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Demand Calls, Mexico Responds
As congestion and capacity concerns threaten cargo movement through the West Coast, Mexican ports present an alternative distribution point for U.S. supply chains.
So Your Provider Has Merged. Now What?Mergers and acquisitions are on the upswing. Each M&A transaction announcement is peppered with rosy promises, but not every deal proceeds as smoothly as promised. Here's a look behind M&A activity in the logistics provider market and how it impacts shippers.
Demand-Driven Logistics: Adjusting FocusPicture this: 80 percent of your traditional business disappears within five years. For Eastman Kodak, positioning a demand-driven supply chain model to fit this redefined market required vision, an eye for detail, and precise timing. Here's what developed.
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Driver-Shortage Issues: Carriers Get Creative Finding drivers - and retaining them - has become the most challenging problem facing the industry today. How bad is the situation? Doug Ostrowski, general manager of transportation, Evans Distribution Systems, lays it on the line.
Risks & Rewards: Shifted Contents, Shared ResponsibilityA warehouse manager receives containers holding cargo that has shifted or collapsed against itself. Apart from any risk he faces for cargo damage while unloading the containers, this also presents a hazard to his workers. How can he protect his company and employees? TT Club's Dan Negron offers expert advice.
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Logistics in the Blogosphere
By Amy Roach Partridge
Hundreds of logistics blogs are now in operation; some are quite informative, while others offer little more than a cluster of links to other web sites. Here is an informal roundup of some logistics blogs worth checking out.
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