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Stories of Supply Chain Leadership: An Interview with Joan Motsinger of Seagate

Supply Chain Shaman

2015 Supply Chains to Admire. What suppliers need help with cost (LEAN, labor, freight,…)? In 2009, we took the work that we did with E2open on suppliers and built customer networks to see channel sales and demand signals daily.

Google Will Acquire a 3PL – And Other Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2015

Talking Logistics

That will be in 2015, after the peak of oil [supply].”. 2015 is less than three weeks away, and a barrel of Brent crude oil is $65.70 Brent crude oil prices Dec 2009 – Dec 2014 (Source MoneyAM.com). million bbl/d in 2015.” .

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Road to Nowhere: The Dire Status of U.S. Infrastructure

Elementum

Congress is under pressure to quickly deliberate on effective measures that resolve the seemingly chronic problem of transportation money, but it’s following a pattern of putting things off: there have 34 short-term funding bills like last week’s passed since 2009. Image source: USA Today

Guest Post: Ignoring this Performance Metric is Risky

TMC

For instance, when a disaster such as a hurricane, a labor strike, or a bankruptcy disables key suppliers, quick-moving enterprises are able to lock in alternative sources of supply before their rivals.

[INFOGRAPHIC, REPORT, & INTERACTIVE MAP] The US Manufacturing Workforce & Making it In America

Cerasis

Manufacturing provides a significant source of demand for goods and services in other sectors of the economy, and these sales to other industries are not captured in measures of manufacturing sector GDP but are counted in the broader measure of its gross output.

Using Big Data to Drive Manufacturing Sales: 3 Big Takeaways from the USMTO Reports

Cerasis

At the trough of the recessions in 2003 and 2009, only $100 million worth of equipment was being purchased. So, its effects were probably a little easier to handle than the deep, sharp recession of 2009. Sources: The Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT) [link].

Time to Squeeze Carriers for Better Rates?

Talking Logistics

There was a deceleration in freight volumes during the second half of 2015 which continued into the first month of 2016. So, that tells me that the inventory situation continues to weigh on truck freight volumes. The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, dropped 0.4 percent in December from November , with December 2015 freight shipments down 2.0

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

in the third quarter of 2015 according to the third preliminary estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis in late December. Source: US BEA). . Source: US DOC & Census Bureau) Consumer Confidence The Consumer Confidence Index increased to 96.5 in December 2015.

Blockchain can make global supply chains more efficient and secure

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

After the development of bitcoin invented by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2009, computer scientists, software industry, and the banking industry were intrigued by the potential applications of bitcoin’s underlying “blockchain” process. Christopher Tang.

Blockchain can make global supply chains more efficient and secure

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

After the development of bitcoin invented by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2009, computer scientists, software industry, and the banking industry were intrigued by the potential applications of bitcoin’s underlying “blockchain” process. Christopher Tang.