SEPTEMBER 2006
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The Consumer Products Supply Chain: Shopping for Solutions
Consumer products companies battled through 2005 - a year fraught with soaring fuel costs, new food labeling requirements, and hurricanes that damaged stores and drove consumers away. Now they are looking to file their own shopping carts with more effective tools to combat supply chain hiccups and ensure consumers get the goods they need.

Temperature-Controlled Logistics: Cold Comfort
Perishable-food shippers are warming up to the idea that public refrigerated warehouses and 3PLs are well equipped to handle their diverse temperature-controlled storage and transportation needs. Outsourcing refrigerated logistics lets food companies chill a little.
 
Logistics by the Book
Throw one of these recommended reads into your briefcase or travel bag to boost your logistics knowledge.

Inbound Logistics' Top 100 3PLs
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10 Tips: Finding Capacity When None Exists
Shippers everywhere are having trouble finding capacity, thanks to the driver shortage, fewer trucks, and rising fuel and insurance costs. These challenges are likely here to stay for awhile, so shippers need to plan ahead. Here are 10 tips on finding capacity.

SUPPLY CHAIN TECHNOLOGY

We've Got a Long Way to Go, Baby

Though technology solutions seem pervasive in our industry, global supply chains are far less automated than they should be.

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