JULY 2006
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Breaking Point: Ports Perform Under Pressure
Heightened security concerns, congestion caused by surging Asian imports, and an aging infrastructure have some U.S. ports at breaking point. What are they doing to shatter the business-as-usual mindset and plan for the future?

Piecing Together The Intermodal Puzzle
Figuring out how to best move product across disparate locations within tight timeframes can be a puzzle. For some shippers, fitting intermodal into the transportation mix solves the problem.

Chemical Logistics
Inbound Logistics and Chemical Week have combined forces to develop this supplement, examining the top issues and trends impacting logistics and supply chain management in the chemical industry. How do hazmat shippers deal with safety concerns? What do natural gas and energy price increases mean for the industry? Are chemical shippers and their 3PLs finally integrating effectively? Find out in this informative resource.

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Paying By The Drink at D/C Expo

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