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Business & Management: Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain and Trade Article Databases

Business Insights: Global - Industries
Industry Essays provide industry overviews with detailed information including organization and structure; background and development; and industry leaders and current conditions.

CQ Research - International Trade and Development
Full-length articles include an overview, historical background, chronology, pro/con feature, plus resources for additional research.

LexisNexis Academic - Company Info
Includes an overview, mergers and acquisitions, analyst reports, SEC filings, Zacks Investment Research, and more.

Transportation

Agricultural Transportation
From the USDA.

Baltic Dry Index
Features a daily market report for dry bulk shipping showing current prices compared to the past five years.

Bureau of Industry and Security
Site allows you to check prohibited party and destination lists as well as watch training videos.

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update
From the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

Logistics Management
Provides articles, blogs and other material on transportation logistics and costs. Includes regularly updated price trends for rail, water, air, and trucking.

Ocean Rate Bulletin
Tracks containerized agricultural shipments to some Asian and European markets. Shows the rate per container and market share for each carrier.

TranStats
Transportation statistics of all kinds from the Bureau of Transportation, Research & Innovation Technology Administration.

TRID
Transport Research International Documentation provides access to more than one million records of transportation research worldwide. Find government reports on all modes of transport including trends, costs, traffic, etc

Trade, Importing/Exporting

Export.gov
Assists U.S. businesses with exporting by providing online information and training.

International Trade Administration
A bureau within the U.S. Department of Commerce

International Trade Compliance Institute
Brings together information on U.S., foreign-country, and multilateral trade laws and regulations and provides links to export market research sources.

United State Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
CBP is responsible for ensuring that all goods entering and exiting the United States do so in accordance with all applicable U.S. laws and regulations.

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Export regulation, policies and research.

World Shipping Council
Trade statistics regarding the volume of cargo transported.

World Trade Organization (WTO)
The only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations.

Other Free Resources

Industry Week
Focuses on manufacturing and industrial companies, trends, technologies, lean leadership, workforce best practices and production.

SEC Edgar Full-Text Searching
Use the advanced search and search by company name and such terms as supply chain, logistics, purchasing, or transportation.

Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC)
A unique, industry-university partnership dedicated to advancing the supply chain industry and the professionalism of its practitioners.