Supply Chain Industry News

Cardinal Health Alliance Could Boost Supply Chain Revenues For FedEx, posted on Seeking Alpha

FedEx Corp. (NYSE:FDX) is a global leader in logistics and transportation, with a market leadership position in express airfreight services. The company competes with other logistics players such as United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS) and international players like TNT and DHL, in the $4 trillion logistics market. Its service model, featuring extensive express airfreight services, differentiates it from the rest of its competitors who have a larger footprint in ground operations. [Read More…]

Coming into Focus: CHEP Launches Innovative Half Pallet Design, posted on Pallet Enterprise

Beyond your typical half-size pallet design, CHEP USA has pioneered the development of a new half pallet it is launching in the Midwest in November 2014 with plans to roll out this 40×24 inch pallet in a big way across the United States to meet the needs of the retail supply chain. CHEP re-engineered every part of the design based on feedback from leading retailers and product manufacturers, and CHEP is betting big that this move will help drive standardization and new practices in the retail supply chain in the United States over the coming years. [Read More…]

Cold Chain Distribution Hub Opens in Ireland, posted on Controlled Environments

Clinical supply chain solutions provider Marken is in the final stages of commissioning a new cold chain distribution center adjacent to Dublin International Airport. The new hub is designed to enable the distribution of clinical trial supplies within all temperature ranges for clients with manufacturing or packaging facilities in Ireland. [Read More…]

November manufacturing output increases at fastest pace since March 2011, posted on The Sacramento Bee

Business conditions in Canada’s manufacturing sector continued to improve strongly in November, according to the RBC Canadian Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index™ (RBC PMI™). A monthly survey, conducted in association with Markit, a leading global financial information services company, and the Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA), the RBC PMI offers a comprehensive and early indicator of trends in the Canadian manufacturing sector. [Read More…]

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