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A Balanced Approach to Ocean Shipping

Several major steamship lines have opined recently that the market conditions are improving for carriers primarily due to a current positive trend in increased booking demand relative to capacity supply. The lines are keenly focused on rate escalation that is … Read more

Retail-Store-Closings

Retail Store Closings Beg the Question: Is Your Supply Chain Built to Last?

According to a recent projection released by brokerage firm Credit Suisse, more than 8,600 brick-and-mortar stores are going to close in 2017. “A quarter into 2017,” the report states, “year-to-date retail store closings have already surpassed those of 2008 [the … Read more

Importance of Key Performance Indicators

The Importance of Key Performance Indicators (KPI) – Part Two

In my previous blog, we established the need to measure Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) as a metric of business performance. It is important not only to measure the right KPIs, but it is also important to measure them precisely. … Read more

Importance of Key Performance Indicators

The Importance of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) – Part One

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are the measurements a business uses to track progress toward meeting its goals. To establish meaningful KPIs, focus on the vital measurements that mean the most to your business. Most importantly, your KPIs should directly relate … Read more

Supply Chain Ecosystem Visibility

In the Supply Chain, It’s All about the Ecosystem

Everyone faces an important decision each time they make an investment in a computer or a mobile device: which operating system best fits my business needs and personal preferences so I can operate most seamlessly in my day-to-day workflow?

Windows, … Read more