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In the global economy, organizations want end-to-end supply chain visibility, the ability to respond quickly and adroitly to changes, and regulatory compliance and risk mitigation tools to ensure optimal performance.
In the consumer space, mobile technology could hardly be more ubiquitous.
Distribution network optimization is a structured process for determining optimal throughput quantity, facility location and operating costs associated with the movement of merchandise within the supply chain.
Foreign trade zones (FTZ) are one of the more powerful tools available to companies involved in world trade, but they are also one of the least understood and misunderstood resources.
On June 26, 2013, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure convened a panel on “How Logistics Facilitate an Efficient Freight Transportation System.”
The Hunt Midwest SubTropolis is, essentially, a 55 million square foot manmade cave in the bluffs above the Missouri River in Kansas City, Mo., that is possibly the world’s largest underground storage facility.
Chief among the good news about U.S. trade has been the steady rise in exports since President Obama announced an export initiative in his 2010 inauguration speech.
When fast food restaurant Jack in the Box needed to increase efficiency and decrease transportation costs, it turned to intermodal.
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.
On behalf of the nation’s railroads, I would like to welcome Secretary Anthony Foxx to his new position at the Department of Transportation,” said Edward R. Hamberger, president and CEO of the Association of American Railroads.
“Chairman [Bill] Shuster and I are committed to rail reauthorization this year,” says Rep. Jeff Denham (R-PA).
Zepol Corporation reports that U.S. vessel imports have declined almost 3 percent from May to June.
Supply chain solutions provider Logility Inc. announced Logility Cloud Services, which it described as “a comprehensive deployment portfolio that provides a flexible menu of services to accelerate the benefits of supply chain initiatives.”
Bulk Express Logistics, a trucking services, shipping and warehousing company located in New Jersey, has recently adopted their second solar panel through SolarCure’s Adopt-A-Solar-Panel program.
Ports America now provides terminal and stevedoring services for Liberty Global Logistics LLC’s (LGL) new monthly service moving vehicles to the Middle East from Providence, R.I.