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By Bob Trebilcock · May 19, 2015
Manufacturing, transportation, and distribution are changing before our eyes. While organizations try to figure out what change means to their organizations, its important to remember that the physical movement of goods isn’t going way.
By Bob Trebilcock · May 17, 2015
Supply chain management is evolving from a series of sequential links in the chain to a supply network. That may impact how the warehouse of the future operates.
By Patrick Burnson · May 14, 2015
In the wake of the prolonged Pacific Rim dockside labor crisis, four Republican Senators have introduced what they call “common-sense” sunshine reforms for U.S. port authorities.
By Jeff Berman · May 11, 2015
According to the ATA, total 2014 trucking industry revenue was $700.4 billion, which alone is a staggering number, but making it all the more impressive is that it represents the first time annual industry revenue has topped $700 billion.
By Bob Trebilcock · May 9, 2015
UPS and FedEx have changed they way they charge our customers to ship their orders. That's created an opportunity for our industry to play a role in reducing packaging and shipping costs.
By Patrick Burnson · May 8, 2015
The air cargo industry is on a “solid but unspectacular growth trend,” notes The International Air Transport Association (IATA). More worrying however, is that there is little evidence today that would point towards an acceleration as the year goes on.
By Bob Trebilcock · May 7, 2015
Procurement is being asked to innovate and transform its processes. But the profession is still measured on cost reduction. Can we have it all?
<p>The ThomasNet/ISM 30 Under 30 Supply Chain Stars honors the industry’s up and comers.</p> By Bob Trebilcock · May 6, 2015
Initiative designed to acknowledge the industry best and brightest while attracting new talent prepares to head into its third year.
By Bob Trebilcock · May 5, 2015
Forget cost cutting. Innovation and sustainability are the most important factors in business today. The companies that get it right can still win in a flat economy, says ISM CEO Tom Derry.
By Jeff Berman · May 1, 2015
Even though the immediate prospects of a long-term federal surface transportation authorization remain dim, various media reports suggest that at least short-term help could be on the way.
By Patrick Burnson · April 30, 2015
The recent Iranian seizure of a cargo vessel in the Strait of Hormuz has created a national security problem for the United States
By Jeff Berman · April 29, 2015
Even if things on the economic front “feel” better, does that mean they actually are better? Honestly, that question bears repeating and is worth asking in light of today’s first quarter GDP estimate from the United States Department of Commerce.
By Bob Trebilcock · April 21, 2015
The deal brings together a large global solution provider known for heavy automation with a smaller Midwestern integrator with software expertise.
By Patrick Burnson · April 21, 2015
Ocean cargo carrier service reliability across the three core East-West trades hit a five-month peak in March with an aggregate on-time performance of 64 percent, according to Carrier Performance Insight, the online schedule reliability tool provided by Drewry Supply Chain Advisors.
By Patrick Burnson · April 20, 2015
The Airforwarders Association, which represents more than 360 companies that move air cargo through the supply chain, today applauded an agreement reached by Congressional leaders to advance legislation giving the President authority to conclude key global trade agreements.

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