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Friday, September 10, 2010

Dwindling space and risings rates have caused major disruptions for U.S. importers over the first half of 2010. How long will these challenges persist on the high seas? We’ve asked a couple experts to explain what ocean shippers can expect for the rest of this year.
Posted on 09/10 at 10:00 AM
FeaturesTransportation TrendsGlobal TradeContainerLogisticsTransportationTradeOcean ShippingImportsPermalink


Friday, August 13, 2010

Traditional 3PL services like transportation and logistics don’t cut it when a company wants to enlarge its global footprint. That’s when value added, strategic advice of a 4PL may be needed. But who gets the call?
Posted on 08/13 at 07:39 AM
FeaturesGlobal Logistics3PLSupply ChainTransportationPermalink


Moving freight across the U.S./Canadian border can be more problematic than most shippers realize. Our recent research study reveals the myriad complexities of the customs clearance process—and the downfalls of making the trip alone.
Posted on 08/13 at 07:37 AM
FeaturesTransportation TrendsFreightInventoryExportsDeringerPermalink


Own, lease, or rent? According to lift truck consultants, the method that businesses pay for lift trucks tends to be a sound economic indicator. Here’s how distributors are working to solve the complex needs of today’s fleet owner.
Posted on 08/13 at 07:34 AM
FeaturesWarehouse and DCLift TrucksAssetsPermalink


Today’s yard management systems offer improved synchronization of the first- and last-mile activities outside the four walls—and shippers are beginning to listen to the benefits.
Posted on 08/13 at 07:31 AM
FeaturesWMSWarehouse ManagementYard Management SystemsPermalink


Wednesday, May 19, 2010

If there was a single message presented at the Aberdeen Group’s annual Supply Chain Management Summit in San Francisco last month, it was that complacency is no longer an option. “As the economy strengthens, we’re examining lessons learned by the...
Posted on 05/19 at 12:29 PM
FeaturesManagement UpdatePermalink


The Containership Company (TCC), created just last fall, inaugurated its first Transpacific voyage last month. Heralded as “The Great Dragon” service, it got underway in April with...
Posted on 05/19 at 12:28 PM
FeaturesManagement UpdatePermalink


Express delivery and logistics services provider DHL and airfreight carrier ABX Air struck a five-year deal in which ABX will continue providing aircraft and operating support to the U.S. portion of DHL’s international logistics network. Under the terms...
Posted on 05/19 at 12:27 PM
FeaturesManagement UpdatePermalink


While the International Air Transport Association (IATA) is closely monitoring the restructuring of Japan Airlines, it recently told top management that “tough decisions” will need to be made quickly...
Posted on 05/19 at 12:27 PM
FeaturesManagement UpdatePermalink


A push by Pennsylvania Governor Edward G. Rendell to put tolls on Interstate 80 was rejected by the federal government last month. This news, coupled with...
Posted on 05/19 at 12:16 PM
FeaturesManagement UpdatePermalink



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