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Wednesday, April 01, 2015

This marks the 31st year that Logistics Management (LM) has published the results of our Salary Survey, a research project conducted by Peerless Research Group (PRG) that serves as the fuel to our best-read editorial feature (page 24) and the foundation of the most downloaded report that PRG produces.
Posted on 04/01 at 09:59 AM
ColumnsViewpointApril 2015Salary SurveyPermalink


On January 1, the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) revisions of their Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) went into effect. Many passengers have only had brief exposure to the complex rules that face aircraft operators.
Posted on 04/01 at 09:00 AM
ColumnsAir CargoApril 2015HazmatPermalink


History suggests that the current oil glut and the associated price decline will be a temporary phenomenon, and the economics and petro-physics of unconventional oil production—fracking in particular—further suggest that the domestic glut will be eroded sooner than most prognosticators believe.
Posted on 04/01 at 07:00 AM
ColumnsApril 2015OilOil PricesPermalink


Sunday, March 01, 2015

If you’re one of the more than 70,000 shippers who are getting their daily logistics and freight transportation news on logisticsmgmt.com, you’re well aware of the number of new trade agreements being inked that will make it easier for U.S. organizations to not only source product from emerging markets, but also open the door to deliver goods into quickly growing consumer bases.
Posted on 03/01 at 09:00 AM
ColumnsViewpointGlobal LogisticsGlobal Trade ManagementGTMASEANMarch2015Permalink


One of the most challenging business areas for parties committed to collaborative contracting is in the area of international logistics services. However, some recent research at the University of Tennessee, combined with practical experiences, has started to shape some rules for success in contracting complex logistics.
Posted on 03/01 at 08:00 AM
ColumnsThird Party LogisticsMarch 2015Permalink


Today’s digitally empowered customers are just as demanding about after-sales service as they are about the products and services they buy. While customer expectations for after-sales service are growing, surveys consistently find that today’s customers are mostly disappointed and frustrated with the customer service they receive.
Posted on 03/01 at 07:00 AM
ColumnsPearson on ExcellenceMarch 2015Permalink


Sunday, February 01, 2015

Omni-channel fulfillment is a challenge that’s facing practically everyone involved in logistics and transportation management. For retailers, suppliers, and manufacturers alike, the pressure is now on to deliver anything, anytime, from anywhere—and the need to establish cross-functional teams and improve service is increasing at a lightening pace.
Posted on 02/01 at 09:00 AM
ColumnsViewpointFebruary 2015omnichannelPermalink


Recently, I had to stop at my post office and get a signature before moving my mailbox about 60 feet down the street. I brought along photos so that the postmaster didn’t have to drive out and survey the area. She was agreeable, but requested that my neighbors and I get bigger mailboxes.
Posted on 02/01 at 08:00 AM
ColumnsFebruary 2015Parcel ExpressParcel ShippingPermalink


Great businesses have key similarities. Most have sound business strategies that clearly explain the nature and mission of their products or services, as well as how and to whom those offerings are sold. Leading companies also have particularly strong core competencies that enhance differentiation. And of course, highly successful companies execute: They deliver value quickly, reliably, and profitably.
Posted on 02/01 at 06:59 AM
ColumnsPearson on ExcellenceFebruary 2015Value ChainPermalink


Since 2011, domestic oil production has increased by 4.5 million barrels per day (bpd), and over the last 12 months alone production has increased by 1.4 million bpd. Meanwhile, Russian production hit a post-Soviet era high in November, and oil exports from Iraq are growing at a record pace.
Posted on 02/01 at 06:00 AM
ColumnsFebruary 2015OilOil PricesPermalink



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