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Friday, June 27, 2014
Market leaders across industries are disrupting the status quo and redefining their business models with new ways to connect with customers and fulfill their needs. They are managing and serving their customer needs-same day, twenty four hours a day. This is an always-on business model. In this complimentary white paper we will discuss the philosophies and methods being used to create these new capabilities, the competitive response, and how to provide customer service while maintaining or reducing costs.
Thursday, June 05, 2014
Logistics technology provider Descartes said this week it has acquired Customs Info LLC, a Salt Lake City, Utah-based provider of trade data content to power Global Trade Management (GTM) and streamline global trade automation.
Posted on 06/05 at 11:04 AM
Monday, July 16, 2012
One of the biggest line items in logistics spend is the cost of moving goods over the ocean. This is true for several reasons, not the least of which is the complexity of the movement itself and, in turn, the complexity of billing processes. Ocean freight rates encompass a growing inventory of surcharges, turning bill of lading calculations into mathematical challenges. Given that ocean freight invoices represent the largest single component of any logistics spend, they also account for the greatest margin of error in the financial supply chain.
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Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Fuel costs are increasing by the day with no sign of letting up and these increasing costs along with inefficient asset utilization are having a dramatic impact on the margins of organizations with fleet operations.