Articles by April Terreri

A Sweet Spot for LCL

The faster than traditional ocean, yet cheaper than air alternative.
One of the newest transportation options available to shippers transporting products from Asia to the U.S. is gaining in popularity. Less-than-container-load (LCL) shipment options began to be offered about five years ago by leading ocean carriers and leading international cargo delivery trucking companies.
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Does Global Trade Still Have Its Groove?

Recession, earthquakes and tsunamis, rising oil prices, and political instability are rocking traders, but some are surviving and thriving.
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Technology Powers LTL Leaders

Carriers are achieving new levels of operational efficiency and supply chain visibility with the latest offerings.
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Intermodal Rail Gains Momentum

Many in the rail industry believe recent growth in intermodal volumes point to a resurgence in the sector.
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Go West...with Caution

China's effort to improve the standard of living in the hinterland has manufacturers following.
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Lifeline to Global Trade?

Experts are cautiously optimistic about the apparent global trade recovery being tempered by industry, economic, and consumer dynamics.
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Supply Chain Trends to Watch

Top academic researchers weigh in on trends that will change supply chain operations and management.
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Technology Enhances Process for 3PLs

And processes are what ultimately differentiates one 3PL from another.
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Optimizing the LTL Industry

Linehaul costs are the single highest cost for carriers, so keeping them at a minimum is paramount to profitability.
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Searching for Balance

Unprecedented market conditions test LTL carriers' mettle as they await a return to supply and demand stability.
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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.


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