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Archives for June 2016

An Expanded Panama Canal Takes Logistics into Uncharted Waters

An Expanded Panama Canal Takes Logistics into Uncharted Waters.Connect

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Editor’s note: This post originally ran in February. Since the Panama Canal opened this past Sunday, we wanted to share it with you again.

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 to Drive Supply Chain Compliance and Efficiency through Global Control Towers®

How to Drive Supply Chain Compliance and Efficiency through Global Control Towers®.Connect

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If you were asked to name the many functions performed by a supply chain’s global control tower, chances are that complying with international trade and tax regulations would not be top of your list.
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- Ben Bidwell, Director of U.S. Customs, C.H. Robinson

How Megacity Distribution Models are Changing Urban Logistics

How Megacity Distribution Models Are Changing Urban Logistics.Connect

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“Megacities” are cities with 10 million or more inhabitants and they represent a huge market for goods and services. At the same time, they also present some difficult logistics challenges, such as inadequate, traffic-clogged road systems.
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