The Ege Avenue Blog

UPS Dimensional Pricing and other updates

By on Sunday September 6th, 2015 in LTL, On Time Delivery, Preferred Shipper, Supply Chain, Trends. No Comments.

On Thursday September 3, 2015 I attended the monthly learning/networking breakfast sponsored by Loyola University Chicago, Quinlan School of Business Supply and Value Chain Center(SVCC). Wholesalers, Retailers, Manufacturers,  Distributors, (WRMD) are the target audience. The topic for this month was a presentation by Molly Frank, Retail Marketing Manager, Illinois District for UPS on Dimensional Pricing […]

Journal of Commerce Port Productivity 2014

By on Monday August 24th, 2015 in Uncategorized. No Comments.

  The good news, North American  ports were  not in the  bottom 10 of  global/ worldwide rankings. Only top ten ranking, Port of Baltimore (#10) for  ship size < than 8,000 TEUS(twenty foot equivalent units). Ports of N.Y. and N.J., not in the top ten rankings for the Americas.   Source:  Journal of Commerce Port […]

The six competencies of a strategic transportation procurement professional

By on Monday June 15th, 2015 in Carrier Capacity, Preferred Shipper, Supply Chain, Transportation Procurement. No Comments.

From a 06/15/15  Supply Management Blog by Ashwin Srinivasan. I took the liberty and  added ” transportation” to the title.  Strategic, transportation, procurement, and professional have been  important to me throughout my career as I firmly believe that is how you effectively source transportation. It is not about relentless  cost cutting pressure on suppliers, seeking […]

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