The most important link in the supply chain is the one who gets up every morning, drinks a cup of coffee, and gets down to work. Here are profiles of some of the coolest people in logistics:
Jim H. Smith
Retailers buy into the impact global outsourcing has on their transportation practices, and now think twice about whom to partner with, and where to locate stores and distribution facilities.
Transforming sub-par supply chains into competitive powerhouses takes knowledge, persistence, and guts. So move that bus, and see how it's done.
A look behind M&A activity in the logistics provider market and how it impacts shippers.
As congestion and capacity concerns threaten cargo movement through the West Coast, Mexican ports present an alternative distribution point for U.S. supply chains.
Four strategies to help you get the most out of your carrier relationships.