Filed in Supply Chain Management
Wednesday, October 02, 2013
According to IHS Global Insight economists, the manufacturing sector is looking better, but not that good.
Fourth annual survey of 750 executives finds that, having gained board-level attention and a wider remit, supply chain leaders need to invest in talent to ensure they can meet heightened expectations.
Trade Tech chief executive officer Bryn Heimbeck gave readers a look at Japan’s new advanced filing requirements that come into effect early next year with Part I of his analysis. Here is Part II.
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
American Worldwide Agencies (AWA), a global network of freight forwarders and agents, recently announced that it is partnering with Australian e-commerce company Qannu to provide it with direct-to-consumer internet shopping service.
Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco provided the stage for a new announcement: release of version 12.2 of its e-business suite.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Although Brazil, Russia, India and China are suffering from overheated economies, the BRIC region is still generating attractive cargo growth, said Drewry Maritime Research analysts.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Resistence to the Securities and Exchange Commission ruling that requires publicly traded companies to disclose the origins of conflict minerals contained in their products is breaking down rapidly, say compliance experts.
Friday, September 06, 2013
While Calgary is known principally for its energy sector, the city is rapidly gaining recognition for advantages it offers in the supply chain management arena.
Monday, August 26, 2013
Executives who participated in the 2013 CFO Outlook Mid-Year Update gave the U.S. economy an average score of 58 out of 100, up from 49 in the previous survey conducted in late 2012. CFOs gave the global economy a score of 51, up from 45.
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While it may seem “counter-intuitive,” California's merchandise export trade with Europe has been up nearly 13% over the latest three months while the state's exports to the Far East declined by 3.2% during the same period. Further complicating this picture is that this occurred despite a 16.9% jump in the value of shipments to China.