Women make up nearly half of the U.S. labor force, yet only one-fourth of supply chain jobs. With a supply chain labor shortage continuing to grow, women remain an untapped resource.
The program is part of a Wolseley investment initiative in its drivers, aiming to add training...
Though the monthly volume was the lowest since 2013, the Association For Manufacturing...
December's imports price decline was the biggest 1-month drop since December 2008, and was the sixth straight monthly decline overall.
Pacific Maritime Association officials say dock employees have withheld worker shifts since October, slowing productivity that could lead to a shutdown.
The figure was the biggest uptick in stockpiles since a 1 percent jump in April, while wholesale sales dropped.
Nearing 3 years since its debut, 2015 could be the year AmazonSupply becomes a juggernaut in the B2B marketplace.
After months of talks, the two sides have made very little progress, yet have succeeded in disrupting the global supply chain, increasing port congestion, and delaying shipments.
The growth in supply chain certifications as well as APICS memberships indicates that supply chain professionals and their employers will continue to employ APICS professional development, education, and certification to advance supply chain excellence.
After long struggling to claw its way out of the Great Recession, the world's biggest economy is on an extended win streak that is edging it closer to full health. But the new year doesn't look quite so bright in other major countries.
After FedEx and UPS failed to deliver some presents in time for Christmas last year, the two package carriers improved their performance this holiday season.
The U.S. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service said Tuesday it will reach out promptly to both sides.
Longshoremen have continued to work without a contract at 29 ports that are a vital trade link with Asia, though their employers say workers have deliberately slowed their pace over the past few months.
The service faces tough competition from other delivery services in Manhattan, such as grocers FreshDirect and Instacart, as well as Google Express, which delivers from a variety of retailers the same day.
Rapid growth of customers in the high-tech, industrial manufacturing, and retail industries fueled the demand for new or expanded facilities in California, Kentucky, and Toronto, Canada.
With many Boards of Directors asking questions of their CEOs as to how they are prepared to deal with supply chain disruptions, the focus on risk mitigation has become raised on the priority list of supply chain executives.
Falling fuel prices drove down export prices of nonagricultural industrial supplies, while lower metals prices dropped the cost on imports of nonfuel industrial supplies.
A look at how the customer/supplier relationship should work in order for both parties to get the most out of their VMI relationship.
Top issues include truckers who don't get paid as much because they are hauling fewer loads and importers who are being charged fees to store containers in dockside yards.
The addition of the internet-based freight broker will increase C.H. Robinson's market share with small businesses and significantly expand its presence in the Kansas City market.
Hear from several industrial suppliers, including two of ID's Big 50 companies, on how last year's polar vortex affected operations and what they've done to prepare for a possible repeat of last winter.
November's PMI is slightly lower than October's, indicating continued expansion at a reduced rate.
Learn how NOV reduced the size of the inventory center by 82 percent in its new building, is filling orders 64 percent faster, and can easily provide lot tracking when necessary.
This year, nearly 3.5 million more Americans are expected to join those already shopping online. That's putting more pressure on the nation's delivery services, and they're trying to avoid last year's debacle.
There are growing concerns that a slowdown at one of the country's busiest ports in Long Beach could hit holiday shipments. Business could come to a halt on the West coast, as a battle threatens to stop crucial imports.
Cargo volume has been well above average each month since spring as retailers have imported merchandise early in case of any disruption on the docks.
The figures include a healthy sales increase for hardware, plumbing, heating equipment, and supplies, while lumber and other construction materials had a small gain.
As importers struggle to get their products from massive ships docking at West Coast ports onto store shelves, dockworkers and their employers are negotiating a new contract.
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