This posting is to alert our many readers that the Supply Chain Matters Q1-2014 Newsletter published yesterday and should be in the email inboxes of our hundreds of registered subscribers. Our newsletter is designed to be a more insightful look at global supply chain and  B2B/B2C business, technology and other important trends and is offered to both readers of this blog and clients of our consulting services. Please check your inbox to insure you received a copy.  Sometimes, the email ends up in the junk mail folder.

The Q1 newsletter includes four insightful articles and one announcement:

  • Our usual wrap-ups of both global supply chain quantitative activity along with a capsulized summary of supply chain developments during the quarter. In these articles you will find some interesting charts.
  • An article reflecting on reports that China export data my well have been overstated, and what that implies.
  • A report indicating that Fitch Ratings has also predicted further consolidation yet to come in container shipping.
  • A special announcement indicating that there are special opportunities available for becoming a sponsor of this blog for the remainder of 2014.


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If you would like a copy of the Q1 newsletter that was distributed, please send an email with the title Newsletter Request to: newsletter <at> supply-chain-matters <dot> com. Please remember to include your Name, Role and/or company with your email address and we will have a copy sent directly and automatically add your email to future distribution.

Bob Ferrari, Executive Editor