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Life of certain items needs to be prolonged and one of the most effective ways to accomplish this is by using cold-chain warehousing, also known as cold storage or refrigerated warehousing.

Benefits of Cold Chain Warehousing Solutions

Not many people are familiar with cold chain warehouse solutions. However, if you are in any type of business dealing with perishable items, this is right up your alley. Cold chain warehousing is used to store items that need to be left in cool surroundings and that have a short shelf life. By using them you can prevent your items … Read More

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cold chain
Life of certain items needs to be prolonged and one of the most effective ways to accomplish this is by using cold-chain warehousing, also known as cold storage or refrigerated warehousing.
Haylle Sok 11:55 PM  9/20/2019

Benefits of Cold Chain Warehousing Solutions

Not many people are familiar with cold chain warehouse solutions. However, if you are in any type of business dealing with perishable items, this is right up your alley. Cold chain warehousing is used to store items that need to be left in cool surroundings and that have a short shelf life. By using them you can prevent your items from spoiling, being attacked by insects and rotting. So, the goal is clear. Life of certain items needs to be … Read More

supply chain finance
The SCF solutions differ from traditional supply chain programs to enhance working capital, such as factoring and payment discounts, by connecting financial transactions to value as it moves through the supply chain.
Matt Coker 11:52 PM  9/19/2019

5 Companies to Consider for Supply Chain Finance

Supply chain finance is a set of technology-based business and financing processes that link the various parties in a transaction—buyer, seller and financing institution— to lower financing costs and improve business efficiency. Short-term credit that optimizes working capital for both the buyer and the seller is provided by what the hip kids refer to as SCF. There are several SCF transactions, including an extension of buyer’s accounts payable terms, inventory finance and payables discounting. The SCF solutions differ from traditional supply chain programs to … Read More

CarrierGo
“Blume CarrierGo is a product we created that offers our global network of 7,000-plus carriers more than just execution, adding more value for both the carriers and the drivers."
Haylle Sok 11:32 PM  9/18/2019

Blume CarrierGo Provides Motor Carriers with All-Encompassing Business Solutions

This year’s Intermodal Expo in Long Beach, California featured some of the latest solution offerings disrupting the transportation sector. Among leading industry experts including logistics and supply chain solutions provider, Blume Global unveiling their latest product offering, Blume CarrierGo. Blume Global boasts over 25 years of transportation solution offerings in the cloud enabling international multimodal operations including shipment planning, execution, visibility, invoicing, invoice processing & settlement. “Blume CarrierGo is a product we created that offers our global network of 7,000-plus carriers … Read More

Global Logistics

Knowing exactly where a shipment is in transit has quickly become the expectation rather than exception.

In a world where operations don’t have an option to slow down, capacity concerns are issues that will always be a burden in the back of any operator’s mind. Whether you’re running a rail, port or even distribution center, capacity options are vital to keeping operations running–and efficiently. The last thing you want to see is a competitor taking the business you could’ve easily handled, … Read More

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business
Getting talent from one side of the globe to another matters as much as ever it has – and perhaps even more so. But which cities are the most attractive for modern business?

Where do People Travel for Business?

Ed Vaizey 11:58 PM  9/17/2019

When it comes to global business, the right transportation is essential. Getting talent from one side of the globe to another matters as much as ever it has – and perhaps even more so. But which cities are the most attractive for modern business? This is a question whose answers have remained more or less the same over the last … Read More

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Crypto represents a good opportunity for investors and it has a big future.

BUILDING TRUST IN THE CRYPTO MARKET

Paul Wilden, Global Head of Capital Markets Services for TMF Group 11:11 PM  9/18/2019

The cryptocurrency (‘crypto’) market is on the rise. Bitcoin, the main altcoin with a market share of over 60%, has seen its price increase from around $4,000 in April 2019 to over $10,000 in July 2019, despite the recent Congressional hearings on Facebook’s Libra. In tandem with increasing prices, institutional investors are getting more involved in the market. Last year, we … Read More

Education

Intermodal Expo
Whether you're interested in learning about the latest and greatest in intermodal solutions or seeking the expertise from an industry expert on strategic planning, IANA's Intermodal Expo undoubtedly provides a clear view of where the industry stands while navigating the current landscape.
GT Staff 11:59 PM  9/17/2019

Intermodal Expo Brings the Best in Business and Expertise

September 15 marked the first day of this year’s IANA Intermodal Expo in Long Beach, California. This is no ordinary expo, however. While more than 125 exhibitors and 60 plus intermodal experts in attendance, this conference covers all bases for three days each year, leaving no unfinished business. It’s no wonder why some are referring to the paramount event as “all-encompassing” while addressing all tiers of business. Whether you’re interested in learning about the latest and greatest in intermodal solutions or … Read More

students
To attract bright minds into the food side of supply chain management, the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation provides scholarships to roughly 50 students per year
Peter Frerichs 11:13 PM  8/20/2019

SCHOOLS, STUDENTS & SUPPLY CHAINS SCRAMBLE TO MEET INDUSTRY DEMAND

While the internet has been exceptional in a multitude of ways, its ability to deliver information, services and products easily and quickly is by far its notable, competitive advantage. Information is digital, while services and products especially remain physical. And this is where supply chain management intersects, taking the “old” way of managing chains and super-sizing it based on the needs of a digitally, interconnected world. Robots can and continue to contribute to supply-chain management. But the brains behind the chain … Read More

How are students being prepared to enter the workforce and more importantly, which business schools are integrating talent acquisition and recruiting strategies within these focused programs?
Haylle Sok 10:03 PM  6/19/2019

Beyond the Books: 5 Business Schools Preparing Students for Career Success

It’s no secret logistics and supply chain management-focused education is gaining traction each year among students. In fact, Data USA reports that in 2016, nearly 7,669 degrees were awarded in Logistics, Materials and Supply Chain Management. The report, which projects that number will be growing by 15.2 percent, also confirmed that a whopping 10.9 million people make up the current workforce and will continue growing by 3.53 percent. Earning a robust education is essential, but a bigger question remains on … Read More

Software

chip
Pressure is on to “win” in the global chip race, which is why efforts to protect innovations in chipmaking are front and center in the current trade war.

THIS TINY CHIP IS PLAYING A BIG ROLE IN THE TRADE WAR

Andrea Durkin 11:55 PM  9/9/2019