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By George Kokoris · August 5, 2013
Supply chain executives and operations managers have been debating strategies for managing and integrating disparate order taking and fulfillment processes.
By Jeff Berman · August 5, 2013
Citing the ongoing congestion issues at the Port of New York and New Jersey in recent weeks, which has significantly slowed down cargo operations at the port, National Retail Federation President and CEO Matthew Shay last week penned a letter to leadership at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the New York Shipping Association, regarding the situation, which stems from the recent rollout of new computer processes by Maher Terminals, the port’s operating manager.
By Jeff Berman · August 5, 2013
The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reported today that non-manufacturing activity in July had a very solid month.
By Jeff Berman · August 5, 2013
Following the tragic event on July 6 in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, when a Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway train carrying crude oil derailed, resulting in a massive explosion and 47 casualties, Transport Canada, the Canadian equivalent of the United States Department of Transportation, issued an emergency directive designed to increase rail safety.
By Jeff Berman · August 2, 2013
Trucking stakeholders holding out hope for the recently enacted motor carrier Hours-of-Service (HOS) regulations to be overturned had their hopes dashed—mostly—in a ruling handed down today by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
By Jeff Berman · August 2, 2013
Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the transportation and logistics sectors in the second quarter was up slightly on an annual basis, according to data released this week by Pricewaterhouse Coopers.
By LM Staff · August 2, 2013
Carload volume—at 295,532—was up 2.5 percent annually, and intermodal was up 2.4 percent annually at 256,379 trailers and containers.
By LM Staff · August 1, 2013
Which carriers, third-party logistics providers, and U.S. ports will walk the red carpet to receive their award for outstanding service performance over the past year? Our readers have cast their votes, and now it’s time to introduce this year’s winners of the coveted Quest for Quality Awards.
By John D. Schulz · August 1, 2013
Foodservice equipment and supply company leverages its technology partnership to secure capacity, simplify rates, and cut 12 percent from its transportation spending. Here’s how they did it.
By Bridget McCrea · August 1, 2013
Top industry analysts define the leading wireless and mobility trends that are helping logistics professionals work smarter and faster in an increasingly competitive business environment.
By Patrick Burnson · August 1, 2013
Before entering this vibrant marketplace, trade experts advise logistics managers to conduct a very careful examination of the region’s transportation and regulatory infrastructure.
<p>Left to right: Larry Smith, vice president for global supply chain; Mary Groskin, supply chain development associate; Devin Maguire, supply chain project manager; Ewald Parolari, senior director for supply chain operations.</p> By Maida Napolitano · August 1, 2013
We follow how the medical technology giant structured its development program to generate seasoned managers and collaborative decision-makers. If you’re looking to grow top-notch supply chain talent you may want to pay attention.
By LM Staff · August 1, 2013
While the national LTL market had been slowly, but surely, pulling itself out of its recession-induced slump, the sector now seems to have hit a bit of a leveling-off period in terms of growth.
By LM Staff · August 1, 2013
While revenue numbers have flattened a bit, the Regional LTL category continues to represent some of the most forward-thinking carriers in trucking.
By LM Staff · August 1, 2013
The truckload (TL) business is volatile by nature.

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