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Friday, July 01, 2011

Earlier this year i wrote about the winds of change affecting LTL pricing in North America. If shippers and carriers are going to take advantage of pricing deregulation then they have to work together to disaggregate, cooperate, and automate.
Posted on 07/01 at 08:12 AM
ColumnsTruckingJuly 2011TransportationLTLLess-Than-TruckloadPermalink


I’m not sure who said it, but it’s one of my favorite lines when it comes to putting the current market environment into perspective: You don’t know where you’re going unless you know where you’ve been.
Posted on 07/01 at 08:07 AM
ColumnsViewpointAir CargoOcean FreightTruckingRailroadJuly 2011TransportationPermalink


Procurement is one of many areas vying for a supply chain executive’s time and attention. But when you consider the variety and depth of benefits that high performance in procurement can deliver, perhaps a little extra time and attention are warranted.
Posted on 07/01 at 07:55 AM
ColumnsPearson on ExcellenceJuly 2011ProcurementPermalink


Friday, December 17, 2010

An executive summary of industry news
Posted on 12/17 at 09:00 AM
ColumnsAir CargoFreightTruckingTransportationTradeDecember 2010Permalink


Thursday, October 14, 2010

Risk is part of business. It’s a significant, permanent reality faced by virtually every organization. Without risk, business as we know it might not exist. To compete, grow, and capture benefit, companies need to take chances. It’s what businesses do.
Posted on 10/14 at 09:44 AM
ColumnsPearson on ExcellenceProcurementTransportationPermalink


Monday, October 11, 2010

You finished your budget almost a year ago. At that time you forecasted what your volumes were going to be, you determined your origin and destination city pairs, and then set the levels of service that you’re going to provide internal customers and partners. You rolled it all up into the overall supply chain budget and then presented it to management.
Posted on 10/11 at 10:56 AM
ColumnsSage AdviceSupply ChainLogisticsTransportationPermalink


It would be tough to add up the actual pages that the business-to-business press has written, printed, and posted on the advantages that a successful outsourcing relationship can bring to a logistics operation.
Posted on 10/11 at 10:48 AM
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Wednesday, May 19, 2010

In early april the New York Yankees sent their top major league prospect down to their Scranton Triple-A ball team to gain critical learning experiences. In the meantime, the Yankees began the task of repeating as World Series Champions much to the dismay of those day-dreaming Red Sox fans like my wife and the editorial director of this esteemed magazine.
Posted on 05/19 at 09:56 AM
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Business prospects are improving. However, companies are still under terrific pressure to hold down costs. Many have done an admirable job, but continue to be daunted by one of our time’s most-vexing cost-management challenges: wildly fluctuating oil prices.
Posted on 05/19 at 09:04 AM
ColumnsPearson on ExcellenceInventoryProcurementDistributionProductionPermalink


Thursday, April 01, 2010


Posted on 04/01 at 12:44 PM
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