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March 17 2017
In part one of this series, we discussed the importance of continually reducing expenses and improving operational processes in order to help your business succeed, and we looked at a case s... View More
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March 15 2017
The not-so-distant past: Parcel management was a “one to many” story about tracking a cargo ship or a boxcar filled with goods going to one destination. The new reality: Billions of parcels... View More
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Feb. 28 2017
In the last few months, parcel rates have increased. This news comes as no surprise to anyone who leads a parcel operation as all the major carriers increase rates annually... View More
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Feb. 16 2017
In this Q&A session, supply chain experts Glenn Gooding and Cory Tower answer some of the most pressing questions for businesses experiencing high growth. Cory Tower managed Drugstore.com’s grow
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Feb. 9 2017
One of the most paralyzing, detrimental things for a supply chain is politics. I’m not talking about Democrats or Republicans but, rather, executives and teams that feed on power and are jealo... View More
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Feb. 3 2017
The way consumers buy today will change dramatically in the future. There has been a lot of focus in the e-tailing arena on how to market your product, do effective fulfillment, and compete with Amazo
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Feb. 1 2017
Companies committed to reducing transportation spend should get their year started off right by assessing their company's transportation in order to identify changes that make an appreciable differen... View More
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Jan. 31 2017
In part one of this series, we discussed the importance of continually reducing expenses and improving operational processes in order to help your business succeed. In part two, we'll continue t... View More
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Jan. 17 2017
Thanks to mobility and almost constant connectivity, we can now shop anywhere at any time. While this certainly benefits all consumers, the impact on rural customers is hard to ignore. Located f... View More
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Jan. 6 2017
Ask most company executives about their plans to boost their bottom line, and they’ll tell you about all the things they’re doing to increase top line revenue. But by focusing only on... View More
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Nov. 16 2016
In the movie Heartbreak Ridge, Clint Eastwood as Gunny Highway says, “You're Marines now. You adapt. You overcome. You improvise.” With more than 40 plus years of seasoned and practical supply... View More
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Sept. 30 2016
How will the continued growth of e-commerce impact our industry? How will local providers cope with the Amazon Effect? How do providers know when a new opportunity is right for them? Th... View More
risk management
Sept. 26 2016
In 1970, crew members of the endangered Apollo 13 became overnight heroes when they safely reached home despite not reaching the moon. Today their failed mission is regarded as one of NASA’s f... View More
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Sept. 21 2016
As the e-commerce world continues to erode market share from the brick and mortar retailers, I believe there will be a saturation point. I recently had a personal experience of how these two wor... View More
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Sept. 20 2016
What is Distribution Network Planning? This is a strategic plan that incorporates how many facilities you want to have, what your inventory and logistics strategies are, as well as makes certain... View More
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Sept. 19 2016
The trend of shifting inbound from the procurement department to transportation managers in order to blend inbound and outbound into your contract can inherently create savings. But we cann... View More
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