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Rob Honeycutt

Optimizing the Industrial Purchasing Experience

An instant selling and ordering procedure could be a differentiator for industrial companies looking to boost their customers' industrial buying experience.

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Charlie Fiveash

Finding a Cure for Sweating Slab Syndrome

A sweating warehouse floor slab is not easily eliminated. Here's how DC occupants and building owners can address this perplexing problem.

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Brian Beetz

How to Handle DOT and GHS Regulations

U.S. chemical manufacturers and distributors must comply with two sets of regulations affecting chemical shipments. Here's how to stay compliant, efficient, and safe.

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Martin Meacock

The EU’s Union Customs Code: New Opportunities for Greater Efficiency, Transparency, and Simplicity

On May 1, 2016, North American companies that trade with the EU and those with operations in the EU witnessed the beginning of the largest change to European customs procedures in the past 20 years. Find out more about the Union Customs Code (UCC).

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Gregg Hague

Three Keys to Solving the Dimensional Weight Shipping Problem

Here are three immediate steps shippers can take to build more robust operations in their warehouses, helping them both deal with dimensional weight pricing and grow more efficient overall.

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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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