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Climate Benefit of Natural Gas Trucks Limited if Methane Not Reduced in Overall Fuel Production, Study Says

Shifting from diesel fuel to natural gas to power the nation's heavy-duty commercial trucking sector would achieve widely promised climate benefits only if widespread emissions of heat-trapping methane across the natural gas value chain are reduced, according to a new study coauthored by... »


U.S. Cities 'Attractive Alternatives' to Offshoring for Corporate Finance, IT, Other Business Service Operations

Many mid-sized U.S. cities and other areas now make attractive alternatives to India and other offshore locations for companies considering consolidating finance, IT and other business services operations for shared service or global business services centers, according to new research from The... »


Manufacturing Jobs Are Coming Back to U.S. More and More, It Seems

Manufacturing Jobs Are Coming Back to U.S. More and More, It Seems

A study by the Reshoring Initiative shows that 60,000 manufacturing jobs were brought into the U.S. by a combination of reshoring and foreign direct investment in 2014, a record level and 400 percent increase since 2003. »


More Than Third of U.S. Employers Can't Find Talent to Fill Job Openings, Survey Says

ManpowerGroup's annual Talent Shortage Survey, reveals that 32 percent of U.S. employers report difficulties filling job vacancies due to talent shortages. This marks a decrease of 8 percent, falling from 40 percent in 2014. Globally, the percentage of employers experiencing difficulties continued... »


UK Retail Strategy Consultant Becomes Accenture Property

Accenture has agreed to take over Javelin Group, a UK-based retail strategy consulting and digital transformation services provider. The acquisition will expand the capabilities of Accenture Strategy to help the world's leading retailers and consumer brands accelerate their digital transformation. »


Your Next Perfect Employee or Job Is Waiting

Your Next Perfect Employee or Job Is Waiting

SupplyChainBrain and JobsInLogistics have joined forces in 2015 for the specialized purpose of: »


Despite Avian Flu, Chicken Cost Expected to Decrease, But Increase Seen for Cost of Eggs

Despite Avian Flu, Chicken Cost Expected to Decrease, But Increase Seen for Cost of Eggs

While operators need to closely monitor the avian flu, which has caused the destruction of more than 30 million chickens and turkeys, chicken production is up 3.1 percent compared to last year, says DeWayne Dove, vice president of risk management for SpenDifference. This increase in production,... »


Ford Uses RFID Tech to Track Engine Parts Through Manufacturing Process

Ford Uses RFID Tech to Track Engine Parts Through Manufacturing Process

Ford is one of several carmakers that have adopted the Adept 850 - a passive UHF on-metal tag with an 8.5-meter read range and a 4-meter write range - to store and access data about each manufacturing step. »


AspenTech Unveils Update of aspenONE App for Manufacturers

Aspen Technology Inc., a vendor of optimization software for the process industries, has made generally available version 8.8 of aspenONE Engineering and aspenONE Manufacturing and Supply Chain. »


Logistics and Pharmaceutical Industries meet in Dubai to discuss the challenges faced by the Cold Chain Sector

MCI Group is proud to announce the 2nd Annual MENA Pharmaceutical Cold Chain Forum, which will be held in Dubai on 2nd and 3rd June 2015. The forum is supported by Dubai Customs, Saudi Pharmaceutical Society and Supply Chain & Logistics Group  According to a report by IMARC, the total... »


Despite Subsidized Loans, Russian Light-vehicle Sales Drop 41.5 Percent Year Over Year in April

Despite Subsidized Loans, Russian Light-vehicle Sales Drop 41.5 Percent Year Over Year in April

Russia's light-vehicle market is still in the mire as a result of the very poor macro environment and it remains to be seen if subsidized car loans will move the dial. »


ModusLink Offers New Capabilities for E-Commerce

ModusLink Global Solutions Inc. has added a number of capabilities to its menu of software and services in support of electronic commerce. »


Cheap Natural Gas Powers Chemical Exports from Houston, New Orleans

Just as southern California is the nation's top magnet for containerized cargo, so is the Gulf Coast the most attractive hub for movements of petrochemicals. Led by Houston and New Orleans, petrochemical activity is thriving due in no small part to growth in refining activity and an abundance of... »


GE Team Builds Mini-Jet Engine with 3D Printing

GE Team Builds Mini-Jet Engine with 3D Printing

GE engineers have been getting firsthand insights about additive manufacturing as applied to jet engines. News of their success in 3D-printing a mini-jet engine has gathered some attention. »


LeanLogistics Unveils Mobile App for Truck Drivers

LeanLogistics, a vendor of transportation-management system (TMS) software, has launched LeanTMS Mobile. »


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