For manufacturing, ISM is estimating a 6.6% gain in 2018 revenue, which is ahead of the 5.1% reading in the December Semiannual report. On the non-manufacturing side, the report expects revenues to rise 3.2% in 2018.
Four of our top technology analysts offer their perspective on the latest buzz driving the next phase of the digital transformation.
In today’s omni-channel, multiphase distribution environment, it’s no longer enough to simply load pallets onto a truck and ship them from point A to point B via a common carrier.
Widespread shipper resistance to PierPass changes are now being expressed to the Federal Maritime Commission, which has yet to approve the proposal.
Procurement professionals have been upping their game in recent years. Those skills are going to come in handy in the years to come.
With a 1.4-cent increase, the diesel average came in at $3.171, ahead of last week’s $3.157 average. What’s more, during this seven-week stretch of increases, the average has been above the $3 per gallon mark. And during that span the average has risen a cumulative 16.1 cents.
On one hand, there are carriers, shippers, and other industry stakeholders asking Congress to change the national twin trailer standard from 28 feet to 33 feet, saying that such a move would have myriad benefits along the lines of improving productivity and increased vehicle safety, among other benefits. And on the other hand, is the…Details
Advancements in operational technology and robotics are becoming key differentiators for our nation’s leading ocean cargo gateways. At the same time, increasing numbers of port terminals are using higher levels of automation to improve productivity and efficiency. Top Ports by volume in 2017, United States Ports by Volume, Top US ports by TEUs, Busiest Ports…Details
Logistics is more than getting freight in the right places at the right time. It is becoming a strategic corporate weapon to achieve market share advantages. That’s what one high-end appliance maker is proving. Miele Logistics Company Growth
Belief in the benefit of digital supply chains may be widespread, but it’s less clear how to create one. Fortunately for those seeking a path forward, there are methodologies for assessing which digital capabilities hold the highest value potential. Implementing Digital Supply Chain, Digitization in the Supply Chain,