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DIALOG | April 3, 2014

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Cross-Border Trade: Made in Mexico

Got the nearshoring bug? Here are the challenges, benefits, and secrets to success for manufacturing south of the border. Read full article…

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The Benefits of Shared Borders

Manufacturing in Mexico gives U.S. companies quality control, lower transportation costs, and faster transit times. Read full article…

Maximizing Nearshoring Value

Shifting production closer to the United States can benefit supply chains. Read full article…

Two-Way Traffic

Many U.S. businesses are expanding operations in Mexico thanks to improved intermodal offerings. Read full article…

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Cold Chain on a Plane

Careful planning for perishable air cargo helps shippers keep their cool. Read full article…

Risk Mitigation: Supply Chain Safety Net

Meeting demand without overinvesting in safety stock can be a real balancing act. Risk mitigation strategies protect shippers from landing hard when supply chain disruptions occur. Read full article…

7 Steps to Selecting a WMS

The right warehouse management system can help improve order fulfillment, boost inventory visibility, and automate data collection. Read full article…

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Weathering Climate Change and Supply Chain Risk

Supply chain managers must develop strategies for reducing risk related to climate change, such as drought and extreme weather, writes Accenture's Gary Hanifan. Read full article…

The New 3PL Partnership: More Bang for Your Buck

Sure, third-party logistics providers will tune your transportation transactions. But their real value lies in strategic relationships that optimize your entire enterprise. Read full article…

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Drafting a New Route Planning System

Molson Coors Canada's new delivery planning system taps routing, pallet building, and truck loading functionality to optimize shipment flow. Read full article…

Warehouse Workhorses

From forklifts to stackers, rugged tablets to safety equipment, these products are just what you need to give your operation a boost. Download digital edition…

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Heroic Logistics Saves the Day for DC Comics

The DC Comics team leaps into action to create special 3D covers for 52 titles, fighting production setbacks along the way. Read full article…

Creating Meaningful Logistics Training Programs on a Budget

Job training is vital to maintaining a skilled and properly credentialed workforce. Michelle Benjamin of Benjamin Enterprises and TalentReady explains why logistics training must be built into every budget. Read full article…

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Inbound Logistics/AST&L Scholarship

To support the next generation of logistics leaders, Inbound Logistics, in partnership with the American Society of Transportation & Logistics, is awarding a $2,500 annual scholarship to a deserving undergraduate majoring in logistics/supply chain. Email for full details.

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