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Friday, June 01, 2012

Forward logistics is the primary focus for shippers of all commodities, but fine-tuning the “reverse loop” is becoming more urgent. As high-end companies develop new revenue streams, reverse logistics and after sales services are proving to be valuable tools.
Posted on 06/01 at 10:10 AM
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As a logistics manager, understanding that oil and fuel prices are a function of supply and demand rather than the rogue actions of “evil speculators” is important.
Posted on 06/01 at 08:40 AM
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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Expectations for second quarter and into third quarter are not high as many providers expect little increase in freight at best
Posted on 05/16 at 08:05 AM
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Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Today, the benefits of sourcing from low cost countries and selling into new foreign markets are driving the vast majority of enterprise-class companies to go global. However, many of these companies are still making due with sub-standard global processes and technologies borrowed from domestic organizations.
Posted on 05/15 at 12:29 PM
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Monday, May 14, 2012

Building off of the positive momentum from February to March, global trade activity continued heading in the right direction from March to April, according to data released by Panjiva.
Posted on 05/14 at 12:44 PM
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Tuesday, May 08, 2012

Cartel spokesmen say U.S. consumer spending and retail sales trends are on the uptick confirming carrier forward bookings
Posted on 05/08 at 06:01 PM
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Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Most enterprises have logistics and transportation risk management protocols that can address localized disruptions. Global supply chain risks, however, can have cascading and unintended consequences that no one organization can mitigate. Here are recommendations for managing the vulnerabilities.
Posted on 05/01 at 06:24 PM
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By understanding the markets and how oil prices are set, shippers and carriers will more aggressively look for ways to increase the fuel efficiency of logistics operations. Along these lines, the second part of this series, next month, will dive deeper into how futures markets work and why they are nothing to be feared or loathed.
Posted on 05/01 at 04:57 AM
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This month we reflect on the views of the businesspeople, government policy makers, and academics that participated in the World Economic Forum (WEF) study of supply chain risk.
Posted on 05/01 at 04:16 AM
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Friday, April 20, 2012

In a move signaling a commitment to long-term leadership, The Los Angeles Harbor Commission has unanimously adopted a five-year strategic plan the port
Posted on 04/20 at 08:19 AM
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