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2021 Services Economy on the Right Side of Growth, Reports the Institute for Supply Management
Economic activity in the services sector grew in December for the 19th month in a row - with the Services PMI® exceeding 60 percent for the 10th consecutive month - say the nation’s purchasing and supply executives in the latest Services ISM® Report On Business®.

The Skills Gap in U.S. Manufacturing 2015 and Beyond
The 2015 Skills Gap Report reinforces the talent challenge that U.S. manufacturers face and warns of even greater skilled worker shortages in the near future.

Innovations Driving the ROI in U.S. Transportation Infrastructure
This publication, which also previews the possibilities of the future, is being shared with all members of Congress and with other key stakeholders around the country to help them better understand why expanded investment in all modes of transportation is critical to Building a Better America!

Walmart at the Crossroads
The Environmental and Labor Impact of Its Food Supply Chain.

New Report Examines Wal-Mart Food Supply Chain
Walmart’s influence on both suppliers and distributors in the food chain gives it incredible power in the global food system and while Walmart and its suppliers have routinely violated its code of ethics, recently the company has demonstrated some willingness to improve its supply chain standards.

Behind the APICS and American Society of Transportation and Logistics Merger
Combination Extends Expertise of Global Leader in Supply Chain Research, Education and Certification Programs.

MHI & Deloitte Study: Traditional Supply Chains to Undergo Radical Transformation By 2025
Innovations like predictive analytics, 3D printing, and wearable technologies are changing the supply chain landscape as workforce shortage intensifies; Customer demands and competition are the driving forces.

National Wooden Pallet and Container Association
The National Wooden Pallet & Container Association (NWPCA) is the largest organization of wood packaging professionals in the world. Located in Alexandria, Va., NWPCA is an international trade association with more than 600 company members in 28 countries who manufacturer, repair and distribute pallets, containers and reels or supply products and services to the industry.

NRF to the ILWU & PMA: Stop Holding the Supply Chain Community Hostage
West Coast ports to temporarily suspend weekend vessel operations in light of continued union slowdowns.

2015 Equipment Leasing & Finance U.S. Economic Outlook
This comprehensive report analyzes global and domestic trends impacting capital spending and economic growth in the coming year.

Top 10 Equipment Acquisition Trends for 2015
Favorable Economic and Financing Conditions Will Drive Replacement and Expansion Spending.

The Myth of America’s Manufacturing Renaissance: The Real State of U.S. Manufacturing
The debate on U.S. manufacturing should not be informed by anecdotal evidence, promotional consulting reports, or reports from think tanks with an agenda of keeping bad news from dampening support for further global integration.

Economic Impact and Competitiveness of the West Coast Ports and Factors that Could Threaten Growth
As demonstrated in this white paper, the West Coast ports are a critical economic engine for the U.S. economy.

2014 ISM Salary Survey
This report presents the results of a survey of supply management professionals conducted by Institute for Supply Management® (ISM®) during January and February 2014. Respondents were asked to report salary information for the 2013 calendar year.

ISM Manufacturing Data Strong for October
While its key metric continues to show signs of fluctuation, the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reported that manufacturing activity in October remained firmly in growth territory.


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