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By Michael Levans · August 1, 2014
Modern's annual lift truck issue takes a look at how CN manages mobile crane maintenance, the Top 20 lift truck suppliers, a look at the results of our annual reader survey, a state of the fuel cell market, and more.
By Josh Bond · August 1, 2014
Aligning purchasing and operations yields savings and enhanced productivity.
By Sara Pearson Specter · August 1, 2014
Collecting the weight of packages on the fly yields better management, decision making.
By Josh Bond · July 1, 2014
Before it weighs down equipment, operators or production altogether, it’s best to service a bad battery cell—if you can find it.
By Sara Pearson Specter · July 1, 2014
When cubing a warehouse or dimensioning a shipment, companies increasingly use the information about size and weight of parcels for inbound and outbound operations.
By Michael Levans · July 1, 2014
If you’re searching for a good summer read, look no further than the current issue of Logistics Management (LM)—especially if you like mysteries
By Mark Pearson · July 1, 2014
According to a recent Accenture survey of manufacturers, 82 percent plan to increase U.S.-based production, 75 percent report a significant shortage of skilled resources, and 11 percent say that they estimate an average percentage drop in earnings due to increased production costs and revenue losses resulting from skills shortages.
By Josh Bond · June 1, 2014
Connected devices offer an opportunity to optimize themselves, driving productivity and efficiency without human intervention.
By Sara Pearson Specter · June 1, 2014
A transition to automated equipment is being helped by a steady reduction in price as well as a gain in functionality.
By Michael Levans · June 1, 2014
This month, Trebilcock continues his Big Picture series with “5 ways to handle peak demand,” a closer look at how the rise of e-commerce, more frequent promotions, and competitive service-level agreements are creating more peak periods than ever before.
By Michael Levans · June 1, 2014
In casual conversation with friends, it surprises me how many myths still exist around moving freight by rail. “It must be slow, unmanageable, old fashioned.” Rail seems to conjure memories of pillows of steam hovering over charming brick stations, or lonely whistles heard from a distant train snaking through the countryside.
By Peter Moore · June 1, 2014
I joined my son at his church last week and happened to meet a senior executive from a brick manufacturing company. When this gentleman learned of my logistics background, he asked if I knew anyone who had flatbed trucks.
By Mark Pearson · June 1, 2014
Many logistics and supply chain executives bemoan the fact that their people aren’t generating enough new ideas. However, often the fault lies with the companies themselves. Comfortably nestled inside the box, most organizations don’t work hard enough to nurture and support entrepreneurialism and innovation. According to an Accenture study, tons of ideas are floating around a typical company.
By Derik Andreoli · June 1, 2014
An analysis of natural gas storage volumes strongly suggests that natural gas prices will rise significantly towards the end of the year; and as they rise, so too will the price for CNG and LNG.

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