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Friday, July 01, 2011

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


Tight capacity, more regulation, major concerns
Posted on 07/01 at 09:20 AM
FeaturesTruckloadJuly 2011TransportationPermalink


Time to cash in on rates?
Posted on 07/01 at 09:17 AM
FeaturesJuly 2011TransportationLTLLess-Than-TruckloadPermalink


Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Before developing its web-based carrier rating tool, this niche vendor of outdoor furniture was spending 17 percent of its sales on transportation. This year, those costs are going to be about 5 percent of sales—a turnaround that earned the company our 2011 Best Practices Award.
Posted on 06/01 at 11:37 AM
FeaturesTruckingJune 2011TransportationLTLLess-Than-TruckloadPermalink



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