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A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016


Source: US Census) Manufacturing & Trade Sales Total combined sales and manufacturing shipments totaled nearly $1.296 trillion in January 2016, down 0.4% Manufacturing & Trade Inventory: Total value of inventory on hand is estimated at $1.812 trillion in January, up 0.1% Source: Inbound Logistics). from the previous month , to 156,602 employees total, the ninth straight month-to-month decline, and the biggest month-to-month decline since January 2001.

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E-commerce and the Digital Path to Purchase

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The staff at Logistics Management notes, “E-commerce has changed the way the logistics and supply chain game is played. The world of digital commerce has introduced more risk and complexity than logistics and supply chain professionals have ever faced. By every big-picture metric, social media and ecommerce should be a match made in heaven. Retailers have always been curious about the paths consumers take when they decide something needs to be purchased.