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But automated trucks could reduce the demand for drivers by 50-70% in the US and Europe by 2030, with up to 4.4 million of the projected 6.4 ...(09.06.2017)
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Global supply chain risk grew to a record high at the end of 2016 as the CIPS Risk Index, compiled by Dun & Bradstreet, rose to 82.64, from 79.14 ...(01.04.2017)
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Gartner says almost 3 million personal and commercial drones will be shipped in 2017, but delivery drones will comprise less than 1 per cent of the...(01.04.2017)
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The Toughpad FZ-N1 is unique to the Australian market and is designed to meet the increasing demands placed on workers in the transport and ...(01.04.2017)
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The supply chain of tomorrow will be leaner, faster and most importantly, self-orchestrated. This unprecedented pace of change will be driven by a ...(21.01.2017)
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The core idea seems to be that airborne fulfillment centers could respond to surges in local demand even before they occur, according to the ...(21.01.2017)
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Managing director of BLOK-BEAM Ltd John Evans said: “Now that ships are able to deliver around 20,000 20FT containers on one vessel, and the ...(13.11.2016)
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The Transport Workers’ Union has called on the Government to urgently address workplace deaths among transport workers after a new Safe ...(05.11.2016)
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Global supply chain risk climbed in the second quarter of 2016, reaching the highest levels since records began in 1995, according to the CIPS Risk ...(03.09.2016)
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Victoria’s Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford has announced the next step in the Ararat freight and logistics hub, with the appointment ...(03.09.2016)
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A new European partnership aims to ensure that graphene ultracapacitor technology powers the next generation of large, heavy-lift airships for ...(09.07.2016)
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Walmart last week demonstrated for the media new drone-based technology for taking physical inventories in its DCs that it says could be deployed ...(07.07.2016)
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That's the unfortunate situation, according to Chris Welsh, secretary-general of the European-based Global Shippers Forum, an industry lobby, who ...(26.03.2016)
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The magnesium-lithium alloy weighs half as much as aluminium and is 30 per cent lighter than magnesium, making it an attractive candidate to ...(28.11.2015)
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The idea of moving goods from inland Chinese factories to Europe via rail would seem to make a lot of sense. The 11,170 kilometer land route ...(28.11.2015)
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The report, based on responses from more than 260 shippers and logistics service providers in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin...(18.10.2015)
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This fee is a job destroyer by preventing competition for Port Botany and denying northern NSW access to a container terminal on competitive ...(18.10.2015)
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The new flatbed wagons allow greater operational flexibility to load a range of container sizes and additional capacity for 48 foot containers to...(20.09.2015)
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But Mr Knight said vast cost savings could be made by laying tracks in trenches rather than tunnels near the cities and building housing over new ...(19.07.2015)
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By road, the same delivery route takes close to 20 minutes to complete, depending on congestion. During the trial, transporting by aerial drone ...(19.07.2015)
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Pro Vice-Chancellor, International Research Engagement, Professor Ajay Kapoor, said Swinburne was well placed to work and conduct research ...(12.07.2015)
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A successful industry meeting held in late March 2015 with the new Victorian Minister for Roads & Ports, Hon. Luke Donnellan, led to the ...(05.07.2015)
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Vanderlande’s baggage handling systems move 3.2 billion pieces of luggage around the world per year, or about 8.8 million per day. Its systems ...(21.06.2015)
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Success requires the ability to think strategically while exploiting tactical opportunities. This has become a crucial challenge for any company with ...(29.03.2015)
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The CPL is the solution to remaining current in industry and an ideal formal certification for recognising your accomplishments and experience as a ...(15.03.2015)
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Workforce surveys actually show that female transport and logistics employees have considerably higher education levels, so we know that they ...(01.03.2015)
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The driver behind these ever larger megaships is simply economics. The operating and fuel costs per container are much less for the larger ships ...(25.01.2015)
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The Australian Bureau of Statistics (Cat No. 6302.0) released data on August 2014 showing between November 2013 and May 2014 men’s ...(07.12.2014)
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CHEP worked with the manufacturers on the forklift truck specs and on building an attachment that handles three stacks of pallets safely and is ...(30.11.2014)
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General manager of Trimble Transport and Logistics Division, Asia Pacific and EMEA Michel Van Maercke said the new service is expected to ...(23.11.2014)
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For decades, Australian logistics and supply chain companies have struggled with inefficiencies in the ‘last kilometre’ delivery of goods and ...(23.11.2014)
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According to the survey, up to one in four workers could work at home or telecommute at least one day per week, and one in ten workers do ...(19.10.2014)
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Asciano will start by recruiting eight female cadets in November 2014, with the program to commence at the beginning of 2015. Two cadets will ...(19.10.2014)
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RapidStart is a new capability provided with Honeywell’s Vocollect VoiceCatalyst software to enable quicker training for new staff and seasona...(12.09.2014)
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Port of Melbourne’s new container terminal, operated by Victoria International Container Terminal Ltd (VICTL), will be fitted out with EUR 40...(07.09.2014)
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CILTA, part of the CILT global network covering more than 30,000 transport and logistics professionals in 33 countries, has a core activity of ...(07.09.2014)
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The weekly service will turn around in 49 days, offering an extensive port coverage in Asia and New Zealand and including a stop in Australian ...(31.08.2014)
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The report, which contains feedback from 350 C-level consumer goods executives and directors from across the globe, finds that 49 per cent of ...(31.08.2014)
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The modular GTP system presents only one SKU to the operator at a time. An integrated weigh scale at the pick location checks expected ...(24.08.2014)
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To understand Amazon's distribution network strategy, it is important to understand its supply chain weaknesses which are two-fold:...(27.07.2014)
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Approximately 80% of volumes currently received at NQRT are transported by Intermodal’s rail service from its Forrestfield Intermodal Rail ...(01.07.2014)
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VTT (Technical Research Centre of Finland) is the biggest multitechnological applied research organisation in Northern Europe, working on high-...(21.06.2014)
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According to Bloomberg, the world's largest car maker believes it has been losing craftsmanship in its processes and workers. To get some of ...(20.04.2014)
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The new FMCG Retail Display Pallet builds on the success of CHEP’s first-generation retail display pallet pool. It has been engineered to fit the ...(20.04.2014)
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National freight productivity will be boosted through the injection of $125 million to start the roll-out of the Advanced Train Management System ...(16.03.2014)
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This demonstration, the first of its kind in Europe using Google Glass, has been developed in collaboration with the Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) ...(09.03.2014)
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The modelis based on Amazon’s significant customer history data built up over several years, which allows the company to make a more than ...(30.01.2014)
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With nearly ten years of experience in providing services for commercial fleets, Fleetmatics provides businesses fleet control and productivity. Its ...(24.01.2014)
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The Loscam display pallet has been released after extensive consultation with leading supply chain participants in the FMCG manufacturing & ...(18.01.2014)
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Rice said CSX has built a tool that analyzes a company's truckload shipments and looks for opportunities where intermodal might be a good ...(10.11.2013)
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Brakes has invested in a bespoke cooling system from Star Refrigeration for its landmark multi-temperature distribution centre in Berkshire....(10.11.2013)
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According to Brian Wagner of Packing & Technology Integrated Solutions during a presentation at the Material Handling and Logistics Conference ...(06.10.2013)
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He said that his company had little control over commodity costs, a major expense on the income statement. Production costs were largely pre-...(06.10.2013)
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Considering a new automated distribution center? There can be many operational and financial rewards at the end, but it's smart to well ...(15.09.2013)
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Freighter general manager Mario Colosimo said the intention was to design an electro-hydraulic system that is fast, quiet and reliable: “As a result, ...(25.08.2013)
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Asciano has reported a 41.2% increase in statutory net profit after tax (NPAT) to S340m compared with the previous corresponding period ...(25.08.2013)
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Premier Denis Napthine claimed the government had delivered a solid plan to guide and provide certainty for the freight and logistics sector, ...(25.08.2013)
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Two Super B-double truck combinations rolled out of the Dandenong depot of Wettenhall Logistics, marking a milestone in access for Higher ...(25.08.2013)
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In the lab, one won’t find men in white coats, but rather an interactive demonstration space for cutting-edge technologies and a living ...(04.08.2013)
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Far from being just a ‘tick-the-box’ exercise, this data shows that taking an active role in supporting your staff can reap significant dividends for ...(04.08.2013)
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The fundamental concept that drives the value of most carton sortation systems, and which can be contrasted versus traditional ...(04.08.2013)
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The Greens Party has launched a $85m policy aimed at helping farmers sell directly to end customers and small, local processors....(04.08.2013)
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The Supply Chain Business Institute has launched its supply chain education and training courses in association with GRA, a consulting firm ...(27.07.2013)
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The annual lists of the largest global and US 3PLs have once again been released by the analysts at Armstrong & Associates, and as usual ...(06.07.2013)
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FedEx is planning to withdraw over 80 aircraft and buy a smaller number of more modern, fuel efficient models as part of its reorganisation and ...(09.06.2013)
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The Australasian Railway Association welcomed the federal government’s calling for registrations of interest into the development and operation...(26.05.2013)
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The Moorebank Intermodal Terminal is being taken to the market with the Federal Government calling for private companies to register their ...(26.05.2013)
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While 4PLs have been around quite a while, the real news is the renewed attention they're getting. A fourth-party logistics (4PL) provider is ...(26.05.2013)
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Collaborating with suppliers is one of the basic tenets of supply chain management; after all, if you're not actively communicating with your ...(26.05.2013)
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The 4th meeting of the Standing Council on Transport and Infrastructure (the Standing Council) has been held in Canberra to consider a wide ...(19.05.2013)
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The NSW and Australian Governments have announced major funding of almost $50 million to improve transport and freight links in country ...(11.05.2013)
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A container terminal at Newcastle would be good for people living in northern NSW because the cost of transporting goods to and from the port...(11.05.2013)
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A supply chain’s ability to respond rapidly to demand variability, and match it with supply, will yield lower working capital requirements and ...(21.04.2013)
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When selecting the carrier partners, shippers say rates are their top consideration, according to “Freight Transportation 2013,” the first annual ...(21.04.2013)
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Tremendous progress is being made in the area of visual identification technology (VIT) - with potential huge implications for supply chain and ...(13.04.2013)
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Ultra large container vessels (ULCV) being deployed in increasing numbers on the Asia-Europe trades are making large container ships available for...(31.03.2013)
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The PTV Group, which supplies software for mapping, routing, geocoding and optimisation, will be launching its logistics software products for ...(16.03.2013)
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A new container design is set to change the economics of shipping palletised cargo, allowing cargo owners and consolidators to increase ...(24.02.2013)
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However, the communications landscape is changing fast and reliability has been affected by regulations. With the U.S. Department of ...(24.02.2013)
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Technologies can lend an almost scientific approach to logistics operations planning. With that in mind, let's look at just one area in which ...(24.02.2013)
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“Supply chains are increasingly complex, and their interlinked, global nature makes them vulnerable to a range of risks,” explains Kelly Marchese, ...(24.02.2013)
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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has identified four priorities it believes can make air cargo more secure, as part of its Secure ...(24.02.2013)
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Cr Kettle said the forum aims to keep high-speed rail firmly on the agenda of state and federal governments while highlighting the importance of ...(16.02.2013)
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GS1 Australia is seeking to conduct a pilot project in the Australian transport and logistics sector to unlock the gateway to efficiency ...(16.02.2013)
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Historically, the supply chain software space has been bifurcated into two distinct groups: execution systems and planning systems....(27.01.2013)
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The 1-PAL pallet, an innovative Australian-designed and manufactured pallet system, is set to provide companies with significant warehousing...(16.12.2012)
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Cannon’s grant submission involved the trialling and measuring of IceCOLD’s performance. The testing was conducted on fleet trucks under...(09.12.2012)
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Trimble GeoManager Driver Safety enables organisations to manage driving behaviours by identifying and rewarding good drivers as well...(09.12.2012)
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Comau Group, a Turin, Italy, division of FIAT, has 24 locations in 13 countries, but it was the robotic assembly facility in Mexico City...(09.12.2012)
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Nominations reflecting world’s best practice in the intelligent transport systems (ITS) industry were winners at the third ITS Australia...(01.12.2012)
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TWE is introducing the new approach to wine logistics, warehousing and distribution in Australia. As a result, a new national distribution centre...(24.11.2012)
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Greater Western Sydney’s newest major warehouse and operations centre, the DB Schenker facility at Erskine Park, was officially opened today...(18.11.2012)
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With the focus increasingly on ‘door-to-door’ delivery, transport and logistics companies need to have greater communication and coordination...(03.11.2012)
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Council had been pursuing funding for this key piece of regional economic infrastructure as part of the Federal Government’s ...(28.10.2012)
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Transport planning in NSW is compromised by the NSW government’s unwillingness to consider the option of expanding Sydney Airport ...(28.10.2012)
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Developed by InfrastructureAustraliawith extensive input from the National Transport Commission, industry as well as state and territory authorities...(14.09.2012)
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The establishment of an industry-led program to help more Australian businesses share knowledge about how to improve road safety in the workplace...(09.09.2012)
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The decision of certain container shipping lines to reduce the free time available for import containers to be de-hired will increase international trade ...(19.08.2012)
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Effective from 1 August 2012, major shipping lines Maersk Line, ANL, CGM-CMA, and Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) have changed their ...(10.08.2012)
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The southernmost city in the continental United States is not, as you might think, Miami, but in fact, Brownsville, Texas, which is also the only...(21.07.2012)
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Having the right metrics is essential because even if you are measuring performance, you may be measuring the wrong things....(21.07.2012)
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A major report released by Infrastructure Partnerships Australia and Booz & Company has called for sweeping changes to the way transport ...(07.07.2012)
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Reducing overall supply chain costs is manufacturing’s number one supply chain priority in the coming year, according to IDC Manufacturing ...(07.07.2012)
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Top-performing companies in the food, beverage and household products sectors that leverage the demand chain will be in the best position to ...(07.07.2012)
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With recent high-profile events highlighting the vulnerability of traditional speed limiter technology, it is timely for the industry to take a fresh look at ...(18.06.2012)
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Many of the costs associated with moving materials and products are out of your control—except for those connected to the efficiency and ...(18.06.2012)
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At its recent supply chain executive conference, analyst firm Gartner released its list of the top 25 supply chains, continuing the tradition of AMR, ...(18.06.2012)
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Three transportation managers from three different industries share how they cope with one constant challenge: change....(10.06.2012)
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With nearly 30% of all U.S. produce shipments originating in California, produce freshness can be a daunting task for grocers on the East Coast. New ...(10.06.2012)
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Before the Internet, before smartphones, before satellite/cable TV—in fact before TV at all—a common pastime for families was to gather around ...(27.05.2012)
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Some supply chain professionals give about as much thought to choosing a third-party logistics (3PL) service provider as they do to picking a ...(27.05.2012)
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It’s not the train or even the lines, but the rocky foundations (or ballast) on which the rails are laid, and results in strict speed limits for trains....(20.05.2012)
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Traditional bar coding has been an important tool to increase accuracy and hence visibility for two decades, but RFID has many ...(22.04.2012)
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Eurocarex has achieved a major first: the first test of a high-speed freight train between Lyon St Exup?ry airport and St. Pancras International Station ...(25.03.2012)
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The supply chain analysts at Gartner have once again produced a Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems, with the report written ...(18.03.2012)
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Loading dock fatalities and serious injuries occur when there is unwanted separation between the trailer or truck being loaded and the loading ...(11.03.2012)
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With its release of “Delivering Tomorrow: Logistics 2050,” Deutsche Post DHL is taking a far-reaching look into the future of trade, business and ...(11.03.2012)
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Tracking technologies such as RFID, WLAN and GPS have become increasingly important due to heightened service, operations, security, and ...(26.02.2012)
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Logistics professionals face a “Grand Challenge.” Some are contemplating how to deal with it, but their efforts haven’t gone much beyond ...(26.02.2012)
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A.P. Moller-Maersk and UPS have joined the Logistics Cluster, led by the UN World Food Programme (WFP), to undertake a Logistics Capacity ...(12.02.2012)
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The Obama Administration has launched the National Strategy for Global Supply Chain Security, the U.S. Government's policy to strengthen the ...(12.02.2012)
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In late-2011, IDC Manufacturing Insights spoke with technology vendors, consultants and buyers about what 2012 will hold for manufacturing ...(12.02.2012)
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Australia’s third east-coast terminal operator Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) has unveiled a web-based, on-demand service called StellarTrak, which will ...(23.01.2012)
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FLOW is an intensive one-day workshop on the use of advanced analytic and computerised methods for optimising freight transport and logistics ...(23.01.2012)
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NSW Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian and Minister for Roads and Ports Duncan Gay have announced the development of a Long-Term ...(23.01.2012)
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High-tech giant Apple has long had a love/hate relationship with its customers and suppliers. The company loves to publicize how popular its ...(22.01.2012)
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As client needs expand and become more sophisticated, third-party logistics providers are investing in technologies to help them be more efficient ...(22.01.2012)
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If there were a company listed on the New York Stock Exchange called “Your Supply Chain,” your broker would probably urge you to stay away ...(22.01.2012)
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The increase in the number of suppliers, customers, carriers, and countries in today’s global supply chains is changing the importance of collaborative ...(08.01.2012)
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You won’t find any job listings or resume postings for it on the usual employment websites, but one of the fastest growing occupations is “cargo ...(08.01.2012)
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New industry collaborations are resulting in fresh approaches to a chronic problem both in transportation and distribution: the need for higher ...(08.01.2012)
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RFID market adoption continues to move it fits and stops, to the great frustration of RFID-based hardware and solution providers. The latest ...(26.12.2011)
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What is a performance culture in distribution center operations? And what does it take to get there?...(26.12.2011)
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Grain marketer Emerald Group is setting out on a three-pronged, $120 million investment strategy to significantly enhance its supply chain ...(05.12.2011)
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Mobile devices and applications are obviously spreading like wildfire across business generally and supply chain operations, and not only using smart ...(05.12.2011)
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If you're among the many companies that believe outsourcing is a dirty word, you may be missing out on significant opportunities for improving ...(27.11.2011)
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Almost everyone in the supply chain community is familiar with the Gartner Magic Quadrants (MQ), short hand for the detailed vendor analyses ...(20.11.2011)
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A pilot program that boosted productivity and profits for businesses in regional Victoria and Melbourne has won an award for Victoria University’s ...(20.11.2011)
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Safety, productivity and the environment were on the agenda when the Australian Trucking Association (ATA) held talks with the China Road ...(13.11.2011)
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Australian road rules could be improved to enhance their benefit to the community, claims the National Transport Commission (NTC) in a discussion ...(13.11.2011)
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Bruce Baird will be the chairman of the new National Heavy Vehicle Regulator Board....(13.11.2011)
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While many manufacturers covet world-class status when it comes to supply chain management and collaboration, a minority of them are ...(13.11.2011)
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A new Australian men’s fashion website is taking on the international online retail competition with a local alternative, offering to send multiple sizes to ...(30.10.2011)
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Goodman Group will develop a 78,000 sqm logistics centre for e-commerce retailer Zalando at Erfurt’s freight terminal. The development is pre-let on ...(23.10.2011)
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Sustainability is good for the economy, according to a new report from data publishing site Ecodesk, covering case studies and interviews with Canada ...(23.10.2011)
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Today's supply chain management is a combination of best practices and smartly applied tools whose ownership must be shared....(23.10.2011)
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Upon entering the Las Vegas Convention Center to cover Pack Expo this week, it didn’t take long for me to hear about games of chance. Most ...(09.10.2011)
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Nearshoring has become a popular trend (perhaps more popular as a concept than an actual practice) for companies looking to gain more control ...(09.10.2011)
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The majority of shippers worldwide are increasing their use of 3PL services, according to the 16th Annual Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Study, ...(09.10.2011)
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The Transport & Logistics Industry Skills Council (TLISC) is in negotiations with more than 50 enterprises to submit applications for funding to the ...(09.10.2011)
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SPAR Australia has opened a new distribution centre in Sydney, enabling the supermarket chain to service its NSW branches from the local DC ...(01.10.2011)
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Despite challenging economic times, U.S. businesses continue to pay their invoices in a timely manner, according to Cortera’s July 2011 Supply Chain ...(24.09.2011)
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Even the best forklift drivers have accidental collisions with racking. While worst-case scenarios involving a rack collapse are rare, impact damage ...(18.09.2011)
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The old-fashioned notion of males dominating the Australian transport industry is changing thanks to the hard work of countless women, and a ...(18.09.2011)
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The Australian Logistics Council (ALC) has released its policy on National Transport Legislation, which calls for the national transport regulators ...(18.09.2011)
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At Freight People Day today within Freight Week, Victorian Transport Association (VTA) chief executive Philip Lovel announced that the VTA is ...(11.09.2011)
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Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates Airline, will begin operating its first dedicated freighter service to Australia next week....(11.09.2011)
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U.S. trucking companies may face a 30 percent surge in wage bills by 2014, according to a Bloomberg news report. At the same time, rising demand ...(03.09.2011)
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The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company’s operation in Lebanon, Conn. plans to add a 100,000-sq. ft. warehouse to service its home center retail ...(03.09.2011)
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Intelligent Transport Systems Australia has appointed transport and logistics executive Susan Harris as chief executive officer....(03.09.2011)
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Managing inventory efficiently and fully utilising valuable floor space has been made easier by a shelving system that allows the simple addition of ...(03.09.2011)
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Transport and logistics company Peter Cochrane Transport has undergone further expansion with its buyout of Northern Kope Parcel Express Pty Ltd, ...(03.09.2011)
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More than 60 leading Australian and international transport and technology experts will address the second Australian Intelligent Transport Systems ...(29.08.2011)
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Despite a relatively modest recovery in container volumes since 2010, major ocean carriers are taking delivery of many large ships ordered several ...(21.08.2011)
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Most logistics organizations understand that there is a lot of information and insight trapped in their transportation management systems, but ...(21.08.2011)
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Singapore-based logistics and supply chain management (SCM) company YCH Group has acquired LG Electronics Australia’s (LGE) supply chain ...(21.08.2011)
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Saddle Creek Corp., a third-party logistics provider, is expanding its nationwide network with the addition of two new distribution centers in Chicago...(21.08.2011)
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Healthcare executives in the U.S., Europe and Asia are seeing both risks and opportunities as the pace of change in the healthcare industry ...(21.08.2011)
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A Sony distribution centre in North London was burned to the ground during the third night of riots in the UK....(14.08.2011)
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At its recent board meeting, the directors of the Queensland Multimodal Freight Council Ltd. decided to wind up the council....(14.08.2011)
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Earlier this year, President Obama signed the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) (P.L. 111-353), a law that will overhaul U.S...(04.08.2011)
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Procurement professionals can add value in their companies’ businesses by taking a stronger role in supply chain management...(04.08.2011)
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After a recession-caused freight price war in the past few years, less-than-truckload (LTL) freight demand and prices are rising again...(04.08.2011)
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The NSW Government has appointed Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) the operator of the Enfield Intermodal Logistics Centre...(04.08.2011)
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The applications of intelligent transport systems (ITS), ranging from freight management to in-vehicle navigation and road ...(04.08.2011)
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Australia’s transport ministers have unanimously approved a national strategy to drive the voluntary uptake of technology ...(04.08.2011)
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The Supply Chain & Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA) will present the 2011 Australian Supply Chain and Logistics Awards...(04.08.2011)
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Linde Material Handling’s new Citi Truck spans the market between hand and electric pallet trucks....(23.07.2011)
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AMR Research started a bit of SCM collegiate controversy in 2009 when it released a list of the top supply chain university programs....(23.07.2011)
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What is a performance culture in distribution center operations? And what does it take to get there?...(23.07.2011)
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Jones Lang LaSalle, a professional services firm specializing in real estate, has announced that it will be the exclusive project advisor to Treasure...(23.07.2011)
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With mounting pressure on businesses to contain costs, address capacity constraints, lower their carbon footprint ...(23.07.2011)
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If you’ve got the most popular brand name on the planet, if your products consistently rank at the very top of the “most desirable...(24.06.2011)
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced a new strategy to meet the challenges posed by rapidly rising imports of ...(24.06.2011)
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Supply chain issues are one of the biggest concerns for U.S. technology companies, according to a study by consulting firm BDO USA....(24.06.2011)
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U.S. business logistics costs – the costs to transport and warehouse goods – rose to 8.3% of U.S. Gross Domestic Product...(24.06.2011)
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There are a variety of terms used to describe supply chain software that is not installed within a corporation, but rather accessed ...(12.06.2011)
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Supply chain and procurement professionals in attendance at the recent ISM conference agree that one of their top priorities for the next...(12.06.2011)
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Besides money, what perks are job seekers looking for from prospective employees?...(05.06.2011)
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If you like to watch CSI, that CBS series about crime scene investigators, it may be because, as a supply chain professional, you relate to their problem solving techniques....(21.05.2011)
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has introduced two new regulations that it hopes will help ensure the safety and security of foods in the United States....(15.05.2011)
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Just like independent truck drivers in the US and elsewhere, Chinese owner-operators have been feeling the sharp pinch of rising diesel prices, compounded there by a number of seemingly arbitrary and rising fees associated with moving goods....(15.05.2011)
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In extraordinary times, ordinary supply chain practices aren’t good enough. We’ve reached the point where we need to retire the expression “perfect storm,” especially when it is used as a way of adding some gravitas to otherwise banal business issues. What’s happening in Japan right...(23.04.2011)
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Relief for America’s small businesses appears to be far off as the U.S. Energy Information Administration projects gas prices to average around $3.70 a gallon during the peak driving season (April through September), and exceeding $4.00 during the summer. To that end, Unishippers Global Logistics, a small package and freight shipping reseller, is offering expert shipping advice to the many small businesses that are being severely affected by high gasoline prices....(23.04.2011)
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In the new book Safe By Accident, authors Judy Agnew and Aubrey Daniels argue that the solution to improving workplace safety lies not just in the latest engineering, physics, or chemistry advancements, but in the science of human behavior....(09.04.2011)
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Dematic, a supplier of logistics systems for the factory, warehouse, and distribution center, and lift truck manufacturer Crown Equipment Corporation, announced an alliance to collaborate on the research and development of new products for warehousing and distribution....(03.04.2011)
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Understanding your options amidst shifting economic conditions may help get you back in the driver’s seat. So, what’s the deal with transportation costs these days?...(26.03.2011)
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Companies often limit operating gains when they overlook their Effective Tax Rate (ETR) while transforming their supply chains for margin improvement, according to Tompkins Associates’ paper, Leveraging the Supply Chain for Increased Shareholder Value. ETR is the summation of all taxes paid by a company – such as income, property...(26.03.2011)
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Most companies like to believe they are receiving the best possible shipping rates even when they haven’t done things like performed extensive benchmarking in order to determine what rates companies similar to theirs are currently receiving, or delved deeply enough in their own shipping ...(26.03.2011)
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Good travel data are essential to measure and monitor the performance of the U.S. transportation system and to help guide policy choices and investments in transportation infrastructure, according to a report from the National Research Council...(26.03.2011)
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Our blogger David Schneider was there in Washington DC, and he says that By far the loudest and most emotional voices in the listening session comments come from the safety advocates. Some of these organizations are founded and led by parents whose adult children were killed in truck related accidents. Other advocates come from traditional Washington DC based lobbying organizations.....(04.03.2011)
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DHL, a global logistics company, has received a multi-site, quality management certification from the ISO, the International Standards Organization, for all its U.S. locations, including service centers, gateways and hub as well as Operations Head office and support groups. The ISO 9001:2008 certification is a widely used quality management system standard....(26.02.2011)
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Merger and acquisition (M&A) deal activity in the global transportation and logistics (T&L) sector continued its positive momentum in the fourth quarter of 2010, according to a new PwC US Intersectionsreport. In the fourth quarter, there were 42 announced deals, compared to the 38 deals in the previous quarter. Additionally, total deal value showed a dramatic spike, climbing 111% to $35.6 billion in Q4 2010, compared to $16.9 billion in the third quarter of 2010....(26.02.2011)
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Retail giant Walmart has launched an effort, with the backing of First Lady Michelle Obama, aimed at offering its customers healthier...(18.02.2011)
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One of the beautiful things about writing a blog is that it allows you to update previously written articles with some new information....(18.02.2011)
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With the increasing popularity of making predictions the past several years,, I have observed that few ever come true 100%, unless they ...(27.01.2011)
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Crossdocking or flow through distribution is a goal of many retailers, but it works better in some scenarios and for some type...(15.01.2011)
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Gue observes that there are three primary models for delivering goods to retail stores:...(05.01.2011)
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Brightpoint Inc., a provider of supply chain solutions to the wireless industry, has added three Centers of Excellence in the United States....(05.01.2011)
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Six international freight forwarders have agreed to plead guilty and to pay criminal fines totaling $50.27 million for their roles...(28.12.2010)
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Anne Ferro, head of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), recently told shippers that they need to stop undermining...(28.12.2010)
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The U.S. Department of Transportation and the Ohio Rail Development Commission have reached an agreement releasing $98 million...(24.12.2010)
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German national railway Deutsche Bahn and the Chinese Ministry of Railways have signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate...(24.12.2010)
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Weber Distribution, a third-party logistics and supply chain management provider (3PL), has changed its name to Weber Logistics...(24.12.2010)
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Supply Chain Council (SCC) has released Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) model 10.0. The release features three firsts for...(20.12.2010)
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Saddle Creek Corp., a third-party provider of integrated logistics, warehousing, transportation and contract packaging services (3PL), has...(20.12.2010)
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Safelite AutoGlass, a vehicle glass repair and replacement company, has chosen a warehouse management system from Cambar Solutions...(20.12.2010)
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DHL, a provider of international express and logistics services, has established two new strategic air routes from Paris and Frankfurt to the U.S....(16.12.2010)
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Fortna is assisting Tech Data Corp., a distributor of technology products, as it continues to implement new systems and processes...(16.12.2010)
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FedEx Freight Canada has reduced transit times in more than 500 lanes connecting Toronto and Montreal to dozens of cities and regions...(13.12.2010)
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Brightpoint Inc., a provider of supply chain solutions to the wireless industry, has acquired Touchstone Wireless Repair and Logistics, which...(13.12.2010)
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It’s not every day that a new international airport opens for business in the United States. In fact, it’s only happened once this century, and...(13.12.2010)
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After a year fraught with humanitarian disasters, best practices for urgent humanitarian relief are emerging, providing hope and furthering...(13.12.2010)
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Businesses face increasing pressure to identify environmentally-sound alternatives for managing operations risks, particularly when it comes...(09.12.2010)
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To improve patient safety and supply chain efficiency, Geisinger Health System, Intermountain Healthcare, Kaiser Permanente...(09.12.2010)
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Comprehensive Logistics Inc. (CLI), a logistics service provider, recently hosted executive MBA students from Cleveland State University...(09.12.2010)
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Service Oriented Architecture, or SOA, is changing the way a Warehouse Management System (WMS) will run, offering users new levels...(09.12.2010)
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Emirates SkyCargo, the cargo division of Emirates airline, and DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight forwarder of Deutsche Post DHL...(04.12.2010)
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Conventional wisdom holds that supply chain leaders typically outperform their competitors. What is not so widely known is that supply chains...(04.12.2010)
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If you ever thought the marketing department had a blind spot when it comes to supply chain management, turns out you're right....(04.12.2010)
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AIAG, an organization focused on best practices for automotive manufacturers and service providers, has published Recommended...(02.12.2010)
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Menlo Worldwide Logistics, the global logistics subsidiary of Con-way Inc., has signed a new contract with PUMA to provide...(02.12.2010)
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Nationwide Express, a provider of third-party logistics services, plans to adopt on-board fleet management systems in its fleet of 200 trucks....(02.12.2010)
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Commercial warehousing revenue in the United States will reach $50 billion this year, according to analysis conducted by Armstrong & Associates...(28.11.2010)
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The interest in cross docking continues to be high, even if the actual implementation of cross docking outside of the retail sector is still...(27.11.2010)
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Fast Lane Transportation Inc., a provider of intermodal transportation and equipment services throughout California, has launched a new...(19.11.2010)
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Horizon Lines Inc., a U.S. domestic ocean shipping and integrated logistics company, plans to launch express intermodal container...(19.11.2010)
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Brambles, the Australian the parent company of the CHEP pallet business, moved into the plastic container and limited use wood pallet...(19.11.2010)
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Canadian sporting goods retailer Forzani Group Ltd. is using a warehouse management system (WMS) to improve throughput by 38 percent....(19.11.2010)
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McKesson Corp. and IBM Corp. are teaming on an initiative aimed at reducing carbon dioxide emissions and trimming drug distribution costs....(19.11.2010)
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Memphis-based Mallory Alexander International Logistics has expanded its third-party logistics (3PL) operations by acquiring...(12.11.2010)
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FedEx Trade Networks, an international ocean and air freight forwarder, has opened an additional five offices in the Europe...(12.11.2010)
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Acculogix Distribution Services, a Canadian-based third party logistics (3PL) distributor of magazines and books, is using a transportation...(12.11.2010)
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Avcor Health Care Products, a manufacturer of compression dressings, thermal compression bandages, and I.V. aids, has implemented a warehouse management system (WMS) to gain greater inventory visibility and operational efficiency. An operational review of Avcor’s business revealed there were areas related to its rapid growth that were far too manual and resulted in redundant checks and balances. Avcor Health Care Products, a manufacturer of compression dressings, thermal compression bandages, and I.V. aids, has implemented...(12.11.2010)
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By automating picking and palletizing in the DC and enabling sequenced loading of trucks, robotic order fulfillment can improve delivery...(12.11.2010)
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U.S. high-tech manufacturers are cautiously optimistic as they emerge from the recession, but say they’re trying to find new ways to serve...(12.11.2010)
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A new report evaluating operational performance trends in warehousing, distribution and manufacturing identifies areas ...(09.11.2010)
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FedEx Express has acquired the logistics, distribution and express businesses of AFL Pvt. Ltd. and its affiliate, Unifreight India Pvt. Ltd. ...(07.11.2010)
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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is calling on security regulators around the world to work together to make...(07.11.2010)
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National Retail Systems Inc. (NRS), a provider of logistics services to U.S. retailers, pharmaceutical companies and consumer goods manufacturers...(07.11.2010)
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A group of leading retailers, manufacturers, suppliers, industry associations, technology providers and academia today introduced a broad...(07.11.2010)
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The explosion of global trade over the past decade or more, and the expansion of sourcing, transportation and distribution networks...(07.11.2010)
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Horizon Lines Inc., a domestic ocean shipping and integrated logistics company, plans to add approximately 12,500 new containers...(02.11.2010)
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The Supply Chain Council (SCC), a global not-for-profit management association, has announced the winners of the 2010 Awards for Supply...(02.11.2010)
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Peninsula Beverages (PenBev), one of South Africa’s largest distributors of Coca-Cola products, is using demand planning software...(02.11.2010)
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ABC Fine Wine & Spirits, a private spirits retailer, is using a warehouse management system to optimize distribution of its more...(02.11.2010)
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Some no-nonsense tips to help you save at least a little bit on logistics....(28.10.2010)
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iCiX Inc., a web based network for analyzing supply chain risk and managing supplier information, has raised $6 million in a series ...(26.10.2010)
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It looks like the struggling economy has ended the struggle of supply chain managers who’ve been trying to get their CEO’s attention. ...(26.10.2010)
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GENCO Supply Chain Solutions (GENCO), a third-party logistics provider (3PL), has completed its merger with ATC Technology Corp....(26.10.2010)
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BNSF Railway Co. has selected T.J. Lambrecht Construction and Walsh Construction as the primary civil contractor to construct its new...(21.10.2010)
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Dow Jones & Company has introduced a service designed to provide ongoing, active monitoring of a range of supply chain threats. ...(21.10.2010)
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The U.S. Department of Transportation has announced $600 million in funds through the National Infrastructure Investment Program...(21.10.2010)
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Supply chain management (SCM) is one of the key drivers responsible for retailers surviving the recent recession, according to a study...(21.10.2010)
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Furniture and appliance retailer Brault & Martineau has selected the Mobile Resource Management (MRM) 2.0 solution from Descartes Systems...(21.10.2010)
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DHL Express, a provider of express and logistics services, has launched a new selection of Time Definite import and export express services....(21.10.2010)
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Fidelitone Logistics, a third-party logistics provider (3PL), and TZA, a supply chain consulting and labor management software firm...(15.10.2010)
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The U.S. federal government could save over $500 billion by 2020 by applying supply chain best practices used in the private sector...(15.10.2010)
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Wall Street may be celebrating the financial system’s signs of recovery. But Main Street is singing a very different tune....(15.10.2010)
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Wesco Convenience Stores plans to add new point-of-sale and back office solutions to its existing supply chain software to create...(12.10.2010)
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Landstar System Inc., a non-asset based provider of integrated transportation, warehousing and logistics services, has agreed to buy-out...(12.10.2010)
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Global logistics company DHL has tapped several local companies to upgrade sorting technologies at its Express U.S. hub at the Cincinnati/Northern ...(12.10.2010)
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The transporting of Native American totem poles requires customized solutions, and George Gulli & Son Woodcarving had ...(08.10.2010)
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The North American industrial real estate sector has delivered positive news for the second quarter 2010, according to a report from ...(08.10.2010)
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Tis the season for freight rate hikes. UPS Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier, has announced a general rate increase averaging...(05.10.2010)
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The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is partnering with the Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology...(05.10.2010)
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The Trucking Conditions Index, a compilation of factors affecting trucking companies, edged higher in August to a reading ...(05.10.2010)
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A recent survey of manufacturing and logistics executives indicates that respondents are still cautious about the economic environment...(05.10.2010)
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A significant number of messenger courier companies are moving into roles as key players in the global supply chain, representing a shift...(05.10.2010)
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Third-party logistics providers (3PLs) continue to provide important strategic and operational value to shippers throughout the world. ...(01.10.2010)
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It's time to reevaluate exactly what makes a supply chain leader....(24.09.2010)
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The sense of confidence which returned to small and midsized enterprises (SMEs) at the beginning of the year is giving way to some...(24.09.2010)
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Two-thirds of leading industrial company executives say cost containment remains the top priority in managing their supply chains...(24.09.2010)
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Global forwarding and logistics provider Panalpina has announced it will commence additional regular air freight services connecting Luxembourg...(20.09.2010)
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Package delivery company UPS has launched a new ocean freight service, Preferred LCL Ocean Freight service, which combines its North...(20.09.2010)
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General Motors has selected Comprehensive Logistics Inc. (CLI) to manage global inbound logistics and value-added subassembly processes...(20.09.2010)
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Damco, the logistics arm of A.P. Moller-Maersk and a provider of freight forwarding and supply chain management solutions, has...(20.09.2010)
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The pace at which the on-demand model has taken hold in different supply chain software areas varies, for a number of reasons. Below...(17.09.2010)
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Global logistics providers Agility, TNT and UPS are providing warehousing, transport and logistics support in the current Pakistan emergency...(17.09.2010)
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INTTRA, a provider of e-commerce solutions for the ocean freight industry, and Descartes Systems Group Inc., a federated global logistics...(17.09.2010)
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ThinkGeek, an online retailer of gift items aimed at technology professionals and enthusiasts, has signed a warehousing and fulfillment ...(17.09.2010)
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TSI Terminal Systems Inc. is now using wireless software from NetMotion Wireless and Workabout Pro mobile devices from Psion TeklogixWorkers stationed at the gates use the devices to inspect containers on and off vessels as “bomb carts” shuffle containers about the 162-acre yard in Vancouver, and movable gantries load and offload trucks and rail cars for damage....(17.09.2010)
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The NATO Maintenance and Supply Agency (NAMSA) has launched a network exchange hub that allows NATO and coalition forces ...(17.09.2010)
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In a move to expand its fleet by nearly 15%, Andrews Logistics Inc. (ALI), a third-party logistics services provider (3PL) has acquired...(14.09.2010)
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The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) and less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier Con-way Freight have announced...(14.09.2010)
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PUMA North America, a producer of footwear, apparel and accessories, has contracted with Damco, a provider of supply chain and freight...(14.09.2010)
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At the close of each calendar year, IDC Manufacturing Insights produces a series of top 10 predictions documents, which was published...(14.09.2010)
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Jossy Jo, a Beijing-based apparel company, has implemented a large-scale, item-level RFID solution. The complete RFID solution from Jawasoft...(14.09.2010)
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MailExpress., a national business-to-consumer lightweight package delivery company, has changed its name to Streamlite Inc....(09.09.2010)
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The cost of ground transportation for Canadian shippers increased slightly during the first six months of 2010, according to the Canadian...(09.09.2010)
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The World Food Programme (WFP) has successfully deployed a global logistics visibility platform to better manage the organization’s vast network...(09.09.2010)
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Loveland Distributing Company is implementing distribution planning software to optimize delivery routing of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks...(09.09.2010)
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Penske Logistics has opened a new 110,000-square-foot factory distribution center in Manaus, Brazil, located near an industrial free trade zone....(07.09.2010)
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Even in this age of modernization, many industries still do things the old fashioned way—manually. Some industries are slow to automate...(07.09.2010)
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Last week, we reported that RFID EPC Gen 2 inlays were in a supply crunch, fueled by current and expected demand from WalMart’s...(02.09.2010)
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The following article is excepted from our recently published SCDigest Letter on Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)....(02.09.2010)
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Educational Testing Service (ETS), a provider of education assessments and psychometric research, has awarded consulting firm Accenture ...(02.09.2010)
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Four Gulf Coast-based transportation companies have agreed to merge and form a new company, to be known as United Vision Logistics....(02.09.2010)
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Schneider Logistics, a third-party logistics provider and part of the Schneider National enterprise, has agreed to sell its freight forwarding and...(02.09.2010)
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Third-party logistics provider Triplefin, a provider of outsourced order-to-cash business process solutions to companies in the pharmaceutical...(02.09.2010)
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With the recent launch of the Global Combat Support System-Army (GCSS-Army), Northrop Grumman Corp. is helping the U.S. Army...(26.08.2010)
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Engineering and technology company Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) has completed the initial RFID system design...(26.08.2010)
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MIQ Logistics, formerly YRC Logistics, plans to reenter the market, following completion of the sale of the company by YRC Worldwide Inc....(24.08.2010)
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Truckload carrier Schneider National has been working for the past three years with Princeton University to develop the Tactical...(24.08.2010)
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Landair has launched a customized transportation management system (TMS) for the Marine Corps Exchange (MCX) as part of a plan to improve...(24.08.2010)
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Pattonair, a provider of supply chain services to the aerospace and defense industry, has announced a significant expansion to its operations...(24.08.2010)
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Wisconsin Distributors and Erie Beer, two Anheuser-Busch InBev wholesalers, have implemented route accounting system solutions to power...(24.08.2010)
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Intermodal volumes continued to accelerate through 2010, posting an overall 17.2% year-over-year increase during Q2 2010, according...(19.08.2010)
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The merger and acquisition (M&A) environment provides reason for continued optimism in the global transportation and logistics sector...(19.08.2010)
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Exactly how many suppliers are there in the global supply chain? According to a multi-year analysis of suppliers to Fortune 1000...(19.08.2010)
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Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA) has announced it will launch a new event supporting the growing professional focus ...(19.08.2010)
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It wasn’t that long ago that companies were looking just for WMS. Now, the connection between WMS and some of these...(18.08.2010)
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Under an agreement negotiated with the Panamanian government, the Supply Chain & Logistics Institute (SCL), a unit of Georgia Tech's...(16.08.2010)
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Truckload carrier Swift Transportation has extended its contract for Fuel Management System (FMS) software and services from FuelQuest Inc...(16.08.2010)
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In part 1 of this article, we discussed the difference between strategy and tactics, and how many have not well interpreted the full story ...(14.08.2010)
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In a move that many in the RFID community knew WalMart has been planning for months, news came late last week that the retail giant...(14.08.2010)
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Transportation service provider YRC Worldwide Inc. reported that for the second quarter ending June 30, 2010, the company announced...(14.08.2010)
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ATC Logistics & Electronics (ATCLE) has reached nearly 100% of its service level commitments while processing over 61 million electronics...(14.08.2010)
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Southern Air Inc., a U.S.-based cargo airline, has chosen DHL Express as its preferred international express delivery provider....(10.08.2010)
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Many leaders of small- and mid-sized businesses in Asia are confident they've turned the corner on the recession, but they're also worried...(10.08.2010)
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The American Trucking Associations (ATA) strongly supports the Safe and Efficient Transportation Act (SETA) of 2010, S. 3705, introduced...(10.08.2010)
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The state of Georgia has become the latest state to adopt changes to the warehousing provisions in the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC)....(10.08.2010)
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There is a difference between strategy and tactics and many confuse tactics with strategies. ...(06.08.2010)
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An inland logistics management service launched recently by Schneider Logistics, a third-party logistics provider (3PL), offers synchronization...(02.08.2010)
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Logistics company DHL says it has met the mandate set by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to screen all cargo...(02.08.2010)
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International scheduled air traffic statistics for June showed continued strong demand growth as the industry recovers from the impact...(01.08.2010)
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The market for supply chain execution (SCE) solutions slowed significantly thanks to the global recession, but has still enjoyed...(01.08.2010)
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In order to support a steady increase in West Coast customers requiring bulk liquid storage containers, Container and Pooling Solutions...(27.07.2010)
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For supply chain executives in Brazil, the greatest challenge is total landed costs of importing products into the country. ...(27.07.2010)
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Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment (DICE), a manufacturer of compact and heavy construction equipment...(27.07.2010)
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Several Democratic Senators, including Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), Patty Murray (D-WA) and Maria Cantwell (D-WA), have introduced...(27.07.2010)
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Retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will start tagging garments, specifically jeans and underwear, with radio frequency identification (RFID)...(27.07.2010)
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Choice Logistics, a third-party logistics provider (3PL) specializing in high-tech service parts logistics, has expanded its strategic stocking location...(23.07.2010)
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StarKist Co., a producer, distributor and marketer of shelf-stable seafood products, has named DSC Logistics its lead logistics partner....(23.07.2010)
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Though the global economic recovery is wobbling a bit, and there seems to be as much overall worry about deflation as there is inflation...(22.07.2010)
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Specialty retailer Restoration Hardware Inc. is expanding the capabilities of its Web-based logistics management technology platform ...(20.07.2010)
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Schenker Logistics Inc., a provider of logistics services, has signed a five-year contract to operate a third-party warehouse...(20.07.2010)
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In 10 years, an additional 1.8 million trucks will be on the road; in 20 years, for every two trucks today, another one will be added...(15.07.2010)
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Over the past decade or so, procurement professionals have increasingly advocated “Voice of the Supplier” programs...(15.07.2010)
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BAS Trucks, a worldwide company in the buying and selling of used freight trucks, trailers and semi-trailers, will install a real-time locating...(12.07.2010)
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FedEx Ground, the small-package ground unit of FedEx Corp., is building a package sorting and delivery station that would be the fifth major...(12.07.2010)
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Dutch consulting firm Jeroen van den Berg Consulting and the VU University Amsterdam have launched the Supply Chain Maturity Scan....(10.07.2010)
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Last week, SCDigest editor Dan Gilmore offered his review and comment on The New Supply Chain Agenda, a new book from three...(10.07.2010)
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A day that seemed far off upon the 2007 passage of the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act (9/11 Act)...(10.07.2010)
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Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc., has announced a major safety initiative in which...(10.07.2010)
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The team from DB SCHENKERskybridge has developed a solution for the fashion industry - a specially designed box for the transport ...(10.07.2010)
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Transportation provider YRC Worldwide Inc. has announced a definitive agreement to sell a portion of its YRC Logistics business ...(02.07.2010)
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The supply chain function is now widely recognized as an important part of the business, and two-thirds of the companies...(02.07.2010)
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The U.S. rail manufacturing industry stands to undergo considerable growth in the coming years, as Amtrak upgrades its railcars...(02.07.2010)
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CargoSmart Limited, a Software as a Service (SaaS) global shipping and logistics solutions provider, and Ningbo E-port have successfully...(02.07.2010)
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World Airways has started operating a second MD-11 freighter for ANA-Allied Air Cargo, after signing a contract that runs through...(28.06.2010)
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Acquisition price of US$37.0 million leaves YRC Worldwide to focus on core transportation capabilities...(28.06.2010)
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Collect from Maelor and distribute to a depot in Stafford...(28.06.2010)
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Freight service in 27 States, plus import/export into and out of Canada and Mexico...(28.06.2010)
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Seventy-six percent of top performing retailers consider improving customer service to be a top business challenge for 2010....(24.06.2010)
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Rehau, a supplier of plastic parts for the automotive industry, has implemented radio frequency identification (RFID) into its operations...(24.06.2010)
897
367
Growth in new markets and emerging economies is expected to result in new business opportunities for the logistics industry...(24.06.2010)
426
368
Goya Foods, a Hispanic-owned food company based in New Jersey, has selected supply chain solutions from Manhattan Associates to optimize...(24.06.2010)
422
369
A new initiative by Pepisco and Waste Management offers an interesting example of how going Green can nicely intersect with...(24.06.2010)
552
370
Ryder System Inc., a provider of transportation and supply chain management solutions, has been awarded a patent from the U.S. Patent...(24.06.2010)
411
371
U.S.-based BDP International, a privately-held, U.S.-based third-party logistics provider (3PL), has spun off a new subsidiary company...(24.06.2010)
415
372
Top companies are able to blend both supply chain management and financial management strategies in order to optimize...(24.06.2010)
480
373
New Reel Saddles & Multi-purpose Wedges facilitate secure and safe handling....(24.06.2010)
396
374
Carousel Logistics, an independent third party logistics provider, recently installed a new BestReach Telescopic Boom Conveyor to support...(24.06.2010)
455
375
PALLET networks have revolutionised the way that goods are transported from A to B, according to one of the logistic sector's leading figures....(24.06.2010)
453
376
Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) EMEA, a provider of storage infrastructure solutions, has selected Choice Logistics, a third-party logistics ...(18.06.2010)
470
377
Transportation consultant Andy Ahern, CEO of Ahern & Associates, is organizing a summer food drive to aid St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance...(18.06.2010)
391
378
The healthcare industry is experiencing a huge dose of uncertainty about every aspect of their business, inside and outside the United States...(18.06.2010)
409
379
Soft drink giant Coca-Cola's Greek operations, Coca-Cola Hellenic, has optimized its logistics processes, including route optimization...(18.06.2010)
396
380
Below is an except from the groundbreaking report on integrated supply chain planning and execution written by SCDigest's...(18.06.2010)
453
381
Increasingly, a number of material handling equipment (MHE) manufacturers, especially the largest conveyor or full line MHE providers...(18.06.2010)
505
382
Schneider National, a provider of transportation, logistics and intermodal services, as well as the nation's largest truckload carrier...(18.06.2010)
427
383
Agility, a global third-party logistics provider (3PL), has opened a Shanghai Logistics Hub. The 66,000 square meter hub will receive and distribute...(18.06.2010)
568
384
Companies are increasing their investments within the sales and operations planning (S&OP) process, engaging key people from planning...(18.06.2010)
433
385
The Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) has launched the IANA Driver Vehicle Inspection Report (DVIR) Processing System. ...(18.06.2010)
413
386
American Airlines Cargo Division (AA Cargo) has expanded the weight limit for its international Priority Parcel Service (PPS) to provide customers...(18.06.2010)
474
387
Total U.S. logistics costs dropped in 2009, reflecting the effects of the recession and showing a significant decrease from 2008...(18.06.2010)
483
388
GTX Corp, a provider of embedded GPS tracking location based services, and Midnite Express (MNX), a specialty courier headquartered...(18.06.2010)
419
389
Transportation Dispute Resolution, a new organization providing mediation and arbitration services to the transportation industry...(08.06.2010)
440
390
Apple Inc. ranks number one in analyst firm AMR Research's compilation of the top 25 supply chains of 2010. Analysts attribute Apple's...(08.06.2010)
455
391
Warby Parker Eyewear, which designs and sells vintage-inspired frames and prescription lenses, has contracted with Navarre Corp.'s logistics...(08.06.2010)
461
392
Chemtura Corp., a specialty chemicals company, has entered into a new long-term contract with Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corp.(OL&T), a provider of third-party logistics services (3PL). For Chemtura Corp., a specialty chemicals company, has entered into a new long-term contract with Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corp.(OL&T)...(08.06.2010)
516
393
Port Metro Vancouver and CN (Canadian National Railway Co.) are forming a supply chain collaboration to drive further efficiencies...(08.06.2010)
450
394
Arrow Electronics Inc., a provider of products, services and solutions to users of electronic components, has acquired Converge, a provider...(08.06.2010)
553
395
Craemer has reacted to the demands made by the logistics industry for an alternative to the wooden ‘Dusseldorfer' pallet and has developed...(08.06.2010)
538
396
We recognise that the warehousing operation is a core business process that can be continuously improved - and this latest version of our ...(08.06.2010)
984
397
Minster Logistics continues to deliver results with its fully voice-enabled Warehouse Management System....(08.06.2010)
472
398
With forklift operational safety coming under ever-increasing scrutiny, RDS Technology has recently seen a high level of interest...(08.06.2010)
560
399
Flash Global Logistics, a provider of supply chain solutions for mission critical parts and products, has formed a partnership with OnProcess Technology...(08.06.2010)
480
400
Buxton, a manufacturer of personal leather goods, has awarded a two-year contract renewal to Weber Distribution...(08.06.2010)
418
401
Almost all shippers (95%) use two or more carriers and the largest shippers are more likely to use 5 or more carriers...(08.06.2010)
408
402
Computer giant IBM Canada, whose global logistics operations are owned and managed by Geodis, has awarded a three-year contract...(08.06.2010)
441
403
Total Fleet Solutions (TFS) has created the TFS Green Division, which is focused on reducing the greenhouse gas emissions and carbon footprint...(08.06.2010)
456
404
The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) along with 10 other organizations have formed the Forest Legality Alliance (FLA) to support...(08.06.2010)
467
405
As usual, the 2010 DC Metrics report was released last week at the annual Warehouse Education and Research Council conference in Anaheim...(06.06.2010)
516
406
WalMart has created quite a stir in its vendor community as it moves forwards with plans to take over inbound transportation management...(06.06.2010)
363
407
For several years, politicians in Washington, labor leaders, and some US business interests have called on China to revalue its currency...(06.06.2010)
447
408
Nestle, like most consumer packaged goods companies, has a strong Sustainability program, and as a European company has perhaps been...(06.06.2010)
493
409
As the economy slowly inches its way back to something resembling a recovery, the logistics industry is seeing a recovery of its own...(25.05.2010)
432
410
Greatwide Logistics Services, a national provider of third-party logistics services (3PL), has launched a new service offering, Managed...(25.05.2010)
470
411
Transportation company Not Just Trucking has replaced its outdated dispatch software and spreadsheets with a trucking software solution....(25.05.2010)
460
412
3PAR, a global provider of utility storage, has named Choice Logistics to manage mission-critical service parts logistics services for the...(25.05.2010)
425
413
The merger and acquisition (M&A) environment continues to exhibit signs of recovery in the global transportation and logistics ...(22.05.2010)
446
414
Despite a severe worldwide recession that caused most enterprise software markets to shrink by double digits, the impact on the...(22.05.2010)
485
415
SABMiller Latin America, one of the largest brewers in Latin America, is using supply chain management solutions to reduce costs...(22.05.2010)
511
416
Import cargo volume at the nation's major retail container ports is expected to be up 10% in May with double-digit increases expected into...(22.05.2010)
446
417
While world-class procurement organizations continue to outperform their peers in driving supplier diversity spending, a new study b...(22.05.2010)
555
418
Marco's Pizza Distribution, the distribution service of pizza retailer Marco's Pizza, has awarded a dedicated contract carriage transportation contract to Ryder System Inc., a provider of transportation and supply chain management solutions. Ryder will provide a customized suite of transportation management services that optimizes fleet operations and allows the customer to be more focused on core business issues....(22.05.2010)
489
419
Intermodal transport's share of U.S. long-haul truck traffic reached record highs in the first quarter of 2010, according to recent analysis...(15.05.2010)
498
420
The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) has upgraded its Career Center, an online career service...(15.05.2010)
540
421
Whirlpool Corp., a manufacturer and marketer of major home appliances, provides a good example of how the value of an optimized...(15.05.2010)
558
422
Consumer packaged goods giant The Procter & Gamble Company has launched the Supplier Environmental Sustainability Scorecard...(15.05.2010)
505
423
There certainly are a lot of opinions about how fast rates in the greatly depressed truckload and LTL sectors are likely to begin...(15.05.2010)
497
424
It is frequently interesting to see how other companies measure various aspects of their supply chains....(15.05.2010)
515
425
The Towing Network has launched as a national towing group aimed at bringing greater collaboration and fairer pricing...(13.05.2010)
482
426
Norfolk Southern Corp., one of the largest railroads in North America, has saved more than 100 customers millions of dollars...(13.05.2010)
464
427
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded Lockheed Martin a five-year, $28-million contract to design and integrate...(13.05.2010)
460
428
The demand for global commercial navigation system shipments will grow from three million units in 2010 to 7.5 million in 2015, according...(13.05.2010)
456
429
Fergusons Transport has revolutionised the planning of its automotive logistics services for car builder Nissan with advanced routing...(13.05.2010)
441
430
Weber Distribution, a third-party logistics provider (3PL), has opened a new facility in Stockton, Calif., a key hub location for Northern California...(07.05.2010)
483
431
The controversy around the accuracy of the UN report on climate change continues to swirl, with an eclectic group of skeptics...(07.05.2010)
436
432
Freight transportation provider Averitt Express has begun providing intermodal services as part of its full-load/volume transportation...(03.05.2010)
713
433
Consumer packaged goods manufacturer Signature Brands has deployed a mobile solution based on speech recognition to improve...(03.05.2010)
522
434
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is asking commercial food transporters to follow new guidance from the FDA to reduce...(03.05.2010)
484
435
Product quality is the most important supply chain initiative for manufacturers and retailers in 2010, according to a recent survey...(01.05.2010)
456
436
Truckload volumes and rates started to decline in late 2007 and throughout 2008, then took a nose dive as the Great Recession took hold...(01.05.2010)
289
437
Though news came this weekend that a deal for the Reed Supply Chain Group was close to conclusion...(01.05.2010)
478
438
Makefield Group LLC has commenced operations as a consulting firm dedicated to helping companies manage the strategic...(01.05.2010)
426
439
Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corp., a third-party logistics provider (3PL), has acquired International Forwarders Inc., a Charleston...(01.05.2010)
514
440
Paper supplier Neenah Paper has selected Schneider Logistics as its third-party logistics (3PL) provider to manage all transportation functions...(01.05.2010)
488
441
The share of domestic intermodal revenue movements accounted for by moves of 1,000 miles or less has declined in the past year...(01.05.2010)
542
442
DB Schenker is expanding its services in European land transportation with additional regular scheduled services, new facilities...(01.05.2010)
523
443
Engineering and construction firm Bechtel plans to improve the automation of tool tracking at construction job sites through its use of an ...(01.05.2010)
1355
444
Despite the global recession of 2008 and 2009, many large third-party logistics (3PL) companies increased their respective commitments...(01.05.2010)
468
445
CBS has a small hit on its hands with its Undercover Boss series, in which corporate CEOs disguise themselves and go work among...(30.04.2010)
512
446
Long established Kent-based haulier Salvatori has taken delivery of eight new Schmitz Cargobull S.CS Freepost curtainsider trailers....(30.04.2010)
448
447
PDM Group provides a unique ‘one-stop shop' collection and recycling service for all waste food products. PDM turned to Optrak for...(30.04.2010)
410
448
Logopak International has announced a new compact print & apply pallet labelling machine, developed to suit a broad range of applications...(30.04.2010)
501
449
A manufacturer of innovative food storage solutions is enjoying a fruitful relationship with its third party logistics (3PL) provider...(30.04.2010)
519
450
Langdon Industries Ltd are a logistics service provider who specialise in controlled temperature operations. Their Bridgwater depot...(30.04.2010)
538
451
The utilization of the DWS, Dimensioning Weighing Scanning, has become a necessity for the logistics industry....(30.04.2010)
469
452
Logistex, the leading automated logistics systems 4th party integrator, has been selected by FloraHolland to develop, install and implement...(30.04.2010)
460
453
Craemer will be exhibiting for the first time a range of new products at TOTAL 2010 to provide the logistics market with pallet handling solutions...(30.04.2010)
454
454
Savi and ODIN, two providers of radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions, have formed a partnership to offer a software platform...(30.04.2010)
464
455
Arysta LifeScience North America, an agroscience and life science product provider, has developed and deployed a returnable/reusable...(30.04.2010)
1656
456
Abercrombie & Fitch Co., a specialty retailer of casual apparel for men, women and children, has implemented a supply chain software...(30.04.2010)
514
457
More than 50 years ago, Malcom McLean in large part ushered in the start of the current globalization era when he...(26.04.2010)
665
458
Freight transportation provider Estes says it has reduced standard transit times in its less-than-truckload (LTL) network by a full day from...(22.04.2010)
802
459
Averitt Express, a provider of freight transportation and supply chain management services, has announced major LTL service...(22.04.2010)
574
460
The San Bernardino Associated Governments (SANBAG) Board has selected Ryder System Inc., a provider of transportation and supply...(17.04.2010)
759
461
UPS has expanded its fleet of alternative-fuel vehicles with the deployment of 200 next-generation hybrid electric delivery trucks in eight U.S....(17.04.2010)
1125
462
Import cargo volume at the nation's major retail container ports is expected to be up 8% in April compared with the same month...(17.04.2010)
802
463
Berendsen, one of Europe's leading textile service companies with service in 13 countries, plans to optimize its distribution with supply chain ...(17.04.2010)
1052
464
Biofiba Limited of Australia has announced plans to begin marketing a new biodegradable material that can be used to make pallets...(16.04.2010)
858
465
Volkswagen Group of America, Chattanooga Operations' new plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., has awarded the vehicle processing...(13.04.2010)
919
466
FedEx Corp. has expanded its alternative-energy vehicle fleet by introducing all-electric parcel delivery trucks in the United States....(04.04.2010)
551
467
You've probably noticed the term market intelligence popping up in supply chain circles more lately. There are main two reasons for this...(04.04.2010)
600
468
As the economy begins to heat back up, inevitably many companies will begin to look at Warehouse Management Systems as a place...(04.04.2010)
510
469
The Bullwhip Effect, a concept developed in the 1990s by Procter & Gamble and Dr. Hau Lee of Stanford, is one of the most...(04.04.2010)
831
470
Shearer's Foods Inc., a producer of snack foods, is experiencing improvements across its operations after implementing route accounting...(04.04.2010)
555
471
Oldcastle Inc., a manufacturer of building products, is implementing private fleet management and transportation management systems...(04.04.2010)
885
472
Truck manufacturer Navistar Inc. has extended the role of Menlo Worldwide Logistics, contracting with the company to provide...(04.04.2010)
567
473
Most companies just re-tender their current outsourced Logistics & Warehouse operations at the end of the contract term...(02.04.2010)
491
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Leading pallet distribution network Pall-Ex has appointed two new graduate trainees....(02.04.2010)
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A new aerodynamic-shaped trailer will help reduce Co2 emissions....(02.04.2010)
597
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A planning application at one of the largest rail served distribution parks in the West Midlands could see almost 2,000 additional jobs...(02.04.2010)
518
477
Warehouse owners are set to benefit from an ‘emissions toolkit' that will help warehouse operators cut their carbon footprint and save on costs...(02.04.2010)
594
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Innovative Automotive Logistics Application helps DHL keep the Production Line Running While Reducing CO2....(02.04.2010)
525
479
The term road rage was coined several decades ago to describe the violent incidents among traditional car drivers; now, there is...(02.04.2010)
519
480
Is RFID starting to gain some level of critical mass?...(02.04.2010)
543
481
As the quiet battle between grocery retailers and consumer packaged goods manufacturers continues over retail shelf prices...(02.04.2010)
571
482
SkyBitz, a provider of remote asset tracking and information management solutions, and Iridium Communications Inc., a provider of global ...(23.03.2010)
496
483
In the world of a supply manager, navigating the territory between internal customers, suppliers and buyers is tricky. A new study by an...(23.03.2010)
484
484
The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is recommending that Congress include comprehensive funding policies in the upcoming...(23.03.2010)
528
485
Panalpina Los Angeles, a supplier of forwarding and logistics services, has added 42,000 square feet of warehouse space, extending the...(19.03.2010)
468
486
Exel and DHL Supply Chain have doubled the number of global depots service the clinical trials logistics market. The expansion aims...(19.03.2010)
448
487
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) halved its loss forecast for 2010 to US$2.8 billion (compared to the $5.6 billion loss forecast...(15.03.2010)
539
488
Moulton Logistics Management, a provider of order fulfillment, call center and integrated logistics services, will locate its new distribution...(15.03.2010)
506
489
Last week, SCDigest editor Dan Gilmore gave his annual review and comment on the year in Supply Chain. Below, we provide...(11.03.2010)
453
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In today's economic environment, where the need to reduce supply chain execution costs and free up working capital is greater than ever...(11.03.2010)
494
491
Several years ago, a group of procurement professionals at an industry conference developed a list of 40 risks to success when...(10.03.2010)
534
492
The scope and focus of today's Transportation Management System implementations are naturally as varied as there are different...(09.03.2010)
672
493
As there are growing signs that the economic recovery is real, with increasing unit volumes soon a umber of companies will find that the...(09.03.2010)
654
494
Saint-Gobain Corp., a building materials manufacturer and distributor, has purchased Sterling Business Integration Suite from AT&T. Saint-Gobain...(09.03.2010)
710
495
All supply chains -- whether moving physical goods, delivering services or channeling money - are subject to increasingly extreme swings...(06.03.2010)
526
496
When Intel decided to enter the low-cost chip market with its Atom microprocessor, a small form-factor product made for notebook...(06.03.2010)
648
497
Industrial services company Harsco Corp. has selected IBM as its consulting partner for a business transformation initiative designed ...(06.03.2010)
788
498
The merger between Diamond Phoenix and System Logistics has been completed and the company is now operating under the name...(06.03.2010)
1281
499
Responding to the challenges manufacturers face in formulating their products and then effectively organizing, packaging...(05.03.2010)
624
500
None of us can fully know the longer-term impact of the current global recession, nor whether its effects will be transient or ...(05.03.2010)
568
501
The scope and focus of today's Transportation Management System implementations are naturally as varied as there are different...(04.03.2010)
719
502
Most agree that in general, distribution center operations are growing more complex, as the velocity of product flow and scope ...(04.03.2010)
576
503
Bowker Group was founded in 1919 and has grown into one of the largest independent third party logistics (3PL) service operators...(02.03.2010)
974
504
Visitors to the Food & Drink Logistics Show (21 to 24 March 2010, NEC, Birmingham) can discover the features and benefits of the latest...(02.03.2010)
947
505
Culina Logistics, an associate company of the Culina Group, has secured full ISO 9001:2000 accreditation across all nine of its ambient...(02.03.2010)
789
506
Retail giant Wal-mart Stores Inc. has announced a goal to eliminate 20 million metric tons of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from...(01.03.2010)
1105
507
UPS has opened a new distribution center at the Calgary International Airport (YYC) to provide businesses with direct access to the...(01.03.2010)
884
508
The U.S. Government has introduced various incentives to motivate companies to use rail transportation more often to move their freight...(01.03.2010)
713
509
Hiring managers are wise to use the interview as a true test drive with a candidate instead of solely as an examination of a manager's...(27.02.2010)
799
510
The capacity of countries to efficiently move goods and connect manufacturers and consumers with international markets is improving ...(25.02.2010)
736
511
The global downturn has, as is always the case, accelerated the imperative to reduce the costs of procuring direct and MRO materials....(25.02.2010)
1050
512
The following quiz on RFID from SCDigest includes a few more technical questions as well as more on more general topics related...(25.02.2010)
619
513
Retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has created a consolidated global sourcing structure centered around new Global Merchandising Centers...(24.02.2010)
656
514
When considering the global trade environment in 2010, there are a number of potential issues looming that can disrupt global supply...(24.02.2010)
1058
515
Suppliers are now expected by some of their global customers to demonstrate greenhouse gas emissions management, awareness and action...(24.02.2010)
704
516
A new report from Research and Markets provides a comprehensive analysis of the applications of RFID technology in the pharmaceutical...(24.02.2010)
1624
517
Compliance issues and increased industry consolidation (via mergers and acquisitions) are the top challenges faced by companies in today's market...(24.02.2010)
746
518
Intermodal transport gained market share against trucks in the fourth quarter of 2009, reaching a new high in the process, according...(22.02.2010)
659
519
A few weeks ago, SCDigest once again published its annual review of the supply chain predictions from a number of leading supply chain...(22.02.2010)
1508
520
The European Cold Storage and Logistics Association (ECSLA) and The Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) have signed an agreement...(22.02.2010)
2383
521
National Retail Systems Inc. (NRS), a provider of logistics services to U.S. retailers, pharmaceutical companies and consumer goods manufacturers...(22.02.2010)
619
522
Australian-based Toll Group, a provider of integrated logistics services, has acquired Summit Logistics International, a U.S.-based independent...(10.02.2010)
603
523
Canadian National Railway Company (CN) plans to establish a new $100-million CN Calgary Logistics Park in Conrich, located in Rocky View...(10.02.2010)
644
524
Family Express, a chain of convenience stores and fueling centers with 52 retail locations, is pursuing operational supply chain efficiencies...(10.02.2010)
1107
525
A report from ProLogis, a global provider of distribution facilities, entitled Network Reconfigurations - Springboard for Supply Chain Efficiency...(10.02.2010)
598
526
For the second time, the World Bank has ranked more than 150 countries based on their logistics infrastructure and performance. ...(10.02.2010)
1265
527
Who has the top consumer packaged goods and retail supply chains?...(10.02.2010)
739
528
In today's tight economy, retailers are striving to cut costs in any way they can, and one popular method is to carry less inventory throughout...(04.02.2010)
596
529
In a move to tap new markets in green logistics, Georgetown Consulting has expanded its core practice in supply chain management...(04.02.2010)
564
530
As we have reported extensively, a new generation of automated case picking systems in distribution is here, offering a new and growing...(04.02.2010)
582
531
The most obvious prediction for 2010 is that the level of uncertainty in the financial markets, commodity prices, consumer demand...(04.02.2010)
3467
532
For the first time since mid-2008, average global container freight rates experienced a year-on-year increase in late 2009, according...(23.01.2010)
749
533
Sanimax, a provider of BioReturn services, is utilizing mobile sales and delivery applications from HighJump Software to execute its collection...(23.01.2010)
806
534
Less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier Con-way Freight has launched a major network re-engineering that will cut transit times by one day to 460 ...(23.01.2010)
1050
535
The number one mission of the procurement function, in general, is usually to reduce the cost of purchased goods and services...(21.01.2010)
1042
536
With DHL's exit from the US parcel market in 2009, some are wondering if it is time for more shippers to take a look at so-called regiona...(21.01.2010)
616
537
CaseStack, a warehousing and transportation company, announced has expanded its Retailer Consolidation Program to Chicago....(19.01.2010)
843
538
UPS plans to significantly increase its global service parts logistics (SPL) network by establishing 101 new field stocking locations (FSLs) in China....(19.01.2010)
592
539
Federal Signal Corp., a provider of environmental, safety and transportation solutions, has signed an agreement to acquire all of the issued...(19.01.2010)
803
540
As part of its ongoing distribution network optimization efforts, Spartan Stores, Inc., announced that it plans to operate all supply chain...(19.01.2010)
799
541
The Netherlands remains an ideal location for European distribution from a cost and quality perspective, as well as green supply chain, according...(19.01.2010)
588
542
A new report from Aberdeen Group, On-Time and Under Budget: Maximizing Profits with Efficient Warehouse Management, looks at the ways...(19.01.2010)
778
543
The December Supply Chain Index from Cortera provides additional evidence that retailers were cautious in their 2009 holiday...(12.01.2010)
1681
544
DHL has launched direct less-than-containerload (LCL) services from Shanghai, China to Buenos Aires, Argentina and Valparaiso...(12.01.2010)
626
545
It's more than just a question of semantics. The failure to give the term supply chain a broad enough definition can cause a company...(12.01.2010)
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The UK Transport Secretary, Geoff Hoon, recently confirmed the government plans to inject an extra ?1 billion into major transport...(12.01.2010)
586
547
MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics (MIT CTL) has singled out a carbon management approach as being potentially up to 25% more...(12.01.2010)
522
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Construction has begun at the London Gateway port site, which when completed will be Europe's largest combined deep-sea port...(12.01.2010)
508
549
2009 will go down as a year manufacturers in the US and the world over will want to forget, with dramatically falling output and...(08.01.2010)
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Organizations are working with an ever-changing array of partners that makes their trading ecosystem increasingly complicated....(08.01.2010)
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The market downturn is fueling a deep drive for integration and interaction. As a result, all companies will work harder to connect...(08.01.2010)
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Most companies understand that today's market environment requires them to become more agile and responsive, but few comprehend ...(08.01.2010)
659
553
2010 will see Walmart begin a programme designed to slash billions of dollars from its global supplychain by consolidating purchasing...(04.01.2010)
651
554
Let's start with some recent history: The current trucking downturn started in mid-2006. At first, carrier executives thought it might be a mild ...(30.12.2009)
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Historically, logistics and supply chain professionals excelled at managing the core components of transportation, including truck routing...(30.12.2009)
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10 years, 7 months, 9 days.

Небольшой магазин имеет 10 категорий продуктов; затраты и годовой спрос на них показаны в таблице. Проведите ABC-анализ этой ...
Установить срок доставки угля между портами, если расстояние между ними равно = 470 миль. Скорость судна на этой линии = 350 миль/...
Ян Брюс доставляет товары в восемь городов, данные по размещению которых и по спросу показаны на рис. 5.12. Он хочет отыскать место ...
Затраты на поставку единицы продукции = 15 денежных единиц, годовые потребления = 1200 единиц, годовые затраты на хранение...
Время простоя автомобиля под погрузкой и разгрузкой складывается из продолжительностей следующих элементов транспортного процесса: ожидания погрузки или ра...
Пример вариантов направления одностороннего движения в микрорайоне показан на рис. 5.4. Здесь застройка, определяющая тяготение пешеходов, расположена межд...
Если мы посмотрим на большинство организационных структур, то увидим, что абсолютное большинство компаний объединяет одно: функциональные структуры, препят...
Применение специализированного подвижного состава вместо стандартного бортового подвижного состава имеет следующие основные преимущества: — появляется воз...
Типография «Picket Fence» находится в Москве (Цветной бульвар, д. 24/2). Это небольшое предприятие, в нем работает 15 человек, обслуживающих две печатные м...
Предприятие компании Augilla Limited, расположенное в Бомбее, выпускает широкий ассортимент простой одежды и нижнего белья. Процесс производства достаточно...
Deloitte & Touche Fantus разработала список факторов, которые отрасли высоких технологий учитывают при принятии решений о местах размещения своих предп...
В 1990 г. на Пушкинской площади в Москве открылся самый крупный в мире ресторан компании McDonald's — на 700 мест. Управление им осуществляют совместно McD...

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