Logistics Management

By Patrick Burnson · July 11, 2012
The Department of Defense currently spends $400 billion each year acquiring products and services from defense contractors
By Patrick Burnson · April 24, 2012
The Logistics Management annual salary survey indicates that while compensation is stalled somewhat, companies do appear to be hiring
By Patrick Burnson · April 16, 2012
The Department of Justice estimates that state governments lose $5 billion a year due to cigarette smuggling.
By Patrick Burnson · March 31, 2012
CFOs continue to see solid signs of the economic recovery in U.S. manufacturing.
By Patrick Burnson · January 31, 2012
Even though the unemployment rate has fallen to 8.5 percent in recent months, IHS Global Insight continues to expect much labor market slack in the coming quarters
By Patrick Burnson · November 15, 2011
The Georgia Ports Authority, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed hosted U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood today for a briefing on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project and a tour of the Port of Savannah
By Jeff Berman · October 14, 2011
Taking steps to expand its extensive logistics services menu for shippers, non asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider Transplace said this week it has joined forces with Chicago-based intermodal marketing company (IMC) Celtic International to “form a leading North American logistics provider,” according to company officials.
By Jeff Berman · September 2, 2011
Non asset-based third-party logistics services provider Road Runner Transportation Services (RRTS) said it has officially closed its acquisition of the outstanding stock of Prime Logistics Corporation for roughly $97.5 million.
By Jeff Berman · August 22, 2011
Amid the swell of turbulence the economy is riding on, due to an incredibly shaky and unpredictable economic recovery, the downgrading of the United States credit rating and subsequent giant swings in the stock market, it is fair to say shippers are concerned about the possibility of a double-dip recession rearing its ugly head.
By Patrick Burnson · June 30, 2011
Rising prices and other inflationary pressure could reduce corporate profits by up to 9 percent in 2011 and 2012
By Patrick Burnson · June 13, 2011
As she prepares her 22nd annual “State of Logistics” report, supply chain expert, Rosalyn Wilson, provided an exclusive forecast for the third-party logistics sector with Supply Chain Management Review -- LM's sister publication.
By Patrick Burnson · May 10, 2011
CEVA Logistics has announced the creation of a new organization, Supply Chain Solutions, and launched its latest SMART Solution, SMART End to End.
By Patrick Burnson · April 27, 2011
For U.S. exporters, reductions in oceanborne cargo service frequency due to slow steaming are problematic
By Patrick Burnson · April 22, 2011
Given the heightened awareness of risk in the supply chain, academics and career advisors are telling young professionals to take on more education as they climb the corporate ladder.
By Patrick Burnson · April 11, 2011
Having launched a new enhancement to its analytics earlier this month, Zepol Corporation said it will follow up with fine tuning after gathering user feedback.

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