Filed in Transportation
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.
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.
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
In this exclusive interview with Steve Flowers, President of UPS Global Freight Forwarding, readers are provided with additional insights.
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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