Articles | April 2018

Feature Stories

Case Studies


A Cool Supply Chain Solution

A 3PL's cold call leads to a cool technology solution that streamlines processes and minimizes service disruptions


Fueling Transportation Breakthroughs

Profile of Doug Mueller, CEO of Breakthrough Fuel, Green Bay, Wisconsin

Reader Profile

Michele van Krieken: Formulating Supply Chain Clarity

Profile of Michele van Krieken, global supply chain manager with The Chemours Company


John Costanzo

3PL Line: Third-Party Logistics PerspectivesJohn Costanzo

Simplifying Supply Chain Complexities

As technology and innovation continue to enable new options, supply chains will be sure to keep pace and take us to new heights.

Keith Biondo

Checking InKeith Biondo

Checking In: The Last Grimy Mile

Are last-mile deliveries being left to ununiformed, lightly skilled, newly hired Uberesque drivers, despite technology upgrades and changing consumer demands?

Good QuestionKatrina Arabe

What’s the most fun or interesting part about working in the supply chain?

Readers share the most fun or interesting part about their work in the supply chain.

Jeff Potts

IT Matters: Logistics & Supply Chain TechnologyJeff Potts

Global Trade Networks Bring Certainty to Uncertain Times

There is no magic bullet to overcome the challenges associated with the capacity crunch, but the supply chain has proven to be the competitive battleground of the future.

Angela Fernandez

Viewpoint: Logistics & Supply Chain AnalysisAngela Fernandez

Keeping Order Changes in Check

Advance ship notices (ASNs) can boost the retail supply chain’s ability to deliver what the consumer wants with speed and accuracy.


Ten Tips

Competing With E-Commerce Giants

Despite the highly competitive environment, it’s possible to compete with e-commerce giants. It just takes creativity, a strong, optimized supply chain and, of course, excellent customer service.


Past Issues


Digital Editions

3PLs to the Rescue Cover

Full Digital Issue

3PLs to the Rescue

(244 pages • 41.8 MB PDF)

Reshaping the Supply Chain Cover

Full Digital Issue

Reshaping the Supply Chain

(420 pages • 103.9 MB PDF)

2020 Logistics Planner Cover

Digital Edition

2020 Logistics Planner

(128 pages • 16.6 MB PDF)

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

Digital Edition

Reader’s Choice: Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards

(9 pages • 0.58 MB PDF)

3PL Perspectives 2020 Cover

Digital Edition

3PL Perspectives 2020

(10 pages • 1.3 MB PDF)