Filed in Transportation
Tuesday, October 01, 2013
The editorial staff of Logistics Management
) is thrilled to once again have the winner of the NASSTRAC Shipper of the Year Award grace our October cover. For nearly 20 years, LM
has partnered with NASSTRAC, one of the leading logistics and transportation advocacy organizations, to fix the spotlight on a savvy logistics operation that has demonstrated excellence in the execution of a strategy designed to advance their company’s business mission.
Monday, September 30, 2013
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Sixty-seven percent of surveyed Chief Procurement Officers say their departments are more focused on building collaborative relationships with suppliers than on obtaining the lowest costs, according to a new survey by Consero Group.
Monday, September 23, 2013
The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners recently voted in favor of port staff’s recommendation to eliminate a never-used container fee created nearly six years ago to help finance major rail, highway and bridge improvement projects.
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Thursday, September 05, 2013
It has been nearly three months since floodwaters devastated several communities around southern Alberta in one of the largest natural disasters to ever hit the province
Wednesday, September 04, 2013
Although a recent Securities and Exchange Commission ruling requires publicly traded companies must disclose the origins of conflict minerals contained in their products by May 2014, many supply chain managers may fail to meet the deadline.
Sunday, September 01, 2013
The Masters of Logistics have developed strategic partnerships with carriers that enable them to keep costs low while providing
innovative service to their customers—and our data show that this value-added perspective is leading to performance that is
significantly better than their competitors.
In this new era of collaboration, some third-party logistics providers (3PLs) are working with enlightened shippers on a new approach rooted in recognition that better logistics management can have a direct impact on the bottom line for both parties. Here’s one example of how it’s being done.
That crisp, fall breeze signals that it’s time to dig into the findings of Logistics Management
) Annual Study of Logistics and Transportation Trends (Masters of Logistics), the clearest breakdown available of transportation spending across modes and the by far the most comprehensive summary of how logistics professionals are managing their operations in current economic conditions.
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It’s been 15 years since I sold a successful third-party logistics business to a group of investors. And I would like to say that the strategy and market approach of the third party logistics provider (3PL) industry has changed greatly in those years, but I can’t.