Thursday, March 06, 2014
During this Webcast, we will explore key findings from a recent survey of supply chain professionals on the skills gaps in today's candidates. Find out where these gaps exist and what organizations are doing to obtain supply chain employees with the skills necessary to do the job.
Wednesday, March 05, 2014
A majority (57%) of surveyed Chief Procurement Officers (CPOs) said short-term cost reduction is a higher priority than long-term growth in 2014, according to a new survey by Consero Group
Companies are looking for ways to make their supply chains more efficient, cost-effective, and competitive. More suppliers and partners are involved in the inbound supply chain than ever, and manual processes are becoming too complicated to continue. Risk and volatility is driving up transportation spend, landed costs, and expenses related to supply chain disruption as companies struggle to become agile in an environment that demands it.
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
When the Air Freight Forwarder’s Association (AfA) stages its annual conference next month, the focus will be “closing the deal.”
Posted on 03/04 at 10:12 AM
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Monday, March 03, 2014
Supply chain leaders consistently highlight that finding, recruiting, and developing the best supply chain managers is their number one challenge.
People are one of our most important assets, and we have a difficult time figuring out how to strengthen and grow them.
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure manufacturing activity, increased 1.9 percent to 53.2 in February.
Posted on 03/03 at 01:57 PM
Friday, February 28, 2014
Researchers reported that U.S.-bound waterborne shipments in January—at 1,169,741—were up 9 percent year-over-year and up 7 percent from December to January. And the number of global manufacturers shipping to the U.S in January—at 165,531—was up 3 percent annually and up 1 percent from December to January.
Posted on 02/28 at 11:30 AM