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By Derik Andreoli · May 1, 2014
Cost conscious shippers understand that fuel comprises between 40 percent and 60 percent of ocean carriers’ operating costs, and bunker surcharges are a similarly important line item on a shipper’s own income statement.
By Jeff Berman · April 30, 2014
LM Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently caught up with Mike Murphy, chief development officer of Centerpoint Properties, a Chicago-based industrial real estate company focused on the development, acquisition, and management of industrial property and transportation infrastructure, about what manufacturers need to do to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to making decisions about locating operations and the subsequent impact on the bottom line.
By Jeff Berman · April 30, 2014
Two renowned supply chain-centric organizations––APICS, a professional organization for supply chain operations management and provider of research, education, and certification programs focused on elevating supply chain excellence, innovation, and resilience, and the Supply Chain Council, a global, non-profit management organization focused on helping its membership make significant supply chain process improvements, are set to merge.
By Jeff Berman · April 29, 2014
United States Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Anthony Foxx sent a long-term transportation bill, entitled, the GROW AMERICA (Generating Renewal, Opportunity, and Work with Accelerated Mobility, Efficiency, and Rebuilding of Infrastructure and Communities throughout America) Act, to Congress for consideration.
By Josh Bond · April 29, 2014
Early indications suggest 2014 on track to avoid second-half softening.
By LM Staff · April 29, 2014
Following a five-week stretch which saw the average price per gallon of diesel gasoline drop a cumulative 6.27 cents, the average price per gallon headed up for the second straight week, according to data released by the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).
By Patrick Burnson · April 29, 2014
BSR recently launched “Transitioning to Low-Carbon Fuel: A Business Guide for Sustainable Trucking in 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 Patrick Burnson · April 25, 2014
A panel discussion comprising two prominent port planners will address infrastructure and investment at next week’s Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) annual conference in Chicago
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By Charlie Tanner · April 25, 2014
61% of consumers said their perception of a company is strongly influenced by the company's environmental and sustainability policies. Environmentally responsible supply chains not only have the potential to sway brand loyalty, but to simultaneously reduce the carbon footprint and bottom line costs through improved efficiency.
By Josh Bond · April 24, 2014
Report highlights executives' focus on direct store delivery processes.
By Patrick Burnson · April 24, 2014
UPS today released first quarter 2014 results, noting that fierce storms early in the year hurt their earnings.
By Patrick Burnson · April 23, 2014
Over $2 billion dollars in carrier overcharges go uncollected each year as shippers do not have the time or resources to collect refunds.
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 22, 2014
The National Retail Federation is encouraging maritime management and the union representing dockworkers along the U.S. West Coast ports to expedite pending contract negotiations and reach agreement on a new deal well in advance of the expiration of the current contract this summer.

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