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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…

Real-World Collaboration with Academia

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It’s tempting to write off university research as too ivory tower, especially in such a pragmatic business as freight management. But in our experience academic studies that are tied to real-world issues can pay back hugely.

We’ve sponsored a number of projects at MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics (MIT CTL) over the years.  Below are a few of these projects:  Read More…

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