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UPS Enhances Operations in Three North American Markets

Together they add nearly 478,000 square feet to UPS’s global network of supply-chain services. The company now offers 528 facilities with nearly 31 million square feet of space. Its Hebron campus, which has access to 62 percent of the U.S. population within two days via UPS Ground, and 64 percent via UPS Freight, has been expanded by 151,000 square feet. In Mira Loma, an hour from the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, and five minutes from Ontario Airport, UPS now includes an additional 309,000 square feet. And in Calgary, it has added 18,000 square feet of cGMP (current good manufacturing...
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Logistics News: Rail Carriers See Generally Strong Results for Q4, Full 2013

Profits as Usual Nicely Out Run Volume Growth; Union Pacific Continues to Lead the Pack
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Omni-Channel Retailing: Everything You Need to Know Under One Roof - Supply Chain and Transportation USA

Three Sessions Devoted to Omni-Channel Strategies presented at Supply Chain & Transportation USA
Norwalk, CT, February 12, 2014 - Omni-channel retailing presents a critical
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Greg McKinely, InComm's Vice President of Global Warehousing and Logistics Presenting at SUPPLY CHAIN & TRANSPORTATION USA - Supply Chain and Transportation USA

Want to Take Your Business International? Learn How at Supply Chain & Transportation USA
Norwalk, CT, February 5, 2014 - With young, growing populations and an emerging middle class,
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SCTUSA has announced its full conference lineup. Click here to find out more.

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Are you registered to attend or exhibit at SCTUSA? Click here to find out more...

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ATA expects US trucking industry to grow over next decade

ATA expects US trucking industry to grow over next decade | Supply Chain & Transportation | Scoop.it
The ATA U.S. Freight Transportation Forecast to 2024 predicts that overall trucking will gain market share in the US transportation industry over the next ten years.
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Old vs. New: How Consumers Have Altered Business Supply Chain Efficiency - Business 2 Community

Old vs. New: How Consumers Have Altered Business Supply Chain Efficiency - Business 2 Community | Supply Chain & Transportation | Scoop.it
Old vs. New: How Consumers Have Altered Business Supply Chain Efficiency | http://t.co/t4Uph23Kai | #supplychain
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Logistics Grads Suit Up for the Future - Inbound Logistics

Logistics Grads Suit Up for the Future - Inbound Logistics | Supply Chain & Transportation | Scoop.it
Universities and corporations are collaborating to improve supply chain education offerings and better equip students.
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Supply chain: the top five stories of 2013

Supply chain: the top five stories of 2013 | Supply Chain & Transportation | Scoop.it
Transparency and supply chain ethics - from supermarkets to smart phone producers - were strong themes on the supply chain hub in 2013

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Supply Chain News: In Latest in Stunning 2013 Moves, Reports Say Amazon Preparing to Go After Warehouse Clubs, ''Center Aisle'' Goods

Supply Chain News: In Latest in Stunning 2013 Moves, Reports Say Amazon Preparing to Go After Warehouse Clubs, ''Center Aisle'' Goods | Supply Chain & Transportation | Scoop.it
Reports Says Amazon will Ship Standard, Large Case Filled with Bulk Size Items; Four Fulfillment Centers Already Identified to Process and Ship New Orders
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Logistics News: New Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Rules Dramatically Paring Back Number of Freight Brokerage Firms, but Impact on Shippers Likely to be Modest a Best

Registered Brokers Numbers May be Cut in Half, to 10,000 or So, but Currently Active Ones Likely to Stay in Business or Become Agents for Larger Firms
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Changing Shopper Dynamics Drives The Need For More Shipping Options - Supply Chain Digest

Changing Shopper Dynamics Drives The Need For More Shipping Options - Supply Chain Digest | Supply Chain & Transportation | Scoop.it
Changing Shopper Dynamics Drives The Need For More Shipping Options Supply Chain Digest However, e-commerce is still only a relatively small slice of overall retail, though investors and analysts have paid much attention to its rapid ascent and...

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CRM from a Supply Chain Perspective

Winning CRM strategies focus the right responses on the priorities of the right customers. Everybody created equal doesn’t work for customer success. Companies just don’t have enough resources to provide phenomenal service to every single customer related to every single SKU. It may sound like a sacrilege, but, when resources are focused on the best profit-generating customers (not as a percentage, but in actual number of total dollars), both revenues and profits grow dramatically. And at the same time, the drama that disrupts customer relationships drops off to virtually nothing. Simply...
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2014 to Be 'Year of the Distribution Center' - and Here Are Four Reasons Why

“2014 is starting off with high demand from e-commerce and other users who are in the market for large, sophisticated space, and lots of it,” said Craig Meyer, president of Industrial Brokerage at JLL. “This will make 2014 the 'year of the distribution center.' Modern space with proximity to population centers and a robust logistics infrastructure will dominate the industrial real estate sector in 2014.”
JLL anticipates the overall national vacancy rate will settle at a cyclical low of 7.5 percent in 2014. Here are four trends driving this momentum:
1. Demand is spreading into secondary...
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How Will Logistics Benefit From the 2014 Economic Upturn? - Supply Chain 24/7

How Will Logistics Benefit From the 2014 Economic Upturn? - Supply Chain 24/7 | Supply Chain & Transportation | Scoop.it
With the global economy seeming to be in better shape than for many years, it would seem a good point at which to examine prospects for the global logistics industry. Economics and logistics output are, of course, inextricably linked.

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Five Trends to Look for This Year in Supply Chain Operations

Five Trends to Look for This Year in Supply Chain Operations | Supply Chain & Transportation | Scoop.it
Considerable publicity has surrounded manufacturing as a “savior,” with the potential of bringing economies of entire countries back from the brink of the last financial crisis. Output and asset efficiency have increased while waste and response times have been reduced.
But what about the supply chain? Clearly its role is intertwined within the improved productivity and product proliferation now virtually expected by consumers in the automotive, consumer goods and life sciences industries. Yet most of the public discussion has focused on the “end producer” or the manufacturer that is...
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“Near-Shoring” To Be Addressed At Supply Chain & Transportation USA - Supply Chain and Transportation USA

“Near-Shoring” To Be Addressed At Supply Chain & Transportation USA - Supply Chain and Transportation USA | Supply Chain & Transportation | Scoop.it
Program format delivers compelling insights into transportation service solutions
Norwalk, CT, January 28, 2014 - The “near-shoring” movement that’s been creating buzz in the supply
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ATA expects US trucking industry to grow over next decade

ATA expects US trucking industry to grow over next decade | Supply Chain & Transportation | Scoop.it
The ATA U.S. Freight Transportation Forecast to 2024 predicts that overall trucking will gain market share in the US transportation industry over the next ten years.
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Optimizing Air Cargo Shipments - Inbound Logistics

Scott Aubuchon of UPS offers tips to help shippers make the most of their air cargo shipments.
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The Panama Canal Expansion Will Be a Supply Chain Game Changer  - Inbound Logistics

The upcoming Panama Canal expansion will have a substantial impact on the U.S. supply chain and its efficiencies, writes Gary Forger, Material Handling Industry of America.
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Trends—December 2013 - Inbound Logistics

Trends—December 2013 - Inbound Logistics | Supply Chain & Transportation | Scoop.it
Cloud-based predictive analytics increasingly available to more companies of all sizes; RFID market set for robust growth by 2020; supply chain risk mitigation should be priority for all companies; key trends driving change for enterprises and...
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UPS: Delivering on sustainability

UPS: Delivering on sustainability | Supply Chain & Transportation | Scoop.it
With more than 300 packages being shipped every second at peak times, this Christmas will be UPS's busiest – but it remains up to the challenge of delivering those packages sustainably Advertisement feature...

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Collaboration: The Key to Innovation in the Logistics Industry ...

Collaboration: The Key to Innovation in the Logistics Industry ... | Supply Chain & Transportation | Scoop.it
Cities across the nation have realized the importance of collaboration and innovation for the transportation industry in their areas. Through the collaboration of industry experts and civic representatives, these organizations are ...

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Supply Chain Matters 2014 Predictions for Global Supply Chains- Part Three | Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters 2014 Predictions for Global Supply Chains- Part Three | Supply Chain Matters | Supply Chain & Transportation | Scoop.it

Once a year, just before the start of the New Year, the Ferrari Consulting and Research Group and the Supply Chain Matters Blog provide our series of predictions for the coming year.  These predictions are provided in the spirit of advising supply chain organizations in setting management agenda for the year ahead, as well as helping our readers and clients to prepare their supply chain management teams in establishing programs, initiatives and educational agendas for the upcoming New Year.


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