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Panjiva data shows a rebound in U.S.-bound ocean cargo shipments in March 2019

On the heels of the first decline in United States-bound waterborne shipments, for the first time in 24 months, in February, March shipments were...

Afternoon Coffee: UPS about to spend a TON on natural gas; How Ivalua measures...

fotogiunta/Adobe StockUnited Parcel Service is doing its part to support both local sourcing and the U.S. natural gas industry, as well as its own...

Trans-Pacific carriers begin blanking sailings as spot rates fall

Eastbound trans-Pacific spot rates from Asia to the West Coast have slipped 14.6 percent to $1,442 per FEU in the last two weeks. Photo...

NextGen Supply Chain Interview: Jeff Burnstein

This month we spoke with Jeff Burnstein, president of the Association for Advancing Automation (A3), the parent group of the Robotic Industries Association (RIA),...

While you were sleeping, robots took over

Holy robots!It seems that most everywhere you look in the past couple of months there are robots. And they are almost always doing something...

If Ivalua is now a yardstick, how do competitors like Coupa, SAP Ariba, Oracle...

Technology vendors reach a milestone when other providers start using them as a yardstick to measure and compare against their own capabilities. At Spend...

The power of supply chain planning

A couple of months ago, a reporter asked some people what are the biggest challenges in the supply chain today and into the future....

FedEx Releases 2019 Global Citizenship Report

FedEx Corp. announced today the online release of its 2019 Global Citizenship Report (GCR), detailing how the company connects the world responsibly and resourcefully. The...

Accelerating Supply Chains for a Post-Global World

Editor’s Note: Marcin Fic, is Vice President, Supply Chain Solutions, FlexGlobalization drove worldwide economic growth for decades by increasing offshore manufacturing, while spurring low...