Articles | May 2014

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Shipment Visibility: SilverStaff Passes the Test

SilverStaff, a medical testing lab, used a Web-based portal to improve shipment visibility of inbound specimens.

Reader Profile

Bud Snodgrass: Oils Well That Ends Well

As director of logistics at Universal Lubricants, Bud Snodgrass keeps transportation and warehousing moving smoothly.

Commentary

Ron Cain

3PL LineRon Cain

5 Steps to Revolutionize Your Corporate Culture

A strong corporate culture boosts productivity, improves service, and reduces workplace injuries and employee turnover.

Keith Biondo

Checking InKeith Biondo

You Say You Need a Bigger Warehouse?

An improving economy and e-commerce growth spur demand for warehouse space.

Eng Keat Lee

EcoDevEng Keat Lee

Managing Complex Supply Chains in Emerging Asia

Asia’s rapid growth presents challenges of its own, especially in the area of supply chain management.

Jerry Lucente

Online ExclusiveIT MattersJerry Lucente

Is Your Freight Payment Company Equipped to Audit Your Invoices?

Companies can gain several benefits by partnering with the right freight payment company.

Scott Vanselous

Online ExclusiveIT MattersScott Vanselous

What Transportation Providers Gain From an Integrated TMS Platform

With an integrated transportation management software (TMS) platform, service providers can gain complete visibility over their diverse and complex operations.

Curtis Greve

Reverse LogisticsCurtis Greve

Liquidate Inventory or Leave Money on the Table

Liquidating overstocks and returned goods allows manufacturers and retailers to recover the items’ value.

Garret Lazenby

Online ExclusiveSmart MovesGarret Lazenby

Georgia’s Supply Chain Industry Steers the Next Generation of Workers

A Transportation Club of Atlanta internship program connects Georgia’s supply chain students with leading businesses.

Dr. Ernest L. Hughes

Online ExclusiveSmart MovesDr. Ernest L. Hughes

Leading Change and Innovation in Transportation and Logistics

Supply chain innovation requires motivation, shared leadership, and change management.

Sue Delve

Online ExclusiveViewpointSue Delve

How the Hub-and-Spoke Model Transformed the Transportation Industry

Hub-and-spoke transportation models maximize cargo shipping efficiency, delivering better visibility and cost savings.

Matt Goodman

Online ExclusiveViewpointMatt Goodman

Preparing for New Trade Regulations

Changes to trade regulations require importers and exporters to prepare through new licensing and software updates.

How-To

Ten Tips

Ensuring Import Compliance

Properly handling imported goods requires due diligence and continual effort.

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