As the House of Representatives is expected to vote to impeach the President, this could very well set off a chain of events.
December 18, 2019
The Small Business in Transportation Coalition (SBTC), Washington, D.C., issued a warning that various political actions at Federal and state levels may quickly escalate into a supply chain crisis for Americans.
Industry experts offer insight into the challenges impacting the import and export of cold food and beverages, discussing everything from tariffs and governmental regulations to price increases and third-party logistics.
Nonetheless, the trade war is one of the factors impacting forward-looking models.
December 11, 2019
Volume at major container ports bumped up significantly in November, as retailers imported merchandise ahead of new tariffs set to take effect this month, according to the Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation, Washington, D.C., and Hackett Associates, Alexandria, Va.
This survey shows that for nine out of 10 companies, packaging will play an important role in the next 3-5 years.
December 9, 2019
DHL Supply Chain, a Westerville, Ohio-based division of Deutsche Post DHL Group, released “Rethinking Packaging,” a new trend report that offers a comprehensive look at the future of packaging in the logistics industry.
The report shows that shrinking international capital flows caused global connectedness to dip slightly in 2018.
December 5, 2019
DHL Express, Plantation, Fla., and NYU Stern School of Business, New York, released the 2019 update of the DHL Global Connectedness Index (GCI), which highlights key developments in international flows of capital, trade, information and people.
Major drivers of a digital supply chain include demand for greater visibility and transparency in supply chain data process, faster adoption of IoT, increasing investment in supply chain innovation and rising demand from e-commerce.
December 4, 2019
The next-generation supply chain market is scheduled to reach $75 billion by 2030, up from $32 billion in 2019, according to “Next-Gen Supply Chain Market – Global Forecast to 2030,” a study released by LogisticsIQ, Singapore.
2020 marks a new decade in supply chain management in which operations benefit from increased digitalization, customers benefit from higher levels of service and supply chain organizations benefit from greater diversity in the workforce.
December 3, 2019
DHL Supply Chain shared the three supply chain trends set to have the greatest impact on operations in North America in the coming year.
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