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By Charlie Tanner · December 3, 2013
We asked organizations from around the world, what advice they would give their peers on improving response time to customer inquiries and complaints using Microsoft Dynamics CRM.
By Jeff Berman · December 3, 2013
ODFL is calling for an annual increase tons per day in the 9.5 percent-to-ten percent range, which is ahead of a previous forecast of 9 percent-to-ten percent growth
By LM Staff · December 3, 2013
The average price per gallon rose 3.9 cents to $3.883 per gallon, following last week’s 2.2 cent increase, which was the first time prices rose in 11 weeks
By Jeff Berman · December 3, 2013
Even though supply chain professionals pride themselves on providing exemplary service and execution during this time of year in advance of the holiday season, a survey recently released by Capgemini found that there are myriad issues when it comes to keeping customers content with delivery and ordering processes.
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By Charlie Tanner · December 3, 2013
We asked manufacturers from around the world, “What advice would you give peers to reduce costs and improve efficiencies in the supply chain?” Find out what they said.
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By Charlie Tanner · December 3, 2013
LEDs have unique and compelling characteristics that make them ideal for industrial lighting applications. But there are a variety of misconceptions about LEDs, how well they work, how long they last, and more.
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By Charlie Tanner · December 2, 2013
We asked organizations from around the world, what advice they would give their peers on gaining better visibility into marketing campaigns using Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Find out what they said. Download volume two of our "Notes from the Field" series with 6 pieces of advice and much more, on marketing visibility.
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By Charlie Tanner · December 2, 2013
When collaboration is done right, companies can respond more quickly to potential inventory shortages, unexpected upside, shipment delays, and unexpected disruptions. Learn how effective communications combined with real-time visibility across suppliers and trading partners is critical to achieving sustainable supply chain success.
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By Charlie Tanner · December 2, 2013
You face increasing challenges in today's competitive environment as customers require greater flexibility and insist on timely delivery.
Keeping your mobile workforce connected is essential to meeting these demands and protecting them on the road. At the same time, your business is facing creeping fuel costs and growing traffic congestion, and crumbling infrastructure.
By Jeff Berman · December 2, 2013
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure manufacturing activity, headed up 0.9 percent to 57.3 in November, which is now the new high for the PMI in 2013.
By Bob Trebilcock · December 2, 2013
Our industry needs to listen carefully to our customers to stay ahead of the e-fulfillment game.
By Jeff Berman · December 1, 2013
Below are the top stories of 2013 featured in the News & Analysis section of December LM.
By Michael Levans · December 1, 2013
like many of our most relied upon analysts, we’ve taken ourselves out of the year-end prediction business. The topsy-turvy economic news along with the regulatory uncertainly that’s shrouded both carriers and shippers over the past five years has wreaked havoc with even the most thoroughly researched forecasts.
By Patrick Burnson · November 25, 2013
A student team fielded by the University of North Texas (UNT) won the Intermodal Association of North America’s (IANA) third annual Intermodal Challenge, earning national recognition for their university through IANA’s growing young professionals development program.
By Patrick Burnson · November 25, 2013
Matson estimates that the combined increase of both the rate adjustment and terminal handling charge will result in shipping costs rising by an average of 5.5 percent.

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