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Monday, October 01, 2012
Part II: Intermodal network agility makes a play to improve supply chain resiliency
Buoyed by emerging market growth, demand for add-on functionalities, and its certain move to the cloud, the warehouse management systems market is posting double-digit growth. But is this just a post-recession bounce?
As the nation’s export manufacturing sector becomes more viable, U.S. shippers are quickly finding themselves more reliant on freight intermediaries as they aim to take advantage of new global opportunities.
Fleet management software is evolving from a tool to track truck maintenance to a platform to drive deeper process improvements.
Saturday, September 01, 2012
One of the nation’s largest food retailers turned to technology to streamline its yard operations, improve docking capabilities, and shave a significant number of man hours from its daily processes—all while adding a critical layer of supply chain visibility.
Our “Pricing” columnist contends that it’s time for shippers and their 3PL partners to fundamentally change their approach to contract creation in an effort to yield more sustainable relationships.
The merging of leading Asian economies is proceeding quickly, giving U.S. shippers more trade alternatives. Here’s our current analysis of this dynamic region.
In the midst of tremendous growth, one of the leading distributors of natural and organic products successfully reinvented its supply chain by leveraging a new voice-enabled WMS.
Posted on 09/01 at 06:00 PM
Warehouse and DC •
The 2012 ranking of supply chain leaders from Gartner includes a broad mix of global companies—a few new to the list, but most having recorded multiple appearances. These leaders share certain characteristics that drive day-to-day performance while solidifying the foundation for future growth. Their standout performance is raising the supply chain leadership bar for companies everywhere.
Thursday, August 02, 2012
Which carriers, third-party logistics providers, and U.S. ports will walk away with a gold medal for their outstanding service performance over the past year? Our readers have cast their votes, and now it’s time to reveal this year’s winners of the coveted Quest for Quality Awards. The editorial staff of Logistics Management (LM) is proud to unveil the results of the 29th Annual Quest for Quality Awards.