Logistics and Supply Chain News

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Moe Glenner

How to Succeed With a Supply Chain Technological Rollout

When considering, procuring, and implementing new logistics/supply chain technology, here are three steps to take to ensure a smooth rollout.

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ML Peck

E-Learning Boosts Supply Chain Management Expertise

The supply management sector is becoming increasingly more strategic, requiring its professionals to develop new competencies while they are in the midst of busy careers. Here's how e-learning helps supply chain professionals stay competitive.

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Todd Ericksrud

Make Port Dray Street-turns Mainstream to Reduce Supply Chain Costs

When shippers pair an import transport move with an export transport move inland, without returning empty to the port, they get a matchback or street-turn. Optimizing these street-turns can improve supply chains.

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Chuck Hieronymi

Optimizing Freight Rail Supply Chain Visibility

Freight rail has become an integral part of many global supply chains, driving the need for complete visibility across modes and giving rise to a new suite of technologies. Shippers who know how to make effective use of these technologies gain an advantage.

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Steve Simmerman

Is Your Warehouse Ready for Black Friday? Start Preparing This Summer

Rising consumer expectations are driving change throughout the supply chain. And there’s no tougher test for meeting increased expectations than Black Friday. The time is now for warehouse managers to examine the three critical success factors in warehouse labor management.

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ATA Report Sees Growth in Freight, Trucking Through 2026

A new report released Monday by the American Trucking Associations (ATA) projects freight volumes will increase by nearly 29 percent over the next 11 years.

Why China Slowdown Isn't All Bad for Shipping Industry

Weaker demand from a slower-growing Chinese economy is putting the global freight industry through rough waters, but for Singapore-based IMC Pan Asia Alliance Group, there's a bright side to this downturn.

Could the Automotive Supply Chain Snap?

A combination of rebounding sales and an unprecedented number of new models in the works has stretched the auto parts supply chain so taut that the entire industry is holding its collective breath that it does not snap and jeopardize the recovery.

Big Data Could Improve Supply Chain Efficiency—If Companies Would Let It

Powerful software is giving us new insights into large-scale efficiency. But logistics veterans say companies aren’t always ready to think big.

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