October 2018 Logistics Management Magazine

In this Issue:
  • 8th Annual Rail/Intermodal Roundtable: Work in Progress
  • Breakbulk sector poised for a rebound
  • Find a balanced 3PL provider
  • Top 35 Ocean Carriers: Turnaround Time?
  • European Logistics Update: Despite headwinds, opportunity thrives


IN THIS ISSUE
By · October 4, 2018
Volumes are strong and steady, service is improving, yet our panel of the nation’s foremost rail experts says that there’s still plenty of work to be done on the nation’s rails to help shippers fill what’s now a massive capacity need.


By · October 4, 2018
Planning for the inevitable will ensure low costs, high productivity and improved safety across your lift truck fleet.


By · October 4, 2018
Carrying excess inventory comes at a high cost, but so too do stock-outs and lost customers. Here’s how inventory management software is helping shippers bridge the inventory gap and come out ahead.


By · October 3, 2018
The growing driver shortage, capacity imbalances, federal government regulations, meteoric e-commerce growth and overall robust economic conditions are all wreaking havoc on ground transportation costs and causing multiple pain points for nearly everyone moving freight domestically or internationally.


By · October 3, 2018
As more vessels are scrapped and new ships are launched, industry analysts are forecasting a long overdue rebound in the breakbulk sector.


By · October 3, 2018
When the “3PL Value Creation/North America Summit 2018” convenes in Chicago this month, shippers will hear from a diverse group of industry experts on how to drive the best deals with their lead providers in both the global and domestic arenas.


By · October 3, 2018
The continued rise in fuel prices and chartering rates had a negative impact on the earnings of the top tier carriers for most of 2018. But as new alliances mature, industry experts are forecasting a modest improvement by next year.


By · October 3, 2018
The evolution of autonomous vessels and the need for improved liquid natural gas (LNG) transport and delivery are shaping the future of European logistics—and opening new doors for cooperation between the EU and the United States. Stakeholders on both sides of the Atlantic say that it’s time for more collaboration, not confrontation.


By · October 3, 2018
Peter Moore on Ocean Carrier breakbulk upgrades


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From the October 2018 Logistics Management Magazine
Volumes are strong and steady, service is improving, yet our panel of the nation’s foremost rail experts says that there’s still plenty of work to be done on the nation’s rails to help shippers fill what’s now a massive capacity need.
Lift Truck End-of-life Management: Have a plan
Inventory Management 101: Time to step up to the plate
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