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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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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.

Making Dollars and Sense of Transport Spend
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Rediscovering the Classics: Timeless Supply Chain Tactics
Logistics fundamentals are oft cited but more often overlooked or misread. Mastering these basics builds a foundation for supply chain sophistication. So grab your slippers, pull up a chair, and stoke the fire -- get comfortable. Join us as we retire to Inbound Logistics' library of logistics best practices and dust off some classics.

Ask the Big Wheels: Trucking Industry Roundup
Inbound Logistics asked seven leading trucking executives to tackle some tough questions about the challenging year ahead. Their advice, words of caution, and strategic vision can help you face the challenges of using motor freight in the short term and beyond.


How'd That Get on My Plate?
Getting fresh ingredients off the pallet and onto your plate demands mastery of the food supply chain.

On the Move: A Day in the Life of a Transportation Manager
Responsible for planning, executing, and optimizing logistics strategies and operations, transportation managers often find themselves on the firing line from the moment they begin work until the time they head home -- and beyond.

Growing Together
NAFTA Summit Report: Insider Perspectives

Is NAFTA leaving global trade dollars on the table by not being as competitive as it could be? Listen in as a panel of North American trade and transportation experts comes to grips with the challenges facing Mexico, Canada, and the United States.



RISKS & REWARDS: Facing the Challenges Ahead
Purchasing insurance may become costlier as investors conserve their capital, writes TT Club Vice President Daniel Negron.

VIEWPOINT: Unloading Trouble at the Loading Dock
Joe Manone, vice president of Rite-Hite Corporation, offers tips for keeping you loading dock running smoothly.

READER PROFILE: Jennifer Hughey Cleans Up
When Jennifer Hughey took the position as vice president, supply chain, at Peoria, Ill.-based Electrolux Home Care Products North America, she polished the company's supply chain to boost its bottom line.



CASEBOOK: Materials Handling Equipment
Robots do the heavy lifting at Staples' Denver distribution center, and they never call out sick.

Asset Tracking: The View From the Top

At GENCO Supply Chain Solutions' Atlanta reverse logistics facility, a real-time location system tracks assets from above -- and zeroes in on doubled productivity.



High-Stakes Handling: Bally Hits the WMS Jackpot

Unwilling to gamble on warehouse operations, Las Vegas-based slot machine manufacturer Bally Technologies invested in a sure thing: a new WMS and data collection hardware.

Supply Chain Visibility: Now You See It
The more transparent the supply chain, the more easily you can spot ways to squeeze value from your operational data.


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