Filed in Manufacturing
Monday, November 01, 2010
Coming off of September which showed a nearly 2 percent sequential decline, the most recent edition of the Institute of Supply Management’s Manufacturing Report on Business showed signs of improvement in October.
Wednesday, September 08, 2010
Now that BP has finally issued its oil-spill report, supply chain managers may have another example of “blind out-sourcing.”
Wednesday, September 01, 2010
The Institute of Supply Management reported that manufacturing activity in August was up slightly compared to July.
Thursday, August 12, 2010
Shippers are praising President Obama for signing the U.S. Manufacturing Enhancement Act of 2010 (H.R. 4380
Monday, August 02, 2010
The Institute of Supply Management reported today manufacturing activity in July was basically flat compared to June.
Monday, July 19, 2010
Earlier today, ATC Corporation, a provider of logistics and remanufacturing services for the high-tech and automotive industries, said it has entered into a definitive agreement and plan of merger pursuant to be acquired by third-party logistics (3PL) services provider Genco Distribution System Inc, for $512.6 million.
Tuesday, July 13, 2010
The rebound in market conditions for the freight railroad industry—due to an improving economy—is evident based on second quarter earnings results for Class I railroad carrier CSX.
Friday, July 02, 2010
More of the same appears to the theme when looking at railroad volumes in recent weeks, with volumes for the week ending June 26 up year-over-year and down compared to 2008, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Friday, June 25, 2010
Spurred by strong intermodal growth, weekly railroad volumes remain well ahead of 2009 levels for the week ending June 19, according to the Association of American Railroads.
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Thursday, June 24, 2010
Two leading supply chain consulting firms announced this week they have launched a multi-year marketing and co-branding partnership to provide third-party logistics (3PL) services providers with various benchmarking capabilities.