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3PL Challenges Solved
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Expedited Deliveries: Going Critical
When your products really have to get there -- and fast -- critical shipment service providers spring into action.

All I Really Need to Know (About Logistics) I Learned From Rudolph: A Holiday Demand Story
Taking a lesson from a holiday hero with a glowing red nose, retailers and suppliers embrace accurate planning, lean strategies, and transportation efficiency to guide their supply chain sleigh through any storm.

Logistics Best Practices: H.O.W.
Need to know the best way to manage risk? Negotiate contracts? Standardize fuel surcharges? Gain visibility? Develop infrastructure? You've come to the right place. Find out H.O.W. to handle these questions and more in our annual library of logistics best practices.
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NASCO: North America's SuperCorridor Coalition
The multimodal transportation network known as NASCO runs through the heart of trade in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Find out what makes this corridor unique and why companies are banding together to support it.
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Pharma Logistics: Prognosis Positive
Pharmaceutical manufacturers, drug distributors, and health care providers are taking a double dose of technology and business process improvement to keep consumers safe and competition one step behind.



Negotiating curves and arcs to find the optimal route is the key to delivering goods efficiently, writes IL contributing editor Robert Malone.

Green Transportation: On the Road to Sustainability

Frank Monte, senior manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP, outlines how to negotiate the road to sustainability in this new era of environmental awareness and social responsibility.

Signed, Sealed, Delivered...But to Whom?

Are warehouse operators responsible when deliveries go wrong? Daniel Negron, vice president of TT Club, tackles this complex issue.

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Home Sweet Home

In his role as vice president of supply chain for Houston-based builder David Weekley Homes, Bill Justus launched the innovative National Trading Partner Survey, a tool that gives manufacturers and distributors constructive feedback on their products and services.


IT MATTERS: Successfully Managing Long-Tail Inventories
It is possible to reach unprecedented efficiency and service level excellence in an increasingly challenging long-trail world, claims Jeff Bodenstab, vice president of marketing for ToolsGroup.

Inventory Software Goes With the Flow

Using the right tools to handle inventory, purchasing, forecasting, and other enterprise functions helps keep start-up company Aguaworks' head above water.

LIT TOOLKIT: Good Chemistry Yields Better Inventory Management
Chemical manufacturer Celanese experiments with a formula for curing its inventory woes.


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