Manufacturers unready for supply chain upsets

Two fifths of manufacturing executives quizzed in a recent GT Nexus report said that they had suffered a supply chain disruption over the past 12 months. However, few have a dedicated manager to help them cope, according to the 250 senior staff polled in the logistics technology firm's State of the Global Supply Chain Report. Less than a quarter currently have a chief supply chain officer in place to help ... [+]

GT Nexus to merge with Cloud computing firm

Shipping, logistics and transport portal GT Nexus is to merge with TradeCard, which provides Cloud-based financial supply chain and production visibility solutions for retailers and consumers. The two partners say that they will create a global network of over 20,000 businesses in every major industry and will manage over $100 billion-worth ... [+]

Maersk links up with GT Nexus

Maersk Line has integrated its back office systems with the GT Nexus cloud supply chain platform. The ocean carrier can now exchange electronic bookings and bill of lading instructions directly with customers [+]

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