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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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Tuesday, October 30, 2012

While Hurricane Sandy continues to wreak havoc in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States, a new focus on risk mitigation is sure to take hold.
Posted on 10/30 at 12:33 PM
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While the full impact from Hurricane Sandy on the nation’s supply chains has yet to be measured, preliminary reports suggest it will be substantial
Posted on 10/30 at 09:49 AM
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Monday, October 29, 2012

Carriers and states have issued notices about operations and storm warnings in the last 24 hours or so and many more figure to follow, especially in the next two days at a minimum.
Posted on 10/29 at 08:14 AM
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The warehousing and fulfillment markets are undergoing significant changes as companies incorporate e-commerce into their overall strategy
Posted on 10/29 at 08:06 AM
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