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Friday, September 02, 2011

As more attention is being paid to the “volatility” in the supply chain, many shippers are reassessing their global sourcing and distribution strategies. Will multinationals retreat to a hemispheric near-shoring model, or opt for a hybrid that still has an international component?
Posted on 09/02 at 07:54 AM
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Thursday, September 01, 2011

20th Annual study of logistics and Transportation Trends (Masters of Logistics). Our annual study identifies three specific areas of logistics and transportation management that could yield disastrous results if not addressed. In 2011, those who accept the status quo may not be heard from for years to come.
Posted on 09/01 at 10:00 PM
FeaturesSupply ChainSeptember 2011LogisticsTransportationPermalink


While industry analysts slightly differ on who belongs on the “Top 25” list this year, all agree that the most dynamic freight forwarders are only going to get bigger and smarter as the global marketplace becomes more complex.

Freight traffic in Europe is steadily growing, and most of its ports, air carriers, and third party logistics providers are making investments in infrastructure and networks to cope with today’s new challenges and increase their safety and environmental standards.
Posted on 09/01 at 04:55 PM
Global LogisticsSeptember 2011European UnionPermalink


By continually working to expand its 3PL relationship, this fast-growing manufacturer has been able to concentrate on the bigger picture—expanding into new markets, launching new products, gaining efficiencies in its operations, and reducing manufacturing and labor costs.

The nebulous term gets thrown around quite a bit in logistics and supply chain circles, but what does it mean, how is it achieved, and what benefit does it bring to your logistics operations?
Posted on 09/01 at 04:19 PM
FeaturesMobileSeptember 2011Supply Chain Management TechnologyPermalink


Labor savings within the four walls of the warehouse/DC is no longer the primary driver behind choosing a highly automated system. Today, materials handling automation solutions represent a broader supply chain play that improves inventory replenishment, advances piece picking, and cuts transportation costs.
Posted on 09/01 at 03:58 PM
FeaturesWarehouse and DCSeptember 2011Warehouse & DCPermalink


While manufacturing may be experiencing a bit of a slowdown, the overall numbers in the August edition of the Institute for Supply Management’s Manufacturing (ISM) Report on Business still point to growth.

According to the report, the U.S. logistics market had 32.7 million square feet absorbed, which Grubb & Ellis pointed out is a level that has not been reached since 2007. Of that 32.7 million square feet, it was more heavily weighted towards the second quarter, which had a quarterly net absorption of 18.1 million square feet.
Posted on 09/01 at 12:55 PM
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Seaports are essential to economic prosperity, and federal funding pays dividends for our country
Posted on 09/01 at 09:32 AM
BlogsOcean FreightGlobal TradeOcean CargoPermalink



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