Feature Stories

Fast Food Logistics: Having it Your Way

Variety and freshness are paramount to keeping fast-food customers hungry for more and supply lines and inventory ripe and ready for change. Fast-food chains look to logistics service providers with a similar craving for made-to-order selectivity, quality, and service—all at an affordable cost.

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3PL Elements: Outsourcing = A Formula for Change

When shippers mix the 3PL elements of expertise, process efficiency, and technology into their supply chain, the results are potent. Eureka! A stronger, more efficient, and cost-effective logistics operation! Step into the logistics lab for a look at how and why outsourcing can give businesses a positive charge.

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Project Logistics: Mission Possible

Their mission, should they decide to accept it, is to transport sensitive materials around the globe. They’ll grapple with issues of size, time, cost, scheduling, security, and fragility. Failure is not an option. They are project logistics professionals.

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Green Packaging: Waste Not, Want Not

By moving beyond conventional packaging methods and materials, companies can reduce their carbon footprints as well as their transportation spend and warehousing costs.

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Summer Reading Guide 2008

After you pack the picnic basket with sandwiches, potato salad, and lemonade, toss in one of these interesting summer reads. You’ll quench your appetite and your thirst for supply chain knowledge at the same time.

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