Articles | April 2011

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Cheryl Harrity: Cooking Up World-Class Service

Cheryl Harrity, corporate director of supply chain for food product producer MGP Ingredients Inc., whets her appetite for improving sales and operations planning.


Keith Biondo

Checking InKeith Biondo

The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be

Globally interconnected supply chains face challenges such as natural disasters and currency fluctuations, but benefit from the latest logistics technology.

Rick Pontin

IT Matters: Logistics & Supply Chain TechnologyRick Pontin

Going Mobile: Optimizing Inventory Management

Rick Pontin, CEO of Airclic, explains how to improve inventory management through better visibility.

Risks and Rewards: Risk Management StrategiesBarry Tarnef

Avoid Big Losses When Shipping Big Machinery

Barry Tarnef, senior loss control specialist for Chubb Marine Underwriters, outlines strategies for reducing risk when shipping large machinery.

Viewpoint: Logistics & Supply Chain AnalysisHarold Friedman

10 Ways to Gain Control Over Parcel Transportation Costs

The amount of effort top-tier shippers put into carrier management directly affects the results they achieve in controlling parcel transportation costs, writes Harold Friedman of Data2Logistics.


Ten Tips

Reducing Ocean Freight Costs

Mark Malambri, CEVA Logistics, offers tips to help shippers reduce costs and increase efficiencies when purchasing ocean freight services.


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

(10 pages • 1.3 MB PDF)