Articles by Ken Krizner

Inland Ports Provide Supply Chain Savings

Companies are closer to their markets and gain full logistics services.
April 5, 2014

 Inland ports can provide a significant opportunity for manufacturers and retailers to reduce their supply chain costs because using an inland port can put cargo much closer to its final destination in major population centers.  


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The Southeast has it All

March 1, 2014

 Growing logistics infrastructure is striving to keep pace with a continued population boom. 


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Planning for the Next Big Storm

January 10, 2014

Hurricane Sandy delivered many lessons for U.S. ports – whether or not they were in its path.


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Develop a Caribbean Strategy

A Panama Canal strategy may include transshipment opportunities. Using Caribbean ports might quicken supply chain flows.
December 1, 2013

 A Panama Canal strategy may include transshipment opportunities. Using Caribbean ports might quicken supply chain flows.  


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The Best Kept Secret in Logistics

The Great Lakes can help improve supply chain effectiveness — and move from best-kept secret to best-used resource.
November 1, 2013

The Great Lakes can help improve supply chain effectiveness — and move from best-kept secret to best-used resource.


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Making a Logistical Footprint

The infrastructure is in place to ensure an efficient transportation and distribution strategy in the American Southwest.
October 1, 2013

With the infrastructure in place, the Southwest U.S. is ready for logistics.


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U.S. Region: Midwest

The Strategic Midwest

The Midwest region’s many strengths make it a strategic location, able to help companies achieve supply chain efficiencies.
August 1, 2013

The logistics sector is not just a way to move goods from point to point anymore. It has become a strategic advantage for growing companies that can deliver their goods more quickly and extract value from their supply chains.


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U.S. Region: Northeast

Major Market Meets Logistics Challenges

The Northeast U.S. is home to millions of consumers… and a challenging logistics environment.
July 1, 2013
The Northeast United States can be a balancing act for companies.
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U.S. Region: Gulf Coast

Transforming Trade Patterns

For shippers, the Panama Canal expansion means more options. Ports are working on infrastructure to get a piece of the new business.
June 1, 2013
The combination of the Panama Canal expansion and infrastructure upgrades at U.S. Gulf Coast ports could transform trade lanes and give shippers more options.
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U.S. REGION: Great Lakes

A Heritage of Trade

On both sides of the Great Lakes, the goal is to improve transportation infrastructure and strengthen trade.
May 1, 2013
We have to think beyond borders in U.S.-Canada trade, including state and provincial borders, say trade experts.
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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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