Articles | May 2010

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Case Studies

Alison Dennis

Reader Profile

Alison Dennis: Local and Loving It

Alison Dennis, director of sustainability at fast food company Burgerville, promotes sourcing from nearby suppliers.

Commentary

John Patton

3PL LineJohn Patton

Giving Intermodal the Green Light

A combined truck-and-rail transport approach cuts costs and offers environmental benefits, writes John Patton of Trinity Transport Inc.

Keith Biondo

Checking InKeith Biondo

Deere Customer

A lean manufacturing value chain sometimes carries the risk of falling behind demand, as John Deere discovered, but the alternative can be worse, writes Inbound Logistics Publisher Keith Biondo.

David Phillips

IT MattersDavid Phillips

Crack the WIP for a Leaner Supply Chain

Zebra Technologies' David Phillips explains how eliminating excess work-in-process waste improves your supply chain.

Kate Vitasek

ViewpointKate Vitasek

Why You Should Vest With Your Outsourcing Partners, Now!

Vested outsourcing yields innovative logistics relationships that deliver results, writes Kate Vitasek of the University of Tennessee's Center for Executive Education.

How-To

Ten Tips

Advance Your Career Through Online Learning

Investigate online learning, a convenient path to acquiring supply chain know-how.

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