Articles by April Terreri

A Sweet Spot for LCL

The faster than traditional ocean, yet cheaper than air alternative.
July 20, 2011
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?

May 2, 2011
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

May 1, 2011
Carriers are achieving new levels of operational efficiency and supply chain visibility with the latest offerings.
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Intermodal Rail Gains Momentum

January 2, 2011
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

November 1, 2010
China's effort to improve the standard of living in the hinterland has manufacturers following.
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Lifeline to Global Trade?

July 31, 2010
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

July 4, 2010
Top academic researchers weigh in on trends that will change supply chain operations and management.
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Technology Enhances Process for 3PLs

June 1, 2010
And processes are what ultimately differentiates one 3PL from another.
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Optimizing the LTL Industry

May 1, 2010
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

April 2, 2010
Unprecedented market conditions test LTL carriers' mettle as they await a return to supply and demand stability.
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