Filed in Supply Chain
Monday, August 22, 2011
Amid the swell of turbulence the economy is riding on, due to an incredibly shaky and unpredictable economic recovery, the downgrading of the United States credit rating and subsequent giant swings in the stock market, it is fair to say shippers are concerned about the possibility of a double-dip recession rearing its ugly head.
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.
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Minimizing inventory investment and carrying costs while maintaining high service levels can be a tough balancing act. But best-practice companies have shown that it can be done - profitably.
Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Amid gathering fears that America's economic recovery may be sputtering, California exporters posted their 19th consecutive month of healthy year-over gains in May.
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Not surprisingly, the primary concern among small to medium-sized businesses, is the economy
Friday, June 10, 2011
In an effort to meet increasing shipper demand, global express delivery and logistics services provider DHL Express began service for new, next-day intercontinental flights between the U.S. and the Middle East and Asia-Pacific to the U.S.
Wednesday, June 01, 2011
Less than three months after acquiring World Warehouse and Distribution, Cherry Hill, New Jersey-based NFI, an asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider said this week it has brought Maersk subsidiary the Gilbert Company into the fold.
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
According to the Talent Shortage Survey, employers are already using a range of strategies to overcome the difficulties they face in finding the right talent, at the right time, in the right place.
Manpower Group has released the results of its sixth-annual Talent Shortage Survey, revealing that 52 percent of U.S. employers are experiencing difficulty filling supply chain positions within their organizations, up from 14 percent in 2010.
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Friday, May 13, 2011
Carload volume was down 0.1 percent in the East and down 4.2 percent out West. Carloads on a year-to-date basis are at 5,233,086 for a 3.4 percent annual gain.