Logistics and Supply Chain News

Tom Stretar

7 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Incentive Program

Employee incentives are a simple and valuable way to increase productivity in your facility.

David Smith

Manufacturing Skills Gap Calls for New Approaches to Talent Development

To fill the skills gap, manufacturers must build skills from within, as well as partner with outside agencies.

Nate Henderson

Improving Customer Satisfaction with Consumer Engagement Apps

Offering apps with products helps manufacturers improve customer satisfaction and lower complaints and returns.

Jeff Vielhaber

Communication is Key When Optimizing Logistics Networks

The key to any successful relationship is communication. Your logistics network is no different.

Bill Ansley

Five Customs Compliance Tips for Aerospace Companies

Failure to comply with domestic and international customs regulations can have a huge impact on the bottom line.

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13% of Renewable Energy Used by Transportation 

Renewable energy accounted for 9.8 percent of total domestic energy consumption in 2014, the highest renewable energy share since the 1930s, when wood was a much larger contributor to domestic energy supply.

Does it Really Take a Special Breed to Be a Truck Driver?

There’s a line in a Merle Haggard song that goes, “It takes a special breed to be a truck drivin’ man.” There is a shortage of truck drivers in this country: according to the American Trucking Association, the U.S. is in need of more than 35,000 drivers.

Truckload Linehaul, Intermodal Rates Mixed in April

Truckload linehaul rates declined in April from the month before while intermodal rates moved higher, according to two separate reports.

Manufacturing in Philly Area Grew at a Slower Pace in May

Manufacturing growth in the Philadelphia region slowed a bit in May, one of several recent signs the U.S. economy is barely improving after an anemic start to the year.

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