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Archives for February 2016

Drivers in the Spotlight: 4 Reasons for Their Growing Influence on Supply Chain Management

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The changing competitive landscape in trucking is focusing more attention on the role of drivers in the management of supply chains.
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An Expanded Panama Canal Takes Logistics into Unchartered Waters

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In December, the Port of Los Angeles handled the largest container ship ever to call at a North American port. The arrival of the Benjamin Franklin offers a glimpse of a major change in supply chain management in 2016.
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How Omnichannel Retailing Buys into TMS Technology

OmnichannelBlogThe 2015 peak holiday season highlighted changes that are transforming the retail industry. It also shed light on the key role that transportation management system (TMS) solutions play in helping retailers respond and adapt to the emerging industry landscape.
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Eyes on Innovation: 3 Supply Chain Innovation Themes to Watch

Supply Chain Innovation

Editor’s Note: In January, Glenn contributed a blog post for Transportfolio. We’re sharing his original post here because supply chain innovation is a relevant topic.

Innovation is all about thinking creatively and developing new solutions to universal challenges. It’s what propels us to ideate in stronger, more inspired ways, improve products, and streamline procedures. And, it’s what drives the future of supply chains. Innovations in technology and processes can impact your supply chain in many ways, like gaining visibility into your in-transit network or the reducing supply chain spend. That’s why it’s so important—and interesting—to stay on top of supply chain innovation. Read More…

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