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Friday, November 01, 2013

In today’s dynamic global marketplace, increasing logistics flexibility is critical as shippers look for greater collaboration with their third-party providers on the way to seamless integration of supply chain activities.
Posted on 11/01 at 06:00 PM
FeaturesGlobal Logistics3PLGlobal LogisticsThird Party LogisticsNovember 2013Permalink

With intelligent circuit boards, dexterous handling, and ultra-low maintenance, new technologies illustrate how what’s underneath the product can help a company stay on top.
Posted on 11/01 at 05:00 PM
FeaturesWarehouse and DCNovember 2013Warehouse & DC ManagementPermalink

Tuesday, October 01, 2013

CEO Timothy Gomez led the charge to vertically integrate manufacturing and distribution at the 218-year-old pencil company—and saved $5 million in logistics costs in the process.

Intermodal is becoming increasingly more viable as logistics managers find themselves under pressure to keep costs down and improve supply chain operations. But how can shippers wring out its full value?
Posted on 10/01 at 08:00 PM
FeaturesTransportation TrendsOctober 2013IntermodalTransportationPermalink

Cloud-based applications continue to penetrate the supply chain management (SCM) software space as more operations are eager to embrace the advantages it maintains over traditional options. We explore how far shippers have gone into the Cloud and reveal several limitations that could hinder the flight.
Posted on 10/01 at 07:00 PM
FeaturesOctober 2013Supply Chain TechnologyCloud ComputingPermalink

With new, complex regulatory obstacles on the horizon, our panel says that improving relationships with intermediaries should be a top priority for global shippers heading into 2014. Want to stay ahead of the game? It’s time to listen up.
Posted on 10/01 at 06:00 PM
FeaturesGlobal LogisticsGlobal LogisticsOctober 2013Freight ForwardingPermalink

Our Technology Correspondent offers an in-depth look at how voice and mobility are driving speed and efficiency inside today’s more automated, multi-functional distribution operations.

Sunday, September 01, 2013

The Masters of Logistics have developed strategic partnerships with carriers that enable them to keep costs low while providing innovative service to their customers—and our data show that this value-added perspective is leading to performance that is significantly better than their competitors.
Posted on 09/01 at 09:00 PM
FeaturesSeptember 2013TransportationPermalink

In this new era of collaboration, some third-party logistics providers (3PLs) are working with enlightened shippers on a new approach rooted in recognition that better logistics management can have a direct impact on the bottom line for both parties. Here’s one example of how it’s being done.

Our technology correspondent shares how two logistics organizations are getting the most from their warehouse management systems (WMS) while gaining shipping efficiencies and streamlining their supply chains along the way.

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