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Wednesday, January 02, 2013

With Congress waiting until past January 1 to hammer out a deal for the so-called Fiscal Cliff, there is at least one less problem to worry about for now anyhow.
Posted on 01/02 at 09:46 AM
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Monday, December 31, 2012

As we approach a new year, shippers will no doubt reflect upon the many challenges and opportunities they faced in 2012.
Posted on 12/31 at 07:58 AM
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Friday, December 14, 2012

To support the productive enterprise, supply chains must embrace resiliency and become “massively multidimensional.”

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Forecasting fuel rates has never been more difficult for shippers, maintained Derik Andreoli, Ph.D.c., a senior analyst at Mercator International LLC
Posted on 12/11 at 07:21 PM
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Thursday, December 06, 2012

New services in these regions include ocean transport, providing a single contact for full-container-load (FCL) and expedited less-than-container load supply chain services.
Posted on 12/06 at 10:55 AM
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Friday, November 30, 2012

Despite clear inefficiencies, many are reluctant to make change until the damage is done.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

The National Retail Federation today urged President Obama and Congress to come up with a plan to avoid the “fiscal cliff” by Thanksgiving, saying uncertainty over the pending combination of tax hikes and spending cuts threatens consumer confidence during the holiday shopping season that begins on Black Friday
Posted on 11/14 at 04:04 PM
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Study explores risk and mitigation, talent acquisition and concept of "X-shoring."
Posted on 11/14 at 09:05 AM
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Thursday, November 01, 2012

One hallmark in the era of permanent volatility is fluctuating commodity prices: everything from aluminum (variations up to 30 percent in 2012) to zinc (variations up to 25 percent in 2012). The result is endless headaches for people and departments in virtually every industry: the procurement folks buying materials; the logistics and transportation staff moving it; the finance guys forecasting expenses; and even the sales and marketing staff struggling to pass unanticipated cost increases on to customers.
Posted on 11/01 at 08:00 AM
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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

In addition to infrastructure damage, Hurricane Sandy has forced the idling of about 70% of the East Coast’s oil refineries. This does not bode well for the supply of refined oil products as capacity was already quite tight prior to the shutdowns
Posted on 10/31 at 04:09 PM
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