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Schneider Honors 3PLs in 12th Annual Carrier Recognition Awards

Recipients of Schneider's 12th Annual Carrier Recognition Awards comprise the top one percent of carriers serving Schneider's Supply Chain Management and Transportation Management customers.
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IAG Cargo Enhances Premium Freight Handling Facility

IAG Cargo announced it has completed a number of significant infrastructure upgrades to Premia, its London Heathrow-based premium freight handling facility.
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Amazon Creating 80,000 Seasonal Jobs at New Fulfillment, Sortation Centers

Amazon.com announced it is creating 80,000 seasonal positions across its U.S. network of fulfillment and sortation centers this holiday season in order to meet an increase in customer demand.
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U.S. Public Transit Adopts Clean Diesel Technology Faster Than National Average

Advancements in new clean diesel technology that has resulted in a transit buses with near-zero emissions are being adopted by U.S. transit officials at a faster pace than other large vehicle sectors.
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Logistics Drives Site Selection

Site selection will have some immediate and some long-lasting effects on a supply chain.

The landscape for trade and logistics is a dynamic one, being redefined constantly by e-commerce, regulatory changes, global trade and the digital aspects of trade.


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Yusen Logistics Americas Offers Short Haul Intermodal Service

Yusen Logistics Inc., a global third-party logistics provider, is expanding its Short Haul Intermodal Service, available for moving commodities within the Eastern U.S. distribution network.
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EPA Honors Freight Carriers For Superior Supply Chain Efficiency

The EPA is honoring 44 top truck and multi-modal carriers as industry leaders in supply chain environmental and energy efficiency with its 2014 SmartWay Excellence Awards.
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Deringer’s LCL Consolidations Show Significant Growth

Logistics provider A.N. Deringer Inc. has steadily grown its freight forwarding business, more than 25 percent compared to last year.
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Get the Most from Carrier Relationships

Openness and trust are important to ensure capacity and results in supply chain relationships.

Shippers have traditionally evaluated their carriers first on price, and then on the markets they serve. The reason is simple.


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Shipment Size Drives Supply Chains

As the ocean carriers and ports prepare for big ships, it’s actually shipment size that is driving supply chains.

E-commerce is revolutionizing the way we buy everything from medicines to groceries to spare parts for household appliances, and in doing so it has become the prime driver of supply chain decisions, experts in the field say.


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Five Wearable Manufacturing Technologies of the Future

Video applications, Employee Monitoring, Field service, Plant monitoring, Improving employee safety

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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 October

Check out the October 2014 edition of World Trade WT100, featuring our cover story: Logistics Drives Site Selection, plus much more!

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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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