3PLs & 4PLs

Omni-Channel Changes Wholesale Distribution

Pressured by market changes, wholesale distribution executives are assessing solutions to meet consumer and profit expectations
June 3, 2014

At $4.8 trillion annual revenues, the wholesale distribution (WSD) market is huge. WSD industry revenues are nearly 100 percent more than sales of consumer packaged goods and slightly greater than U.S. retail sales revenues.


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BDP Appointed for Aramco Trading Export Logistics

BDP Smart Suite control tower will provide shipment monitoring and visibility, automated status and exception alerts and reporting tools.
May 28, 2014
BDP International (BDP) has been appointed to handle the export of Aramco Trading Co. (ATC) polymer products.
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DHL Launches Enhanced Ocean Freight Technology Service

An integral part of the DHL Ocean Secure services are in-transit visibility and in-transit control.
May 28, 2014
DHL Global Forwarding launches enhanced ocean freight service “Ocean Secure” for sensitive cargo shipments.
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Rio de Janeiro Experiences Triple Digit Cargo Theft Increase

FreightWatch recommends extreme vigilance for logistics operations in the area.
May 28, 2014
The city of Rio de Janeiro experienced a 142 percent increase in recorded cargo theft incidents in the first quarter of 2014.
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UPS Expands Contract Logistics Reach in China

New distribution center in Beijing adds to Chengdu and Shanghai facilities to reach B2B and B2C customers.
May 27, 2014
The 6,500-square-meters of non-bonded warehouse space located 19 kilometers from Beijing Capital International Airport serves growing demand in China and is capable of servicing contract logistics orders with four-hour delivery within the metropolitan Beijing area and next-business-day orders for major cities throughout China.
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The Quest for Consistent and Comparable Data

Process automation can help rationalize supply chain management.
May 27, 2014

Every business runs on its repeatable processes. Successful supply chain management depends on coordinating every step.


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ILWU Works on Negotiations, Preparations, Anticipates Fees

Shippers should consider the impact of West Coast port disruptions to their supply chain.
May 14, 2014
Industry sources report that negotiations started on a good note with both sides stating they expect cargo to continue moving throughout the negotiation process.
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March 2014 Freight Up 23.2 Percent Since April 2009 Low

The March 2014 index level was 23.2 percent above the April 2009 low during the most recent recession.
May 14, 2014
The amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry rose 1.6 percent in March from February, rising for the second consecutive month.
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A. Duie Pyle Launches Customized Solutions Group

Specializing in hazmat transportation, the business unit will provide enhanced service offerings through four new service arms.
May 13, 2014
Pyle’s new CSG Strategic Business Unit comprises the following four business segments: Custom Dedicated, Truckload, Brokerage, and Warehousing & Distribution.
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Painting the Supply Chain Green

Corporate culture is a big part of environmental stewardship when it comes to supply chains.
May 12, 2014

There is no doubt about it: sustainability and green initiatives are hard at work in extended supply chains.


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

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Calculating a true landed cost for global sourcing directly correlates with the profitability of purchased goods. However, few companies can command real-time visibility in to all the costs involved for cross border movements. In this podcast, World Trade 100 and Amber Road highlight how a comprehensive global trade platform that converges both logistics and compliance costs can deliver true landed cost visibility.

 

Speaker: Hung Lee, Senior Product Manager, Amber Road

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2014 August

Check out the August 2014 edition of World Trade WT100, featuring our cover story on Preparing the Supply Chain for the Unexpected, plus much more!
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Filled with proven operational solutions, it will guide managers as they develop a warehouse master plan, one designed to minimize the effects of supply chain inefficiencies as it improves logistics accuracy and inventory management - and reduces overall warehousing expense.

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