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Yusen Logistics Wins Four Logistics Awards from Renault-Nissan Alliance

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Yusen Logistics has scooped four major logistics awards from the Renault-Nissan Alliance.
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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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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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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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World Trade 100 Magazine

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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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Transportation Capacity

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World-Class Warehousing and Material Handling, 1st Edition

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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