Articles | February 2018

Feature Stories

Case Studies


Sourcing Packaging Globally Boxes Up Savings

Church’s chicken was in the market to lower packaging material costs so they partnered with a food packaging specialist for a more cost effective solution.


Average Is for Other People

Profile of Derek Leathers, president and CEO of Werner Enterprises, Omaha, Nebraska

Reader Profile

Howie Mann: Helping to Train a New Generation

Profile of Howie Mann, a founder and a board member with the Urban Assembly School for Global Commerce in New York City


Keith Biondo

Checking InKeith Biondo

The Human Experience

In the rush to satisfy ever-increasing demands for speed and efficiency, and the clarion calls to deliver your best customer experience, supply chain managers need to consider that impact on the worker experience.

Matt Markham

EcoDevMatt Markham

How Georgia Designed an Innovative Logistics Landscape

As the shipping and transportation landscape adapts to changing business needs and technology capabilities, it’s essential for industry groups to come together and support a sustainable logistics ecosystem.

Good QuestionKatrina Arabe

If you were given authority to purchase one product or service for your supply chain/logistics operations, with no budget restrictions, what would you buy?

Readers tell us what they would buy for their supply chain if budget were not a consideration.

Gabrielle Griffith

Trade Compliance StrategistGabrielle Griffith

Yes, NAFTA Affects Your Industry Too

The symbiotic relationship between trade compliance and supply chain is the cornerstone of a shipper’s competitive advantage. You know this well, but you may be unfamiliar with how NAFTA affects your entire supply chain.

Timothy G. Taylor

Viewpoint: Logistics & Supply Chain AnalysisTimothy G. Taylor

How to Contain Rising Truckload Prices

Truckload shipping costs are skyrocketing. Here are some strategies to help you contain increasing prices.


Ten Tips

Choosing a Third-Party Logistics Provider

A provider with these 10 qualities will put your logistics outsourcing on the path for success.


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