Logistics and Supply Chain News

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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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Dan Grimm

Taking a Smarter Approach to WMS RFPs

Create your WMS RFP with the goal of gaining a deeper understanding of potential suppliers.

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Jim Gaskell

How to Create a Forklift Safety Culture

New forklift-based technologies can positively impact safety goals in your facility.

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Tadeusz Dyduch

Measuring the Value of Warehouse Data

Warehouse technology that supports communication and data analysis improves efficiency and reduces waste.

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DOT Program to Help Veterans Get Trucking Jobs Goes Nationwide

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s FMCSA waiver program that helps experienced veterans and active duty personnel transition into civilian jobs as commercial truck and bus drivers has been expanded to all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

A High Seas Comeback for Sails? Shipping Industry Sees Potential

As the shipping industry struggles with high fuel costs and tepid demand, some innovators say that high-tech sails may hold the secret to cheaper and cleaner fuel.

Markit Manufacturing Index in U.S. Decreases to 56.3 From 57.3

The Markit Economics preliminary index of U.S. manufacturing unexpectedly fell to 56.3 in July from a four-year high of 57.3 as orders and factory employment cooled.

ATA Calls on Senate to Adopt Shorter Highway Trust Fund Patch

American Trucking Associations called on the Senate to adopt a shorter term patch for the Highway Trust Fund in order to pass a long-term, well-funded highway bill sooner, rather than later.

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