Filed in Supply Chain
Friday, August 13, 2010
Traditional 3PL services like transportation and logistics don’t cut it when a company wants to enlarge its global footprint. That’s when value added, strategic advice of a 4PL may be needed. But who gets the call?
Monday, August 09, 2010
In a development that would be laughable if it were not so calculatingly devious, the Teamsters have forged a partnership with “progressives” comprising community activists and environmental groups to mandate that independent owner-operator truckers be banned from the ports.
Now that the United States Senate has reached a stalemate of sorts regarding a national energy policy, the subsequent effects of this political stalemate from a transportation and logistics perspective remain to be seen, it seems.
Friday, August 06, 2010
The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im) has approved a $250 million working capital loan guarantee for Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, Michigan.
Wednesday, July 28, 2010
More good news surfaced in the domestic rail sector yesterday as Norfolk Southern Corporation reported second-quarter 2010 net income earnings.
Monday, July 26, 2010
Shippers comprising the Waterfront Coalition are among those stakeholders now urging a quick conclusion of negotiations on a contract for the Office and Clerical Unit in southern California.
Thursday, July 22, 2010
Shippers using the EU’s biggest seaport may be hit with new surcharges next month. Serious operational problems and delays at the Euromax, ECT Home and ECT Delta terminals in Rotterdam these past three weeks have caused both delays and short-shipments of cargo to and from the Baltic and Scandinavian countries.
Tuesday, July 20, 2010
KPMG officials said bringing Grant Thornton’s supply chain practice into the fold strengthens KPMG's existing restructuring services practice in the automotive, pharmaceuticals, aerospace and defense and other manufacturing.
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A.T. Kearney recently released the results of a global study, which suggests that indirect procurement categories like IT, marketing and advertising, facilities management, MRO, Logistics and professional services, have become increasingly important to Chief Procurement Officers and their organizations.
Posted on 07/20 at 07:27 AM
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