Articles | September 2013

Feature Stories

Case Studies

Worker using a route planning tool

I.T. Toolkit

Route Planning Software: Mapping a Path to Savings

Route planning software from Paragon helped poultry supplier George’s gain efficiencies and cut transportation costs.

Alana Miedrich

Reader Profile

Alana Miedrich: Making Wishes Come True

Alana Miedrich, inventory and logistics assistant at Kids Wish Network, Holiday, Fla., manages inventory to fulfill dreams.

Commentary

John T. Costanzo

3PL LineJohn T. Costanzo

U.S./Canada Border Clearance: It's Not as Easy as You Think

Transporting goods between the U.S. and Canada requires thorough knowledge of customs compliance.

Mike Nervick

Online ExclusiveCarriers CornerMike Nervick

Expecting the Unexpected: The True Test of Leadership

When supply chain disruptions occur, logistics managers must use leadership skills to maintain operations.

Keith Biondo

Checking InKeith Biondo

5 Trucking Trends on the Table

Shipper and motor carrier responses to Inbound Logistics’ market research survey indicate trucking trends.

John Woods

Online ExclusiveIT MattersJohn Woods

Creating More Intelligent Supply Chains with BI Technology

Incorporating business intelligence tools into logistics strategy gives companies access to efficiency-boosting data.

Linda Taddonio

Online ExclusiveIT MattersLinda Taddonio

The Five New Rules of E-commerce and the Path to Successful B2B Online Sales

Business to business (B2B) e-commerce sites must be well planned to increase revenue and support a growing client base.

Curtis Greve

Reverse LogisticsCurtis Greve

Discovering the Value of Reverse Logistics

Reverse logistics presents an opportunity to streamline processes, reduce expenses, and increase asset recovery values.

Dr. John Fowler

Smart MovesDr. John Fowler

Study Up on Supply Chain Graduate Degrees With Added Value

Specialized supply chain management degrees allow experienced professionals to integrate SCM with related disciplines.

How-To

Ten Tips

Optimizing Your DC Network

Establishing an efficient distribution center network require careful planning and frequent updates.

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