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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.

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.

Friday, February 03, 2012

The January NMI—at 56.8—is up 3.8 percent over December’s and is at its highest level since reaching 56.3 in March 2011.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

For every shipper, the topic of supply chain security is always top of mind. That is why I was not entirely surprised to see today that the White House has issued what it’s calling the “National Strategy for Supply Chain Security.”
Posted on 01/25 at 02:08 PM
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As China strides into the Year of the Dragon, its economy is in the midst of an aggressive slowdown, warns IHS Global Insight economists.
Posted on 01/25 at 11:59 AM
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Thursday, January 19, 2012

In the freight transportation world, one of the most predictable things over the years is the unpredictable nature of the price per gallon of diesel fuel. That is the case once again now, given the fluctuation in fuel prices in recent months.

Friday, January 06, 2012

Seattle-area based Pacific Alaska Freightways (PAF), a provider of freight transportation services to Alaska, including steamship, barge, rail, air, truckload, less-than-truckload, and intermodal, said that it has officially acquired Southern Alaska Forwarding, a freight consolidator serving Kodiak and Cordova, Alaska from Seattle.
Posted on 01/06 at 10:15 AM
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Tuesday, January 03, 2012

The December edition of Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Manufacturing Report on Business pointed to manufacturing growth finishing 2011 on a positive note.

Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently spoke with Dachser USA President and CEO Frank Guenzerodt about how the $5 billion global 3PL is approaching its U.S growth strategy.
Posted on 01/03 at 09:32 AM
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