Articles | November 2010

Feature Stories

Case Studies


Logistics Outsourcing: An Active Culture at Dannon

Dannon's network design provides flexibility and speed to serve customers quickly, reduces transport time and costs, and delivers on the company's sustainability initiatives, while ensuring product freshness.

Reader Profile

Todd Stewart: All Wired Up

As vice president of supply chain at WireCo WorldGroup, Todd Stewart looks for cost reductions while improving service and delivery to customers.


Charlie Jacobs

3PL LineCharlie Jacobs

Lean: The Next Best Thing to ‘Clip-and-Save’

Charlie Jacobs of APL Logistics explains the cost savings and efficiency benefits of implementing lean practices, as demonstrated by three warehousing case studies.

Keith Biondo

Checking InKeith Biondo

Elephants Chasing TIGERs

The latest round of Department of Transportation TIGER grants continues the spending bias for passenger and other non-freight initiatives.

Jeremy Woods, CCIM, SIOR

EcoDevJeremy Woods, CCIM, SIOR

Tapping Into the Power of Supply Chain Integration

Jeremy Woods of Summit Realty Group explains how an orchestrated strategy to integrate supply chain, energy use, and real estate costs can help save money.

Hillary Femal

Green LandscapeHillary Femal

Pallet-Sharing Programs: Better for the Planet

For shipping and receiving, there are three types of pallet programs: single-use or one-way, extended-use or buy/sell, and leasing or rental. Hillary Femal of IFCO Systems describes the uses and benefits of each type.


Ten Tips

Cutting Costs From Your Logistics Budget

Nathan Pieri of Management Dynamics provides tips for reducing logistics costs through improved supply chain management.


Digital Editions

2015 Logistics Planner Cover

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2015 Logistics Planner

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Top 100 3PL Providers

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