Articles | September 2010

Feature Stories

Case Studies

DC Solutions

Xylophones, Checkerboards, and Gestalt Theory

Using colors, shapes, numbers, and mnemonics in warehouse signage can help reduce training and picking errors, while improving service.

Reader Profile

Gemma Fillmore: Supply Chain Advocate

To improve supply chain performance at Medco Health Solutions, Gemma Fillmore focuses on getting C-level executives to give logistics issues the attention they deserve.


Jose Fernando Nava

3PL Line: Third-Party Logistics PerspectivesJose Fernando Nava

Capitalizing on Mexico’s Economic Growth

Jose Fernando Nava, president, DHL Supply Chain, Latin America shows shippers how to capitalize on Mexico's attraction as a growing consumer market.

Mike Williams

Carriers Corner: Air, Ocean, Rail, Road TopicsMike Williams

Balancing Risk Management With Your Operations Strategy

Increased regulation in the form of CSA 2010 affects not only truckers, but also freight brokers providing insurance, according to Mike Williams, chief operating officer, Sunteck Transport Group.

Keith Biondo

Checking InKeith Biondo

First They Came For Our Trucks

Is there a war on trucking? CSA 2010, cap and trade, and Hours of Service changes are challenging the ability of truckers to operate profitably in America, says Inbound Logistics Publisher Keith Biondo


Ten Tips

Locating a Global Distribution Hub

10 tips for what companies should consider when locating and choosing a global distribution hub.


Past Issues


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3PLs to the Rescue Cover

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3PLs to the Rescue

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Reshaping the Supply Chain Cover

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Reshaping the Supply Chain

(420 pages • 103.9 MB PDF)

2020 Logistics Planner Cover

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2020 Logistics Planner

(128 pages • 16.6 MB PDF)

Reader’s Choice: Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards Cover

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Reader’s Choice: Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards

(9 pages • 0.58 MB PDF)

3PL Perspectives 2020 Cover

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3PL Perspectives 2020

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