Logistics and Supply Chain News

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Marcia Faschingbauer

Contingency Planning Keeps Freight Moving

Carriers need to be ready to keep freight moving no matter what gets in the way.

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Thomas Heitman

Steps to Take When Choosing a Bar-Code Scanning System

Managers must carefully consider all factors of their operation before selecting a new bar-coding system.

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Sonal Sinha

Keeping Vendor Risk Under Control During the Holiday Season

With the holiday season in full swing, logistics managers must be able to rely on their vendors to perform.

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Roy Burton

Five LED Lighting Myths Debunked

Five common misconceptions about LED lighting in industrial and hazardous facilities.

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Gene Gander

Five Key Questions to Ask a Vendor Before Buying Supply Chain Software

Five key questions to ask a software vendor to make sure they are the right fit for your operation.

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Futuristic Cargo Vessel Looks to Revolutionize Shipping 

Norwegian ship designer Lade AS has unveiled a futuristic new design for cargo vessels, which uses the ships’ hulls as a sail.

Shipping Through St. Lawrence Seaway Back to Pre-Recession Levels 

The 2014 shipping season in the Great Lakes ended this month, and it was the best year for traffic since the Great Recession hit.

McCain Move Sparks Furor From Shipping Industry

A proposal from Sen. John McCain has sparked a furious backlash from shipbuilding and ship repair executives who say the plan would cripple their industry and compromise coastal security.

Drivers Suffering as Delays Continue to Clog Ports

Drayage, the business of carrying cargo containers by truck from a port terminal to a distribution center, warehouse, or rail ramp, is in a mess right now at ports from California to New Jersey.

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