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Four Scenarios for the Collaborative Economy | Initiative Wirtschaftsdemokratie

Four Scenarios for the Collaborative Economy | Initiative Wirtschaftsdemokratie | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Collective-oriented processes of open innovation, user-led innovation, co-creation and co-design, through platforms or companies, are manifestations of the recognition of community-driven productive innovation.
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Why sustainable supply chains make business sense - The Guardian

Why sustainable supply chains make business sense - The Guardian | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
The Guardian Why sustainable supply chains make business sense The Guardian But this was no simple case of high-street retailers cashing in on the Christmas rush: the cause was far more complex and revealed much about the vulnerability of global...
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Echo Global Logistics' Profit Rises - Transport Topics Online

Echo Global Logistics' Profit Rises - Transport Topics Online | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Echo Global Logistics' Profit Rises
Transport Topics Online
Echo Global Logistics said its third-quarter profit rose from a year ago, and its revenue improved.
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Retail Supply Chain Sustainability Needs a 'Hub' - Environmental Leader

Retail Supply Chain Sustainability Needs a 'Hub' - Environmental Leader | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Retail Supply Chain Sustainability Needs a 'Hub' Environmental Leader The retail industry has reached something of a watershed as corporate demands for more efficient supply chain operations intersect with rising consumer demand for sustainable...
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Strengthening the food supply chain through stronger cooperation - Cordis News

Strengthening the food supply chain through stronger cooperation - Cordis News | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Cordis News
Strengthening the food supply chain through stronger cooperation
Cordis News
While the EU has some of the toughest food safety regulations in the world, the food supply chain remains susceptible to disease and danger.
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Green Supply Chain Best Practices

Green Supply Chain Best Practices | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Trend towards developing a green supply chain is popular but most companies are wondering how this can be achieved and where to start. Businesses have been concentrating on improving supply chain visibility, refining efficiency and minimizing cost.
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How to become a master of business logistics - The Guardian

How to become a master of business logistics - The Guardian | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
How to become a master of business logistics
The Guardian
"The challenge of logistics on the sales side is about scale. It is expensive to ship in small quantities.
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Supply Chain News on Top First Thoughts Columns of All Time

SCDigest editor summartizes his favorite columns over the 10 years of SCDigest
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Closed until further notice

Closed until further notice | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
As the US government shut its doors on October 1, many within the transportation and logistics sector are wondering what its effects will be on the industry.
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Proper supply chain management can minimize risk - InsideCounsel

Proper supply chain management can minimize risk - InsideCounsel | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
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Proper supply chain management can minimize risk
InsideCounsel
Corporate social responsibility is one of the most important trends in business today.
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More than 50% of city freight could shift from truck to bike

More than 50% of city freight could shift from truck to bike | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
At least in Europe. An EU-wide study group called Cycle Logistics crunched the data and found we really only need half as many polluting and dangerous trucks in our cities.
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Martinique Eyes Future as Logistics Hub - Caribbean Journal

Martinique Eyes Future as Logistics Hub - Caribbean Journal | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Martinique Eyes Future as Logistics Hub
Caribbean Journal
Martinique is looking to develop into a major Caribbean logistics hub with the expansion of the Panama Canal.
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Supply Chain Comment on Are Spreadsheets the Answer

Supply Chain Comment on Are Spreadsheets the Answer | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Spreadsheets have, for many, Become the Go To Solution for Much of their Supply Chain Needs
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Assessing supply-chain risk through 'commodity mapping' - GreenBiz.com (blog)

Assessing supply-chain risk through 'commodity mapping' - GreenBiz.com (blog) | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Assessing supply-chain risk through 'commodity mapping' GreenBiz.com (blog) And it was instantly appealing: a methodology for understanding the geography of one's supply chain, or at least the commodities being purchased, and the environmental...
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Trucking Capacity Crunch: Solved through Collaboration?

Trucking Capacity Crunch: Solved through Collaboration? | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
With the current trucking capacity crunch, look to collaboration as a strategy to decrease your transportation costs. (RT @Cerasis: Trucking Capacity Crunch: Solved through Collaboration?
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Annual 3PL study suggests shift in focus for shippers

Annual 3PL study suggests shift in focus for shippers | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
The ‘2014 Third-Party Logistics Study’ written by Dr John Langley of Pennsylvania State University and sponsored by Penske appears to show an industry that is stable with moderate growth in outsourcing, but bumpy progress in IT.
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Near-shoring, re-shoring shifting supply chain dynamics - Fleet Owner

Near-shoring, re-shoring shifting supply chain dynamics - Fleet Owner | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Fleet Owner Near-shoring, re-shoring shifting supply chain dynamics Fleet Owner A slow but steady shift in manufacturing away from China to other southeastern Asian nations but especially into North and South America may have profound effects on...
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3 Powerful Graphs Behind the Food-vs.-Fuel Debate - DailyFinance

3 Powerful Graphs Behind the Food-vs.-Fuel Debate - DailyFinance | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
3 Powerful Graphs Behind the Food-vs.-Fuel Debate
DailyFinance
Luckily, advances in agricultural production, logistics and transportation, and food availability have steadily lowered the amount of money spent putting food on the table.
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Collaboration key to tackling supply chain issues - just-style.com

Collaboration key to tackling supply chain issues - just-style.com | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Collaboration key to tackling supply chain issues
just-style.com
Efforts to increase supply chain transparency should include closer collaboration and partnerships with suppliers, an industry event has heard.
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Big growth projected for logistics sector - Fleet Owner

Big growth projected for logistics sector - Fleet Owner | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Fleet Owner Big growth projected for logistics sector Fleet Owner A recent review of global logistics activity in 2013 indicates to analysts at Tompkins International that this sector is poised for “aggressive” growth in the U.S., due in part to...
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Collaboration key to identifying logistics opportunities - MiBiz

Collaboration key to identifying logistics opportunities - MiBiz | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Collaboration key to identifying logistics opportunities MiBiz David Boerema of Michigan Terminal LLC and the Shippers Alliance of Michigan wants to see more companies and economic development groups collaborate on logistics issues in the state to...
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Logistics Conference "Logistics in 2030 – Challenges and way forward"

Way forward for more efficient, flexible and green #logistics - join our #EU conference on logistics 7-8 Nov! http://t.co/SwfKu7Yfis
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IMF forecast suggests balanced growth for logistics

IMF forecast suggests balanced growth for logistics | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
The International Monetary Fund is not always the most reliable forecaster of economic growth however its annual ‘World Economic Outlook’, its core publication, is an important reference point for the government's economic planning.
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Focus on cost savings alone will not help produce a robust supply chain - Canadian Underwriter

Focus on cost savings alone will not help produce a robust supply chain - Canadian Underwriter | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Canadian Underwriter Focus on cost savings alone will not help produce a robust supply chain Canadian Underwriter “A supply chain that's purpose-built for your needs in terms of cost savings may not be the most robust supply chain,” Meyler told...
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Distribution sector faces opportunities, challenges - Fresno Business Journal

Distribution sector faces opportunities, challenges - Fresno Business Journal | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Distribution sector faces opportunities, challenges
Fresno Business Journal
“There's also the value of branding yourself as being green friendly,” he said. “One gallon of gas translates to 405 miles of intermodal transportation.
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