April 2017 Issue

In this Issue:
  • 2017 Salary Survey: Fresh voices express optimism
  • Air cargo's positive outlook
  • YMS: Is your yard a black hole?
  • European logistics update
  • Top 50 Trucking Companies: Reinventing the fundamentals.


IN THIS ISSUE
By · March 31, 2017
While adoption rates have remained relatively flat, yard management systems (YMS) are helping logistics operations turn that important space between the loading dock and the gate into a vital link in the supply chain.


By · March 30, 2017
Wearable technologies are nothing new in warehouses. For decades, equipment such as ring scanners, arm-mounted devices, and voice headsets and terminals have made warehouse processes more productive and accurate. That doesn’t mean, however, that wearables are standing still.


By · March 30, 2017
Our panel of air cargo experts convenes to examine the issues air shippers face today regarding a surge in global demand, new regulatory measures and the ongoing refinement of service-oriented technologies.


By · March 30, 2017
New political developments from both sides of the Channel and the Atlantic still have shippers and logistics services providers scratching their heads. But where some see an element of uncertainly and discord, others see bright new opportunity.


By · March 30, 2017
Preliminary research indicates that the entire logistics industry is on a course of change due to more women entering the workforce.


By · March 30, 2017
When Judy McReynolds took over as board chairman last year, she began accelerating ArcBest’s move away from its traditional, unionized LTL operation into a new, more diversified approach to transportation.


By · March 28, 2017
A new breed of leadership is creating a long-term vision to earn strategic relationships with shippers. Solid day-to-day execution and aggressive investment in technology set the direction for trucking’s new guard.


By · March 28, 2017
DOS is seeking a new approach to a single source contract that, at its core, is doing what 3PLs do best: providing customized, reliable services through multiple modes of transportation.


By · March 28, 2017
This marks the 33rd year that Logistics Management (LM) has published the results of our “Salary Survey,” a research project conducted by Peerless Research Group (PRG) that fuels our best-read editorial feature and is the foundation of the most downloaded report that PRG produces over the course of our publishing year.


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