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Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Getting to know your customers is key to keeping the retail supply chain tight, say industry experts. That entails tactical and strategic reverse logistics planning designed for long-term relationships and sustainable revenue generation.
Tech-savvy private fleet operators are able to justify the cost of their complex operations through high service levels, smart maintenance programs, and revenue generating backhaul opportunities that can make even the toughest CFO smile.
On the eve of the G-20 Summit in Seoul this week, the International Finance Corporation and the World Bank have noted that small- to medium-sized U.S. shippers may have an easier time of “going global” in the future.
Tuesday, November 09, 2010
Law 154, which imposes a discriminatory tax on multinational companies operating in Puerto Rico, may pose serious consequences for shippers, said The National Association of Manufacturers
Metro Atlanta-based dedicated short-haul truckload carrier James Brown Contracting Inc. (Brown Trucking) recently announced it has acquired West Brothers’ Companies, a Durham, N.C.-based provider of transportation, logistics, and leasing of commercial fleet services in the southeast.
Monday, November 08, 2010
Wayne Johnson, the 2010 NITL Logistics Executive of the Year, remains on the cutting edge of legislative reform. As he enters the next stage of his distinguished career, Johnson chairs the NITL’s Highway Committee and continues to share his knowledge with a new generation of shippers.
In an effort to involve more air cargo players in the “security dialogue,” the National Industrial Transportation League has invited some key players to participate in its annual conference next week.
Tuesday, October 26, 2010
Does an emerging business model of “blended value” offer sufficient and sustainable profits?
Monday, October 25, 2010
The board of directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States have approved a $917 million export finance guarantee to support U.S. exports from Bucyrus International
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Friday, October 22, 2010
The International Air Transport Association called for coordinated efforts to deal with the challenges of growth in the MENA region.