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World Trade 100’s blog space allows visitors can read opinions and comments about industry topics of the day. Visitors are encouraged to respond by making their comments known as well. In this space, you will read blog posts from the Editor in Chief, Perry Trunick, our Associate Editor, Josh Foster, and we have a special space for our industry partners to make blog posts as well. To learn more about submitting blog content, visit our Partners Blog page!

Benefits and Future Advancements in New Clean Diesel Technology

EPA’s West Coast collaborative meeting highlighted the benefits and future advancements of near-zero emissions.
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Wounded Vet Prepares to Enter Workforce Via DOE Training Program

While 26-year-old wounded veteran Joseph Grabianowski has inspired Americans with his harrowing war story, someday he may be nationally known for building highly efficient exhaust systems for cars and trucks using 3D printing technology.
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Praise for a Job Half Done

The MAP 21 extension is only half the job, we need a long-term bill.
The Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act might be better named the Creeping Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act.
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KC Delivers Delivered New Perspectives on e-Commerce

My trip to Kansas City for the KC Delivers forum gave me a new outlook on how a national sales tax would affect businesses and governments alike.
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Ten Must-Ask Questions to Optimize Your Supply Chain

In today's business environment, every company is under pressure to do more with less.
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Carriers: Overcoming the Barriers to Near Real-Time Order Visibility

Today, many carriers can't always deliver in two days let alone two hours, and increasingly this will be the differentiator that causes carrier contracts to be won and lost.
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Ryder Helps Fireworks Company Experience Continued Success, Promote Safety

More fireworks go off on the Fourth of July than for any other national celebration in the world.
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Bad Judgment

Don't punish the many for the acts of the few.
When a Walmart driver made a bad choice, he involved the entire industry.
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Top 3 Tips for Transportation and Logistics Sales and Marketing Success

The transportation and logistics industry has gone through significant changes and challenges since the 2008-2009 recession.
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Retailers Contemplate Contingency Plans

As West Coast port contract negotiations commence, retailers look at options.
Will port labor negotiations  be smooth sailing for supply chain stakeholders?
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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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