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Reversing the Pain of Reverse Logistics

By Pol Sweeney
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A recent statistic from BBC News revealed that between 25-50 percent of all goods purchased online are returned, but customers are much more likely to make purchases online if they know that they have the flexibility to make a return if they need to.
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Inside a Successful 3PL Partnership

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A 3PL partner can provide invaluable expertise and execution for a demanding supply chain. Download our case study to learn how one specialty chemical company found the 3PL partner for them.

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Making Collaboration A Reality

Six Tips for Creating Value Through Co-Loading
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Collaboration in shipping is an innovative idea. But for many shippers, it’s just that — an idea.

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How Social Is Your Supply Chain (and Who Really Cares)?

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While every industry can benefit from social technology, there are some distinct differences in the patterns of adoption.

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Are You Taking Advantage of the Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone?

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The Chinese government officially established the Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone (PFTZ) on September 29, 2013 in order to provide an experimental field for policy and administrative reforms designed to facilitate trade and simplify China’s complex trade regulations.

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Acteon Group Standardizes on Amber Road for Restricted Party Screening

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Amber Road (NYSE: AMBR), a leading provider of global trade management solutions (GTM), announced that the Acteon Group, a leading global integrated subsea services provider, has chosen Amber Road to automate and standardize restricted party screening across all of its worldwide branded services.

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Survey: Small Businesses Missing Opportunity to Offer Services, Products Internationally

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According to Exact, only one in three small business owners surveyed are offering their services and products internationally.
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APICS Merges with Supply Chain Council

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New entity may become leader in supply chain solutions.
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The Metamorphosis of Drayage

How drayage evolved into a prime driver of efficiency and supply chain visibility
By Walter Weart
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Origin and destination drayage has been a problem intermodal service providers have encountered since the onset of intermodal.

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Solutions & Strategies for Supply Chain Assurance and Collaboration

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P2P gaps plague retail relations with suppliers, 3rd party logistics and other partners.

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KC SmartPort Momentum

Kansas City SmartPort Momentum 2013 focused on 3PLs, the issues facing the industry, and the role or logistics in economic development


Assurance of Supply: A Top Concern for Manufacturers

Every manufacturer has an assurance of supply problem to some extent due to the complexity of global sourcing. For years, manufacturers were blessed with high margins but margins have grown paper thin. You can’t fill up your distribution centers with excess inventory – not only is there a cost factor but the pace of business and consumer buying trends causes goods to quickly turn obsolete. Assurance of supply provides the speed and agility that is essential to being able to compete in today’s market.


Speaker info: Diane Palmquist, VP Manufacturing Industry Solutions


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