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Posted 05/07 · 06:07 PM · SCMR Editorial
The benefits of effective Sales & Operations Planning are compelling — lower operating costs, reduced inventory requirements, and top-line growth. The top-performing S&OP companies are realizing these benefits and in the process gaining competitive advantage. This article details the traits of the top performers and gives a practical approach to help others enhance their own S&OP performance level.
Posted 05/07 · 09:17 AM · SCMR Editorial
The North American logistics and distribution property market is improving following the recent economic downturn, said analysts for the London-based think tank, Transport Intelligence
Posted 02/06 · 03:46 PM · MMH Editorial
Dematic introduced extended picking functionality of its goods-to-person order fulfillment solution for piece picking, or RapidPick.
Posted 12/20 · 09:57 AM · SCMR Editorial
Slight signs of economic stability appeared to take hold on the global trade front from October to November, according to data from Panjiva
Posted 12/20 · 09:46 AM · MMH Editorial
Slight signs of economic stability appeared to take hold on the global trade front from October to November, according to data from Panjiva.
Posted 12/15 · 01:19 PM · LM Editorial
Following an early October prediction of 2011 holiday sales rising 2.8 percent to $465.6 billion, the NRF is now calling for 2011 to be up 3.8 percent to $469.1 billion. Holiday sales—as defined by the NRF—are sales in the months of November and December.
Posted 12/14 · 10:38 AM · LM Editorial
Shifts in inventory management by retailers appear to have made an impact on import cargo volumes at major United States-based container ports, according to the monthly Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.
Posted 12/13 · 01:35 PM · LM Editorial
With the economy showing some slight signs of growth, the Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index (PCI) was up for the second straight month in November, with a 0.1 percent gain on the heels of October’s 1.1 percent rise.
Posted 11/11 · 11:01 AM · LM Editorial
Manufacturing is indeed making a significant contribution to overall GDP growth and perhaps leading the way.
Posted 11/11 · 07:15 AM · LM Editorial
While the economy is still not in a full-fledged recovery, the situation may not be as dire as it was a month ago, according to the most recent edition of the Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index.