A.T. Kearney, a top global management consulting firm, is the new author and researcher of the 27th annual State of Logistics Report, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) announced. Penske Logistics has been the report presenter since 2009.
The State of Logistics Report will debut at the National Press Club in Washington D.C., on June 21. The report has tracked and measured all costs associated with moving freight through the U.S. supply chain since 1988.
According to the publication the award highlights: “companies making green or sustainability a core part of their supply chain strategy, and are working to achieve measurable sustainability goals within their own operations and/or supply chains, in the areas of sourcing/procurement, fulfillment/logistics, operations, product life cycle management, and other areas of the supply chain.
Today at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) released its 25th Annual “State of Logistics Report®", presented by Penske Logistics. The report reveals that total U.S. business logistics costs in 2013 rose to $1.39 trillion, a 2.3 percent increase from the previous year.
Logistics as a percent of U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) declined for the second year in a row, indicating that the logistics sector is not keeping pace with the growth in the overall economy (hashtag #SofL14).