Logistics and Supply Chain News

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Par Wetterlof

Regulation as an Opportunity

Manufacturers should view legislation as an opportunity to achieve better control and supply chain integration.

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David Nitzsche

Six Key Areas Every Purchasing Expert Should Address

Considering six key factors allows purchasing managers to make timed purchasing decisions.

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Tom Flies

Electronic On-board Recorders: The Gateway to Intelligent Fleet Management

Fleet managers increasingly rely on electronic on-board recorders (EOBRs) to manage fleet data.

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Ronald Leibman

House Members Seek to Set Due Diligence Standards for Motor Carrier Hiring

Federal legislators have taken notice of the issues relating to motor carrier due diligence caused largely by CSA.

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Udaya Shankar

How the Internet of Things Impacts Supply Chains

The Internet of Things can affect supply chain operations by increasing in-transit visibility.

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Dow Jones Transportation Average Pushes Higher 

With the help of a strengthening dollar and a decline in energy prices, the Dow Jones Transportation Average continued to climb to new highs last week and appears to be headed higher still.

Dangers Aside, Railways Reshape Crude Market

Shipping crude by rail expands as new pipelines hit headwinds and train companies reap revenue.

What Shipping Can Tell Us About the Global Economy 

Global trade remains a key economic indicator, but don’t believe everything you read.

DOE Expands Initiatives to Support U.S. Manufacturing, Energy Productivity

In its continuing effort to support President Obama’s goal of doubling energy productivity by 2030, the Department of Energy (DOE) is expanding the Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative to support the American manufacturing sector and launch the Accelerate Energy Productivity 2030 initiative.

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