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Filed in November 2013

Friday, November 01, 2013

ABF duo chosen to receive the prestigious 2013 NITL Executive of the Year Award.
Posted on 11/01 at 09:00 PM
FeaturesNovember 2013TransportationNITLPermalink


In order to manage through the new complexities of the global economy, our consulting team suggests that shippers need to establish new processes that consistently reassess supply chain and transportation networks. Here’s how to get it done.
Posted on 11/01 at 08:00 PM
FeaturesTransportation TrendsNovember 2013TransportationNetwork DesignPermalink


The fastest growing enterprise application market is on track to continue its double-digit growth trend over the next 12 months. Here are eight key trends that supply chain software analysts say are shaping the TMS landscape­—­and pushing more logistics managers to finally put it to work.

In today’s dynamic global marketplace, increasing logistics flexibility is critical as shippers look for greater collaboration with their third-party providers on the way to seamless integration of supply chain activities.
Posted on 11/01 at 06:00 PM
FeaturesGlobal Logistics3PLNovember 2013Third Party LogisticsGlobal LogisticsPermalink


With intelligent circuit boards, dexterous handling, and ultra-low maintenance, new technologies illustrate how what’s underneath the product can help a company stay on top.
Posted on 11/01 at 05:00 PM
FeaturesWarehouse and DCNovember 2013Warehouse & DC ManagementPermalink


Whether they are opening new DCs, improving inventory control, or turning to 3PLs to improve processes, survey respondents tell us that there’s no one prominent way to keep costs in check while simultaneously improving service levels.

LTL executives are looking to drive relentless cost increases out of their operations—and they’re telling shippers to prepare for rate increases in the 3 percent to 5 percent range. Here’s why rates are rising and what shippers should expect in 2014.
Posted on 11/01 at 03:00 PM
Special ReportsNovember 2013TransportationLTLLess than TruckloadPermalink


Every November we step inside the warehouse and distribution center (DC) facilities of Logistics Management readers to get a better look at how the activities and processes inside the four walls are affecting their overall logistics and supply chain operations.
Posted on 11/01 at 09:00 AM
ColumnsViewpointNovember 2013Warehouse & DC ManagementPermalink


Many of us think in terms of three dimensions, but I believe we need to broaden our horizons.
Posted on 11/01 at 08:00 AM
ColumnsNovember 2013Warehouse & DCJust-In-TimeNetwork DesignPermalink


Innovation isn’t the only path to prosperity. However, a growing number of companies have come to think that innovation’s risks outweigh its benefits. Thus they’ve opted to retain their “safe” business models and also focus more on product line extensions than real breakthroughs.
Posted on 11/01 at 07:00 AM
ColumnsPearson on ExcellenceNovember 2013Supply ChainPermalink


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