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.
February 26, 2014
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?
November 26, 2013
For those celebrating Thanksgiving with traditional fare, here are some interesting facts.
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One Whale of a Move

November 1, 2013

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

October 1, 2013

 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.
July 1, 2013
The Northeast United States can be a balancing act for companies.
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Hail to the Logistical Chiefs

January 4, 2013
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

November 6, 2012
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

October 9, 2012
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

August 6, 2012
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

July 2, 2012
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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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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