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“Supply chain has to be at the forefront of every enterprise in the world, especially ones that are consumer-facing,” Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz said Monday at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’ annual conference in San Diego.
The Danish firm's acquisition of third-party logistics provider UTi is the latest in a string of international mergers in the 3PL industry this year.
The inability to agree on a long-term highway bill led Congress in July to pass a six-month extension of Transportation Department programs that will expire at the end of the month.
Industry advisors to the Commerce Department are calling on the government to get involved much sooner when contract talks between dockworkers and terminal operators diminish port productivity.
A group of Republican House lawmakers on Friday exercised a rarely used “discharge petition” to gather enough support to force a vote on the chamber floor to reauthorize the U.S. Export-Import Bank.
The legislation (HR 702) also includes a provision to increase funding for the 60 ships in the Maritime Security Program from $3 million to $5 million.