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An Issue for Every Supply Chain

By Perry A. Trunick
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When James Welch, CEO of YRC Worldwide spoke to shippers, carriers and 3PLs at the SMC3 Connections event, he covered a lot of territory in a short time


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Eyeing Rate Complexity

Rate accuracy is a challenge in multimodal extended supply chains.
By Perry A. Trunick
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There are plenty of drivers for freight costs, and expanding the view into other modes only amplifies the impact.


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U.S.-NAFTA Freight Totaled $103 Billion in June 2014

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All five major transportation modes –- air, vessel, pipeline, rail, and trucks -– carried more freight by value in June 2014 than in June 2013.
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Yusen Logistics Named Freight Forwarder Partner to Oishii JAPAN 2014 Food Trade Show

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Yusen Logistics announces that it has been designated as a partner freight forwarder for Oishii JAPAN 2014, a Japanese food trade show to be held in Singapore in October 2014.
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Transportation Intermediaries Association Faces Freight Broker, Carrier Scam

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Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) has received identity theft reports from freight broker and carrier companies whose logos, graphics, text and other intellectual property were stolen from their companies’ web sites.
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UPS Capital Names Ronald Chang as President

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Chang to replace Bob Bernabucci, an industry veteran retiring after 41 years.
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July Closes Strong on Spot Truckload Load Volume Market

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Spot truckload load volume rose sharply and capacity tightened during the week ending August 2, according to DAT Solutions.
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DHL Launches Direct LCL Service Routes to Latin America

New service will reportedly reduce transit times and provide better rates to customers.
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DHL Global Forwarding extends direct consolidation service to new markets including: Brazil, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Panama.
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Landair Announces New Feature: Guaranteed Value Acceleration

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Landair announced a new logistics service feature to give supply chain managers greater confidence that outsourcing to a third-party logistics provider (3PL) will produce predictably measurable financial, operational or customer-service improvements.
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Leading the Economic Boom in Southeast U.S.

Gulf Coast ports are building infrastructure to accommodate regional growth
By Ken Krizner
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Ports on the Gulf Coast are strategically positioned to take advantage of the flourishing economy in the southeastern United States. The ports are located in some of the fastest-growing states in one of the fastest-growing regions of the country, offering shippers both destination markets and gateways — options that can help trim their logistics and supply chain costs.


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KC SmartPort Momentum

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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Calculating a true landed cost for global sourcing directly correlates with the profitability of purchased goods. However, few companies can command real-time visibility in to all the costs involved for cross border movements. In this podcast, World Trade 100 and Amber Road highlight how a comprehensive global trade platform that converges both logistics and compliance costs can deliver true landed cost visibility.

 

Speaker: Hung Lee, Senior Product Manager, Amber Road

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2014 September

Check out the September 2014 edition of World Trade WT100, featuring the 2014 Logistics Directory, plus much more!
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Filled with proven operational solutions, it will guide managers as they develop a warehouse master plan, one designed to minimize the effects of supply chain inefficiencies as it improves logistics accuracy and inventory management - and reduces overall warehousing expense.

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