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LOGISTICS PLANNER
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FEATURED ARTICLES

H.O.W. - Help Is On The Way!
Need to know the best way to select an ocean carrier? Outsource retail logistics? Locate a contingency port? You've come to the right place. Check out the latest installments in this exclusive compendium of best logistics practices, designed to fulfill your need for up-to-date, practical information.
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NASCO: North America's
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The multimodal transportation network known as NASCO runs through the heart of trade in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Find out what makes this corridor unique and why companies are banding together to support it.
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Expedited Shipping: "We Need It Yesterday!"
As shippers struggle to meet customer demands and expedited carriers manage a whirlwind of different cargo types, load sizes, delivery times, and distances, business becomes a blur. But that's just the way they like it.

Retail Channel Convergence: Stock 'Til It Drops
Changing consumer patterns have U.S. retailers checking out a new supply chain strategy: channel convergence. By integrating brick and mortar, catalog, and online inventory streams, sellers are efficiently scaling product to demand and keeping shoppers tuned in to their virtual stores.

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TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS

L.I.T. 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.

IT Matters: Technology Collaboration
Enables Visibility and Security

CDSV empowers trading partners with complete visibility to the condition, status, and location of international shipments, says Scott Pollyea, IP business development manager innovation and strategy, IBM Integrated Supply Chain Operations.

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.

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INSIGHT

3PL Line: When Two Companies Act As One
Question: How can you focus 100 percent of your attention on core functions and still control your supply chain? The answer, according to Tom Giovingo, executive vice president of Fidelitone Logistics, is co-sourcing.

Viewpoint: Converting Performance To Profitability
Creating a collaborative and healthy business culture can pay long-term dividends, suggests Ron Cain, CEO of TMSi Logistics.

Reader Profile: Melanie Foster - Raisin To Believe
As distribution and transportation manager for Sunsweet Grower's Inc., Melanie Foster makes sure people all over the world get their fill of prunes and dried fruit.

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