL Services Group LLC.
By Patrick Burnson · June 23, 2012
The McKinsey Global Institute analysts noted that over the past three decades – as developing economies industrialized and began to compete in world markets – a global labor market started taking shape
By Jeff Berman · June 21, 2012
Various factors could tip the scales in assessing how 2012 Peak Season plays out.
By Patrick Burnson · June 18, 2012
Beacon Economics is reporting some encouraging news for Golden State shippers…especially on the job front
By John D. Schulz · June 13, 2012
U.S. logistics costs rose 6.6 percent last year to $1.28 trillion, up $79 billion from 2010, according to the newest State of Logistics report.
By Jeff Berman · June 12, 2012
As e-commerce continues to become more prevalent and becomes a “go-to” shopping option for consumers, subsequent effects of that figure to impact supply chains in the sense that they might be more consumer-driven in the future. That was one of the main findings of a recent study put out by UPS and comScore.
By Patrick Burnson · June 5, 2012
These predictions will affect most logistics organizations, however, the impact will depend on how prepared they are to adapt to these events, analysts said.
By Jeff Berman · June 4, 2012
Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently spoke with Derek Leathers, president and chief operating officer of Werner Enterprises about industry trends, the economy, and the regulatory landscape.
By Patrick Burnson · May 29, 2012
According to published reports, many large companies have made public plans to reshore portions of their manufacturing to the U.S. over the past two years, including Caterpillar, Nissan, NCR, Yamaha, Ford, and Electrolux. Earlier this year, both Boeing and GE said they were committed to moving parts of their offshore manufacturing capabilities back to the U.S.
By Patrick Burnson · May 24, 2012
Dell and P&G were among five leading companies along with new contenders, Amazon and McDonald’s
By Jeff Berman · May 22, 2012
Company officials stated that UPS now delivers to more ZIP codes and businesses than any other company. And along with extending its 8 a.m. delivery window UPS is also increasing the amount of ZIP codes it serves by 10:30 a.m. through its regular express service.
By Francis J. Quinn · May 22, 2012
When you reflect about the people whose ideas, work, and stature have advanced the art and science of supply chain management, certain names come readily to mind. Bill Copacino was one of those names.

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