Logistics and Supply Chain News


Seven Tips for Finding the Right Chinese Partner

Use these seven tips to find a partner in China that is right for your company.


Improving Fleet Safety with On-Board Video

An on-board video solution helps fleet managers review driver performance and improve fleet safety.


How to Make Ship Arrival Analytics and Predictions More Precise

Automatic Identification System (AIS) can provide analytics that enable companies to more accurately predict ship arrival times.


Reducing Supply Chain Risk by Outsourcing Technology

When downtime impacts a company’s line, outsourcing technology infrastructure to a third party might help.


How to Wirelessly Enable Your Supply Chain

Companies are increasingly using M2M to maximize operational efficiency, minimize loss and theft, and better serve their customers.

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Panama Canal to Place Limits on Shipping Due to El Niño Drought

A drought caused by the El Niño weather system has forced the Panama Canal to limit how deeply ships are immersed as they pass through the waterway.

Report: Cargo Thieves Hungry for Food, Drinks

A new report says when it comes to cargo thefts in the U.S., one category is seeing more interest by thieves – and it’s anything but high-tech.

Senator Wants More Eyes on Railroad Bridges

The federal government must step up oversight of railroad bridges as hundreds of trains carrying explosive crude oil from the Bakken region of North Dakota cross the state each week, said U.S. Sen. Bob Casey.

Global Manufacturing PMI Update: Steady As She Goes! 

The Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) is a survey conducted purchasing managers in the manufacturing sector. It acts as a leading indicator for the manufacturing sector, and many central banks make use of PMI readings when considering their respective monetary policies.

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