Articles | January 2018

Feature Stories

Case Studies


The Son Also Rises

Profile of Ryan Wall, president and CEO of FHI (Freight Handlers, Inc.) in Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina

Reader Profile

Steve Ahern: Supply Chain Strategist

Profile of Steve Ahern, manager of supply chain operational design with BASF, a leading chemical company


Perry Belcastro

3PL LinePerry Belcastro

5 Ways Your 3PL Can Help Meet E-commerce Challenges

A 3PL could offer benefits worth exploring to help you accommodate e-commerce growth.

Keith Biondo

Checking InKeith Biondo

Status Quo? No.

Status quo will not be the norm in 2018 as major and minor changes are brewing in business operations.

Michele Brown

EcoDevMichele Brown

Welcome to the Neo-Panamax Era: Big Ships, Big Opportunities

The widening of the Panama Canal ushers in an era of big ships and big opportunities. Companies with a New Jersey location are well-positioned to capitalize on this exciting new era.

Jim Wetekamp

Risks and RewardsJim Wetekamp

How to Prepare for the Unexpected

High-performing supply chain organizations are differentiated on how well they respond to the unexpected.

Paul Myerson

The Lean Supply ChainPaul Myerson

Peak Season Planning: A Year-Round Venture

This year, you may want to start your holiday planning earlier with a more structured methodology. Here’s why.

Shreyas Bhat

ViewpointShreyas Bhat

Four Ways to Optimize Your Supply Chain

These primary techniques help achieve supply chain optimization.


Ten Tips

Improving Supply Chain Network Strategies

Today’s world of disruptors and changing consumer behaviors drive companies to continuously revisit their network strategies. Use these tips to create a demand-driven supply chain.


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Full Digital Issue

January 2018

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Sponsor Spotlight

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2018 Logistics Planner Cover

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2018 Logistics Planner

(132 pages • 34.2 MB PDF)

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Top 100 3PL Providers

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