June 2016 Issue

In this issue:
  • Expanding markets and increasing savings
  • 5 tips for strategic sourcing
  • Supply chain software convergence
  • Cross-border ease


IN THIS ISSUE
By · June 7, 2016
Ever-changing regulations are making it risky for U.S. companies engaged in cross-border trade endeavors, experts say. However, savvy shippers are paying better attention to the details and are finding solutions that save time, money and frustration.


By · June 7, 2016
The briefly considered merger of the Norfolk Southern (NS) and Canadian Pacific (CP) railroads is illustrative of the changes rail shippers should be watching for in both intermodal and bulk rail services.


By · June 6, 2016
In the wildly unstable ocean cargo carrier arena, three major consortia are fighting for market share, with some players simply hanging on for survival. Meanwhile, shippers may expect deployment shifts as a consequence of the Panama Canal expansion.


By · June 6, 2016
With no end in sight to the e-commerce explosion, warehouse and DC operators will continue their push to automate. However, the current proliferation of technology is making the right solution choice more difficult than ever.


By · June 6, 2016
By enabling collaboration and optimization across previously siloed functions, supply chain software convergence helps shippers better leverage their IT investments across the enterprise. Here’s how the concept has evolved—and the vendors that have jumped into the game.


By · June 6, 2016
In a masterpiece of collaboration, Birdsong discovers an intermodal route to China in an innovative solution that melds rail, port and ocean carrier partners to handle unexpectedly large export needs.


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