Monthly Archives: November 2008

CEVA Logistics Launches Guaranteed Services

CEVA Logistics, a leading global supply chain management company, today announced it will officially launch Guaranteed Delivery services in the United States and Canada on December 1, 2008. Supported by one of the largest forwarder networks in North America, CEVA’s … Continue reading

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Weathering the crunch: Logistics firms stay strong

From commercialappeal.com: ” As the economic crisis deepens and fear of a deep, prolonged recession increases, third-party logistics companies are capitalizing on the increasing need of companies to implement cost-saving logistics solutions. Third-party logistics accounts for about 10 percent of … Continue reading

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Mass Casualty Preparedness & Response Forum

From Homeland Defense Journal: “At the Mass Casualty Preparedness & Response Forum, all participants will engage together in addressing a capability-specific priority of the Goal to Strengthen Medical Surge and Mass Prophylaxis Capabilities. The Forum presents an opportunity for leaders, … Continue reading

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Logistics Hell in Afghanistan and Pakistan

From feraljundi.com: “If there was any an indicator of how things are going in a war, you can always look at the health of the logistics tail. And to me, just looking at these three stories that cover Pakistan and … Continue reading

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Loblaw Companies Limited Selects JDA

JDA® Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: JDAS) today announced that Loblaw Companies Limited, Canada’s largest food distributor and a leading provider of drugstore, general merchandise and financial products and services, has signed a license agreement to leverage JDA Software’s supply chain … Continue reading

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DHL Closing US Express Business

Deutsche Post World Net takes strong action to reduce U.S. Express loss, improve Group performance in light of economic downturn… DHL Express to focus on international competencies in the U.S. and exit U.S. domestic air and ground business. Roadmap to … Continue reading

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Traits of Supply Chain Excellence

Some companies, regardless of their industry or size, do well. They are successful with low value merchandise or with fashionable merchandise or whatever product. Other firms struggle or so it seems. The difference, when you drill down, is often how … Continue reading

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Wal-Mart to require RFID tagging from Chinese suppliers

From RFID News: “Retail behemoth Wal-Mart will require its Chinese suppliers to use RFID tagging to label shipments as of January 2009. Stricter requirements began to be introduced in October of this year, but by next year, the standards will … Continue reading

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