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By Jeff Berman · March 20, 2018
If someone asked you point blank: “what is the biggest issue in freight transportation today?” there is a better than good chance that the truck driver shortage would be at the top of the list. Why wouldn’t it be either? It is a topic of daily discussion at every industry trade show and conference, while also getting a ton of attention in the form of commentary or data being issued fairly frequently. If it has not been for you, then perhaps you have going to different events.
By Bob Trebilcock · March 15, 2018
Case competition is one way to engage the next generation of supply chain talent
By Patrick Burnson · March 14, 2018
Logistics Trends & Insights LLC, an Atlanta, Georgia-based consultancy, is conducting its third “Evolving Freight Forwarding Survey," and invites LM readers to participate.
By MMH Staff · March 13, 2018
Compatible with a variety of equipment configurations, integrated order consolidation provides reliability and sort efficiency with the ability to quickly handle tens of thousands of orders.
By MMH Staff · March 13, 2018
Detailed visibility replaces shrugging and finger-pointing with improvement and efficiency.
By MMH Staff · March 9, 2018
Engage employees, provide them with the best tools and harness their input to drive incremental improvements and ensure long-term success.
By Patrick Burnson · March 9, 2018
Speculation that President Trump is using his threatened steel tariffs as a ploy to renegotiate NAFTA may not play well with shippers associations.
By Sara Pearson Specter · March 8, 2018
On-board software helps operators quickly optimize pallet patterns and load building with robotic palletizers. Pallet organization from Schneider Packaging Equipment. Optistak helps organize pallets.
By Jeff Berman · March 7, 2018
If United States Senate Democrats were to get their way, then the recently-enacted tax reform cuts recently signed into law by President Trump would be short-lived. But before anyone gets too carried away, let’s remember that in the Washington, D.C. things tend to move at a glacial pace. And in the case of true progress on the infrastructure front, it often seems even slower than that.
By Patrick Burnson · March 5, 2018
Mergers and acquisitions activities for ocean cargo carriers are likely to slow down in 2018, say industry analyts, as trend is likely to “pivot” to freight forwarders.
By Bob Trebilcock · March 5, 2018
3PL GEODIS is the latest example of how our industry is adopting robotics
By Nicolas Dermond · March 4, 2018
With a recent announcement, Carrefour is the second global retailer to embrace blockchain for supply chain management.
By Jeff Berman · March 2, 2018
Saying that President Trump’s announcement yesterday calling for 25% tariffs on steel imports and 10% on aluminum imports was surprising and that can probably be viewed as an understatement to be sure.
By Patrick Burnson · March 1, 2018
Another indication that U.S. ports will continue to differentiate their services as they become logistical hubs was signaled today by the Port of Oakland.
By Bob Trebilcock · March 1, 2018
Don Frazier’s impact on the industry will be felt for years

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