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This Week in Logistics: Back on schedule

By Michael Levans, Group Editorial Director
May 18, 2010

You may have already heard that Peerless Media, LLC has completed the acquisition of Logistics Management from Reed Elsevier.

What does that mean for loyal readers of this newsletter? Simply put, it means that the most trusted brand in the logistics market will continue to serve you through the pages of our magazine, timely email newsletters like TWIM, and 24/7 coverage on the web.

We’re also proud to announce that those trusted reporters and writers who have been bringing you the most valued editorial content in the market won’t be missing a beat. Not only are we bringing the same editorial and contributing editor teams along with us, but we’ll also be publishing our May issue as planned.

For you, our reader, the transition will be seamless.

You’ll be getting the same in-depth reporting, same peer-based case studies, same market-defining research projects, same innovative online webcasts and conferences, and the same overall editorial excellence you’ve come to expect from Logistics Management.

We’re looking forward to serving this market and helping our readers expand their knowledge of the materials handling market for many years to come.

—Michael Levans, Group Editorial Director, Logistics Management

About the Author

Michael Levans
Group Editorial Director

Michael Levans is Group Editorial Director of Peerless Media’s Supply Chain Group of publications and websites including Logistics Management, Supply Chain Management Review, Modern Materials Handling, and Material Handling Product News. He’s a 23-year publishing veteran who started out at the Pittsburgh Press as a business reporter and has spent the last 17 years in the business-to-business press. He’s been covering the logistics and supply chain markets for the past seven years. You can reach him at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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