Articles | August 2013

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Case Studies

Nurse administering vaccine


Healthcare Logistics Gets a Shot in the Arm

Delivering temperature-sensitive flu vaccines to Laos required climate-controlled transport and impeccable timing.

Hu Huang

Reader Profile

Hu Huang: Bright Light in Global Trade

Hu Huang of Kichler Lighting stays current on trade laws and keeps import/export activities transparent.


Blake Vaughn

3PL Line: Third-Party Logistics PerspectivesBlake Vaughn

Consumer Electronics and Reverse Logistics: Play It Again

With a global perspective, mobile device shippers can access additional markets to maximize recaptured device value.

Felecia Stratton

Checking InFelecia Stratton

Keeping Track of Time

From retailers to OEMs, companies track parts and finished goods to drive supply chain visibility and flexibility.

Nikki Cuban

Online ExclusiveIT Matters: Logistics & Supply Chain TechnologyNikki Cuban

Get Airborne with Asset Tracking

GPS tracking devices give shippers shipment visibility, even when cargo is in the air.

Anand Raghavendran

Online ExclusiveIT Matters: Logistics & Supply Chain TechnologyAnand Raghavendran

Three Top Myths About Foreign Trade Zones Dispelled

Foreign Trade Zones allow companies to defer paying customs duties, fees, and taxes on items imported into the U.S.

Paul A. Myerson

The Lean Supply ChainPaul A. Myerson

We’re All in This Together: Teamwork in a Lean Workplace

Building strong teams can facilitate Lean initiatives in warehouses and supply chain operations.

Patrick Labriola

Viewpoint: Logistics & Supply Chain AnalysisPatrick Labriola

When Government Oversight of Motor Carriers Fails, Shippers Pay

Shippers must take steps to supplement inadequate government reviews of motor carrier safety.

Ann Bruno

Online ExclusiveViewpoint: Logistics & Supply Chain AnalysisAnn Bruno

New Transatlantic Trade Pact Could Be Favorable “TTIP-ing” Point for Logistics Sector

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) agreement could help increase trade and create jobs.


Ten Tips

Selecting the Right Drayage Provider

When choosing a drayage provider, look for on-time delivery history, shipment data availability, and specializations.


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