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By Josh Bond · July 3, 2013
Ninety-two percent of employers who intend to hire in 2013 will hire full-time help.
By Patrick Burnson · July 2, 2013
Ocean cargo carriers comprising the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA) have announced a guideline peak season surcharge (PSS) of $400 per 40-foot container from Asia to all U.S. destinations, effective August 1.
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By Charlie Tanner · July 2, 2013
Within the material handling industry, there are numerous opportunities to positively impact our environment because it provides the equipment that enables the optimum flow of goods that is essential to a vibrant economy. This whitepaper will describe the importance of achieving sustainability through efficiency and waste reduction, which can increase productivity in operations
By Jeff Berman · July 2, 2013
While the deadline for railroads to install Positive Train Control (PTC) technology is December 2015, the top executive of the Association of American Railroads (AAR) told a Senate Commerce Committee panel last week that target may be somewhat overly ambitious.
By Jeff Berman · July 2, 2013
The company said that this offering is a proactive shipment monitoring and risk management product that protects consumers against lost profits, as well as help ensure time- and temperature-sensitive shipments reach their destinations while guaranteeing up to the retail value, and other costs, when unexpected events occur, such as weather delays.
By Jeff Berman · July 2, 2013
Diesel prices took a downward turn for the sixth straight week, falling 2.1 cents to $3.817 per gallon, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).
By John D. Schulz · July 1, 2013
New state of logistics translates into new opportunities for shrewd managers who can leverage their unique skills and solid transportation relationships into value for their companies.
By Patrick Burnson · July 1, 2013
Our panel of market insiders put the new business dynamics of ocean shipping into perspective and help shippers better understand how to manage their cargo on now roiling seas.
By Bridget McCrea · July 1, 2013
Shippers continue to grapple with the age-old dilemma of having to choose between ERP-developed supply chain software and those targeted solutions produced by best-of-breed providers. Here are a few tips that could make the choice a little easier.
By Sarah · July 1, 2013
The extraordinary variations among emerging market countries suggest the need for multiple supply chains, each tailored to the needs of specific regions and supported by locally developed capabilities and talent. Our consulting team offers some suggestions for dealing with the real, rather than the ideal.
By Josh Bond · July 1, 2013
With the economy warming, fleet owners are navigating a new array of customized financing options as their fleets return to normal utilization.
By John D. Schulz · July 1, 2013
Rich get richer, others looking for options
By John D. Schulz · July 1, 2013
So-so demand but capacity shortage looming
By Jeff Berman · July 1, 2013
Staying steady during uneven times
By Patrick Burnson · July 1, 2013
Not a sprint, it’s a marathon

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