The technology and processes that are revolutionizing logistics and supply chain operations are helping today’s organizations keep pace with digital commerce.
S&P Global’s acquisition of Panjiva may give shippers new predictive analytics for risk mitigation
The value of granular supply chain market intelligence to mainstream investors was made infinitely clear with today’s announcement that S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI) will acquire Panjiva, Inc. to enhance its prominent role in the world’s economy.
January shipments, at 1,006,861, were up 7.7% annually compared to 934,447 in January 2017. Panjiva said this marks the fastest rate of growth in a month going back to April 2017, as well as outpacing the cumulative 4.1% growth rate for all of 2017, which it noted was a record year for U.S.-bound shipments in…Details
Time can be defined in many different ways. A year can be viewed as a long time for certain things, as can five years or an even decade. But you know what’s a really long time? 25 years i.e. a quarter century. Why is 25 years significant? Let me tie it to transportation infrastructure, specifically…Details
Carloads slipped 0.5% annually to 251,058, and intermodal containers and trailers, at 268,487, saw a 3.7% annual gain.
In an era of cutthroat competition and profit measured in pennies on the dollar, if a trucking company lasts ten years it’s worth celebrating. Only a handful of carriers operating today have ever logged 50 years in existence. Then there is Elizabeth, N.J.-based New England Motor Freight. NEMF, whose maroon colored trucks and trailers are…Details
While importing continues to grow across both small and enterprise companies, almost 50% of the 300,000-plus American businesses who import still use spreadsheets to manage their international supply chain.
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