- March 5, 2014 2:47 PM
Will 2014 be the year the United States Postal Service makes a comeback? Quite possibly. Revenues from 2013 show a significant improvement with a heavy focus on small parcel shipments. While first-class mail volume continues to decline, shipping and packaging volume grew by 8 percent. Recent pricing changes indicate the USPS is taking bold action to shift commercial volume away from FedEx and UPS – especially for expedited residential deliveries.
- March 5, 2014 12:41 PM
For some global corporations, investing in emerging markets hasn't proved as promising as they hoped, as political and economic instability lead to disappointing profits. Target’s Chief Information Officer Beth Jacob is resigning, a move that comes in the midst of the retailer’s information security and compliance overhaul following its serious data breach. Afternoon Coffee brings you the latest news in supply chain and procurement, special avocado edition.