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By Sara Pearson Specter · September 1, 2016
Retail distribution operations turn to automation and software to support handling practices that strengthen customer loyalty.
By Bob Trebilcock · September 1, 2016
American Eagle’s new DC is built around an inbound conveyor and sortation system, six multi-level pick modules and a warehouse execution system.
By Patrick Burnson · August 31, 2016
In the midst of rapid 3PL market growth, cultural shifts in consumerism and technological disruptions are putting more pressure on the collaborative efforts between logistics managers and their service partners. Our panel sets out to help shippers thrive in the new era of bigger, more dynamic 3PLs. Third Party Logistics Discussion, 3PL Insights 2016, 3PL Discussion
By John D. Schulz · August 31, 2016
Once the domain of the green eyeshade set, today’s freight payment and auditing companies are enjoying new markets with sophisticated online data mining and analytics capabilities. Best practices are saving big dollars for industry and shippers.
By LM Staff · August 1, 2016
Over the last two years, LM readers watched a flurry of mergers and acquisitions in the third-party logistics provider (3PL) market result in a few “mega 3PLs” adding the pieces they felt necessary to keep pace with the demands of more global, digital supply chain operations.
By LM Staff · August 1, 2016
Figuring out appropriate freight movements on the high seas has always been a bit of a chess match for global shippers. And as readers of Logistics Management have learned over the past year, the game could get even more complicated as shippers try to make sense of quickly shifting ocean carrier alliances and partnerships.
By LM Staff · August 1, 2016
Over the past two years, so much of our ocean freight and ports coverage centered around the labor/management struggles at the U.S. West Coast ports as well as the pending opening of the expanded Panama Canal.
By LM Staff · August 1, 2016
While the rail and intermodal sectors had been enjoying steady growth over the past few years, these vital sectors have not been immune to the freight slowdown being felt on the highways, in the air, and on the high seas over the course of 2016. In fact, that’s been made clear with the declining volumes on a year-to-date basis for freight rail, with intermodal following suit.
By LM Staff · August 1, 2016
The strong, regional less-than-truckload (LTL) players certainly aren’t strangers to the same “soft” market and operating challenges that continue to face their longer-haul LTL cousins.
By LM Staff · August 1, 2016
Even though overall trucking volumes have been “soft” through the first half of 2016, the nation’s National and Multi-regional less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers report that they’re holding up well in a year where they’ve seen a “slackening” demand for their services.
By Michael Levans · August 1, 2016
It’s my pleasure to present the logistics and transportation community with the results of Logistics Management’s (LM) “33rd Annual Quest for Quality Survey.” Quest for Quality 2016, Quality 3PL providers 2016, Peerless Research Group survey,
By LM Staff · August 1, 2016
Which carriers, third-party logistics providers and U.S. ports have crossed the service-excellence finish line ahead of their competitors? Our readers have cast their votes, and now it’s time to introduce this year’s winners.
By Michael Levans · May 1, 2016
Just how close are we to the ideal digital supply network? Not as close as we might like to think. Our panel offers a “reality check” on the current state of our understanding, adoption and utilization of technology in our logistics and supply chain operations.

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