Logistics and Supply Chain News

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Gururaj Rao

Achieving True Mobility in Supply Chain and Logistics Operations

Mobile technology offers flexible, affordable solutions for supply chain operations.

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Geoff Milsom

A New Paradigm in Vendor Partner Management

Implementing tools and processes that enable better shipment visibility and control of in-transit inventory helps improve vendor partner management.

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Ed Smith

Improving Efficiencies and Costs in the Energy Supply Chain

Energy companies have responded to the escalating cost of doing business by looking for savings in the indirect material supply chain. As a result, many are struggling to optimize maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) functions.

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Kris Kosmala

Optimized Operations Are Green Operations

Ocean shipping lines have made significant progress to optimize operations, leading to reduced costs and environmental impact.

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Ed Glassman

Automating B2B Payments: The Next Frontier

Automating supplier payments through commercial cards helps companies facilitate their payment process.

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U.S. Factory Activity Expands in April, Pace Stalls

The U.S. manufacturing sector expanded in April though the rate of growth was slightly lower than expected as inventories fell, but factory output growth hit its fastest pace in three years.

Rail Workers' Health Issues Are a Growing Safety Concern

As the population of railway workers ages, critics concerned about public safety call for more stringent rules on health and medications.

Coast Guard Wraps Up Icebreaking to Open Shipping Lanes

The U.S. Coast Guard says it has wrapped up more than four months of icebreaking to open shipping lanes on the lower Great Lakes.

FMCSA Pushes Congress to Raise Insurance Minimums For Truck Crashes

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has reported to Congress that current financial responsibility minimums for the commercial motor vehicle industry are inadequate to meet the costs of some crashes.

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