January 2018 Logistics Management Magazine Issue

In this Issue:
  • State of Global Logistics: Delivering above and beyond
  • Ocean carrier trends
  • Taking GTM to the next level
  • Guarding against cyber threats
  • Quarterly Transportation Market Update: LTL market in high gear


IN THIS ISSUE
By · February 1, 2018
Industry experts agree that costs across all sectors worldwide will continue to rise in 2018, and the most successful shippers will be those that are able to mitigate their impact on profitability. And, the right technology will play an increasingly vital role in driving efficiencies across the global logistics network.


By · February 1, 2018
Distributed order management, autonomous robots, blockchain and warehousing software are all working together to help retailers more effectively manage their end-to-end supply chains.


By · January 31, 2018
The Internet of Things will change the way supply chains manage the lifecycle of products, as a slew of new connected devices come to market. The cell phone industry offers a model for how to handle connected products that are chock full of private, personal data.


By · January 31, 2018
Managing shipment visibility, coordinating transit details and enabling efficient management of administrative activities will be key objectives for both shippers and 3PLs this year. Our expert panel provides tips for optimum execution.


By · January 31, 2018
After two years of sluggish sales, ADC suppliers saw their sales increase as a growing number of companies turn to ADC to accommodate the demands of e-commerce and omni-channel.


By · January 31, 2018
Hedging your bets on securing capacity may be an ongoing gambit this year, say ocean shipping industry experts. The big players have only gotten bigger, but that’s no guarantee that service and reliability will improve.


By · January 30, 2018
As more and more shippers finally turn to technology to help them tackle their most pressing global trade issues, the software sector that supports it is looking ahead and figuring out what lies around the next corner.


By · January 30, 2018
In a world awash in cyber threats, partners and suppliers can be the vulnerable points that cyber criminals exploit to gain access to systems. Those challenges will get worse before they get better as supply networks become ever more complex. As a matter of urgency, business leaders must proactively balance cyber risks against opportunity, growth and profitability, starting with a clear-eyed view of the size and scale of the risks. Then it’s time to set concrete expectations for suppliers. Here’s a snapshot of the discussions you should be having right now.


By · January 30, 2018
Buoyed by surging demand, less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers are revving up for 2018, warning that tightening capacity means sharply higher rates in a new era of pricing.


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Industry experts agree that costs across all sectors worldwide will continue to rise in 2018, and the most successful shippers will be those that are able to mitigate their impact on profitability. And, the right technology will play an increasingly vital role in driving efficiencies across the global logistics network.
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