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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
Posted on 09/05 at 09:54 AM
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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.
Posted on 09/04 at 04:55 PM
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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.
Posted on 09/01 at 09:00 PM
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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’s (LM) 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.
Posted on 09/01 at 09:00 AM
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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.
Posted on 09/01 at 08:00 AM
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Tuesday, August 27, 2013

In this exclusive interview with Steve Flowers, President of UPS Global Freight Forwarding, readers are provided with additional insights.
Posted on 08/27 at 08:59 AM
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Monday, August 26, 2013

Some of the biggest gains in U.S. exports due to a widening U.S. production-cost advantage over leading European nations and Japan are likely to be seen in chemicals, machinery, and transportation equipment, according to a new report by The Boston Consulting Group
Posted on 08/26 at 09:38 AM
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Friday, August 16, 2013

Matson, Inc. had another solid quarter, driven by continuing strength in its Hawaii trade, modest volume gains in its other trade lanes and a better result in Logistics. And while most “mega” carriers lost money this year, this specialized one found a way to make some.
Posted on 08/16 at 03:52 PM
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Thursday, August 01, 2013

Which carriers, third-party logistics providers, and U.S. ports will walk the red carpet to receive their award for outstanding service performance over the past year? Our readers have cast their votes, and now it’s time to introduce this year’s winners of the coveted Quest for Quality Awards.
Posted on 08/01 at 09:00 PM
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