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  June 27th, 2014 | Written by

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Do Less, Get More Done

FOUR SUPPLY-CHAIN FUNCTIONS SHIPPERS SHOULD OUTSOURCE 

[By Keri Forsythe-Stephens]

suply-chain-previewSome shippers prefer to go it alone, keeping all of their end-to-end supply-chain functions in-house. After all, they reason, nobody is as knowledgeable about their company’s needs as someone on the inside. While such an attitude may seem judicious…Read More…

 

Get Your Logistics On Track

HOW SHIPPERS LIKE AMERICAN HONDA ARE MAXIMIZING RAIL SERVICE

[BY: Peter Buxbaum]

rail-previewWe are heavy rail users. It is an integral part of our logistics network,” says Dennis Manns, vice president for Sales and Logistics Planning at American Honda. “We are dependent upon our rail partners for movement of all of our automobiles out of all our plants.” American Honda is a net exporter of…Read More…

Tech Savvy

THE LATEST ADVANCES IN LOGISTICS SOFTWARE PLATFORMS [BY: Jerry Demuth]

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Logistics software platforms, used widely for domestic shipments, are now catching on in the export market and are including other related services, such as federal, foreign and international export-related rules and regulations, often utilizing…Read More…

Port-nerships

THE PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS THAT ARE REMAKING AMERICA’S PORTS

[By Paul Scott Abbott]

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From Florida to New York, Baltimore to Oakland and beyond, public-private partnerships are leveraging a mix of fiscal resources to advance tomorrow’s port infrastructure in days when government dollars are scarce… Read More…

 

More Shipping. More Doing. 

HOW HOME DEPOT AND AMERICA’S LARGEST SHIPPERS BUILD GREAT CARRIER RELATIONSHIPS [By Paul Scott Abbott]

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With transportation prices low and consumer expectations high, The Home Depot and other big U.S. shippers are forging carrier partnerships based more upon predictable service reliability and alignment with corporate objectives than upon… Read More…

 

Colossal Logistics Collaborations

HOW 3PLS ARE HELPING THE NATION’S EXPORT GIANTS [By Keri Forsythe-Stephens]

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Lino Santinelli, senior supply-chain consultant at DuPont, admits that his company was in a bit of a bind. The Wilmington, Delaware-based chemical giant needed to move critical shipments from… Read More…