Articles | May 2017

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Port Everglades Gets Approval for Largest Expansion Project in Its History

Broward County's Port Everglades received unanimous approval from the Broward County Board of County Commissioners to begin a $437.5 million expansion project to add new berths for larger cargo ships and install crane rail infrastructure for new Super Post-Panamax cranes.

I.T. Toolkit

Customized App Puts Bat Distributor in the Big Leagues

When a paper-based order management system slowed a baseball bat manufacturer’s growth, the company digitized for out-of-the-park growth.


From the Front Lines to the Boardroom

Profile of David Congdon, CEO, Old Dominion Freight Line


Keith Biondo

Checking InKeith Biondo

Looking Beyond Your Desktop

Recent randomware attacks reveal vulnerabilities in manufacturing, logistics and supply chain security.

Peter Sobotta

E_CommercePeter Sobotta

Finding Untapped Value in Product Returns

In today’s returns economy, retailers need to be able to separate the “good” return from the preventable one. To get better data on returns, here are three steps they can take.

Good Question

GOOD QUESTION | How will the Internet of Things affect the supply chain?

Readers share their IoT forecast on the supply chain.

Chloe Demrovsky

Risks and Rewards: Risk Management StrategiesChloe Demrovsky

5 Steps to Protect Your Supply Chain From Cyber Threats

Supply chains are heavily dependent on information technology (IT) systems, but are difficult to secure because they often involve multiple networks working together.

Paul A. Myerson

The Lean Supply ChainPaul A. Myerson

What's Your Sourcing Strategy?

Despite Lean traditionally being thought of as a “pen and pencil” technique, it is in fact a key enabler of a lean supply chain linking lean thinking with available and affordable systems and technologies to get the most out of improved processes.


Ten Tips

Choosing a Warehouse Management System

The right WMS solution can streamline order fulfillment, increase inventory accuracy, enhance the performance of your people, and maximize equipment utilization. Use these tips to help select a WMS.


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