February 2017 Issue

In this issue:
  • ASEAN Logistics: Building Collectively
  • 5 GTM trends
  • Fighting Amazon's supply chain takeover
  • Mobility: Now part of the playbook


IN THIS ISSUE
By · February 2, 2017
As the new administration sends waves of uncertainly through the global trade community, this could be the best time ever for shippers to build an investment case for GTM. Here are five trends you need to watch if you’re about to put these savvy systems to work


By · February 2, 2017
The flurry of buyouts and consolidation in the ocean cargo arena has shippers scrambling to book space and reconfigure supply chains this season. Meanwhile, logistics managers must make sense of new rumors that yet another major player may be for sale.


By · February 1, 2017
There are more options for purchasing Cloud-based supply chain software applications than ever. The key is realizing the value and savings promised by Cloud vendors.


By · February 1, 2017
With more than 900 exhibitors, a record number, there’s sure to be plenty of innovation and ideas on hand to help attendees “Solve for X” at the materials handling industry’s premier trade show and educational conference, sponsored by MHI.


By · February 1, 2017
Plan now for ProMat 2017: Two halls, record number of exhibitors


By · January 31, 2017
A new report by the Japanese investment bank Nomura outlines fresh opportunities for third-party logistics providers (3PLs) in ASEAN countries where courier revenues are forecast to double by 2020


By · January 31, 2017
While most of the world withdraws inward, Southeast Asia is practicing effective cooperation between the state and private sectors to improve its logistics infrastructure and services to attract even more multi-national interest.


By · January 31, 2017
By taking the process to the product, mobility enables a more streamlined, more accurate and faster approach to warehouse and DC management in today’s e-commerce age.


By · January 31, 2017
While we’re all getting sick of hearing the term “uncertainty,” in the vitally important global logistics arena there’s always been—and always will be—a cloud of doubt hanging over the head of the logistic professional charged with moving freight to, from and throughout distant lands


By · January 31, 2017
Global shippers need to keep in mind that supply chain management capabilities—even those managed by the most expansive global 3PLs—vary greatly between countries


By · January 30, 2017
The ocean cargo industry continues to be in turmoil, with some spot rates inching up countered by still more capacity tempering rate hikes in many key lanes.


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ASEAN Logistics: Building Collectively
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