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Transportation Management

Lori Fellmer Keeps It Moving

Lori Fellmer Keeps It Moving

Lori Fellmer is vice president of logistics and carrier management with BassTech International, a distributor of specialty raw materials. BassTech supplies inorganic chemicals and engineered polymers to numerous industries, including paint and coatings, roofing and waterproofing, and specialty glass. Responsibilities: Material movement and warehousing, with special emphasis on global sea and air transportation. Experience: Logistics […]

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Companies in Asia Pacific Place More Importance on Green Transport Than Other Regions

Companies in Asia Pacific place more importance on green transport than other regions do, according to DHL’s latest research report on ground transportation logistics. The global survey found that a whopping 75% of respondents from the region believe electric vehicles will have a significant impact on transport in the next two years, compared to the […]

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Benefits of New Mobile Weighing Technologies

The online shopping experience is changing our lives. We purchase online and expect our purchases to be at our door the next day. Companies like Amazon are leading the industry in satisfying this consumer expectation by developing a model that provides convenience and fast delivery to the consumer. What does this mean to the manufacturer […]

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How to Use a TMS for Shipment Visibility And Connectivity – Manhattan Associates

How to Use a TMS for Shipment Visibility And Connectivity – Manhattan Associates

Medium to large shippers may have millions of dollars of materials and inventory on the highway and often do not know exactly where it is located. Delayed shipments can have a significant economic impact on shippers and receivers, and the lack of visibility from a legacy transportation management system (TMS) into shipment status only exacerbates […]

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Gaining Control: Why European Time Slot Management Makes Sense in the United States

Inefficiencies at the dock can cause long lines of trucks outside a warehouse, congestion on access roads, delayed deliveries, and long driver wait times, all with the potential of accruing steep detention fees. European logistics managers deal with these inefficiencies—resulting from space constraints and too few docks for trucks—on a regular basis. Typical European shipper […]

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Driving Your Shipping Business Forward With Analytics

Inbound logistics is a complicated affair, carefully managing the movement of raw materials, components, and finished inventory throughout the production process before it goes out into the wider supply chain. Shipping in particular can be very costly, so great effort is put by shippers into ensuring vessels operate at capacity and as efficiently as possible. […]

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