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It’s a good time to drive a car in the United States. Safety is getting better every day. Manufacturers are competing for the sleekest designs. Technology options are up and gas prices are down. To some of us, the cost of fuel is the chief metric in determining the state of our personal economies. We watch the fluctuations in cost and determine whether or not our country’s natural resource situation is doing well. As prices plunge, all is right with the world, and the crazy conspiracy theorists that project doom and gloom for the future of driving are long forgotten.
But the real question is this: “Is it a good time to drive a truck in the United States?”
And by truck we aren’t referring to that sweet Toyota Tundra in the neighbor’s driveway.Continue Reading →
The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) has released their annual “State of Logistics Report®.”
According to Rick Blasgen, President and CEO of CSCMP, "this highly anticipated report contains the statistics and industry insights that will not only help [CSCMP's] members do their jobs better, but also better prepare them for the business demands ahead."Continue Reading →
Since 1995, the Cass Freight Index™ has been a trusted measure of North American freight volumes and expenditures. Their monthly Cass Freight Index Report provides valuable insight into freight trends as they relate to other economic and supply chain indicators and the overall economy.Continue Reading →
The ISM Manufacturing and Non-Manufacturing Report On Business® are the most reliable economic indicators available. Widely quoted in business media globally, they are published on the first and third business days of the month and guide supply management professionals, economists and government and business leaders allowing them to identify trends that impact their businesses.Continue Reading →