Buyers Guides, Industry Research & Decision Support
Importers and exporters must make sure CBP’s new 10+2 equation adds up. Here’s the formula for successful compliance.
2009 Ocean Carrier Guide
Ocean carriers are awash in change—realigning routes and service frequencies to better match supply with demand; investing in logistics-driven technologies that capture and share information upstream and downstream in the supply chain; and acquiring bigger, better, and greener ships to pilot greater efficiencies and economies for ocean freight buyers. Inbound Logistics’ annual Ocean Carrier Guide offers a quick-scan perspective of how steamship lines are investing in and expanding their services, technologies, and equipment to keep shippers moving forward.
WMS Buyer’s Guide 2009
To provide some guidance in selecting the perfect Warehouse Management System, Inbound Logistics canvassed leading vendors to aggregate a directory of WMS solutions and capabilities.
Freight Payment Services: Boosting Invoice IQ
Here’s a look at how freight payment/audit providers scrutinize shipper invoices using detailed reporting, sophisticated technology, and international capabilities designed to help shippers make bright business decisions.
INSIDE INFO: 10+2 Solutions
For many shippers, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Importer Security Filing mandate, commonly referred to as 10+2, adds up to nothing less than a whole lot of confusion. This resource of 10+2 experts is a good place to find a partner that can facilitate compliance.
2009 Forklift Buyer’s Guide
Inbound Logistics’ annual Forklift Buyer’s Guide can help you add some muscle to your warehouse and distribution operations with the leanest, meanest lift trucks on the market. The manufacturers featured in this special supplement offer the safest, best engineered, most ergonomic, efficient, reliable forklifts available.
Best Practices Playbook
Whether you’re adding a new 3PL player to your team, or improving your transit time to goal, our guide will coach you on game-winning logistics moves.
Airfreight Forwarders Perspectives and Who’s Who Directory
Leading air cargo companies share their perceptions on important trends shaping the trajectory of today’s global supply chain. To get your search for an airfreight service provider off the ground, check out this list of leading players.
TMS Buyers Guide 2009
From on-demand Web-hosted applications to traditional licensing installations, over the road, on the rail, containerized, or parcel, TMS vendors and service providers are expanding their offerings to target specific end-user requirements. Because the choices can be overwhelming, Inbound Logistics offers this TMS Buyers Guide to some leading providers and solutions that can put you on the right road toward improved transportation management and performance.
Divide and Conquer: A Guide to Sortation Systems
An automated conveyor that diverts items to the correct spot could be the tool your warehouse needs for efficient, cost-effective materials handling. Download this guide to sort through a variety of sortation systems on offer from some of the industry’s leading materials handling companies.
Green Packaging Solutions
These days it seems like the whole world is going green. Major retailers such as Target and Walmart are demanding sustainable packaging from their suppliers, and consumers are shifting their preferences toward eco-friendly products and green packaging solutions. If it’s time for your company tobegin investigating greener packaging options, you’ll find this list of leading vendors a good place to start.
Bar-Code Printer Guide
Here’s a roundup of some top bar-code printer models from the leading manufacturers in specialty printing solutions. Whether you’re looking for a high-volume workhorse, a compact desktop model, or a high-tech wireless wiz, you’ll find it here.
Inside Info: Load Optimization and Yard Management Software
In its first installment, our guide to leading logistics resources showcases load optimization tools that help you squeeze every ounce of efficiency from your assets, and yard management solutions that track trailers and their contents.
2009 Truck Equipment Guide: Where the Rubber Meets the Road
Inbound Logistics goes bumper to bumper with some of the latest commercial tractors to hit the road.
Freight Payment Services: Dollars and Sense
Freight payment services are no longer just about paying your carriers quickly. Today’s freight payment service providers have expanded their portfolios to offer an array of cost-cutting, productivity, and efficiency benefits.
Forklift Buyer’s Guide 2008
Whether you’re looking for electric, gas, or LPG models, deep reach or narrow aisle, side loaders or omni-directional, the manufacturers featured in Inbound Logistics’ annual Forklift Buyer’s Guide offer the safest, best engineered, most ergonomic, efficient, reliable forklifts available.
Airfreight Forwarders Perspectives and Who’s Who Directory
The results of our Airfreight Forwarding Market Insight Survey provide an up-close look at the industry and how intermediaries are expanding their global coverage and services to meet shipper and corporate expectations. To help get your search for an airfreight forwarder off the ground, this digital edition also contains a list of leading players.
TMS Buyers Guide 2008
TMS vendors and service providers are expanding their offerings to pinpoint specific end-user tastes. Inbound Logistics’ TMS Buyers Guide serves up an assorted menu of market players and solutions that can help satisfy your enterprise’s appetite for dynamic transportation management and performance.
The Evolution of Inbound Logistics
From yesterday’s legacies to tomorrow’s visionaries, the theory and practice of inbound logistics is timeless. Take the journey from Ford and Toyota’s legacy, to inbound’s early adopters, through to the present and future.
WMS Directory: Plug In and Power Up
Whether your demands are vertical-specific, dictated by existing ERP systems, or based on cost and complexity, WMS vendors are saturating the market with a wide array of solutions. Download this directory to find a WMS solution that can recharge your supply chain.