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Sunday, January 01, 2012

A flurry of new trade agreements should signal greater opportunity for U.S. importers and exporters. But this means that another layer of compliance complexity has been introduced. How will today’s global shippers deal with the new risk/reward scenario?
Posted on 01/01 at 12:18 PM
FeaturesGlobal LogisticsGlobal LogisticsGlobal TradeJanuary 2012Permalink

Our distinguished panel tells shippers to expect to pay more for parcel services, be on the lookout for competition among existing carriers, and keep your eyes open for new regional entrants.
Posted on 01/01 at 11:41 AM
FeaturesTransportation TrendsJanuary 2012TransportationParcel ExpressPermalink

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Pricing across the transportation modes
Posted on 11/30 at 03:30 PM
FeaturesPrice TrendsFreightDecember 2011Permalink

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 TrendsTruckingNovember 2011TransportationPrivate 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

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