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Friday, November 01, 2013

In order to manage through the new complexities of the global economy, our consulting team suggests that shippers need to establish new processes that consistently reassess supply chain and transportation networks. Here’s how to get it done.
Posted on 11/01 at 08:00 PM
FeaturesTransportation TrendsNovember 2013TransportationNetwork DesignPermalink


The fastest growing enterprise application market is on track to continue its double-digit growth trend over the next 12 months. Here are eight key trends that supply chain software analysts say are shaping the TMS landscape­—­and pushing more logistics managers to finally put it to work.

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 LogisticsNovember 20133PLThird Party LogisticsGlobal LogisticsPermalink


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



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