If you haven’t been keeping up with supply chain management news, it’s important to know that 2022 is bound to bring challenges to logistics, shipping ports and businesses across the West Coast. United States dockworkers and their management systems are about to engage in contract negotiations that could go on for months beginning with ILWU. […]Read More
Back in 2017, the landscape of the shipping world rearranged yet again as ten of the major carriers in the maritime industry coalesced into three distinct carrier alliances. Today, nearly 80% of the global carrier market operates within these alliances. Understanding these alliances, how they function, and the impact they have on the supply chain are vital […]
As many in logistics are aware, protecting your supply chain is crucial to both inventory management and overall business continuity. An efficient and optimized supply chain paves the way for significant cost savings, improved profitability, and a higher level of customer satisfaction and service. Conversely, disruptions to your supply chain can have a catastrophic impact […]
Learn how CarParts.com used their NYSHEX contracts to get ahead of the competition and meet demand with available inventory during their busiest year yet.
The future of emissions and sustainability has arrived. Following Maersk’s impressive announcement to accelerate their decarbonization targets by 10 years and achieve net-zero emissions by 2040, Donald Davis and Bryan Most sat down with Lee Kindberg, Head of Environment and Sustainability for North America at Maersk to discuss what this could mean for the industry. In this week’s episode, […]
With all the market challenges and more to come, shippers need to be proactive to avoid future disruptions. Join our upcoming webinar to learn why shippers are starting to sign multi-year contracts to rebuild confidence and stability in the supply chain operations and create an…
The shipping industry has changed, and reliability has suffered. As an ocean procurement executive, however, your objectives to contract competitive freight rates, minimize spend deviations versus forecasted budget, and ensure cargo arrives on time have not changed. In this white paper, Chuck McDaniel, former Global Logistics Procurement