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Monday, September 01, 2014

With most economists forecasting robust growth in U.S. manufacturing, global freight intermediaries must be prepared for a spike in new business—and concurrent expectations for higher levels of performance.

The leaves are falling and footballs are flying, and that means it’s time to share the findings of Logistics Management’s (LM) Annual Study of Logistics and Transportation Trends (Masters of Logistics), the clearest picture available of transportation spending across the modes and the most comprehensive summary of how logistics professionals are managing their operations in current business conditions.
Posted on 09/01 at 09:00 AM
ColumnsViewpointSeptember 2014Transportation SourcingPermalink


As third party logistics providers (3PLs) work to ramp up services for their customers, one area of focus is information management services.
Posted on 09/01 at 08:00 AM
Columns3PLThird Party LogisticsSeptember 2014Big DataPermalink


In a very real sense, supply chain management is about managing risk: anticipating, avoiding, and minimizing supply chain upheavals caused by weather events, political havoc, technology problems, economic turmoil, market changes, currency swings, supply shortages and labor strife, to name but a few.
Posted on 09/01 at 07:00 AM
ColumnsPearson on ExcellenceSeptember 2014Supply Chain RiskPermalink


Friday, August 29, 2014

Supply chain security provider Freightwatch International has released its semi-annual report on cargo theft in the Asia Pacific region for the first half of 2014, which contains some heartening news for U.S. shippers reliant on trucking, warehousing and retail.
Posted on 08/29 at 09:39 AM
BlogsSupply ChainSecurityRiskAsia PacificPermalink


Wednesday, August 27, 2014

FedEx Ground, a subsidiary of FedEx Corporation, reports today that a decision by a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed previous rulings by the District Court for the Northern District of Indiana in three class action cases involving mostly former independent contractors for FedEx Ground
Posted on 08/27 at 02:44 PM
NewsFedExTransportationLabor ManagementlaborPermalink


More talking remains before the deal is done
Posted on 08/27 at 07:54 AM
BlogsOcean FreightContainerLaborWest Coast PortsILWUPermalink


Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The transpacific U.S.-flag carrier has been ranked number one in the ocean carrier category for Logistics Management magazine's Quest for Quality award
Posted on 08/26 at 07:47 AM
BlogsOcean CargoLogisticsCSCMPMatsonPermalink


Monday, August 25, 2014

This year, the Containerization & Intermodal Institute (CII) will be staging the “Connie” Awards dinner in conjunction with IANA’s Intermodal EXPO in Long Beach
Posted on 08/25 at 12:32 PM
BlogsContainerIntermodalShippingIANACIIPermalink


Middlemen comprising the Transportation Intermediaries Association made money last quarter, say researchers.
Posted on 08/25 at 12:24 PM
News3PLIntermodalTransportationIANATIAPermalink



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