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Improving Logistics Efficiency: How Cities Can Join Forces to Combat Traffic Congestion

Urban LogisticsMany big cities around the world have implemented environmentally sustainable programs to reduce the traffic snarls that add costs to urban supply chains. Can the expertise they have gained in introducing these solutions be transferred to other traffic-choked cities? Read More…

- Associate Research Professor and Transport Research Group Manager, Zaragoza Logistics Center
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How to Manage for Supply Chain Success During Major Weather Events

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Delhaize America Shares Best Practices that Achieved Goals During Record-Breaking Storm

This January, the U.S. Northeast was pummeled by the fourth most powerful snowstorm to hit theĀ area in at least 60 years, reported the Associated Press [1]. From Friday, January 22, through Sunday, January 24, Winter Storm Jonas dumped 20 to 30 inches of snow on a multi-state strike zone.
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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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Supply Chains Still Have to Make the Human Connection

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It can be difficult to assimilate the sheer number of new technologies and trends that are reshaping supply chains. And as we struggle to keep pace with these innovations, the importance of the human element can be overlooked. Yet the performance of people and how they interrelate remain critical, perhaps more than ever, to the performance of supply chains. Read More…