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Kristi Montgomery

Ensuring Business Sustainability During Disasters, Disruptions, and Service Failures

All companies should incorporate a business continuity plan into their operation so they are never unprepared for a disruption.


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Roei Ganzarski

Avoiding Christmas Past: Use Technology to Ensure Timely Holiday Deliveries

Investments in technology might just be the way to save Christmas.

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Randy Marble

Three Ways a WCS Can Improve Your Operation

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

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Jeff 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.

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Tim 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.

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70,000 Roads, Bridges Need Repairs

A fund that subsidizes transportation projects across the country is nearly broke, former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said in an interview.

Logistics Outsourcing Amplifies Supply Chain Risk: Self-Defense Tips

Logistics outsourcing, global supply chains, and cost-cutting measures are exposing companies to higher levels of supply chain and business interruption risk, say insurers and risk managers.

World Stocks Dragged Down by Weak Manufacturing

World stocks faltered as China's manufacturing weakened and the latest Fed minutes reminded investors that U.S. interest rates are likely to rise next year.

Los Angeles Port Truckers Vote to End Strike 

Truckers from three companies have voted to end their strike at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

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