Extreme Logistics

A monthly column profiling how specialized cargo is transported around the world under demanding time, temperature, and handling requirements.

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First LNG-Powered Containership in World Begins Construction

TOTE and General Dynamics NASSCO mark the start of construction for the first LNG-powered containership in the world in San Diego, Calif.
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TOTE and General Dynamics NASSCO mark the start of construction for the first LNG-powered containership in the world in San Diego, Calif.
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Thanksgiving Supply Chain

A turkey in every pot?
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For those celebrating Thanksgiving with traditional fare, here are some interesting facts.
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One Whale of a Move

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When the University of Georgia’s Museum of Natural History needed roughly 100,000 animal specimens, including the skeleton of a whale, moved from Northeastern University in Boston to Athens, Ga. within 11 days, the project seemed daunting.


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A Barrage of Rain & Bandits

By Ebony Fox
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 An epidemic of maternal mortality and the blight of AIDS have plagued Kenya. In March 2003, newly elected Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki declared total war on AIDS in Kenya. Also in 2003, U.S. President George W. Bush announced PEPFAR; in July 2013, he revisited Kenya to reaffirm that promise. 


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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.
By Ken Krizner
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The Northeast United States can be a balancing act for companies.
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Hail to the Logistical Chiefs

By Josh Foster
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As President Barack Obama steps onto the stage to take the oath of office on Jan. 21, 2013, there is a 200-year tradition of military logistics at work behind the scenes to make it all possible.


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Dragon’s Breadth

By Josh Foster
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For the second time this year, a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft is at the ISS – but this time with ice cream.
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Shuttling the Shuttle Trainer

By Josh Foster
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Some would say shipping irreplaceable space exploration history is no easy task. Those people are not the folks at Sealed Air.
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The Search for Earhart

By Josh Foster
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Seventy-five years ago the aviator disappeared, launching one of the world’s greatest mysteries; the hunt for answers is on.
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Flame On

By Josh Foster
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Getting the Olympic Torch from Olympia, Greece to London is no easy matter. With the 2012 Summer Olympics fast approaching, learn the back-story on this logistics marvel.
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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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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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