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DHL Global Trade Barometer: World trade momentum weaker but growing

DHL
DHL

  • Indices for all seven countries indicate further growth
  • Pace slows down in all index countries – particularly in Asia
  • India continues to grow most dynamically; weakest trade growth in the UK
  • Tim Scharwath, CEO DHL Global Forwarding, Freight: “The DHL Global Trade Barometer shows that global trade continues growth, but at a slower pace”

Global trade will continue to grow over the next three months. This is the conclusion of the latest DHL Global Trade Barometer (GTB). With an overall index of 61 points, the GTB’s analysis of international air and containerized ocean trade flows indicates that the development of the previous quarters will continue: Indices for all seven countries that constitute the GTB index are above 50 points, which corresponds to a positive growth forecast according to the underlying methodology. Th

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How to Thrive in a World of Commoditized Logistics

Commoditization. That’s a scary word and it’s an industry trend that many of us working in logistics services have recognized as a growing threat. So it’s both refreshing and comforting to discover in this new EFT white paper, How to Thrive in a World of Commoditized Logistics, that leading shipper  >>


Events
 
23
Sep
2019
Inforum 2019

The Ultimate Infor Customer Event Discover. Connect. Get Inspired.   Why attend? Discover and learn from industry experts on specific products and in key industries so you can build the skills and knowledge to maximize the technology you have today and prepare for what comes next. Connect w ...

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, Louisiana  
 
13
Oct
2019
Kinexions 19

New ways to learn. Deeper content. Better ways to connect. Kinexions ’19 has been re-engineered for your supply chain success. Join us for… More real-world success stories in S&OP, demand, supply, inventory and capacity Elevated tips and tricks in workbook authoring, integration and ad ...

JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes  
 
28
Oct
2019
Procurecon MRO

The ONLY Event Dedicated to Procurement and Sourcing for the MRO Category   Where Sourcing Innovators Connect and Inspire For too long, MRO has been a fractured category.  Join 150+ practitioners for a collaborative discussion on how to move MRO into the 21st century. ProcureCon MRO will arm pr ...

Westin Buckhead, Atlanta GA  
 
18
Nov
2019
ProcureCon Marketing 2019

The Only Dedicated Marketing Procurement & Sourcing Event In North America.   What Is ProcureCon Marketing? ProcureCon Marketing is the only senior-level event solely dedicated to the unique challenges of the procurement and sourcing of marketing resources. Building upon the successful 17-year h ...

Hyatt Regency Austin, TX  
 

Job Opportunities
 
Maintenance Area Manager
     
     Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Sr. Supply Planner
     
     Camarillo  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Sr. Pricing Manager (Protein/Fresh Meat)
     
     Norfolk/Virginia Beach Area, VA  -  PERM  -  SCM Talent Group

Manager of Demand Planning
     
     Greater Cleveland OH  -  PERM  -  LifeWork Search

Supply Chain Associate
     
     Manhattan  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Lean Advisor - Nike Logistics System
     
     Memphis, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Procurement Engineering Business Partner
     
     Maple Grove, Minnesota  -  PERM  -  Philips

MATERIAL HANDLER - LA PROMO
     
     Los Angeles, California  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Inventory Planning Analyst
     
     Ontario  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Senior Director Strategic Sourcing
     
     Glenview, IL  -  PERM  -  SCM Talent Group

Manufacturing Quality Engineer
     
     Bothell, Washington  -  PERM  -  Philips

Global Commodity Manager - Packaging
     
     Glenview  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Demand Planner
     
     Florham Park NJ  -  PERM  -  LifeWork Search

Supply Chain Planning Manager
     
     Manhattan  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Supply Chain Coordinator
     
     Manhattan  -  PERM  -  Michael Page





 
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Last update 4 Sep 2019
Manufacturing PMI lowest for almost a decade as export decline intensifies
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Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

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Digital transformation in the life sciences supply chain show me the data

The life sciences supply chain starts with a miracle Is there a more challenging industry than life sciences? In a recent Forbes interview on why it’s so hard to bring tech into pharma, Vas Narasimhan, Chief Exe...


Education
 
 9 
Oct
2019
Capital Equipment Purchasing: Big Risk, Big Dollars, Big Results
     Atlanta, GA
15
Oct
2019
Analytics for Supply Management 1: Fundamental Concepts & Techniques (formerly Business Analytics for Procurement)
     Dallas, TX
22
Oct
2019
Fundamentals of Strategic Sourcing
     Nashville, TN
29
Oct
2019
Developing Excellence in Strategic Supply Management and Procurement
     Chicago, IL
 5 
Nov
2019
Contracting: Beyond the Basics
     Atlanta, GA

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Resources
 
HOYER: Future-Proofs System for Managing Intermodal Rail, Road, and Sea Transport to Meet High Growth Potential

HOYER is an independent family enterprise that dates back to 1946, and which has become one of the world’s leading bulk-logistics providers, offering comprehensive transport services and complex logistics soluti...

The role of strategic purchasing and supply management in risk management

Value generators and value protectors. Procurement’s profile in organisations is on the increase. A wider spend remit is being influenced and internal barriers are being broken. Some of the most valuable assets the...


International Agenda