Articles | October 2014

Feature Stories

Case Studies

DC Solutions

Automation That’s Worth the Weight

When a merger required Nature’s Way to consolidate distribution facilities, it called on the services of system supplier The Numina Group for a new design and technologies. Today, the facility successfully distributes products to customers in 50 states, and overseas through five supply chain channels.

Reader Profile

Leslie Dean: Serving Up FroYo Mojo

Profile of Leslie Dean, senior director, supply chain, at Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt.

Commentary

Vittorio Aronica

3PL Line: Third-Party Logistics PerspectivesVittorio Aronica

Logistics Sector Leads the Internet of Things Revolution

The Internet of Things is the wave of the future – but for the logistics segment, the future is closer than you think.

Felecia Stratton

Checking InFelecia Stratton

Modal Harmony in a Discordant Market

Intermodal solutions can have significant returns, but there are challenges to consider.

Scott Swartz

Online ExclusiveIT Matters: Logistics & Supply Chain TechnologyScott Swartz

Challenges for Today’s Global Supply Chain: Cost, Profitability and Personalization

An optimized supply chain allows companies to reduce costs, lower risk, increase transparency, and support new products.

Randy Marble

Online ExclusiveIT Matters: Logistics & Supply Chain TechnologyRandy Marble

Three Ways a WCS Can Improve Your Operation

A modular warehouse control system can help smaller operations keep up with larger competitors.

Paul A. Myerson

The Lean Supply ChainPaul A. Myerson

A Lean and Agile Supply Chain: Not an Option, But a Necessity

Companies can benefit from have a hybrid supply chain that is not only Lean, but also agile.

Tim Taylor

Online ExclusiveViewpoint: Logistics & Supply Chain AnalysisTim Taylor

The Spot Market – And How Not to Use It

Using the spot market correctly can reduce backlogs of shipping and keep costs under control.

Jeff Vielhaber

Online ExclusiveViewpoint: Logistics & Supply Chain AnalysisJeff Vielhaber

Intermodal Transportation’s Solution to Our Evolving Supply Chain Demands

Intermodal transport provides cost savings, increased reliability, greater capacity, and green and safety advantages.

Forest Himmelfarb

Viewpoint: Logistics & Supply Chain AnalysisForest Himmelfarb

Making Hazmat Regulation Compliance Less Hazardous

New technologies simplify hazmat transport regulations to help shippers avoid costly fines and suspended operations.

How-To

Ten Tips

Selecting a Yard Management System

Yard management systems provide visibility into yard operations. Here is advice for choosing the right YMS provider and solution to meet your unique needs.

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