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3PLs help manage shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.
THE LAST YARD: It’s an undervalued concept within the last mile of the supply chain.

Shifting consumer habits, manufacturing agility, investments in supply chain technologies

In an era where technology is continuing to migrate consumer spending habits online and away from brick-and-mortar stores, the newly released 2019 Third-Party Logistics Study highlights how supply chains are also going digital and using science to keep pace. The publication, available, is created and supported by Infosys Consulting, Penn State University, Penske Logistics and Korn Ferry. Here are a few … Read More

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WATCH: President’s authority on Section 232 tariffs is too broad

Congress has no recourse to weigh in on the national-security issues involved

This is the first of a video series on the Trump administration’s proposed Section 232 national security tariffs on imported… Read More

The tariff tally

Your scorecard for an ever-changing trade war

A lot has been happening of late in the news regarding trade and tariffs resulting from the ongoing trade war… Read More

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Commerce Department is investigating antidumping and countervailing duties on shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.
STEELY RESOLVE: Commerce is investigating whether China is dumping steel racks such as these on the U.S. market. Credit: Shutterstock
Peter Buxbaum 12:03 AM  10/16/2018

TRENDING: U.S. TO INVESTIGATE IMPORTS OF STEEL RACKS FROM CHINA

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross has announced the initiation of new antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations to determine whether steel racks from China are being dumped in the United States and to determine if producers in China are receiving unfair subsidies. The investigations were initiated based on petitions filed by the Coalition for Fair Rack Imports, the members of which are eight companies from West Virginia, California, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Virginia and Tennessee. The petitioner estimates … Read More

Airlines carry shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.
AIR CARGO: Online retailers are increasingly relying on that mode to speed deliveries to customers.
Peter Buxbaum 12:25 AM  10/15/2018

Shippers and airlines—an evolving relationship

The question of how shippers should approach air cargo carriers is a complex one, for a number of reasons. Airlines have traditionally eschewed dealing with shippers, even larger ones, to say nothing of those that won’t offer them much business—opting instead to deal almost exclusively with airfreight forwarders and consolidators. “Customer acquisition at scale is a messy process,” said Zvi Schreiber, CEO of Freightos, an online freight platform. “Customer management can be expensive and hands-on, especially in an error-prone industry like … Read More

Global Logistics

3PLs help manage shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.
THE LAST YARD: It’s an undervalued concept within the last mile of the supply chain.

In an era where technology is continuing to migrate consumer spending habits online and away from brick-and-mortar stores, the newly released 2019 Third-Party Logistics Study highlights how supply chains are also going digital and using science to keep pace. The publication, available, is created and supported by Infosys Consulting, Penn State University, Penske Logistics and Korn Ferry. Here are a few … Read More

Site Selection

Giddings, Texas, wants to diversify its shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.
GIDDINGS: It’s looking to diversify beyond oil and gas.

Relocation Texas: Giddings, TX Attracts Big Companies With An Unmatched Workforce

Taylor Girardi-Schachter 12:46 AM  10/13/2018

When Jabez Deming Giddings and his brothers first put down roots in the 5.2 square miles of land now known as Giddings, Texas, they likely had no idea what that little patch would someday become. Initially endowed to Stephen F. Austin in 1821 to establish a colony for Spanish Texas, Giddings did not officially become a city until 1871, when … Read More

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Topics of discussion included: terminal overload and new technologies to increase throughput; tightened trucking capacity; needs of shippers and adaptive change in the supply chain
IANA gathered representatives from many of its 1,000 members of the intermodal industry

Beautiful Long Beach, California was the setting for IANA’s (Intermodal Association of North America) annual expo, the IANA Intermodal Expo 2018. Over 2,000 representatives from the intermodal and transportation communities touched down to present, converse, debate and exchange ideas surrounding trends and issues shaping the future of the larger intermodal supply chain community. We had the pleasure of exhibiting and attending … Read More

Education

MBA programs offer concentrations in managing shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.
MBA GRADUATES: Those in logistics management are well-positioned to secure supply-chain jobs.
GT Staff 12:29 AM  6/11/2018

Logistics and Supply Chain MBA Programs

A growing number of universities in the United States are offering Masters in Business Administration programs—many of them online—with concentrations in logistics management and other related fields—such as supply-chain management, process reengineering, information technology, strategic planning, and shipping. And for good reason: market demand for supply chain and logistics professionals is growing and so are salaries in the field. Logistics in the U.S. is a $1.3 trillion industry and growing. MBAs in logistics management are well-positioned to secure jobs as … Read More

Academic programs enhance skills in the management of shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.
WRITING ON THE WALL: It’s proven that advanced degrees enrich logistics professionals in multiple ways.
Peter Buxbaum 12:31 AM  3/26/2018

SUCCESS SECRETS

Market demand for supply chain and logistics professionals is growing and so are salaries in the field. Studies show that businesses are filling 270,000 logistics jobs a year and that employment in the field will have increased 22 percent between 2012 and 2022. If you’ve got an undergraduate degree, earning a master’s may be the best bet to a higher salary. The Institute for Supply Management says a supply chain professional with a master’s degree earns 25 percent more than one … Read More

Education programs for executives in companies with shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.
THE FIRST COHORT OF STUDENTS SURROUNDS SIR JAMES DYSON (Image: Dyson Institute of Engineering and Technology)
Todd Mathews 12:04 AM  9/28/2017

USD OFFERS M.B.A. WITH OPERATIONS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT SPECIALIZATION

The University of South Dakota Beacom School of Business now offers an online Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) with Operations and Supply Chain Management specialization. Enrollees “benefit from in-depth study of supply chain management, lean management, quality control and other topics relevant in today’s rapidly evolving global market,” according to Beacom School of Business officials. In addition to the core M.B.A. courses that prepare students for leadership in any business role, those on the Operations and Supply Chain Management tract can … Read More

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