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3PL Challenges Solved
Have a logistics or transportation challenge? Whether you need more supply chain visibility, accurate inventory management, or suggestions for cutting transportation costs, Inbound Logistics' team of 3PL experts can help. Click here for free, no-obligation guidance and advice.


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2009 Online Planners
Access the 2009 Inbound Logistics Planner online and as a digital download. You'll find detailed information on 150 market leaders who have crafted their solutions to fit your needs and help meet your demands for transportation speed and efficiency, lower inventories, quick and easy tracking and tracing, cycle time compression, and integrated logistics expertise. These are the companies that can help you drive change.

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The Customer Service Connection
No longer a straight line between logistics providers and shippers, customer service in today's retail supply chain involves all players -- suppliers, manufacturers, 3PLs, and carriers. They're all connected, and they must all be satisfied. Our feature follows the never-ending flow of the customer service supply chain.

Footwear: Moving Shoes Is No Easy Feat
Dealing with shifts in global manufacturing, limited product lifecycles, and inventory complexity keeps the footwear supply chain on its toes.

Where Are They Now? A Reader Profile Reunion
Since 2002, Inbound Logistics' Reader Profile column has introduced readers to more than 90 colleagues who work in logistics and supply chain management. Many of those professionals have since moved on from the jobs they held when we visited with them. Let's catch up.



Carrier's Corner
On the Road to Economic Recovery
John A. Simourian, founder and chairman of Lily Transportation Corp., makes his argument for a national transportation infrastructure plan.

Green Landscape
Eco-operation in Action
Collaboration is the key to achieving sustainability goals, writes Rich Becks, senior vice president, strategic demand-supply solutions, E2open.


Reader Profile
Terri Sheely: Internal Combustion
Terri Sheely, purchasing and traffic manager for manufacturer Altronic, faces the daily challenge of filling orders with six- to eight-week lead times -- when it takes six to eight months to get the components needed to build the products.

10 Tips
Selecting the Right Port for Your Transportation Needs
Various member seaports of the American Association of Port Authorities share strategies for matching a port's offerings to your supply chain's needs.


Vote For Your Logistics Partner!

Have your 3PLs achieved extraordinary results for you and your company? Have they been steadfast partners for years, through good times and tough? Have they saved you money, found efficiencies, boosted productivity, kept your supply chain flowing? Get them the recognition they deserve. Join thousands of your transport, supply chain, and business logistics peers and vote in our Annual Reader's Choice: Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards.

More than 6,000 votes were cast last year by a diverse cross-section of readers who had one thing in common -- they shared their 3PL experiences with IL readers around the world. Here's your chance to be heard.

Share this link with your colleagues and rally them behind your provider: www.inboundlogistics.com/top10

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Supply Chain Management and Logistics Manager
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