NOVEMBER 2006
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FEATURED ARTICLES

Air Cargo's Top 5 Challenges
Increasing fuel prices, security threats, changing inventory strategies, mode shifting, and provider consolidation have the air cargo industry in a tailspin. Here's how carriers and shippers plan to fly past these challenges.

Paying the Bills:
Choosing the Right Freight Bill Payment Provider

While paying freight bills will never be fun, it shouldn't be painful. For some shippers, outsourcing the function to a freight bill payment provider is the logical choice. Here are some free tips - from the book The Role of Freight Bill Payment and Transportation Management in the Supply Chain Industry, by J. Kenneth Hazen with Clifford F. Lynch, CTSI - for selecting the right provider. To request a free copy of the book, please visit:www.ctsi-global.com/bookorder.asp

Economic Development: Port Diversion Strategies
Like consistency in your distribution network? Port diversion strategies might be for you, says Curtis Spencer, president, IMS Worldwide Inc.
 
10 Tips: Optimizing Your Forklift Fleet
How to get the most bang for your forklift buck.
 
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Voice Technology Hitting a High Note?

Voice-directed warehouse systems are on the rise. But will companies get past cost issues to sing voice technology's praises?


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Need Some Brain Stimulation?
The Denver Transportation Club, in association with the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver, will host its annual Operation Stimulus Transportation Forum, Jan. 25-27, 2007, in Denver, Colo. Designed to provide a mid-winter "brain stimulation," Operation Stimulus provides education and networking opportunities for logistics professionals, procurement specialists, shipping and receiving managers, and supply chain officers.
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