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Wednesday, June 06, 2012

The National Retail Federation (NRF) yesterday threw its support behind a piece of supply chain security legislation focusing on ports.
Posted on 06/06 at 02:11 PM
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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
Posted on 05/30 at 04:01 PM
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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.
Posted on 05/22 at 09:54 AM
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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
Posted on 05/16 at 06:55 PM
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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.
Posted on 03/22 at 10:04 AM
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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.

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.

Thursday, March 01, 2012

Dealing with challenges and the unknown is considered a given for supply chain and logistics managers. When the unexpected happens, it is imperative that they are taking steps to manage risks in an efficient and proper manner. But according to a report from Accenture and the World Economic Forum, entitled “New Models for Addressing Supply Chain and Transport Risk,” that is not always the case.

Monday, February 27, 2012

CTL's white paper on the crisis of supply chain's skills shortage, which was published in 2010, generated a huge response and helped to spark an industry-wide debate on how the profession can develop a more effective talent pipeline. However, one vital piece of the puzzle continues to be overlooked: the role of human resource (HR) managers.


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