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Monday, August 01, 2011


Posted on 08/01 at 05:50 AM
Features2011 Quest for QualityPermalink


Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Minimizing inventory investment and carrying costs while maintaining high service levels can be a tough balancing act. But best-practice companies have shown that it can be done - profitably.

Friday, July 01, 2011

The cost of the U.S. business logistics system jumped up 10.4 percent in 2010, making up more than half of the preceding year’s decline. But don’t expect gains like this to continue as the economy begins to slow and all four transportation modes scramble to make adjustments during this period of unprecedented volatility.
Posted on 07/01 at 09:33 PM
FeaturesAir FreightTruckingTruckloadRailroadJuly 2011Ocean CargoTransportationLTLPermalink


Whether driven by reducing costs or by new business strategies, our panel of experts says that rethinking your distribution network has become more important than ever.
Posted on 07/01 at 04:23 PM
FeaturesWarehouse and DCJuly 2011Warehouse & DCPermalink


By setting reasonable goals, the converter and packager of cheese products upgraded its antiquated TMS, reduced its LTL shipments by nearly 30 percent, and brought its carrier relations into the 21st century.

Over the past several years, the hair care manufacturer his tied its core business systems into a WMS that’s allowed it to effectively manage its high-volume shipping operation—and the results have been simply gorgeous.
Posted on 07/01 at 10:37 AM
FeaturesWMSWarehouse ManagementJuly 2011Supply Chain Management SoftwarePermalink


The elimination of required cargo liability insurance by the FMCSA now forces shippers to independently verify the existence of the policy and nature of the coverage held by their carriers. Sound time-consuming? Our transportation law expert offers some practical advice.
Posted on 07/01 at 10:04 AM
FeaturesGlobal LogisticsGlobal LogisticsJuly 2011RegulationsPermalink


Challenges remain, but carriers prove resilient
Posted on 07/01 at 09:28 AM
FeaturesAir FreightJuly 2011TransportationPermalink


Carriers get their house in order
Posted on 07/01 at 09:25 AM
FeaturesOcean FreightJuly 2011TransportationPermalink


Steady growth on the rails
Posted on 07/01 at 09:23 AM
FeaturesJuly 2011Rail FreightTransportationPermalink



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