Logistics and Supply Chain News

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Clint Lasher

Fine-tuning the Modern Distribution Center

Sound strategies for maintaining, optimizing, and modernizing materials handling systems can reduce much of the peril in today’s DC and go a long way toward ensuring a smooth ride in the supply chain.

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Raymond G. Monteith

Is Your Business Prepared for the Worst?

So how prepared is your business to withstand a crisis? Effective risk analysis and crisis preparation is an essential strategy.

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Fred Guelen

The Future Is Now: Strategic Technology Thinking for Shipping and Logistics Facility Managers

Forward-thinking shipping and logistics facility management (FM) professionals turn to next-generation FM software to efficiently manage their facilities.

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Candace Sider

Get Ready for Trade Developments

Major developments in global trade will affect nearly every business that imports or exports. Here's what shippers should do to stay competitive in 2016.

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Greg Braun

How “Chain of Responsibility” Affects the Supply Chain

The potential legislation of COR-related laws is expected to have a profound effect on all areas of the supply chain, requiring changes that will ultimately come at an increased cost.

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ATA Report Sees Growth in Freight, Trucking Through 2026

A new report released Monday by the American Trucking Associations (ATA) projects freight volumes will increase by nearly 29 percent over the next 11 years.

Why China Slowdown Isn't All Bad for Shipping Industry

Weaker demand from a slower-growing Chinese economy is putting the global freight industry through rough waters, but for Singapore-based IMC Pan Asia Alliance Group, there's a bright side to this downturn.

Could the Automotive Supply Chain Snap?

A combination of rebounding sales and an unprecedented number of new models in the works has stretched the auto parts supply chain so taut that the entire industry is holding its collective breath that it does not snap and jeopardize the recovery.

Big Data Could Improve Supply Chain Efficiency—If Companies Would Let It

Powerful software is giving us new insights into large-scale efficiency. But logistics veterans say companies aren’t always ready to think big.

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