Logistics and Supply Chain News

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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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Kristi Montgomery

Ensuring Business Sustainability During Disasters, Disruptions, and Service Failures

All companies should incorporate a business continuity plan into their operation so they are never unprepared for a disruption.


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Roei Ganzarski

Avoiding Christmas Past: Use Technology to Ensure Timely Holiday Deliveries

Investments in technology might just be the way to save Christmas.

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Spot Market Freight Rates Down Over Past Week

A rally in spot market freight rates seen last week turned out to be short-lived, with across-the-board declines being reported in new numbers from the freight matching service provider DAT Solutions.

Longshore Union, Shippers See Slow Progress in U.S. West Coast Port Talks

The union for 20,000 dockworkers and a group of their employers at 29 U.S. West Coast ports say they are making slow but steady progress in months-long contract talks seen by the shipping industry as a contributing factor in chronic cargo backups.

DAT Freight Index Higher Than a Year Ago, Falls From October

Spot market freight rates and availability all posted healthy gains in November in the U.S. and Canada compared to the same time a year ago, according to the DAT North American Freight Index, however there were declines from the month before.

Bill on Manufacturing Hubs Set to Pass in Congress

Congress is set to pass Rep. Tom Reed’s legislation creating 15 manufacturing innovation hubs across the country.

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