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China aims for more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.
CHINA'S PRESIDENT XI JINPING HAS CONSOLIDATED MORE POWER THAN ANY OF HIS PREDECESSORS

WATCH: Reading the Tea Leaves

President Xi Jinping “has consolidated more power than any of his predecessors,” according to Kissinger Institute Director Robert Daly. When Xi convenes the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, he will seek to continue his agenda for leading an evolving country into the 21st century. What can we expect? Daly, a China expert and former diplomat, provides insights … Read More

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WATCH: Reading the Tea Leaves

The Future of Xi’s China

President Xi Jinping “has consolidated more power than any of his predecessors,” according to Kissinger Institute Director Robert Daly. When Xi convenes the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, he will seek to continue his agenda for leading an evolving country into the 21st century. What can we expect? Daly, a China… Read More

Trump’s Trade Conundrum With Iran

Will He Allow Boeing Deal to Stand?

From an international trade perspective, one issue looms largest in the face of President Donald Trump’s decertification of the Iran nuclear deal last week. Last year, Boeing completed a deal with Iran Air for the sale of 100 777 and 737 aircraft, a transaction worth in the neighborhood of $25 billion. The transaction that would… Read More

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Inventory optimization leads to more efficient management of shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.
NEOVIA IMPLEMENTED INVENTORY PLANNING SOLUTION AT UK AUTOMOTIVE MANUFACTURER: The result is an exchange curve of expected inventory and availability.
Tim Garfield 12:33 AM  10/17/2017

Multi Echelon Inventory Optimization

For more than 25 years, Neovia has provided spare parts logistics for a world-renowned British automotive manufacturer. In the spirit of continuous improvement, the Neovia team implemented a new best-of-breed inventory planning solution to replace Neovia’s global, multi-echelon legacy system. By configuring the legacy system to optimize fill rate and inventory using Neovia’s proprietary configuration technology, the mature business already had lean, optimized inventory delivering the target parts availability level. However, the team recognized that SAP’s Service Parts Planning technology provided enhanced functionality to further increase … Read More

Trucking company delivers shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.
RUAN TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS RECENTLY CELEBRATED ITS 85TH ANNIVERSARY
Steve Lowery 12:35 AM  9/29/2017

OUR ROAD TO RUAN

Ruan Transportation Management Systems—Ruan to its friends and customers, of which there are many—recently celebrated its 85th anniversary. We thought that was reason enough to catch up with one of our favorite corporate citizens, a company that started with one truck driven by founder John Ruan and has grown to become one of the top 10 privately owned transportation companies in the U.S. with more than 5,200 employees. What makes Ruan special is not just its rags-to-riches legacy but that the … Read More

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China aims for more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.
CHINA'S PRESIDENT XI JINPING HAS CONSOLIDATED MORE POWER THAN ANY OF HIS PREDECESSORS

WATCH: Reading the Tea Leaves

Peter Buxbaum 12:49 AM  10/17/2017

President Xi Jinping “has consolidated more power than any of his predecessors,” according to Kissinger Institute Director Robert Daly. When Xi convenes the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, he will seek to continue his agenda for leading an evolving country into the 21st century. What can we expect? Daly, a China expert and former diplomat, provides insights … Read More

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Expansion will allow port to handle more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.
THE CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT: Allows safe passage of deep draft vessels.

TEXAS ELITE CITIES FOR BUSINESS

Katie Kuehner-Hebert 12:02 AM  9/27/2017

The Port of Corpus Christi–already the No. 1 exporter of U.S. crude oil in the nation–is about to embark on a channel improvement project that will further boost the resurgence of the American energy sector. The Port of Corpus Christi Authority Commission and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in September executed a project partnership agreement for the deepening and widening … Read More

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Expansion will allow port to handle more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.
THE CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT: Allows safe passage of deep draft vessels.

TEXAS ELITE CITIES FOR BUSINESS

Katie Kuehner-Hebert 12:02 AM  9/27/2017

The Port of Corpus Christi–already the No. 1 exporter of U.S. crude oil in the nation–is about to embark on a channel improvement project that will further boost the resurgence of the American energy sector. The Port of Corpus Christi Authority Commission and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in September executed a project partnership agreement for the deepening and widening … Read More

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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

Technology is important to managing shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.
EDUCATION IS CRITICAL TO MANAGING GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAINS: Supply-chain managers must be encouraged to stay current with the latest global disruptions.
Michael Womack 1:40 AM  8/21/2017

The Modern Supply Chain: Education & Training

The modern supply chain is a complex weave of new technology and legacy systems all working toward the same goal, to keep products moving. New technology and the rapid rate of adoption is leaving many in the supply-chain industry wondering how they can keep up. Furthermore, as the industry continues to struggle with finding new talent to bolster its workforce, businesses are often left understaffed while managing a more complex supply network. With all these disruptions the industry faces today, an … Read More

Game teaches students about shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.
STUDENTS ARE DIVIDED INTO TEAMS FOR INTERNATIONAL TRADE GAME: Each team functions as individual countries to compete in manufacturing and selling products to a trader.
GT Staff 2:31 AM  3/15/2017

WATCH: Gaming International Trade

When teaching the course International Economics at the NYU Florence campus, Professor Giampiero Gallo organizes a modified version of the International Trade Game. Students are divided into teams – functioning as individual countries – and compete to manufacture and sell products to a trader at posted prices, which can vary with supply and demand. Students soon understand that they need to make decisions on the group’s strategies and to negotiate with other groups regarding the use of technology, buying raw materials, … Read More

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Inventory optimization leads to more efficient management of shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.
NEOVIA IMPLEMENTED INVENTORY PLANNING SOLUTION AT UK AUTOMOTIVE MANUFACTURER: The result is an exchange curve of expected inventory and availability.

Multi Echelon Inventory Optimization

Tim Garfield 12:33 AM  10/17/2017

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