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Tuesday, November 09, 2010
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
Friday, October 22, 2010
The International Air Transport Association called for coordinated efforts to deal with the challenges of growth in the MENA region.
Monday, October 11, 2010
You finished your budget almost a year ago. At that time you forecasted what your volumes were going to be, you determined your origin and destination city pairs, and then set the levels of service that you’re going to provide internal customers and partners. You rolled it all up into the overall supply chain budget and then presented it to management.
It would be tough to add up the actual pages that the business-to-business press has written, printed, and posted on the advantages that a successful outsourcing relationship can bring to a logistics operation.
Friday, October 08, 2010
We asked a panel with more than 75 years combined experience in logistics and distribution to identify three warehouse/DC best practices that improve the distribution network, reduce the work, and leverage the most important asset in any organization—its people.
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After outsourcing its transportation functions to a 3PL in January 2007, the 150-year-old manufacturer brought it back under its own roof to tighten controls, establish carrier measurement, and rack up the savings. And that bold move earned Armstrong the 2010 NASSTRAC Shipper of the Year Award.