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Optimizing 3PL Relationships: How to avoid commoditization
While shippers may generally be content with the reliability of their 3PL partners, new research indicates that there’s considerable concern about the value of long-term, strategic relationships. Industry analysts explain how innovation and a deeper commitment to collaboration will become the key differentiators in the 2015 marketplace.

Information abounds about the growing trend of electric lift trucks and the advantages and disadvantages of the electric solution. Amid all of the information from so many sources, what's the truth about electric lift trucks? This complimentary white paper breaks through the clutter to review why electric lift trucks are gaining in popularity and also to review their challenges, as well as their economic and environmental benefits.
Posted on 11/21 at 05:14 PM
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Three weeks after initiating a coordinated series of slowdowns that have mired the major West Coast ports of Tacoma, Seattle, Oakland, Los Angeles and Long Beach, the ILWU has pushed away from the bargaining table.
Posted on 11/21 at 09:52 AM
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DHL has released the third edition of its Global Connectedness Index (GCI), a detailed analysis of the state of globalization around the world.
Posted on 11/20 at 06:20 PM
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The truck driver shortage is worsening, threatening the trucking industry’s ability to serve the nation’s supply chains. The shortage will almost certainly cause fleets’ costs to increase and shippers’ rate to continue to rise.
Posted on 11/20 at 07:41 AM
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The Agriculture Transportation Coalition has asked the Administration to bring in a federal mediator to help resolve the negotiations, and if a strike or lockout occurs, the AgTC advocates the rarely-invoked Taft-Hartley Act.
Posted on 11/19 at 04:43 PM
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While U.S. manufacturers and retailers have been bemoaning the ongoing labor/management crisis at West Coast ports, the situation is becoming increasingly dire for U.S. agriculture and forest products exporters.
Posted on 11/19 at 10:47 AM
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Express delivery and logistics services provider DHL recently announced it has rebranded the name of its DHL Global Mail group to DHL eCommerce as part of a move geared towards providing customers with new services and solutions for new markets as e-commerce continues its rapid expansion within supply chain and logistics.
Posted on 11/19 at 03:07 AM
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Will Obama invoke Taft-Hartley?
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The Agriculture Transportation Coalition has asked the Administration to bring in a federal mediator to help resolve the negotiations, and if a strike or lockout occurs, the AgTC advocates the rarely-invoked Taft-Hartley Act.

Teamsters may muscle in while SoCal ports struggle
ILWU can give a little to save a lot
Report indicates chances of e-commerce sales being taxed are slipping away
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Electric Lift Trucks: The Truth about Their Impact on Your Operation
Information abounds about the growing trend of electric lift trucks and the advantages and disadvantages of the electric solution. Amid all of the information from so many sources, what's the truth about electric lift trucks? This complimentary white paper breaks through the clutter to review why electric lift trucks are gaining in popularity and also to review their challenges, as well as their economic and environmental benefits.
What you need to know about drop shipping and tax
WMS Implementation Challenges: Another Ten Steps
Automatic Identification of Pallets
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9th Annual Warehouse & DC Operations Survey Results
Group Editorial Director Michael Levans and the research team of Don Derewecki and Norm Saenz from supply chain consultancy St. Onge put context behind this annual survey designed to give U.S. logistics professionals the most up-to-date snapshot available on current activities, trends, and best practices in warehouse and DC operations management.
Improving Supply Chain Efficiency Through Convergence, Collaboration, and Visibility
Domestic vs. International Supply Chain Performance Gap: Uncovering the Investment Disparity
You can optimize your supply chain every day!
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