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April 4 2016
Effective Supply Chain Management (SCM) applies well-developed and efficient strategies that integrate every variable in a supply chain — manufacturers, suppliers, distributors and customers —... View More
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March 16 2016
As the demand for online shopping continues to accelerate, so do customer expectations. Customers want to receive their order on the day they expect it, making delivery a critical element of the... View More
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Feb. 5 2016
Amazon is dominating the headlines by constantly challenging the logistics status quo. What started out as “the leading online retailer of books in 1994” has evolved over the last decade to
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Jan. 29 2016
The final week of December 2015 marked the lowest On-Highway Diesel weekly price since June 2009; after falling for a seventh straight week, the price of diesel landed at $2.235. This is a 34 pe... View More
Jan. 25 2016
Alex Barrow, The Street--United Parcel Service (UPS -Get Report) investors aren't happy about Amazon (AMZN- Get Report) developing its own deliver... View More
Jan. 20 2016
DALLAS, TX – January 20, 2016 – Paragon Software Systems, Inc., a leader in vehicle routing and scheduling optimization solutions, announces that Nectar Imports has selected Parago... View More
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Jan. 20 2016
To be honest, I am in awe of UPS. They execute with the precision of a Swiss watch. They plan, and then they make the magic happen. In anticipation of extraordinary Christmas volume, they treated the
Jan. 19 2016
Frankenthal, January 19th 2016 – The use of cloud-based IT platforms in the automotive industry leads to significant improvements of results of cooperation between manufacturers and suppliers... View More
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Jan. 18 2016
I have heard for a couple of years now about the 2020 Supply Chain Talent Drain and the challenges faced by many organizations looking to fill the gap because of retiring baby boomers. Tod... View More
Jan. 12 2016
CHICAGO (January 12, 2016) – CarrierDirect, a leading advisory firm for transportation and logistics companies, today announces the release of its latest white paper, “The New Dimension of... View More
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Jan. 11 2016
The US domestic small parcel market is growing much faster than the UsS economy and we expect this to continue for years. We estimate the 2104 market at approximately $62.5 billion, reflecting a 14.4%
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Jan. 11 2016
We’ve made it. Another year has passed, one marked by a shift in consumer expectations and emerging shipping trends like flexible delivery options, cross-border shipping and additional return... View More
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Dec. 23 2015
“Hope is not a strategy” The speaker was Ivan Hofmann, a 35-year veteran of the transportation industry. This former Executive Vice President & CEO of FedEx Ground offered his perspec... View More
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Dec. 18 2015
The parcel industry continues to be as unpredictable as ever. Uncertainty is a consistent theme among parcel shippers and navigating through it is becoming increasingly challenging. I recently a... View More
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Dec. 15 2015
Remember how your mom always made you take a jacket when you left the house if she thought it might turn cool before you came home? You probably remember rolling your eyes and begrudgingly takin... View More
Dec. 3 2015
For those of you who don’t remember Andy Rooney, he was the curmudgeon who appeared on CBS News’ 60 Minutes segment “A Few Minutes with Andy Rooney” that ran from 1978 to 2011.... View More
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Dec. 2 2015
Each year, as the leaves begin to change and the holidays approach, ads for online shopping and massive sales begin to invade of our email inboxes and take over television commercials. Yet, many... View More
Nov. 30 2015
Radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology appears to be one of those “stealth” inventions that hit the market with a boom then practically went silent for years, kind of similar... View More
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Nov. 24 2015
Are you capturing the dimensions of your LTL shipments before they’re picked up for delivery? You should be. Chances are good that your LTL carriers are – and their measurements can res... View More
Nov. 17 2015
CHICAGO (November 17, 2015) – After quickly becoming the industry standard for web service APIs, project44 has introduced a free API assessment test for carriers. The progressive Chicago-based... View More

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