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By Patrick Burnson · May 7, 2014
The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) released its 2014 Salary Survey that revealed a decrease in salary for the average professional, and the fact that compensation was the most important factor for job candidates evaluating job opportunities in the supply chain industry.
By Patrick Burnson · May 6, 2014
The Warehousing Education and Research Council provided a fresh forum for ocean cargo concerns
By Bob Trebilcock · May 1, 2014
In Japan, Daifuku has developed a high-speed automatic guided vehicle that works with people and lift trucks
By Bob Trebilcock · April 29, 2014
Plastics manufacturer PTM developed plastic crates and a plastic pallet for the Latin American soft drink and beer markets. Next stop, North America?
By Patrick Burnson · April 28, 2014
Logistics managers have another reason to be concerned about upcoming U.S. West Coast dockside labor negotiations, say industry analysts.
By Norm Saenz, managing director at St. Onge Co., and Steve Sepmoree, senior consultant at St. Onge Co. · April 22, 2014
Instead of ignoring a forklift fleet and its associated costs, asking the right questions can lead to substantial savings.
By Patrick Burnson · April 22, 2014
Last year at this time, retailers were relieved to learn that a tentative agreement on a new labor contract had been reached by dockside labor and management on the U.S. East and Gulf coasts. But not without considerable blood on the floor.
By Patrick Burnson · April 21, 2014
When the Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) convenes for its annual conference in Chicago next week, they’ll be visiting the nation’s largest inland port.
By Patrick Burnson · April 16, 2014
AgTC will provide unique market intelligence at next annual meeting in San Francisco this June
By Patrick Burnson · April 14, 2014
To catch a rising economic tide this year, the Port of Long Beach will need to modernize and find new efficiencies to move increasing amounts of cargo at a faster pace, said experts gathered earlier this month for the Port’s 10th annual “Peak Season Forecast” at the Long Beach Convention Center.
By Jeff Berman · April 11, 2014
Maybe we are finally going to see some changes and improvements at least when it comes to the “vision” for future transportation authorizations. Why and how? A short answer comes from a presser held by the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee held this week.
By Bob Trebilcock · April 5, 2014
Powerful new tools could give us a better picture of what's going on across our supply chains.
By Jeff Berman · April 3, 2014
As we have written about extensively, having sufficient capital in the HTF is critical as its revenues are allocated for federal highway, transit, and highway safety programs. But as we also know the main funding source for the HTF, the federal gasoline tax, has not increased from its current levels of 23.4 cents for diesel and 18.4 cents per gallon of gasoline since 1994. What’s more, diesel taxes represent about 90 percent of Highway Trust Fund (HTF) net revenues.
By Patrick Burnson · March 31, 2014
A recent study by the United Postal Service identified Kansas City as the optimal location for an e-commerce fulfillment facility due to its low costs and central location.
By Bob Trebilcock · March 31, 2014
What ails us, and what may fix our manufacturing problems, could be different than you think.

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