November 2017 Logistics Management Magazine Issue

In this Issue:
  • 2017 NASSTRAC Shipper of the Year: Mallinckrodt; Mastering and managing complexity
  • Trucking regulations
  • Digital freight matching
  • Leveraging digitization in new markets
  • Quarterly Transportation Market Update: State of truckload
  • 2017 Warehouse & DC Operations Survey: In the thick of e-commerce adjustments
  • 2017 Quest for Quality Dinner


IN THIS ISSUE
By · November 1, 2017
An inside look at how a large pharmaceutical firm transformed its vendor and supplier relationships into true, collaborative partnerships—and greatly strengthened its logistics and supply chain operations in the process.


By · November 1, 2017
Those carriers, third-party logistics providers and U.S. ports that crossed the service-excellence finish line ahead of their competitors collected their Quest for Quality Awards at our annual Awards Dinner.


By · October 31, 2017
While the Trump administration works to water down some trucking regulations, states are more aggressive than ever in their pursuit of more revenue.


By · October 31, 2017
“Uber for freight.” “On-demand trucking.” Call it what you want, but the race to develop mobile apps to match an available truck with a pending load is heating up—and the players are well-funded and looking to stand out in an already saturated market.


By · October 31, 2017
Today’s freight forwarders now need to ramp up their value-added visibility services in an effort to boost revenues and put shippers at ease.


By · October 31, 2017
As e-commerce fulfillment pressure continues to climb, our annual survey points to the many changes taking hold—from more investment in automated approaches to piece picking, more use of robotics, increased interest in throughput metrics and general process improvement.


By · October 31, 2017
Various events are creating the tightest TL market in at least four years—and our experts say that it’s going to get tighter and rates are going to go higher over the next year.


By · October 31, 2017
For shippers, the lack of pricing regulation in the various modes they’re dependent upon is causing an increasingly worrisome financial squeeze.


By · October 31, 2017
We tend to take it for granted, and it’s not until you stop and really digest some of the numbers that you realize just how dominant trucking is as a mode of freight transportation in the United States.


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From the November 2017 Logistics Management Magazine Issue
An inside look at how a large pharmaceutical firm transformed its vendor and supplier relationships into true, collaborative partnerships—and greatly strengthened its logistics and supply chain operations in the process.
34th Annual Quest for Quality Awards: 2017 Awards Dinner
Trucking Regulations: Washington U-Turns; States put hammer down
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2017 NASSTRAC Shipper of the Year: Mallinckrodt; Mastering and managing complexity
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2017 Alliance Awards: Recognizing outstanding supply chain partnerships
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26th Annual Study of Logistics and Transportation Trends: Transportation at Digital Speed
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34th Annual Quest for Quality Awards: Winners Revealed
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