Filed in Supply Chain Management
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.
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.
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
The Lytle legacy is impressive.
Spokesmen said that in the upcoming quarters Damco does not anticipate a major improvement in the market situation.
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
E2open has acquired icon-scm with the intention of creating a stronger service for collaborative planning and execution.
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
National Center for Supply Chain Technology Education releases results of nationwide survey.
Thursday, July 18, 2013
Emerging markets have been identified as the primary business growth area for the next century, and Gartner said that organizations with strong demand planning capabilities and segmented supply strategies are better positioned to capitalize on market opportunities, as well as to mitigate risks.
Wednesday, May 01, 2013
This is the final column in our series about dynamic operations, or global supply chains imbued with the ability to alter the function and focus of key processes (manufacturing, transportation, distribution, etc.) in response to changing events.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
According to a new survey from Deloitte, global executives are increasingly concerned about the growing risks to their supply chains and costly negative impacts such as margin erosion and inability to keep up with demand.
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In its preliminary fourth quarter “Report on Productivity and Labor Costs,” IHS Global Insight U.S. economists suggest that both hiring and productivity will move upward…but at a snail’s pace.