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By Mike Levans · October 6, 2016
A wise supply chain consultant told me more than five years ago that “packaging was the final frontier of supply chain optimization.”
By MMH Staff · October 6, 2016
Peter has 25 years in the supply chain industry including corporate stints with 3M and Imation, a lifetime volunteer with the Supply Chain Council, successful entrepreneur; author of “Supply Chain Excellence;” and two years in an executive role with APICS. Duties include overseeing APICS' for Business platform that includes supply chain talent development and corporate supply chain performance improvement products and services
By Josh Bond · October 6, 2016
Reliable high-speed doors ensure access to massive inventory for food distributor.
By Josh Bond · October 6, 2016
Mobile pickup and delivery solution improves visibility and agility for carrier’s next-day deliveries.
By Josh Bond · October 6, 2016
Beverage distributor’s new facility takes unique approach to the challenge of SKU proliferation.
By Josh Bond · October 6, 2016
A new system to capture item dimensions nets optimized shipments
By Peter Moore · October 6, 2016
Over the past decade we’ve seen a major trend in regards to safety regulations for freight transport within the United States as well as for import and export shippers—that trend is the “international­ization” of rules and regulations.
By Bridget McCrea · October 5, 2016
When Rick Meyer joined the team at Badcock Home Furniture &more as director of purchasing six years ago, the company relied on paper-based calendars and a dispatcher to orchestrate its transportation processes.
By Patrick Burnson · September 1, 2016
When Maersk Line, the world’s largest ocean cargo container company, announced last month that it would stop services to and from 10 ports in China, shipping experts reckoned that it was primarily a move to reduce costs.
By Jeff Berman · September 1, 2016
A combination of recently released economic indicators and second quarter earnings reports from freight transportation and logistics sectors continue to lend credence to the thesis that a freight recession may no longer be imminent, but has actually arrived.
By Peter Moore · September 1, 2016
The shippers locked into classic procurement and freight payment processes need to pay attention to the changes that are coming in transportation operations.
By Mike Levans · September 1, 2016
This month marks the 25th year that Logistics Management’s September issue has featured the findings of the “Annual Study of Logistics and Transportation Trends (Masters of Logistics),” the clearest picture available of transportation spending across the modes—and by far the most comprehensive summary of how logistics professionals are currently managing their operations.
By Peter Moore · August 3, 2016
Ship owners are investing in optimization, but now the shipper has a role to play in helping an operator innovate by adjusting their own operations and aligning to be a desirable partner.
By Mike Levans · July 8, 2016
Logistics professionals who are taking some well-deserved time off this month should be feeling pretty good about the work they’ve done over the past 18 months.
By Ben Camiel · June 7, 2016
The briefly considered merger of the Norfolk Southern (NS) and Canadian Pacific (CP) railroads is illustrative of the changes rail shippers should be watching for in both intermodal and bulk rail services.

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