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ATA, others push for action as more port strikes loom | Commercial Carrier Journal

ATA, others push for action as more port strikes loom | 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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Supply Chain Management - SupplyChainBrain.com: 2012 Supply Chain Innovation Awards Innovation of the Year: Reduced Transportation Costs Through Railcar Co-Loading

Did no one tell that to Dal-Tile Corp., Whirlpool, Werner Ladder Co. and Convermex, this year's winners of the Supply Chain Innovation Award? Obviously not.
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Truckpocalypse: What happens when America’s trucks stop | Overdrive - Owner Operators Trucking Magazine

Truckpocalypse: What happens when America’s trucks stop | Overdrive - Owner Operators Trucking Magazine | Logistics and Supply Chain | Scoop.it
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Supply Chain Management - SupplyChainBrain.com: Road Map Created to Accelerate Adoption of E-Cargo in 2013

The group previously announced its intention to collaborate towards the vision of an end-to-end paperless transportation process for air cargo.
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Top ten topics of 2012

Top ten topics of 2012 | Logistics and Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Supply Chain Digital looks back at some of the hottest, most industry changing topics that were covered in 2012, and what effects these might have in the New Year
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Looming Strike Spurs Supply-chain Angst

Looming Strike Spurs Supply-chain Angst | Logistics and Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Companies that rely on shipments to Eastern ports could be hit hard, and risk managers are on the spot to come up with mitigating strategies.
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Guest Feature: What Else Can My Suppliers Do? - Article from Supply Chain Management Review

Guest Feature: What Else Can My Suppliers Do? - Article from Supply Chain Management Review | Logistics and Supply Chain | Scoop.it

In an economy still struggling to build consistent and predictable growth, there is far more uncertainty impacting all stakeholders within the supply chain. Just as your company is likely facing pressure to reduce Operating Expenses (“OpEx”), your suppliers are living in the same ecosystem with similar challenges putting pressure on their profits.


When supply chain is asked to do their part in reducing the company’s overall costs, the options are to be Reactionary or Strategic.


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Lean Supply Chain Management: What Is It and Why Should You Care? | The Lean Supply Chain

Lean Supply Chain Management: What Is It and Why Should You Care? | The Lean Supply Chain | Logistics and Supply Chain | Scoop.it
The concept of “Lean,” which is essentially a team-based approach to continuous improvement focused on eliminating non-value added activities or “waste” from the viewpoint of the customer, has been around in one form or another for many years, at...
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ELITE formed to represent freight forwarders

ELITE formed to represent freight forwarders | Logistics and Supply Chain | Scoop.it
A new trade association of freight forwarders has gained backing from industry body IATA
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TIME's 'Person Of The Year': Your UPS Driver?

TIME's 'Person Of The Year': Your UPS Driver? | Logistics and Supply Chain | Scoop.it

credit: NBCNews.com It's not out of the question, and here's why. Global e-commerce sales may reach $1 trillion next year, growing at a rate of 19.4% annually.


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Foxconn exploring expanding manufacturing in the US - because of Apple's recent announcement?

Foxconn exploring expanding manufacturing in the US - because of Apple's recent announcement? | Logistics and Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Foxconn Technology Group is considering expanding its existing manufacturing operations in the U.S., in a move that could be linked with Apple's plan to bring back Mac manufacturing to the country.

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Turn Your Supply Chain to the Cloud

Turn Your Supply Chain to the Cloud | Logistics and Supply Chain | Scoop.it
As companies continue to shift to the cloud, users must watch for its community access components to unlock its true potential...
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Jacksonville's top logistics stories of 2012

Jacksonville's top logistics stories of 2012 | Logistics and Supply Chain | Scoop.it

Jacksonville's top logistics stories of 2012 Jacksonville Business Journal For the logistics and transportation industry, 2012 was a year of drama.


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Logistics and Social Media

Logistics and Social Media | Logistics and Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Great people and companies have proved how important social media is for logistics and other industries ...
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Top 10 US Logistics Markets of 2012 - Georgia ranked 4th

Top 10 US Logistics Markets of 2012 - Georgia ranked 4th | Logistics and Supply Chain | Scoop.it

It's been an interesting year in logistics with continued advancements in logistics software in it's move into the cloud and logistics companies expanding and innovating on their approach to supply chain management.


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Opinion: Supply Chain Accountability | Transport Topics Online | Trucking, Freight Transportation and Logistics News

Opinion: Supply Chain Accountability | Transport Topics Online | Trucking, Freight Transportation and Logistics News | Logistics and Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Over the past several years, government regulation that should be directed at every link of the supply chain has become increasingly focused on the trucking industry’s portion.
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Looming Strike Spurs Supply-chain Angst

Looming Strike Spurs Supply-chain Angst | Logistics and Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Companies that rely on shipments to Eastern ports could be hit hard, and risk managers are on the spot to come up with mitigating strategies.
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Purchasing and supply blog | Supply Management » Is the supply chain ready for a white Christmas?

Purchasing and supply blog | Supply Management » Is the supply chain ready for a white Christmas? | Logistics and Supply Chain | Scoop.it
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FTR forecasts excellent conditions for carriers in 2013 | Commercial Carrier Journal

Commercial Carrier Journal offers news, analysis and other information to managers of trucking companies and commercial truck fleets.
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Expect to pay higher rates as capacity tightens.

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BlueGrace Logistics | Shipping & Freight Powered by Technology

BlueGrace Logistics is a technology, transportation and logistics company providing logistics technology and transportation management services.
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Kerry Logistics wins Asian 3PL of the year

Kerry Logistics wins Asian 3PL of the year | Logistics and Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Kerry Logistics, a leading global logistics service provider, has won the award for Asian 3PL of the Year for the second year in a row at the Supply Chain Asia Logistics Awards in Singapore.
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Impressive that they've wone such a prestigious award 2 years in a row.

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neworleansbowl.org: Home

neworleansbowl.org: Home | Logistics and Supply Chain | Scoop.it

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The transparent supply chain

The transparent supply chain | Logistics and Supply Chain | Scoop.it
As we are all busy clicking, collecting, shopping and dropping, how often do you spare a thought for the long journey the goods you are buying have taken to get to you?
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$306M approved to upgrade transportation in California

$306M approved to upgrade transportation in California | Logistics and Supply Chain | Scoop.it
The California Transportation Commission allocated $306 million to 44 projects that will help ease traffic congestion, improve safety, and support economic growth.
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