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Rooted in Data, Business Blooms

Metrolina Greenhouses integrates ERP and customized, industry-specific tools to improve order, shipping and billing management. Read More

Crowdsourcing: Facing the Crowd

Companies use crowdsourcing throughout the supply chain—from product design to final-mile delivery—to become the leader of the pack. Read More

Super-sized Logistics

Thanks to the Amazon Effect, fast and free delivery is the new normal, forcing other online sellers to keep up.
However, there's one area of e-commerce where online sellers can still compete logistically with Amazon and big box players: delivery of oversized, larger-than-parcel items, such as furniture, sofas, armoires, mattresses, treadmills, and more.
But every opportunity comes with certain hurdles. Read More

U.S. Businesses Fight Tariff Battle

More than half of U.S. businesses are battling the effects of the unfolding trade war with China; the majority are already feeling the squeeze of the tariffs introduced earlier in 2018, according to a new AsiaInspection report. Read More

China's Economy Stays Resilient

China's railway freight volume, an indicator of broad economic activity, expanded at a faster pace in the first seven months of 2018, notes a Xinhua report. Read More

Hub Group Sells its Mode Transportation Subsidiary

As part of a business plan to centralize operations and move away from independent owner-operator networks, Hub Group sold its Mode Transportation subsidiary to an affiliate of York Capital Management, a diversified investment manager, for approximately $238.5 million, with about $20 billion under management. Read More

Drones: Most Likely to Succeed

A new class of drones can speed inventory counts, administer life-saving medicine, anticipate your caffeine needs, and keep golfers on course. Read More

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Intermodal Transport: Finding the Road to the Right Track

Get on track with this edition, which lets you steam ahead with tips on choosing between intermodal and over-the-road transport. It also reveals how to find a container or truck to haul your shipment to or from the rail terminal. Also delving into maritime trends and crowdsourcing from product design to the last mile, this edition covers your supply chain challenges.

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