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By Jeff Berman · October 27, 2014
Every year, some numbers within forecasts get bigger and bigger. Numbers that are no exception to that are the holiday-related forecasts issued around this time of year by industry bellwethers FedEx and UPS.
By Patrick Burnson · October 21, 2014
Of special interest to readers of Logistics Management will be “Americas Update,” which will look into the future of the market in the Americas and assess how firms will be able to favorably position themselves to compete and win market share.
By Bob Trebilcock · October 21, 2014
MHI and our industry are in transition as materials handling’s profile is raised in the supply chain. The challenge is learning to speak the language of supply chain managers.
By Josh Bond · October 16, 2014

By Jeff Berman · October 14, 2014
In order to get a better perspective on how things can be better in 2014 than 2013, LM spoke with Dr. Victor Allis, CEO of Quintiq, a supply chain vendor specializing in a single optimization and planning platform. Allis provided a unique perspective of the challenges faced last year by various supply chain stakeholders, one of which was managing demand with some help from sales and operations planning (SOP) processes.
By Patrick Burnson · October 8, 2014
The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has launched a campaign is urging Congress to meet the dredging funding commitments made in the 2014 Water Resources Reform & Development Act (WRRDA).
By Jeff Berman · October 6, 2014
Not only is the truck driver shortage ostensibly a problem that won’t go away, the situation appears to have become exacerbated compared to previous sentiments in recent years. Given that this dilemma is far from new, there are also more related problems, at least on the surface, when it comes to assessing just what needs to be done to remedy things.
By Patrick Burnson · October 2, 2014
Average carbon-dioxide emissions for global ocean container transport have declined year on year, and by nearly 8 percent between 2012 and 2013.
<p>PECO Pallet is investing in technology and looking for opportunities further upstream in the supply chain, according to David Rosen of the Pritzker Group.</p> By Bob Trebilcock · September 29, 2014
PECO Pallet is investing in technology and aiming at customers further up the supply chain to extend its reach.
By Patrick Burnson · September 25, 2014
Mike Regan, TranzAct Technologies, Inc.’s chief of relationship development, and frequent LM blogger, received the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’ (CSCMP) 2014 Distinguished Service Award this week.
By Jeff Berman · September 19, 2014
While it feels somewhat hard to fathom, the stage is set for the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas.
By Bob Trebilcock · September 19, 2014
In a fundamentally changed world, your approach to strategy, and your supply chain, must also change. Andrew Winston, author of The Big Pivot, discusses how business can profit from this fundamental change.
By Jeff Berman · September 18, 2014
As e-commerce continues to take a bigger piece of the holiday package delivery pie, it stands to reason that companies need to be proactive and prepared in order to deliver premium service during the busiest time of year, which is rapidly approaching. And that is exactly what transportation giants UPS and FedEx are doing this year. How are they doing it exactly? The primary step they are taking is to up their numbers of seasonal staffers.
By Patrick Burnson · September 18, 2014
A recent hearing of the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation suggests that the U.S. Merchant Marine industry may be poised for a major comeback.
By Patrick Burnson · September 17, 2014
The World Shipping Council (WSC) released an update to its survey and estimate of containers lost at sea.

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