Shipping and logistics management have long been segregated into disparate categories, creating an illusion that these areas of operation are highly divided in nature. In practice, shipping and logistics processes are heavily dependent on one another, and digitization is making … Read more
Parcel shipping continues to claim a larger share of the transportation market as manufacturers and retailers respond to consumer demands. Globally, annual volume could exceed 100 billion parcels by 2020. More companies are coming to understand the role that parcel … Read more
New cars and trucks, heavy equipment, aircraft, ships and other transportation modes rely on a complex international supply chain that’s unpredictable even in the best of times. Despite uncertainty, the outlook is strong for manufacturing overall, and transportation equipment in … Read more
Because most plastics and rubber products are intermediate components utilized in end products, demand rises or falls in line with overall manufacturing activity. Current tariffs and trade disputes are impacting pricing and supply chain dynamics, but the outlook for this … Read more
Even with the growth in technology and service sectors, manufacturing contributes $2.33 trillion to the U.S. economy. Many other critical business sectors, from mining to finance to supply chain partners, rely on the success of the manufacturing sector.
After all, … Read more