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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 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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Five Ways to Drive a High-Performance, Cross-Border Automotive Supply Chain

Five Ways to Drive a High-Performance, Cross-Border Automotive Supply Chain.Connect

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Where are you likely to encounter the worst bottlenecks when shipping product between the U.S. and Mexico? The obvious answer is the busy border, but our experience in the automotive vertical suggests otherwise.
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5 Easy Ways to Monitor Supply Chain Health

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Editor’s note: This post originally ran last year. Since it’s a relevant topic, we wanted to share it with you again.

Is the current performance of your supply chain network optimal? How do you gauge network performance, know which numbers are important to you, and understand what they mean?

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