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Monday, July 09, 2012
The survey which examines the state of the industry, and how manufacturers are adapting and improving their supply chains, also explores and how technology plays a role in enabling manufacturers to be more successful.
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Leading manufacturing and retailing companies are leveraging technology improvements for greater supply chain efficiency, leading to increased profits and smoother, cheaper transportation costs.
Wednesday, June 06, 2012
The National Retail Federation (NRF) yesterday threw its support behind a piece of supply chain security legislation focusing on ports.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
The title of the study is “Made to Measure,” also found that making extensive use of external benchmarks is linked with higher performance in financial and administrative processes
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
When you reflect about the people whose ideas, work, and stature have advanced the art and science of supply chain management, certain names come readily to mind. Bill Copacino was one of those names.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
This marks the third consecutive year that supply chain concerns have increased, says BDO USA, a leading accounting and consulting organization
Thursday, March 22, 2012
Quarterly revenue of $10.56 billion was up 9 percent from last year’s $9.66 billion, and operating income at $813 million was up 107 percent from $393 million. Its operating margin—at 7.7 percent—was up from 4.1 percent. FedEx reported earnings per share of $1.55, edging Wall Street estimates of $1.52.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Class I railroad carrier CN said this week it has introduced new import/export container train services between the Port of Prince Rupert, British Columbia and Calgary and Edmonton, effective June 2012.
Thursday, March 08, 2012
As the economy continues to gradually show signs of improvement, retail-based shippers are being proactive in shifting from cost-cutting to growth. That was one of the main findings of the Third Annual State of the Retail Supply Chain report by The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) and Auburn University.
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Monday, March 05, 2012
The January NMI—at 57.3—is up 0.5 percent over January and is at its highest level since reaching 58.3 in January 2011. A reading above 50 represents growth.