3PLs & 4PLs

Landair Announces New Feature: Guaranteed Value Acceleration

Landair announced a new logistics service feature to give supply chain managers greater confidence that outsourcing to a third-party logistics provider (3PL) will produce predictably measurable financial, operational or customer-service improvements.
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Leading the Economic Boom in Southeast U.S.

Gulf Coast ports are building infrastructure to accommodate regional growth

Ports on the Gulf Coast are strategically positioned to take advantage of the flourishing economy in the southeastern United States. The ports are located in some of the fastest-growing states in one of the fastest-growing regions of the country, offering shippers both destination markets and gateways — options that can help trim their logistics and supply chain costs.

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Shoring Up a Supply Chain Against the Unexpected

No one can eliminate all supply chain risk, but with proper preparation, a supply chain can stand up to unforeseen disasters.

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UPS Doubles Carbon Intensity Goal for 2020

UPS released its 12th annual Sustainability Report announcing that in addition to reducing overall carbon emissions in 2013, it also met its 2016 goal of reducing its air and ground fleet's carbon intensity by 10 percent three years early.
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TransCore’s Canadian Freight Volumes in Q1, Q2 2014 Shatters Any Six-Month Record

Compared to last year's first half, TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index saw volumes swell an impressive 42 percent year-over-year, shattering any combined semi-annual volumes since TransCore Link Logistics started recording data.
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Averitt Improves Service from Midwest to Canada

Includes one-day transit from Chicago to Toronto.
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Old Dominion Opens Pair of Container Drayage Facilities

New facilities will support growing container drayage business.
Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. opened a pair of container drayage facilities to serve the company’s growing drayage operations.
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DHL Adds 13 Locations Throughout Americas to Life Sciences Thermonet Network

DHL Global Forwarding expands its service offerings for the life sciences and healthcare industry in 13 locations in the Americas, adding to the company's worldwide Thermonet network of Certified Life Sciences Stations.
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UPS Offers Multimodal Express With China-Europe Rail

Service helps customers balance speed and cost in supply chains.
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Nearshoring on the Rise

Respondents to a recent survey say nearshoring is a reality and an increasing part of their supply-chain strategy.

Most organizations still handle many of the functions of their business internally, but outsourcing remains a strong component of their business strategies, and that includes outsourcing to nearby counties or regions.

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Five Wearable Manufacturing Technologies of the Future

Video applications, Employee Monitoring, Field service, Plant monitoring, Improving employee safety.

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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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World Trade 100 Magazine

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2014 December

Check out the December 2014 edition of World Trade WT100, featuring our cover story on Air Cargo, The Alliance Awards, plus much more!

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World-Class Warehousing and Material Handling, 1st Edition

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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