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2016 Supply Chain Trends: 7 of 12 Trends that Will Drive Supply Chain Management in 2016

2016 Supply Chain Trends: 7 of 12 Trends that Will Drive Supply Chain Management in 2016

2016 Supply Chain Trend #1: Supply Chains will Look to Go Digital 2016 Supply Chain Trend #2: Responding to Innovation & Change But with An Eye On Fundamentals 2016 Supply Chain Trend #3: Augmented Reality a.k.a AR 2016 Supply Chain Trend #4: Artificial Intelligence on Steroids 2016 Supply Chain Trend #5: Agile = The New Lean 2016 Supply […]

CONCOR inaugurates port side container facility at Krishnapatnam Port

CONCOR inaugurates port side container facility at Krishnapatnam Port

Krishnapatnam Port, deep water port on the east-coast of India has inaugurated CONCOR’s – port side container facility, a Government of India undertaking. This event is a significant turning point for the port, as the opening up of the Port Side Container facility will ensure the expansion and growth of the container terminal in the […]

APM Terminals Inland Services wins 3PL provider contract with Mahindra Susten for 260 MW Solar project

APM Terminals Inland Services wins 3PL provider contract with Mahindra Susten for 260 MW Solar project

APM Terminals Inland Services, South Asia has inked an exclusive deal with Mahindra Susten for providing the Third Party Logistics (3PL) services in India for an upcoming 260 mw solar power project in Andhra Pradesh. Under this contract, an integrated logistics management solution will be provided to Mahindra Susten for the 2,900 TEU containers of […]

Development of port-rail connectivity projects approved under Sagarmala Programme

Development of port-rail connectivity projects approved under Sagarmala Programme

The Ministry of Railways will be taking up 21 port-rail connectivity projects, at an estimated cost of more than Rs 20,000 crores, as identified under the port-connectivity enhancement objective of Sagarmala, the flagship programme of the Ministry of Shipping. These projects are aimed at strengthening the rail evacuation network and the last mile connectivity to […]

ATA Report Sees Growth in Freight, Trucking Through 2026

ATA Report Sees Growth in Freight, Trucking Through 2026

A new report released Monday by the American Trucking Associations (ATA) projects freight volumes will increase by nearly 29 percent over the next 11 years. “The outlook for all modes of freight transportation remains bright,” said ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello in releasing its U.S. Freight Transportation Forecast to 2026. “Continued population growth, expansion of the […]

Logistics Careers Are Built On Relationships

Logistics Careers Are Built On Relationships

Supply chain management is more data-driven than ever, and while we should be excited about the technological advances that are changing the function, let’s not lose sight of the critical role that relationship building plays in the profession’s success Building and maintaining robust working relationships with customers has always been a foundational skill in logistics, […]

TODAY’S TOP SUPPLY CHAIN AND LOGISTICS NEWS

TODAY’S TOP SUPPLY CHAIN AND LOGISTICS NEWS

This year’s peak shipping season is separating the haves from the have-nots. The traditional surge leading up to the holidays was a no-show for railroads, truckers and ocean carriers this fall, but the WSJ’s Laura Stevens reports that the parcel carriers that specialize in online holiday shopping are bracing for a boom time. The peak season forFedEx Corp., United […]

Do Supply Chain Professionals Need To Know About Sustainability

Do Supply Chain Professionals Need To Know About Sustainability

Over time, large corporations’ sustainability efforts usually become broader and deeper. As a variety of companies in an industry tackle sustainability issues, it is natural for them to look for industry trade groups and sustainability associations to help in their efforts. From a research perspective, these industry groups first foray into sustainability research often involves […]