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Filed in June 2011

Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Before developing its web-based carrier rating tool, this niche vendor of outdoor furniture was spending 17 percent of its sales on transportation. This year, those costs are going to be about 5 percent of sales—a turnaround that earned the company our 2011 Best Practices Award.
Posted on 06/01 at 11:37 AM
FeaturesTruckingJune 2011TransportationLTLLess-Than-TruckloadPermalink


According to our latest ERP usage study, adoption rates and interest are both high. But just how far have logistics professionals gone in putting their ERP to work to solve today’s logistics and supply chain challenges?

Although the fluctuation of jet fuel surcharges and the supply/demand balance of air cargo capacity are elements that air shippers can’t control, there are several steps they can take to better manage the related, volatile costs.
Posted on 06/01 at 11:23 AM
FeaturesAir CargoJune 2011TransportationPermalink


Tired of throwing good money after bad, fleet managers are turning to training, technology, and dealer support to better understand when to replace, repair, or retire.
Posted on 06/01 at 11:12 AM
FeaturesWarehouse and DCJune 2011Fork LiftsLift TrucksWarehouse & DCPermalink


According to all reports, the third-party logistics industry is surging again, but experts agree that growth will reach a plateau in the coming years due to a number of looming economic uncertainties. Here’s an overview of how the market is currently shaping up.
Posted on 06/01 at 12:51 AM
Features3PLThird Party LogisticsJune 2011Permalink


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