First quarter freight spend, at 187.8, was up 1.4% compared to the fourth quarter and 24.5% annually, as well as being the highest-ever quarterly reading, according to U.S. Bank. The report explained that the surge in freight spend was largely attributed to the ongoing truck driver shortage, which, in turn, led to rising rates in…Details
The ongoing impact of e-commerce related to logistics costs in the United States continues to head up rapidly, due to a variety of factors, according to a new report issued this week by supply chain consultancy Armstrong & Associates.
Demand Modeling helps improve the design of your supply chain to better account for explainable changes in demand.
When we said 2017 was one of the most disruptive years for global supply chains in recent years, thanks to natural disasters, geopolitical conflicts, and regulatory upheaval, we couldn’t have foreseen the twists and turns that would take shape in 2018.
Readers share the most fun or interesting part about their work in the supply chain.
Investing in new and improved information technology and robotic process automation (RPA), talent shortages, and trade protectionism are predicted to be the top trends in service delivery for 2018 and the next several years, according to the latest quarterly KPMG Global Insights Pulse survey.