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Tuesday, November 01, 2011

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is named the NITL Executive of the Year for his passion, enthusiasm, and his ability to navigate the shoals of our now hyper-partisan capitol.
Posted on 11/01 at 07:36 PM
FeaturesNovember 2011TransportationRay LaHoodPermalink


When executed properly, supply chain visibility will come into play on a day-to-day basis. But how do logistics managers get there? Our technology correspondent shows you the way.

The foremost specialty chemicals and materials company brought on a transformational logistics leader, shed its transportation and warehouse assets, and ramped up a rapid worldwide expansion. Here’s how it happened.

Our warehouse/DC engineer dives into the best practices and tools that the retailer put to work in order to expand its distribution network after it became the exclusive provider of beauty products for JCPenney stores.
Posted on 11/01 at 02:10 PM
FeaturesWarehouse and DCNovember 2011Warehouse & DC ManagementSephoraPermalink


Logistics Management’s 6th Annual Warehouse and Distribution Center (DC) Operations Survey findings reveal that inventory turns are not improving, more DCs are closing rather than opening, and many companies are remaining cautious with equipment investment.

Taking a holistic, integrated approach to fleet management can make a significant and continuous contribution to higher, company-wide productivity and lower costs. Our team sets out to help managers overcome current fleet-optimization issues and offers ways to create value in private fleet management.
Posted on 11/01 at 07:34 AM
FeaturesTransportation TrendsNovember 2011TruckingTransportationPrivate FleetPermalink


Saturday, October 01, 2011

By re-engineering its supply chain, the fashion retailer reduced transportation expense, lowered store operating costs, enhanced labor planning, improved communication with its vendors, and was the hands-down winner of the 2011 NASSTRAC Shipper of the Year Award.
Posted on 10/01 at 11:59 PM
FeaturesTruckloadOctober 2011TransportationLTLLess-Than-TruckloadStein MartPermalink


What is the country doing to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of those global supply chain networks that have tapped its resources and fueled its rise to power?
Posted on 10/01 at 08:41 PM
FeaturesGlobal Logistics3PLGlobal LogisticsOctober 2011TransportationChinaPermalink


Today’s lift trucks offer more in the way of technology, power, and performance than ever before. Here’s a look at the latest innovations available in today’s trucks.

When the beer giant revamped its dunnage processes, it realized significant cost savings, ushered in a safer work environment, and found a more fluid freight model—all while helping the company get a little greener.
Posted on 10/01 at 12:25 PM
FeaturesTruckingOctober 2011PalletsTransportationWarehouse & DC ManagementPermalink



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