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Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Leveraging an existing carrier relationship, the specialty foods retailer instituted an end-to-end solution to transform its global logistics operations—and realized a 25 percent savings in inbound transportation costs in the process.
Posted on 04/01 at 09:00 PM
FeaturesGlobal LogisticsGlobal LogisticsApril 2014Freight ForwardingPermalink


Our 2014 survey finds that large companies are boosting their initial salary offerings for new hires by as much as 10 percent. Will this trend help close the logistics talent gap?
Posted on 04/01 at 08:00 PM
FeaturesApril 2014Salary SurveyPermalink


With increased focus on penetrating new markets with high-value goods, shippers will be even more vigilant in vetting their freight intermediaries. Our panel sets out to explain how forwarders are preparing to take on the added volume and win their business.
Posted on 04/01 at 07:00 PM
FeaturesTransportation TrendsAir FreightAir CargoApril 2014TransportationPermalink


As yard management systems progress, a growing number of shippers are turning to these solutions to optimize assets, drastically cut driver detention time, and continuously adjust priorities throughout the day according to receiving and shipping volumes.
Posted on 04/01 at 06:00 PM
FeaturesApril 2014Supply Chain TechnologyYard Management SystemsYMSPermalink


Keeping vigilance on costs a given, say analysts
Posted on 04/01 at 04:03 PM
NewsSupply Chain ManagementTradeOcean ShippingPermalink


WMS is now called upon to support omni-channel fulfillment and the increased use of automation that’s necessary to make it all work. Here’s how retailers, manufacturers, and distributors are continuing to drive the evolution of the market’s most mature software.

Common denominators of our 2014 Top 50 include strong leadership, a growing list of diversified service offerings, and the desire to partner with their shipper customers—all essential characteristics for continued success in the new era of tightened capacity.
Posted on 04/01 at 03:00 PM
Special ReportsTruckingTruckloadApril 2014TransportationLTLLess than TruckloadTLPermalink


The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure manufacturing activity, headed up 0.5 percent to 53.7 in March.
Posted on 04/01 at 01:22 PM
NewsInstitute for Supply ManagementManufacturingISMPermalink


Following declines of 1.5 cents and 1.8 cents, respectively, over the previous two weeks, EIA reported that the average price per gallon of diesel dropped 1.3 cents to $3.975 per gallon for a cumulative decline of 4.6 cents during this three-week stretch.
Posted on 04/01 at 09:09 AM
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As it has been for the past 29 years, the April issue of Logistics Management (LM) is once again delivers our Annual Salary Survey, a research project conducted by Peerless Research Group (PRG) that is the fuel for our best read feature (page 28) and the foundation of the most downloaded survey report that we produce.
Posted on 04/01 at 09:00 AM
ColumnsViewpointApril 2014Supply Chain EducationSalary SurveyPermalink



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