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Wednesday, October 01, 2014

New research and analysis offers suggestions of a new modal mix and a subsequent distribution process designed to help retailers meet more pressing customer demands.

We explore the progress supply chain management (SCM) applications are making in the cloud, pinpoint key benefits, attempt to demystify the concerns, and discuss which solutions are helping to solidify cloud delivery in this somewhat reluctant market.
Posted on 10/01 at 07:00 PM
FeaturesOctober 2014Supply Chain TechnologyCloud ComputingPermalink


While shippers may generally be content with the reliability of their 3PL partners, new research indicates that there’s considerable concern about the value of long-term, strategic relationships. Industry analysts explain how innovation and a deeper commitment to collaboration will become the key differentiators in the 2015 marketplace.
Posted on 10/01 at 06:00 PM
FeaturesGlobal Logistics3PLThird Party LogisticsGlobal LogisticsOctober 2014Permalink


As the industry successfully harnesses the wealth of available lift truck fleet data, opportunities for improvement extend throughout the operation.
Posted on 10/01 at 05:00 PM
FeaturesWarehouse and DCOctober 2014Lift TrucksWarehouse & DC ManagementPermalink


Maersk caused a stir last summer by raising its full-year profit forecast for 2014 due to higher freight volumes and lower costs. Industry analysts wonder, however, if many of the other Top 30 carriers will exercise the same discipline to achieve similar goals.
Posted on 10/01 at 04:00 PM
Special ReportsOcean FreightOctober 2014Permalink


The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced August 2014 data for global air freight markets showing continued “robust”growth in air cargo volumes.
Posted on 10/01 at 03:50 PM
NewsAir CargoAsia PacificIATAair freightPermalink


Even though some of its key metrics dropped sequentially from August to September, the outlook for manufacturing over all remains strong, according to the most recent edition of the Manufacturing Report on Business issued today by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM).
Posted on 10/01 at 10:27 AM
NewsManufacturingISMPermalink


The editorial staff of Logistics Management(LM) is thrilled to again have the winner of the NASSTRAC Shipper of the Year Award grace our October cover. For 15 years, LM has partnered with NASSTRAC, one of the leading logistics and transportation advocacy organizations in the market, to fix the spotlight on a savvy logistics operation that has demonstrated excellence in the execution of a strategy designed to streamline its company’s operations and contribute to the bottom line.
Posted on 10/01 at 09:00 AM
ColumnsTransportation ManagementOctober 2014Permalink


Company officials said that these planned changes, which will take effect on January 4, 2015, will provide for increases in current pay rates and reduce the time it takes for its nearly 15,000 drivers to reach top pay scale.
Posted on 10/01 at 08:21 AM
NewsLTLCon-way FreightPermalink


The data generated when shippers buy and sell goods typically includes dozens of key fields including dates, volumes, transit times, prices, accessorial costs, locations, and most recently dimensions.
Posted on 10/01 at 08:00 AM
ColumnsOctober 2014Big DataPermalink



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