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Friday, September 10, 2010

The findings of our annual study reveal that shippers have not significantly changed how they manage their logistics and transportation activities over the past year. However, we find that the Masters are moving to a more defined organizational structure and are putting more 3PLs to work to help them gain significant cost advantage once the recovery finally kicks in.
Posted on 09/10 at 10:00 AM
Features3PLSupply ChainLogisticsTransportationPermalink

Even though technology has infiltrated every link of the supply chain, TMS adoptions are still surprisingly low. Here are two companies that have taken the plunge and have strengthened their logistics operations with a TMS tailored to their specific needs.
Posted on 09/10 at 10:00 AM
FeaturesTechnologyTMSSupply ChainLogisticsPermalink

Cargo insurance is the oldest type of insurance in existence, yet it’s often the least understood. Whether you are a transportation intermediary or a shipper, here are some cargo insurance buying tips from the unique perspective of an insurance insider.
Posted on 09/10 at 10:00 AM
FeaturesGlobal LogisticsSupply ChainTransportationExportsImportsCargo InsuranceCargo LiabilityPermalink

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Now that BP has finally issued its oil-spill report, supply chain managers may have another example of “blind out-sourcing.”
Posted on 09/08 at 12:03 PM
BlogsSupply ChainLogisticsManufacturingPermalink

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

The global trading system is experiencing “extraordinary volatility” and this is being reflected in the performance of the freight forwarding industry, said Jon Manners-Bell of Transport Intelligence (Ti), a London-based think tank.
Posted on 08/24 at 04:29 AM
NewsWarehouseAir CargoFreightOcean FreightGlobal TradeSupply ChainInventoryLogisticsPermalink

Senate Joint Resolution 33 by State Senator Alan Lowenthal (D-Long Beach), Chair of the Senate Subcommittee on Ports and Goods Movement, was passed unanimously by the California State Assembly this week
Posted on 08/24 at 04:22 AM
NewsFreightSupply ChainTransportationTradeShippingPermalink

Monday, August 23, 2010

Sea Star Line announced that it has entered into a strategic alliance with Mark-It Services to equip their reefers with both Global Positioning and Radio Frequency Identifications Systems
Posted on 08/23 at 06:11 AM
NewsTechnologySupply ChainContainerTradePermalink

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Modex 2012 Coming to Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center; replaces NA in Cleveland
Posted on 08/18 at 10:41 AM
Supply ChainMaterials HandlingLogisticsNewsTrade ShowPermalink

Friday, August 13, 2010

Traditional 3PL services like transportation and logistics don’t cut it when a company wants to enlarge its global footprint. That’s when value added, strategic advice of a 4PL may be needed. But who gets the call?
Posted on 08/13 at 07:39 AM
FeaturesGlobal Logistics3PLSupply ChainTransportationPermalink

Monday, August 09, 2010

In a development that would be laughable if it were not so calculatingly devious, the Teamsters have forged a partnership with “progressives” comprising community activists and environmental groups to mandate that independent owner-operator truckers be banned from the ports.
Posted on 08/09 at 04:19 PM
BlogsPort of Los AngelesPort of Long BeachSupply ChainTruckingTruckGreenTransportationTradePermalink

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