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Putting Supply Chain Certification to Work
October 26, 2022
Supply chain certification providers are pushed to come up with new ways to serve up education on a broad level, but also for very specific, relevant topics.
Q&A: Mark Baxa, President and CEO, Council of Supply Chain and Management Professionals
October 10, 2022
Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently spoke with Mark Baxa, President & CEO of the Lombard, Ill.-based Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP). In this wide-ranging conversation, Baxa addressed various topics, including: the 2022 CSCMP EDGE conference last month, the current state of the supply chain, and career development, among others.
CSCMP session examines factors driving truckload rates
September 22, 2022
Getting past headline themes of how truckload rates work and function, for non-transportation and logistics executives in shippers’ companies is key in order for them to better understand how rates are viewed and explained.
State of Logistics 2022: Out of sync
July 2, 2022
Last year was a deeply unsettled and trying time for logistics managers, as demand for freight services in all modes surged and supply chains struggled to keep inventory on hand. To return to a more balanced, long-term growth trajectory, shippers will need to invest in the ideas and capabilities that will make the industry more resilient.
U.S. logistics business costs rise by 22.4% to $1.85 trillion in 2021, new report says
June 21, 2022
American supply chains are out of sync while adjusting to short-term changes in demands. But logisticians continue to seek long-term solutions to supply chain issues, an authoritative new report predicts. But the biggest headline from the 2022 State of Logistics (SoL) report unveiled today at the National Press Club in Washington shows that U.S. business logistics costs rose by a whopping 22.4% to $1.85 trillion last year. That represents 8% of 2021’s $23 trillion Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
Top CSCMP exec announces retirement
January 25, 2021
The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) recently announced that President & CEO Rick Blasgen is retiring from CSCMP as of March of 2021. “For the past 15 years, Rick has dedicated his life to the membership of CSCMP and its staff. Without question, he is the identity of CSCMP to thousands around the world,” the organization stated.
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