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DIALOG | December 18, 2012

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Holiday Stocking: Preparing for the Seasonal Retail Rush

Smart planning throughout the year allows retailers to strike the right balance for Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and beyond. Read full article…

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Mapping the New Retail Supply Chain

Today's multi-channel retailers must optimize their logistics operations. Read full article…

Making E-Fulfillment a Pet Project

Start-up implemented a WMS to streamline back-end logistics. Read full article…

Retail Recovery

As consumer spending increases, retailers strive for operational efficiency. Read full article…

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Michael SmyersMichael Smyers: Molecular Logistics

For Michael Smyers, associate director of logistics at chemical and transportation fuel products manufacturer Amyris, the formula for a successful career relies on continuing education. Read full article…

Canadian Truckers Want Better Roads

The Canadian Trucking Alliance calls for increased government investment in transportation infrastructure to ease traffic delays and improve safety. Read full article…

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HOW Help is on the WayH.O.W.: Help on the Way

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Maximize Cost Savings Through Transloading

Transloading services can cut transport and handling costs by transferring ocean cargo at port — without sorting it — for shipment to a single destination, such as an inland distribution center. Read full article…

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Preventing Peak-Season Shipping Delays

Don't let supply chain disruptions keep you from meeting seasonal holiday demand. Read full article…

Check the Date

"Sell by" dates cost shippers billions in wasted perishable goods. This article, available exclusively on, explains how using bar codes rather than ink stamps can help ensure fresh food items stay on store shelves. Read full article…

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Describe the image hereA Possible Partnership

U.S. and Chinese officials discuss combining logistics resources during counter-piracy, humanitarian assistance, and disaster response missions. Read full article…

Sorting Out Savings Opportunities in Your E-Commerce Warehouse

Savvy distribution and supply chain managers should be looking at sortation as a means of addressing problems and achieving savings. Read full article…

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