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Tom Flies

Electronic On-board Recorders: The Gateway to Intelligent Fleet Management

Fleet managers increasingly rely on electronic on-board recorders (EOBRs) to manage fleet data.

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Ronald Leibman

House Members Seek to Set Due Diligence Standards for Motor Carrier Hiring

Federal legislators have taken notice of the issues relating to motor carrier due diligence caused largely by CSA.

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Udaya Shankar

How the Internet of Things Impacts Supply Chains

The Internet of Things can affect supply chain operations by increasing in-transit visibility.

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Dr. Matthew Waller

Innovation in Business Processes from Northwest Arkansas

Business process innovations have made great leaps thanks to two Northwest Arkansas companies: JB Hunt and Walmart.

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Bob McKee

Optimizing the Fashion Supply Chain

Fashion businesses must react instantly to fashion shifts and focus on getting goods to consumers quickly.

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U.S. Manufacturing Output Dipped 0.1% in August

Manufacturing output fell for the first time in seven months in August, but the underlying trend remained consistent with a steadily expanding factory sector.

New York Manufacturing Sector Expands at Fastest Pace in Five Years

New York manufacturers say business activity jumped this month to its highest since late-2009.

Harsh Winter Felt Deep Into Great Lakes Shipping Season

A harsh winter slowed the start of the 2014 shipping season on the Great Lakes, but it also helped boost water levels that had been sagging for the last decade.

Maersk, MSC to Hold Talks With U.S. Watchdog Over Shipping Alliance

Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Co. plan to hold talks with U.S. regulators amid concerns that the container-shipping companies' proposed alliance will be delayed.

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