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American Logistics Aid Network: Mobilizing for Emergency Response

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Video: The 3-D Printing Revolution | Emerging Technologies content from IndustryWeek

Video: The 3-D Printing Revolution | Emerging Technologies content from IndustryWeek | Logistics and Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Christopher Barnatt of ExplainingTheFuture.com illustrates the inner workings of additive manufacturing machines and provides some real-life examples of how 3-D printing technology could dramatically change the manufacturing and retail industries...
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Predictions from Supply Chain Gurus for 2103 - Full Text Version

Complete Predictions from Cecere, Gartner, IDC Manufacturing Insights and More
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Amazon.com confirms it's adding three distribution centers in Texas ...

Online shopping leader Amazon.com said today it will open three fulfillment centers in Texas that will employ more than 1,000 people. The sites are in Coppell, Haslet and near San Antonio in Schertz. USAA Real Estate ...

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The Global Supply Chain: Our Economy, Security and Health Depends on It

The Global Supply Chain: Our Economy, Security and Health Depends on It | Logistics and Supply Chain | Scoop.it
The world's supply chain forms the backbone of our global economy, security and health, and the risks it faces are many. What to do? We cannot plan for precisely how or when, but we can plan for the fact that disruptions will strike.
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(aspect 3) Global challenges cannot just be taken care of in one sector. It takes a team and a good organizational plan to make sure the problems get taken care of.
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(aspect 3) Our ability to deliver on this dramatic spike in demand within four days depended on our close relationships with our transportation partners, government officials and our supplier partners. Good relationships are the key to fixing a global problem with the help of logistics.
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(aspect 3) The same holds true when preparing for disasters. The help of major coorporations is key to when finding a solution to a logistics problem.
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The top 10 most popular logistics/supply chain stories of 2012…..according to eft readers | EyeforTransport

The top 10 most popular logistics/supply chain stories of 2012…..according to eft readers | EyeforTransport | Logistics and Supply Chain | Scoop.it

As ‘Big Data’ is so much in vogue at the moment, Chris Saynor, CEO of eyefortransport thought he would do a little bit of (data) mining and find out which articles the great eft readership deemed to be the most interesting in 2012.


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The 12 Transportation and Logistics ''Game Changers'' for 2013

The 12 Transportation and Logistics ''Game Changers'' for 2013 | Logistics and Supply Chain | Scoop.it
From the Impact of the Natural Gas Wave to the Panama Canal Expansion, Stifel Nicolaus Offers Thought Provoking Observations
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Society of Engineers: Not investing in infrastructure will cost U.S. trillions | Commercial Carrier Journal

Society of Engineers: Not investing in infrastructure will cost U.S. trillions | Commercial Carrier Journal | Logistics and Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Commercial Carrier Journal offers news, analysis and other information to managers of trucking companies and commercial truck fleets.
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Wal-Mart to increase sourcing from US suppliers over next decade

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world’s largest retailer, says it plans to significantly boost its sourcing from domestic suppliers over the next decade.
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Shipper Coalition Attempts to Avert East and Gulf Coast Port Strike | Global Supply Chain content from Material Handling & Logistics

Shipper Coalition Attempts to Avert East and Gulf Coast Port Strike | Global Supply Chain content from Material Handling & Logistics | Logistics and Supply Chain | Scoop.it
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Keeping costs under control key focus for 2013 – DC Velocity

Keeping costs under control key focus for 2013 – DC Velocity | Logistics and Supply Chain | Scoop.it
DC Velocity reader poll finds shipment consolidation and carrier rate renegotiation top priorities for coming year.
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There's no need for many businesses to purchase a Transportation Management System when mine is offered free as a service, (SaaS). 

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What Sandy Showed Me - Inbound Logistics

What Sandy Showed Me - Inbound Logistics | Logistics and Supply Chain | Scoop.it
In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Inbound Logistics Editor Felecia Stratton sees the supply chain industry's true colors firsthand.
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BlueGrace Logistics Honored in 2012 Inc. 500/5000 and Inc. Hire Power List

BlueGrace Logistics Honored in 2012 Inc. 500/5000 and Inc. Hire Power List | Logistics and Supply Chain | Scoop.it
RIVERVIEW, Fla., Jan. 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BlueGrace Logistics announced today that it has been featured in both the 2012
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Global Supply Chain Insights: A Look Towards 2013

Global Supply Chain Insights: A Look Towards 2013 | Logistics and Supply Chain | Scoop.it

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Why veterans make great warehousing and logistics employees – DC Velocity

Military veterans offer a diverse array of experiences that make them attractive candidates for employment in warehouses and distribution centers.
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Supply Chain Improvements Better for Trade than Eliminating Tariffs

Supply Chain Improvements Better for Trade than Eliminating Tariffs | Logistics and Supply Chain | Scoop.it
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Are you keeping your 3PL from innovating? – DC Velocity

Are you keeping your 3PL from innovating? – DC Velocity | Logistics and Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Shippers often complain that their 3PLs aren't bringing enough new and creative ideas to the table. But are they themselves the main obstacle to innovation?
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eyefortransport 3PL Summit

eyefortransport 3PL Summit | Logistics and Supply Chain | Scoop.it
The Annual Meeting of the CEO's of Top 3PLs & Supply Chain Execs in the US
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U.S. freight traffic stays mixed in latest week | Railway Age

U.S. freight traffic stays mixed in latest week | Railway Age | Logistics and Supply Chain | Scoop.it
U.S. freight traffic stays mixed in latest week ending Jan. 19, 2012
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Manufacturing America's Future

Manufacturing America's Future | Logistics and Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Once upon a time, America was the world's factory. That time will never come again. But, recent results and research indicate that factories and products will and must play a pivotal role in manufacturing America's future.
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Logistics News: Poor US Infrastructure has Huge Economic Costs, Engineering Group Says, While Massachusetts is Planning Major Increases in Transportation Taxes

Logistics News: Poor US Infrastructure has Huge Economic Costs, Engineering Group Says, While Massachusetts is Planning Major Increases in Transportation Taxes | Logistics and Supply Chain | Scoop.it
But How Much Benefit is Worth How Much Cost? ASCE Says Cost is In Trillions – Is it?
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Global Supply Chain Insights: Logistics and transportation providers look for opportunities in the US oil industry

Global Supply Chain Insights: Logistics and transportation providers look for opportunities in the US oil industry | Logistics and Supply Chain | Scoop.it

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Does Your 3PL Provide ‘Golden Rule’ Customer Service? - Inbound Logistics

Does Your 3PL Provide ‘Golden Rule’ Customer Service? - Inbound Logistics | Logistics and Supply Chain | Scoop.it
John Rodeheffer of Zipline Logistics outlines how to find a 3PL that delivers
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Walmart tests same-day delivery via UPS - FT.com

Walmart tests same-day delivery via UPS - FT.com | Logistics and Supply Chain | Scoop.it
UPS’s equivalent of a special forces team is its Supply Chain Solutions division, which delivers machine parts at emergency speeds when, for example, a hospital scanner breaks down or an auto industry production line grinds to a halt.

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3PLs Create a Unified Supply Chain Voice - Inbound Logistics

3PLs Create a Unified Supply Chain Voice - Inbound Logistics | Logistics and Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Warehouses, third-party logistics providers, and other supply chain businesses are making an effort to manage their collective public image in the face of union disputes and other issues.
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How Vulnerable Is Your Supply Chain? | Supply Chain content from IndustryWeek

How Vulnerable Is Your Supply Chain? | Supply Chain content from IndustryWeek | Logistics and Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Flextronix's president Caroline Dowling explains how supply chain visibility and agility can forestall risk.
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Need Visibility?

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