New books on supply chain, logistics, and transportation help logistics professionals stay sharp.
George Calvert of Amway explains how the company's supply chain strategy supports its business model.
Energy companies have responded to the escalating cost of doing business by looking for savings in the indirect material supply chain. As a result, many are struggling to optimize maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) functions.
Event logistics planners coordinate details to ensure precise requirements and deadlines are met.
U.S. furniture manufacturers rely on specialized furniture carriers and white-glove delivery companies.
The emergence of domestically sourced natural gas heralds significant changes in the North America energy market.
Larry Montreuil, director of supply chain management at JetBlue Airways, negotiates sourcing and purchasing deals that let the airline soar.
Sporting goods manufacturers and retailers must manage seasonal peaks to avoid stockouts and meet online customers’ demand for prompt delivery. Supply chain technology helps provide visibility and track items during product recalls.
A look at the logistics challenges faced by companies shipping alcoholic beverages, and some practices for dealing with those challenges.
A&R Logistics' Morris, Ill., dry bulk intermodal facility specializes in hauling plastics. Inbound Logistics Senior Writer Joseph O'Reilly tours the operation.