JUNE 2007
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ANNOUNCEMENT!
TOP 100
Logistics IT Providers
We are pleased to recognize the following companies as Top 100 Logistics IT Providers:

 
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The Complete Logistics Resource is Updated for 2007!
The 2007 Logistics Planner provides detailed, descriptive profiles of 160 leading carriers, logistics solutions providers, technology companies and equipment manufacturers as well as the best sites in North America supporting trade. Business logistics leaders around the globe use the online Logistics Planner all year long to find solutions to their trade, transportation, logistics and supply chain challenges.

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FEATURED ARTICLES

Designing the Perfect Warehouse
Designing the perfect warehouse is an area where even angels can fear to tread. The devil is in managing myriad details, complicated by the fact that a design made in heaven is never the same for any two facilities - even within the same organization. Here's an in-depth look.

Warehouse Safety: It's No Accident
Careful planning and a dedication to safety are top priorities for keeping warehouse workers injury-free. Here is your no-slip, no-trip, ergonomically correct guide to warehouse safety.

Warehouse RFP
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Navigating U.S. Site Selection
Inbound Logistics identifies 16 U.S. sites and clusters that are fast becoming popular distribution destinations for logistics-minded companies.

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INSIGHT

Transportation as Corporate Change Agent
Transportation, once considered the backwater of the business world, is now a driving force for change, says John Simourian II, president and COO of Lily Transportation Corp.

Restricted Party Screening: Who Are You Doing Business With?
In today's world of tight international security, Restricted Party Screening solutions are finding new applications in manufacturing and transportation, according to Larry Christensen, vice president, export controls, JPMorgan Chase Vastera.

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TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS

A Labor Management Tool For All Seasons
Raising the heat on worker productivity and efficiency was key for Four Seasons Temperature Control. A labor management system helped it achieve that, plus some cool savings.

SUPPLY CHAIN TECHNOLOGY

3PLs and Carriers:
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When shippers say "jump," 3PLs and carriers ask: "How high?" When shippers ask for IT solutions, tech vendors help 3PLs jump high enough.

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JULY IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER!

And Inbound Logistics will publish the issue you'll bring to the beach: the annual Third-Party Logistics issue. This is the one you wait for all year because it includes the Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards, the Top 100 3PL Providers, exclusive 3PL market research, and more.
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