July 2017 Logistics Management Issue

In this Issue:
    28th Annual State of Logistics: Into the great unknown
  • 2017 Truckload Brokerage Roundtable
  • Cloud TMS
  • Game-changing voice trends
  • Site Selection: Seeking a skilled workforce


IN THIS ISSUE
By · July 12, 2017
E-commerce continues to fuel a boom that’s tempered by overcapacity, rate pressures, sluggish demand and political doubt. The result: “cognitive dissonance” that finds a $1.4 trillion market scratching its head.


By · July 12, 2017
In a marketplace that’s seeing a slew of new entrants and significant technological advances, the truckload brokerage market finds shippers and carriers alike seeking out the highest visibility and the best value in a fiercely competitive environment.


By · July 11, 2017
With 200+ locations, this 105-year-old food retailer is leveraging a Cloud transportation management system (TMS) to streamline inbound and outbound freight activities at its 1.3-million-square-foot distribution center in Central Pennsylvania.


By · July 11, 2017
No rest for the weary. State of the Third Party Logistics industry 2017. Logistics management looks at the trends in the Third Party Logistics market.


By · July 11, 2017
Volume growth finally beginning to take off


By · July 11, 2017
Carriers must optimize networks


By · July 11, 2017
Volumes and service continue on an upswing


By · July 11, 2017
Turbulent market roils with consolidations and “muted” freight demand


By · July 11, 2017
Revived sector benefits from proprietary networks, e-commerce boom


By · July 11, 2017
From augmented reality to the “voodoo of voice” to the sunset of Windows mobile operating systems, here are five voice-related trends that are impacting warehouses and DCs right now.


By · July 7, 2017
Transport infrastructure and frequency of ocean and air connections drive the competitiveness of emerging markets again this year, as analysts rate “market connectedness” as a key economic indicator for expansion.


By · July 7, 2017
We’ve seen mergers of brokers and acquisitions by third-partly logistics providers (3PLs) indicating that this is a market with room for margin exploitation.


By · July 6, 2017
Logistics Management (LM) has once again devoted a significant portion of its July issue to putting the “Annual State of Logistics Report (SoL)” into context for logistics managers.


By · July 6, 2017
While warehouse and distribution centers (DCs) have historically been located where land is cheap and transportation networks are excellent, today’s criteria needs to include a skilled workforce ready to manage an increasingly digital operation.


By · July 6, 2017
While most executives maintained that technology was a chief priority, their investment in new systems did not mirror that contention.


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