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By Patrick Burnson · May 20, 2013
According to a new study conducted by the global strategy and marketing consultancy Simon-Kucher & Partners, price pressure is higher in the logistics industry than in other sectors – no matter the country.
By Jeff Berman · May 20, 2013
President Obama will ink a Presidential Memorandum that the White House said will “modernize the Federal infrastructure permitting process, cutting timelines in half for major infrastructure projects while creating incentives for better outcomes for communities and the environment.”
By Bob Trebilcock · May 20, 2013
Retailers and solution providers are once again talking about the Internet of Things.
By Bob Trebilcock · May 17, 2013
Why are some end user turning to voice rather than upgrade their legacy WMS for new functionality?
By Jeff Berman · May 15, 2013
A balanced United States transportation market has been highlighted fairly often of late. But since 2009 business activity has continued to increase and been steady while capacity has not changed materially.
By Mike Feinstein, vice president, sales and marketing, Digital Lumens · May 14, 2013
Smart lighting technologies can lead to significant energy savings
By Patrick Burnson · May 13, 2013
As the Port of Los Angeles hosted the 28th World Ports Conference of the International Association of Ports and Harbors last week, a crucial vote was being cast to determine its logistical future.
By Jeff Berman · May 8, 2013
Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) this week reintroduced legislation, entitled the Safe Highways and Preservation Act of 2013 (SHIPA), which is geared to keep bigger and heavier trucks off the road and apply existing federal truck size and weight limits to the entire National Highway System, rather than interstate highways, which is the case today.
By Patrick Burnson · May 6, 2013
On paper, it would seem that a shorter ocean transit route would have a positive impact on the environment. But several scientists contend that the shift of some freight from the U.S. West Coast to the East Coast will represent no more than “a push,” when it comes to cleaning the air and addressing climate change.
By Jeff Berman · May 6, 2013
Having trust in your colleagues, or teammates, if you will, is crucial and makes for the stronger product, service, or brand. That was a key message from Lee Corson, ESPN College Football Game Day Host and Director of Business Development for Dixon Ticonderoga, a Florida based pencil manufacturing company, at last month’s National Shippers Strategic Council (NASSTRAC) Annual Conference in Orlando.
By Patrick Burnson · May 3, 2013
The Port of Los Angeles is gearing up to host the largest-ever global gathering of port authorities, convening in downtown Los Angeles next week for the International Association of Ports and Harbors’ (IAPH) 28th World Ports Conference.
By Patrick Burnson · May 2, 2013
Shippers may have been cheered by last month’s manufacturing report issued from the Institute for Supply Management, but other key indicators suggest caution.
By Bob Trebilcock · May 2, 2013
Global shippers take note. When it comes to export, paper pallets are gaining traction, especially outside of North America
By Ian Hobkirk, managing director, Commonwealth Supply Chain Advisors · May 1, 2013
As voice technology matures, it's taking on new roles in warehousing, distribution and order fulfillment.
By Patrick Burnson · April 27, 2013
Sir Richard Branson, Chairman of Virgin Group, is urging university graduates, college students and school leavers to explore a career in air logistics, calling it “an outstanding industry that needs well educated executives and entrepreneurs who will be tomorrow’s leaders and innovators.

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