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HazMat Safety Scrutinized

Hazardous material accidents are an industry nightmare, raising safety questions and potentially tighter regulation.
By Dan McCue
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 They were almost certainly asleep as the driverless oil train rumbled toward Lac-Mégantic, a popular tourist destination town alongside the same-named lake in eastern Quebec, Canada. 


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Revitalizing the Buffalo River

Laying the foundation for a “blue economy” as an urban waterway is reclaimed.
By Kevin Keenan
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With surgical skill, crews are meticulously dredging the Buffalo River, ridding it of decades of contamination, setting the stage for the restoration of habitat for fish and wildlife, improved water quality and enhanced public access. 


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Fueling Change in Trucking

An aggressive fuel efficiency initiative is helping to change the face of trucking in the U.S.
By Perry A. Trunick
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In his 2014 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama promised action.


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What does it take to have a successful omnichannel strategy? Data.

Is Better Data Worth It?
By Perry A. Trunick
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As perhaps the most stunning success of the dot-com era, Amazon is known for the data it collects and the way it uses the information to improve the customer experience.


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Panama Canal’s New Paradigm

By Perry A. Trunick
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Deputy Administrator Manuel Benítez describes a major shift in the Panama Canal Administration’s strategic thinking.


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Eyes on the Consumer

By Perry A. Trunick
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 WT100 analyzes the analysts and finds much to be optimistic about. 


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Changing Transportation: From Drivers to Data

By Mary Shacklett
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 As businesses recover from the recession, part of their focus is on improving transportation and logistics performance. 


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The Southeast has it All

By Ken Krizner
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 Growing logistics infrastructure is striving to keep pace with a continued population boom. 


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Success with Returns

By Dan McCue
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 Part two on reverse logistics management describes how best – or better – practices yield solid results. 


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Come to Terms With Trade Finance

By Perry A. Trunick
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No export is successful until the seller is paid. Understanding terms of sale spells fast, accurate payment.


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