Maersk to Embark on “Transformational” Supply Chain Journey

By Patrick Burnson, Executive Editor · February 21, 2018 According to published accounts of a presentation given to investors by Denmark’s A.P. Moller-Maersk, the company intends to “transform” its logistics and supply chain model to compete with package delivery behemoths like UPS and Fedex. “Good luck with that,” says Foster Finley, Managing Director, of the […]

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Small Businesses Face Import Overhead, Spend up to 500 Hours Annually Managing Freight Shipments

While importing continues to grow across both small and enterprise companies, almost 50% of the 300,000+ American businesses who import still use spreadsheets to manage their international supply chain. Global trade is worth trillions, and US Department of Commerce data reports a 6.7% year on year increase in US imports in 2017 – the fastest […]

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Air Cargo Supply Chains Continue to Remain Robust

By Patrick Burnson, Executive Editor · December 5, 2017 While the nation’s air cargo industry remains strong, several indicators suggest that demand may have passed the growth peak. According to The International Air Transport Association (IATA), the inventory-to-sales ratio in the U.S. is “tracking sideways,” signaling that the period when companies look to restock inventories […]

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