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FEATURED ARTICLES

Dirty Jobs
Meet the unsung heroes behind the scenes who do the "dirty jobs" - moving freight, loading trucks, and stocking warehouses - to make sure you get what you need.

West Meets East
Building business partnerships in places such as China means engaging people on their terms. Making a good first impression is an important step toward securing long-term relationships.

The Right Tools for the Right Job
Paying premium prices for premium trucking services can go a long way toward enhancing supply chain efficiency, improving customer service, and padding bottom-line growth.

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TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS

DC Solutions: Giving Pharmacists a Voice
Smith Drug, an independent pharmaceutical wholesaler, finds easy productivity pickings with the implementation of a new voice-directed picking system prescribed by Vocollect.

LIT Toolkit: Making the Right Connection
Integrating transportation management with vendor compliance enables Bon-Ton Stores to capture vital shipment data at point-of-origin, thereby gaining better control of and visibility into inbound product movement.

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INSIGHT

Carriers Corner: Shipping Perishables Without Going Bananas
New technologies and solutions ensure that spoilable inventory arrives in good condition. Dennis Estep, senior director of customer solutions at UPS, explains how to ship perishables safely and efficiently.

EcoDev: Combating Congestion: Consider Moving Out
Distribution centers removed from metro areas may hold the cure for congestion woes. Barry G. Hibbard, vice president for commercial and industrial development at Tejon Ranch Company, describes the benefits of moving out.

Reader Profile: Jamie Meadows: He's Got Your Back
As vice president of operations at Knoxville, Tenn.-based Golden Rule Medical, Jamie Meadows makes sure that spinal surgeons have the materials they need.

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