Articles | November 2021

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Follow the Sun

Chief executive officer Arch Thomason basks in a mentor list 33 names long, lean principles, and a team of smart people to keep Sunland Logistics Solutions shining bright and set customers up for success.


Keith Biondo

Checking InKeith Biondo

Unleash Short Sea?

Is it time to look at all of our short sea shipping assets with an eye toward unleashing all that capacity?

Good QuestionKatrina Arabe

What's the most challenging time-critical shipment you ever pulled off? How?

One-hour delivery window? A patient's life on the line? These logistics professionals share how they pulled off critical deliveries in the nick of time.

CJ Singh

IT Matters: Logistics & Supply Chain TechnologyCJ Singh

Is the Healthcare Supply Chain Ready for the Netflix Effect?

How big transportation is impacting global economics and mid-size businesses—an expert’s view on Uber Freight’s acquisition of Transplace.

Online ExclusiveSupply Chain PerspectivesAlex Hayes and Derrick Lopes, Senior Associates, GEP

Survival of Companies Depends Entirely on Managing Supply Chain’s 5 V’s

As supply chains continue to grow in complexity, here are the 5 V's that should top priority lists.

Online ExclusiveSupply Chain TechnologyStéphane Loiseau, Director of Global Business Development Operations, Sigfox

The Role of IoT in Keeping Vaccines Safe

Here are two ways the Internet of Things can help ensure vaccine safety for COVID-19 and beyond.

Phil Schmidbauer

TransportationPhil Schmidbauer

Pulling Levers and Finding Value in Transportation

Lowest cost is not always the best, as poor quality can cost you much more. Corporate supply chain managers need to understand which levers to pull so they can get the best value for every transportation dollar spent.

Stephen Aborn

Viewpoint: Logistics & Supply Chain AnalysisStephen Aborn

Big Transportation Impacts Small and Mid-Size Businesses

Strengthening and improving a transportation program helps companies proactively manage a large cost service center with a best-in-class strategy.


Ten Tips

10 Tips for Optimizing Your Routes

With the rise in consumer demand for faster, more flexible, and greener fulfillment, supply chain managers are looking to route planning and optimization as a valuable area of focus.


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