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By Derik Andreoli · May 1, 2015
In the 1970s, legislation was enacted banning the export of domestic crude oil without a special license—and unless Canada is the destination, export licenses are nearly impossible for domestic producers to acquire. With the growing oil glut, the time to lift the ban has come.
By Josh Bond · April 1, 2015
One in 10 calls to a service provider can be prevented if you follow a simple procedure.
By Michael Levans · April 1, 2015
This marks the 31st year that Logistics Management (LM) has published the results of our Salary Survey, a research project conducted by Peerless Research Group (PRG) that serves as the fuel to our best-read editorial feature (page 24) and the foundation of the most downloaded report that PRG produces.
<p>Although the plastic pallets are inherently durable, those moved from ambient locations into and out of refrigerated or freezer environments can be more susceptible to damage from impacts.</p> By Sara Pearson Specter · April 1, 2015
Metal and X-ray detectors easily identify different proprietary detectable additives in plastic pallets, making it easier to ensure the safety of the product that’s being carried.
By Michael Levans · April 1, 2015
To come back from ProMat 2015 and simply say the mood was “upbeat” would be an understatement of substantial proportions.
By Peter Moore · April 1, 2015
On January 1, the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) revisions of their Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) went into effect. Many passengers have only had brief exposure to the complex rules that face aircraft operators.
By Derik Andreoli · April 1, 2015
History suggests that the current oil glut and the associated price decline will be a temporary phenomenon, and the economics and petro-physics of unconventional oil production—fracking in particular—further suggest that the domestic glut will be eroded sooner than most prognosticators believe.
By Michael Levans · March 1, 2015
Considering that MHI is expecting more than 35,000 warehouse, distribution and logistics professionals at ProMat 2015 in Chicago this month, there’s a good chance that you’re reading this column while taking a break from walking the show floor—which just so happens to be the largest in the trade show’s 30-year history.
By Josh Bond · March 1, 2015
Equipment manufacturers turn to operators for insight into everything from clipboards to chassis design.
By Sara Pearson Specter · March 1, 2015
Safety and control retrofits simplify conventional palletizer operation and extend machine longevity.
By Colleen Molko · March 1, 2015
A national certification for supply chain technicians with the right skills to maintain today’s automated materials handling systems is around the corner.
By Michael Levans · March 1, 2015
If you’re one of the more than 70,000 shippers who are getting their daily logistics and freight transportation news on logisticsmgmt.com, you’re well aware of the number of new trade agreements being inked that will make it easier for U.S. organizations to not only source product from emerging markets, but also open the door to deliver goods into quickly growing consumer bases.
By Mark Pearson · March 1, 2015
Today’s digitally empowered customers are just as demanding about after-sales service as they are about the products and services they buy. While customer expectations for after-sales service are growing, surveys consistently find that today’s customers are mostly disappointed and frustrated with the customer service they receive.
By Jeff Berman · February 12, 2015
January retail sales data issued by the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation (NRF) were mildly mixed but on similar trajectories over all.
By Michael Levans · February 1, 2015
Omni-channel fulfillment is a challenge that’s facing practically everyone involved in logistics and transportation management. For retailers, suppliers, and manufacturers alike, the pressure is now on to deliver anything, anytime, from anywhere—and the need to establish cross-functional teams and improve service is increasing at a lightening pace.

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