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Filed in August 2013

Thursday, August 01, 2013

Which carriers, third-party logistics providers, and U.S. ports will walk the red carpet to receive their award for outstanding service performance over the past year? Our readers have cast their votes, and now it’s time to introduce this year’s winners of the coveted Quest for Quality Awards.
Posted on 08/01 at 09:00 PM
FeaturesAugust 2013TransportationQuest for QualityPermalink


Foodservice equipment and supply company leverages its technology partnership to secure capacity, simplify rates, and cut 12 percent from its transportation spending. Here’s how they did it.
Posted on 08/01 at 08:59 PM
FeaturesTransportation TrendsTruckingAugust 2013TransportationLTLLess than TruckloadPermalink


Top industry analysts define the leading wireless and mobility trends that are helping logistics professionals work smarter and faster in an increasingly competitive business environment.

Before entering this vibrant marketplace, trade experts advise logistics managers to conduct a very careful examination of the region’s transportation and regulatory infrastructure.
Posted on 08/01 at 08:57 PM
FeaturesGlobal LogisticsGlobal LogisticsAugust 2013South AmericaPermalink


We follow how the medical technology giant structured its development program to generate seasoned managers and collaborative decision-makers. If you’re looking to grow top-notch supply chain talent you may want to pay attention.

While the national LTL market had been slowly, but surely, pulling itself out of its recession-induced slump, the sector now seems to have hit a bit of a leveling-off period in terms of growth.
Posted on 08/01 at 08:50 PM
FeaturesAugust 2013LTLPITT OHIOLess than TruckloadQuest for QualityPermalink


While revenue numbers have flattened a bit, the Regional LTL category continues to represent some of the most forward-thinking carriers in trucking.
Posted on 08/01 at 08:45 PM
FeaturesAugust 2013LTLPITT OHIOLess than TruckloadQuest for QualityPermalink


The truckload (TL) business is volatile by nature.
Posted on 08/01 at 08:30 PM
TruckloadAugust 2013TLQuest for QualityPermalink


Despite an uneven economy and an atmosphere of political uncertainly that has put several freight transportation modes on shaky ground, shippers continue to find that rail and intermodal service providers are chugging forward, improving service, and creating value despite the well-publicized challenges.
Posted on 08/01 at 08:25 PM
FeaturesAugust 2013Rail FreightIntermodalQuest for QualityPermalink


As executive Editor Patrick Burnson documents in this month’s Special Report, the business dynamics of ocean shipping continue to change for carriers as global supply chain practices become more strategic—putting pressure on those shippers looking to coordinate more modes in new regions around the world.
Posted on 08/01 at 08:20 PM
FeaturesOcean FreightAugust 2013Ocean CarriersQuest for QualityPermalink



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