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Monday, October 28, 2013
A focus on growth, regardless of its pace, was a key underlying theme in the results of the 20th Annual Survey of Third-Party Logistics CEOs, which was released last week in conjunction with the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Conference in Denver.
Posted on 10/28 at 09:20 AM
Monday, September 24, 2012
As explained in a previous Boston Consulting Group report, when the many risks and hidden costs of managing extended global supply chains are taken into account, it will be just as economical to manufacture many products in the U.S. if those goods are sold in the U.S.
Monday, March 12, 2012
When the price per gallon of diesel was closer to $5 per gallon and oil barrel prices were nearly touching $150 during the summer of 2008, much was made about the possibility of North American shippers moving manufacturing operations closer to home, also known as nearshoring.
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Monday, November 29, 2010
Since issuing its study last summer, Global consultancy IDC Manufacturing Insights contends that U.S. manufacturers are continuing their flight from low-wage outsourcing.