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CSCMP Annual Conference: Can We Talk?<br />

CSCMP Annual Conference: Can We Talk?

Discussed in general sessions and overhead in the hallways: Shippers are focused on reducing risk and managing volatility, developing supplier relationships, and creating supply chain resilience.

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Trucking Alert: Steep Grade Ahead<br />

Trucking Alert: Steep Grade Ahead

A capacity shortage and a driver deficit that’s likely to grow worse are putting the squeeze on companies that ship by truck. Times like these call for shifting gears and trying new tactics.

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Exclusive Research: Trucking Perspectives 2010

Every place you turn there are signs pointing to where the motor freight industry is treading—both good and bad. Near coastal ports and along hinterland highways, at truck stops and across borders, the day-to-day travels of shippers and carriers alike expose the hairpin turns and straightaways that are emerging in an otherwise shiftless economy. Around […]

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Consumer Packaged Goods: Lightening the Load

Consumer Packaged Goods: Lightening the Load

Sorting through logistics challenges can be a dirty job for CPG companies. But well-planned manufacturing, smart packaging, and cost-effective transportation can help wash away inefficiencies from any supply chain cycle.

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Your Guide to Routing Guides<br />

Your Guide to Routing Guides

They surface after the sale…at the last minute…potentially costing a fortune. They’re the biggest hidden challenge vendors face.

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The Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards

MORE TO THE STORY: 3PLs to Watch What’s the worth of a true partner? Someone you know you can depend on when you’re not sure which way to go. Someone you can count on to help you make things right after they’ve gone wrong. Someone you trust to look out for your best interests. In […]

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Ties That Bind: Sewing Up  U.S.-Canada Trade<br />

Ties That Bind: Sewing Up  U.S.-Canada Trade

A steady stream of goods passing north and south across the U.S.-Canada border stitches the two nations tightly together, complicated by factors such as customs regulations, security protocols, data exchange, and infrastructure projects.

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Mentoring’s Long Reach

Mentoring’s Long Reach

A mentor’s advice and attention can make a world of difference to professionals trying to rise to the top of the logistics field. Here’s how three companies in the industry help their employees scale new heights.

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