Friday, September 26, 2014
Logistics professionals must begin to view warehouse and freight capacity as a shared infrastructure.
When that happens, we will realize game-changing cost savings and dramatically lower the impact of logistics activities on global greenhouse gas emissions.
This complimentary paper examines strategies shippers should consider to share storage and shipping costs with fellow shippers, and the benefits these strategies can deliver.
Thursday, September 25, 2014
During this webcast you'll hear from trade experts at Purolator International as they provide an in-depth review of the duty drawback plan, and examine the critical components of a successful program.
Just weeks after signing on to the “Ocean Three” vessel-sharing agreement with CMA CGM and China Shipping, United Arab Shipping Company has forged a similar deal with Hamburg Süd.
Posted on 09/25 at 09:12 AM
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Shippers attending the Intermodal Association of North America's (IANA) annual Intermodal Expo in Long Beach this week were given some good news/bad news regarding truck and rail capacity for the remaining year.
Posted on 09/25 at 08:28 AM
Mike Regan, TranzAct Technologies, Inc.’s chief of relationship development, and frequent LM blogger, received the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’ (CSCMP) 2014 Distinguished Service Award this week.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
After years of being second place, materials handling and engineering are becoming first choice careers for some. Here’s why.
Posted on 09/24 at 10:49 AM
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
A couple of years ago, the rush to alternatively fueled vehicles was on. Diesel prices had surged past $4, the American Trucking Associations hosted an overflow crowd at its alternative fuels “summit” for trucking executives and energy tycoon T. Boone Pickens offered what might have been the ultimate assessment of where fuel prices were headed.
Posted on 09/23 at 10:30 AM
As a sector with myriad moving parts, coupled with obstacles like increased risks, cost pressures, among others, the healthcare supply chain is replete with uncertainties. But there are ways for the sector to counter these challenges, too, according to the seventh annual UPS “Pain in the (Supply) Chain healthcare surve
Posted on 09/23 at 07:08 AM
Monday, September 22, 2014
The study examines the trajectory of offshoring cost arbitrage to low-cost developing countries, the rise of new locations, and the fact that there’s ample room for growth.
Posted on 09/22 at 12:04 PM
In a rare show of solidarity, various trucking interests are asking the Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to remove online safety ratings of individual motor carriers until flaws in the CSA methodology are fixed.
Posted on 09/22 at 10:25 AM