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By Mark Pearson · January 1, 2014
They may not recognize the term, but a lot of logistics and supply chain executives are concerned about “permanent volatility.”
By Derik Andreoli · January 1, 2014
Interest in alternative fuel vehicles skyrocketed in 2013, with successful pilot programs for compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) trucks being deployed in both private and for-hire truck fleets.
By John D. Schulz · December 23, 2013
Clearing a significant hurdle in its latest financial restructuring, YRC Worldwide says it has reached a debt-for-equity deal with lenders and other institutional investors to reduce its debt by about $300 million.
By Jeff Berman · December 19, 2013
As the year draws down to a close, my inbox sees some e-mails with common refrains regarding what is happening “next” as in next year or “things to keep an eye on, or something along those lines.
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By Charlie Tanner · December 19, 2013
This white paper details how to anticipate and mitigate the risks of potential supply chain disruptions. Using five out-of-the-ordinary scenarios, it describes what can be done to prepare for disruptions in advance when possible or how to mitigate their effects after the event if necessary.
By John D. Schulz · December 19, 2013
Help is on the way to ease the financial burden of unionized trucking companies that belong to multiemployer pension plans and possibly assist those companies in their attempt to continue to belong to those plans under modernized rules.
By Jeff Berman · December 18, 2013
The Memphis-based transportation and logistics bellwether also reported that quarterly revenue of $11.4 billion was up 3 percent from last year’s $11.1 billion, and operating income at $827 million was up 15 percent from $718 million.
By John D. Schulz · December 18, 2013
Unionized jobs in the trucking industry today are as scarce as four-leaf clovers in the desert, and the growing nonunion trucking sector says that is no accident. They work hard at it every day.
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By Charlie Tanner · December 17, 2013
Increasingly, forward-looking companies are turning to the latest collaborative technology to find ways to optimize their warranty processes -- often turning to supply chain and quality managers for answers.
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By Charlie Tanner · December 17, 2013
Radisys faced multiple challenges to ensure orders are fulfilled in a timely manner while minimizing inventory costs. By partnering with E2open, Radisys was able to optimize profitability through better planning and scenario analysis.
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By Charlie Tanner · December 17, 2013
With technological and operational advancements, supply chain professionals are more equipped to efficiently manage their operations. Evolving the Cold Chain: Best Practices and Innovations explores these developments, details the recent evolution of the refrigerated supply chain, and discusses how supply chain professionals benefit by implementing these practices.
By LM Staff · December 17, 2013
Diesel prices dropped for the second straight week, with the average price per gallon falling 0.8 cents to $3.71, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).
By Jeff Berman · December 17, 2013
The two largest ports in the United States—the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB)—both reported volume gains for the month of November.
By Jeff Berman · December 17, 2013
Spurred by signs of future positive growth, recent data released by Transport Capital Partners (TCP) points to increased optimism for motor carriers in the form of increased volumes and rates.
By Patrick Burnson · December 17, 2013
Trade ministers from 12 countries—including the US and Canada—failed to come to agreement at their final meeting in Singapore late last year on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

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