Logistics and Supply Chain News

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Bruce Horan

Improving Your Fleet With Telematics

Telematics technology can bring improved operational visibility to fleet management.

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Peter Zaballos

Searching For the New Perfect Order

Retailers need new technologies and capabilities to operate in a new omni-channel world.

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Brandon Levey

How to Make Physical Inventory Counts Less Stressful

Implementing a cycle-counting program makes physical inventory counts a lot less daunting.

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Joe Langner

Filling the Manufacturing Skills Gap With Technology

How manufacturers can use technology to stretch the capabilities of their existing workforce.

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Thierry Tosi

Managing the Aerospace Supply Chain

Increases in public and private aircraft demand have aerospace supply chain stakeholders changing the way they get things done.

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Manufacturing Faces Two Million Worker Shortage In The Next Decade

The United States faces a need for nearly 3.5 million manufacturing jobs over the next decade, and 2 million of those jobs are likely to go unfilled due to the skills gap.

ISM Manufacturing Index Hits 52.9 in February, 53.2 Expected

The pace of U.S. manufacturing growth fell in February to its slowest in 13 months, according to an industry report released on Monday.

Great Lakes Ice Could Mean Another Delayed Shipping Season

Ice coverage on the Great Lakes is nearing 90 percent, which is causing some to worry about another difficult spring for the shipping industry.

Trucking Companies Target Jobless Oil Workers

As a resurgent U.S. economy fuels demand for cargo shipments and sharpens competition for workers, mass firings in the oilpatch amid the collapse in crude markets may help trucking companies erase an estimated shortage of 35,000 long-haul drivers.

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