Filed in Supply Chain
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.
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.
Monday, May 09, 2011
Employment in the manufacturing sector is moving along at a strong clip, a clip which, much like the industrial economy, is far ahead of the general economy.
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Tuesday, May 03, 2011
As noted in a recent LM news story, the expected advantages to be gained from near-shoring from Mexico are lower freight costs, improved speed-to-market times, lower inventory costs...and risk mitigation.