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Wednesday, August 01, 2012

Global manufacturing and retail shippers now have their eyes firmly fixed on the tentative economic condition of Europe, attempting to calculate the eventual impact the situation will have on supply chain operations in the region and the rest of the world.
Posted on 08/01 at 10:10 PM
FeaturesAugust 2012TransportationFreight Forwarder2012 Quest for QualityPermalink

Our technology correspondent takes a closer look at what wireless technology is being adopted, how it’s being used, and what benefits logistics professionals are deriving from their mobile investments either inside the four walls or on the road.

While adoption remains low, savvy managers are putting engineered labor standards and related labor management systems to work to jumpstart productivity and gain a new level of operational visibility. Here’s how they’re getting it done.
Posted on 08/01 at 06:00 PM
August 2012Warehouse & DC ManagementLabor ManagementLMSPermalink

Analysts agree: One of the greatest challenges facing both shippers and carriers over the next year will be rebuilding relationships on the high seas.
Posted on 08/01 at 05:00 PM
Ocean FreightAugust 2012TransportationPermalink

With pricing power back in the hands of the rejuvenated LTL sector, carriers are now laser focused on margins while concentrating on profitable freight.
Posted on 08/01 at 04:00 PM
Special ReportsTruckingAugust 2012LTLLess-Than-TruckloadPermalink

Net income of $41.8 million—or $0.74 per share—was up 30 percent annually. And operating income—at $80.1 million—saw a 33.2 percent annual improvement, with revenue—at $1.45 billion—seeing a 7.2 percent improvement.
Posted on 08/01 at 02:04 PM
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On the heels of June, which registered its lowest monthly reading in three years, July’s Manufacturing report on Business from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) was fairly flat in comparison.
Posted on 08/01 at 01:22 PM
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Trucking interests are back in court challenging the government’s latest attempt to reduce the hours a truck driver can legally work—and they are getting some help from some of the largest shippers in the nation.
Posted on 08/01 at 10:55 AM
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It’s my honor to present the logistics and transportation community with the results of the 29th Annual Quest for Quality Survey. This is the culmination of a six-month research project conducted by Peerless Research Group (PRG) that’s become known as the most important measure of customer satisfaction and service performance excellence available in our industry.
Posted on 08/01 at 10:00 AM
ColumnsViewpointAugust 2012TransportationQuest for Quality 2012Permalink

Not surprisingly, the United States Postal Service announced this week it is unable to make $5.5 billion in mandated prefunding health retiree benefits to the Treasury, which is due today, as well as a $5.6 billion payment due on September 30.
Posted on 08/01 at 09:49 AM
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