Risk Management: Anticipate disruptions, design for resiliency and embrace agility

Through SCMR staff 11/29/2022 Supply chain managers put the pandemic in the rearview mirror. After more than two years of working with masks, contact tracing and social distancing, they have learned the rules of the road. And yet the industry continues to grapple with extreme weather events, supply shortages, port disruptions and a labor crisis. … Read more

Expect an uneven ride in the transportation market this quarter

AFS Logistics, a 3PL provider, and Cowen Research have released the October 2022 Cowen/AFS Freight Index for Q4, a snapshot of forward-looking pricing across multiple sectors of the freight industry. This latest release of the index forecasts a quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) decline in transportation costs for all reported modes of transportation except land parcels. “While prices … Read more

AFS Logistics launches scholarship program for students pursuing a career in logistics

Through SCMR staff ยท November 7, 2022 AFS Logistics announces a new scholarship program that offers financial support, full-time career experience and mentoring to young talent pursuing a career in logistics. In addition to tuition, book and lab fees for two courses per semester covered by AFS Logistics, scholars learn the logistics business from experienced … Read more

CBRE points to interest gains for industrial real estate near major airports

Rents in areas in close proximity to major US airports continue to post significant gains, according to a recent study by Los Angeles-based real estate firm CBRE. In a research brief titled “Industrial Facilities Near Airports Command Rent Premiums,” CBRE explained that companies are locating distribution operations closer to airports or air cargo ports to … Read more

Trailer Tracking Technology: When to put the cart before the horse

appointment timeThursday, November 10, 2022 2:00 p.m moderationMichael Levans, Group Editorial Director, Supply Chain Group, Peerless Media panelistTom Robertson, Vice President, Channel Sales, Spireon, Inc. Nathan Forster, Marketing Director for Automotive and Transportation Products, T-Mobile for Business Register today! Trailers play a critical role in the supply chain, helping move over 10 billion tons of … Read more