Articles | August 2011

Feature Stories

Case Studies

I.T. Toolkit

Import Data: It’s in the Bag

Computer carrying case manufacturer Targus gets a handle on duty drawback with global trade management software.

David Fisher

Reader Profile

David Fisher: Raising the Roof

David Fisher, director of global logistics at Johns Manville in Denver, promotes collaboration through the organization's supply chain departments worldwide and designates preferred carriers to promote strong partner relationships.

Commentary

Clyde Mount

3PL LineClyde Mount

Enjoying the Perks of 3PL Order Management

Viewing order management as an opportunity to add value ensures that 3PLs act as a partner that adds real revenue-side value, and not just another vendor, writes Clyde Mount, 3PL Worldwide.

Keith Biondo

Checking InKeith Biondo

A Career That’s Never Boring

New global supply chain challenges present growth opportunities for logistics professionals, writes Publisher Keith Biondo.

Doug Waggoner

IT MattersDoug Waggoner

Cloudy Days Ahead for Global Logistics

Cloud-based logistics technology systems offer the speed, accessibility, efficiency, and shared data necessary for success in an increasingly global business environment, writes Echo Global’s Doug Waggoner.

Page Siplon

ViewpointPage Siplon

Managing the Three V’s of Logistics

A combination of factors such as increased competition and global security threats have increased the pressure on companies to improve logistics efficiencies. Page Siplon, executive director, Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics, addresses these factors and offers strategies for handling them.

How-To

Ten Tips

Securing Global Supply Chains

Global shippers must be well-prepared to ensure the safety of international cargo shipments, writes Bill Anderson of Ryder System Inc.

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