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Pipeline Management and Forecasting Are Key to Improving the Sales Experience PIPELINE MANAGEMENT AND FORECASTING ARE KEY TO IMPROVING THE SALES EXPERIENCE

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Oct 03, 2018

Let’s explore some of the current processes around pipeline management and forecasting and how they can be improved.

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Change the sales rep experience, improve the customer experience CHANGE THE SALES REP EXPERIENCE, IMPROVE THE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

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Oct 03, 2018

The first CRM launch truly changed the way sales were managed. We went from tracking customers on spreadsheets (and even in rolodexes) to tracking them and their attendant opportunities with software. It wasn’t long before reps started to feel the purpose of a CRM was more about preserving the...

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Driving Sales Behavior With Non-Cash Rewards DRIVING SALES BEHAVIOR WITH NON-CASH REWARDS

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Oct 03, 2018

In the end, you need to be rewarding your sales reps with more than just money if you want to keep them motivated and if you want your sales compensation plan to deliver on its promises.

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6 Best Practices in Packaging and Labeling to Optimize Traceability 6 BEST PRACTICES IN PACKAGING AND LABELING TO OPTIMIZE TRACEABILITY

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Sep 24, 2018

Manufacturing across multiple industries is back on the rise. Much of this growth is due to emerging economies in places like China, India, Brazil and even countries in Africa where demand is soaring for a range of products from electronics and pharmaceuticals to food and consumer goods. For manufac...

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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN LOGISTICS ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN LOGISTICS

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Sep 15, 2018

Artificial intelligence (AI) is not new. The term was coined in 1956 by John McCarthy, a Stanford computer science professor who organized an academic conference on the topic at Dartmouth College in the summer of that year. The field of AI has gone through a series of boom-bust cycles since then, ch...

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A GLOBAL TRANSPORTATION DATA PROTOCOL WITH DECENTRALIZED APPLICATIONS A GLOBAL TRANSPORTATION DATA PROTOCOL WITH DECENTRALIZED APPLICATIONS

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Aug 13, 2018

CarBlock is a decentralized blockchain platform and ecosystem that serves the entire automotive and transportation industry. While the internet has enabled the ¬ow of information, Carlock will do the same for data and assets. This increased access to data will enable businesses to make better de...

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Moving Away from Spreadsheets: How to Know When It’s Time MOVING AWAY FROM SPREADSHEETS: HOW TO KNOW WHEN IT’S TIME

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Jul 23, 2018

The spreadsheet conundrum... Joe Smith, sales director for Great Start-Up Number 5 Billion and Thirty-One, puts on a blindfold and reaches out blindly for something, ANYTHING, to help him organize his team’s deals and commissions. He’s hopeful. He’s waiting. He knows he’ll co...

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Why Enterprise CPQ Implementations Fail WHY ENTERPRISE CPQ IMPLEMENTATIONS FAIL

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Jul 23, 2018

You’ve reached a certain point in the evolution of your company and you know it’s time to invest in a CPQ system. But buyer beware: There’s a certain misconception around CPQ systems as being plug-in devices or turnkey-ready overlays of your existing infrastructure, or a simple app...

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The Three “S’s” of a Great Incentive Compensation Management System THE THREE “S’S” OF A GREAT INCENTIVE COMPENSATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

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Jul 23, 2018

It all ties together. You want your sales reps to behave a certain way and close a certain amount of deals in specific verticals that match your company’s 3- and/or 5-year vision, but the systems you currently have in place to drive this behavior are not working for any number of reasons. Most...

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Incentive Compensation Management: Build Versus Buy INCENTIVE COMPENSATION MANAGEMENT: BUILD VERSUS BUY

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Jul 23, 2018

Custom ICM solutions are built for you, not auditors, so they typically don’t offer visibility into actions performed over time. Auditors may lack confidence in your homegrown system, especially if they find errors or omissions. In fact, audit risk from errors and overpayments is often the mos...

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How Smarter Robots Will Disrupt Logistics HOW SMARTER ROBOTS WILL DISRUPT LOGISTICS

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Jul 07, 2018

Advances in robotics and artificial intelligence continue to drive the industry, but nowhere is this more evident than in today’s modern supply chain. With speed and efficiency improvements, these technologies are reshaping the future of logistics in all facets of the global supply chain.

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Blockchain-enabled solutions for the aerospace industry BLOCKCHAIN-ENABLED SOLUTIONS FOR THE AEROSPACE INDUSTRY

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Jul 07, 2018

The aviation industry is expanding rapidly. With complex products, deep supply chains, and a decades-long after-market, aerospace and defense organizations must combat fraud in a wide range of scenarios, from multilevel supply chain visibility to supply authentication to certification of people and ...

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GLOBAL TRADE & TRANSPORT GLOBAL TRADE & TRANSPORT

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Jun 28, 2018

CargoCoin’s foundation is based on two main pillars – the first pillar being the online platform allowing for various parties to connect and exchange information on cargoes, their transport needs, as well as supplemental services. The second pillar is the smart contracts: those can be us...

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7 SECRETS TO CRACKINGTHE SUPPLY CHAIN CODE 7 SECRETS TO CRACKINGTHE SUPPLY CHAIN CODE

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Jun 25, 2018

Based on research from the IHL Group, companies are losing over 1 trillion dollars anually due to out of stocks and overstocks. This 1 trillion dollars flows throughout all commerce and no one is immune. Sears, Kmart, Gander Mountain, and more are joining the fallen ranks of companies unable to adap...

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TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS

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Jun 13, 2018

At ICT Group we have 30 years of Container Terminal Experience. Our broad knowledge helps us analyze complex technical problems and deliver efficient and effective solutions. We provide high quality offers that are insightful and transparent to the customer. We can quote the fixed price or on a time...

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Supply chain for long-term sustainable growth SUPPLY CHAIN FOR LONG-TERM SUSTAINABLE GROWTH

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Jun 06, 2018

In the aftermath of the global financial crisis, the role of the corporate treasurer has evolved considerably. No longer seen as a “cost centre”, the treasury is now regarded as a “value creator” and the treasurer a pivotal figure in proactively managing the financial health ...

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Supply Chain Visibility: From Passive to Active SUPPLY CHAIN VISIBILITY: FROM PASSIVE TO ACTIVE

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May 24, 2018

With the dawning of the Information Age, always-on connectivity, and IoT with a Gartner projected 20 billion “things” connected online by the year 2020, we have more data than we’ve ever had before and the speed of business is traveling faster than we can keep up. IDC estimates tha...

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The Ins and Outs of Free Shipping THE INS AND OUTS OF FREE SHIPPING

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May 16, 2018

Details about the United States and International shipping policies and limitations from ... We make every effort to deliver your order in a timely manner.Backorders/Stock-outs We are not able to offer free shipping for this service currently. Shopify's free shipping label template is the easies...

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Winter Tires WINTER TIRES

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May 15, 2018

According to the Federal Highway Administration accidents caused by winter weather result in 150,000 injuries and 2,000 deaths each year on average. In Canada, when it comes to winter driving, nearly 30% of car accidents occur on snowy or icy roads. A strong fleet safety program should include winte...

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The GSCP ICO white paper by Block shipping THE GSCP ICO WHITE PAPER BY BLOCK SHIPPING

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May 02, 2018

The blockchain based GSCP platform is the world’s first freight container registry and the first global platform allowing all players in the shipping industry to perform a wide range of transactions related to the handling of containers. Key industry players have shown immense interest in supp...

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May 01, 2018

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LET LET'S MAKE IT HAPPEN

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Apr 24, 2018

The invitation "Let’s make it happen" is addressed to each and everyone, inviting them to use the many possibilities offered by our country for both their own and the shared successes. "Let’s make it happen" reflects the values of our country while keeping the invitat...

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A SAVVY GUIDE TO THE DIGITAL SUPPLY CHAIN A SAVVY GUIDE TO THE DIGITAL SUPPLY CHAIN

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Apr 24, 2018

Supply chains are the lifeblood of any business, impacting everything from the quality, delivery, and costs of a business’s products and services to customer service and satisfaction to ultimately profitability and return on assets. The requirements and pressures on supply chain teams—in...

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2018 RETAIL & LOGISTICS 2018 RETAIL & LOGISTICS

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Apr 24, 2018

In 2017, there were more store closures than at the height of the Great Recession, Amazon continued to dominate the online market, and Cyber Monday outperformed Black Friday for online sales for the second year in a row. One thing remains clear for 2018: businesses that want to survive the “Re...

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The potential of blockchain technology in supply chain management & security THE POTENTIAL OF BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT & SECURITY

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Apr 19, 2018

Blockchain has captivated the global economy like a tidal wave. At times it seems to be all consuming, and the suggested answer to every question. The purported benefits are endless and it promises to revolutionize nearly every industry. Proponents claim that it will provide transparency, security, ...

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How to Optimize Full Truckload Shipping Through Technology & Best Practices HOW TO OPTIMIZE FULL TRUCKLOAD SHIPPING THROUGH TECHNOLOGY & BEST PRACTICES

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Apr 12, 2018

Cerasis is excited to announce the release of an all-new, exclusive, & educational resource “How to Optimize Full Truckload Shipping Through Technology & Best Practices” white paper!This is a must-read for those are looking to reduce Full Truckload costs and optimize full trucklo...

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Blockchain Adoption In Pharma Supply BLOCKCHAIN ADOPTION IN PHARMA SUPPLY

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Apr 11, 2018

Experts have asserted that despite recent developments, pharmaceutical supply chains are still far from reaching their full technological potential. Blockchain holds significant promise to advance the digital strength of medicine supply. , Currently, in the drug supply chain, trading partners connec...

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The Shipping Platform of the Web 3.0 THE SHIPPING PLATFORM OF THE WEB 3.0

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Apr 09, 2018

Today, shipping industry accounts for around 90% of the value of the World Trade. Shipping is the lifeblood of the global economy. Without shipping, intercontinental trade, the bulk transport of raw materials, and the import/export of affordable food and manufactured goods would simply not be possib...

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Hyperloop Alpha HYPERLOOP ALPHA

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Apr 04, 2018

The first several pages will attempt to describe the design in everyday language, keeping numbers to a minimum and avoiding formulas and jargon. I apologize in advance for my loose use of language and imperfect analogies. The second section is for those with a technical background. There are no doub...

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Ideal Applications for Cameras in Retail Distribution Centers IDEAL APPLICATIONS FOR CAMERAS IN RETAIL DISTRIBUTION CENTERS

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Apr 01, 2018

Retail distribution centres (DCs) face continuously expanding throughput and accuracy requirements as they strive to meet their customers’ expectations—whether shipments are destined for brick-and-mortar storefronts via truckload or sent by a parcel carrier director-consumer. 

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Soft Automation in the Warehouse SOFT AUTOMATION IN THE WAREHOUSE

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Apr 01, 2018

Distribution centre operations are constantly evolving as innovative technologies arise and client demands continue to climb and change direction. Holding the balance in this dynamic ecosystem is as challenging as ever. Many organizations are staying in lock-step with the latest trends to stay compe...

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Best-in-Class Enterprise Logistics Providers Drive Competitive Advantage BEST-IN-CLASS ENTERPRISE LOGISTICS PROVIDERS DRIVE COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE

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Apr 01, 2018

In this Knowledgebase published in Inbound Logistics’ Top 3PL edition, Vice President of Client Solutions Rick Brumett shares insight into new challenges emerging in the omnichannel shipping environment – and how the right strategic partner can help e-commerce players meet increasing cus...

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New Supply Chain Innovation Technology - Best Practices NEW SUPPLY CHAIN INNOVATION TECHNOLOGY - BEST PRACTICES

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Mar 30, 2018

The purpose of this paper is to provide you with information about five new innovative technologies that could greatly impact your supply chain. We designed the paper to provide guidance on successfully navigating the innovation landscape for these technologies. We will delve into the many benefits ...

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Flexible fulfilment from store: Strategies to optimize cost and de-stress supply chain FLEXIBLE FULFILMENT FROM STORE: STRATEGIES TO OPTIMIZE COST AND DE-STRESS SUPPLY CHAIN

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Mar 23, 2018

In the brave new world of omni-channel retailing, there is a significant push to build front-end capabilities to capture customer mindshare and wallet share as well. However, the back-end fulfilment channels are increasingly becoming more and more stressed – ultimately resulting in poor custom...

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Blockchain and the Supply Chain BLOCKCHAIN AND THE SUPPLY CHAIN

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Mar 22, 2018

Blockchain has traditionally been the technology underlying the cryptocurrency Bitcoin. Blockchain was developed as a distributed technology that maintains an ongoing, ordered record, and is a distributed, open, and immutable ledger. Since the distribution is unique, each record is independently con...

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Recipe Supply Chain Risk Management RECIPE SUPPLY CHAIN RISK MANAGEMENT

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Mar 20, 2018

This whitepaper serves as a support for all those who deal with the implementation of a supply chain risk management. Target this stand-guide is to give companies a checklist of all relevant performance ingredients for a professional composition of a supply chain risk management at hand.

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Annual Analyses of the EU Air Transport Market 2016 ANNUAL ANALYSES OF THE EU AIR TRANSPORT MARKET 2016

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Mar 13, 2018

The European Commission has concluded annual reports since 1998 as part of its function as an observatory of the European Air Transport Industry. The reports have highlighted developments on legislative and regulatory measures and covered analysis of capacity, traffic and financial performance of ai...

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Shaking Up the Brown Box: Big Winners in Supply Chain Evolution SHAKING UP THE BROWN BOX: BIG WINNERS IN SUPPLY CHAIN EVOLUTION

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Mar 11, 2018

As e-commerce, fuels increasing consumer demands on product fulfilment and last-mile delivery, and digital technology becomes a catalyst for business improvement, Transportation Insight Founder and Chairman Paul Thompson shares his perspective on the supply chain’s digital evolution in this Kn...

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What You Can Learn From Walmart’s Global Supply Chain Success WHAT YOU CAN LEARN FROM WALMART’S GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN SUCCESS

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Mar 03, 2018

Conversation in supply chain management over the years has been dominated by the need of business leaders and logistics professionals to look at the digital world as a means to supercharge efficiency and productivity. The increasing need for organizations to transition to digital supply chain manage...

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AIR FREIGHT MARKET ANALYSIS AIR FREIGHT MARKET ANALYSIS

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Mar 01, 2018

We would caution against reading too much into the softening in seasonally adjusted (SA) volumes in recent months as yet; we continue to expect FTKs to grow in the region of 4-5% in 2018. However, the boost from the inventory re-stocking cycle looks to have run its course, alongside a slower upward ...

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Towards transparent supply chains TOWARDS TRANSPARENT SUPPLY CHAINS

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Feb 27, 2018

Over the past decades supply chains have become increasingly more extended, more complex and more global. This increased the exposure to risks in the supply chain. As a result, we have witnessed more and more incidents related to e.g. labour conditions, environmental issues and human rights in the p...

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The Supply Chain Implications of the European Union THE SUPPLY CHAIN IMPLICATIONS OF THE EUROPEAN UNION'S CONFLICT MINERAL LANDSCAPE

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Feb 23, 2018

The European Union (EU) conflict minerals regulation (EU 2017/821)1 was passed into law on May 17, 2017. This regulation was largely the result of campaigning by non-governmental organizations against the systematic use of forced labour, torture and terrorism to induce indigenous populations to enga...

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The Freight & Transportation Management Trends to Know in 2018 THE FREIGHT & TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT TRENDS TO KNOW IN 2018

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Feb 22, 2018

The e-commerce market is expanding. E-commerce passed $2 trillion in 2017 with sales expected to surpass $3.2 trillion by 2020. Although this sounds great for most industries, it represents a major problem for the freight trucking industry. Amazon has already taken extensive steps to establish itsel...

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What’s the missing puzzle piece that will optimize your logistics network? WHAT’S THE MISSING PUZZLE PIECE THAT WILL OPTIMIZE YOUR LOGISTICS NETWORK?

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Feb 21, 2018

This whitepaper will explore the significance of a continuous feedback loop between long-term strategic, medium-term tactical, and short-term operational planning. Even though the discussion centres around the example of a logistics network, the points are valid in many different areas of supply cha...

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Supply chain management in aerospace and defense SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT IN AEROSPACE AND DEFENSE

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Feb 14, 2018

A supply chain is at the heart of any aerospace and defense (A&D) organization’s success. Effective and efficient supply chains enable A&D organizations to meet their strategic and financial goals. The A&D supply chain is a complex ecosystem of different tiers of suppliers; origina...

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A blockchain-based solar energy incentive A BLOCKCHAIN-BASED SOLAR ENERGY INCENTIVE

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Feb 14, 2018

Blockchain technology is driving innovation and scale-up in the energy, climate, and environmental sectors. SolarCoin, a blockchain-based digital asset, and currency are designed to accelerate the transition to a clean energy economy. As a blockchain based technology, SolarCoin is global and decentr...

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FREIGHT TO FINANCE FREIGHT TO FINANCE

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Feb 14, 2018

Transportation and supply chain costs significantly impact a company’s financial performance. CFOs rely on logistics, purchasing and supply chain professionals to cut expenses and enhance efficiency. A well-organized supply chain has the power to increase income while lowering operating costs ...

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Logistics Network Analysis LOGISTICS NETWORK ANALYSIS

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Feb 07, 2018

Do you know exactly how your product gets from your factory to its destination? If you’re like most shippers, you know in broad terms, but may be fuzzy on some of the details. Those details like handoffs among carriers, or the most efficient routes for each trade lane affect the cost and effic...

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THE NEXT INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION THE NEXT INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

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Feb 02, 2018

Over the last two decades, the face of retail has been dramatically changed by the internet and the emergence of new digital technologies. Electronic commerce has brought new standards of customer service, convenience and choice for the consumer. For retailers, it has opened up new opportunities to ...

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The Last mile Logistics whitepaper THE LAST MILE LOGISTICS WHITEPAPER

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Feb 02, 2018

The last mile is bearing the brunt of the eCommerce boom. This is creating a set of unique challenges for all those involved. For example, as shoppers head online, retailers find themselves without the comfort and stability of brick and mortar for managing the customer experience. Logistics provider...

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Knowledgebase: The Evolution of Enterprise Logistics KNOWLEDGEBASE: THE EVOLUTION OF ENTERPRISE LOGISTICS

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Jan 25, 2018

This piece by Founder Paul Thompson describes how enterprise logistics solutions providers have evolved their service offerings to meet customer demand for expertise across the supply chain without disrupting existing client platforms and customer and vendor relationships.

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The New Rules: Delivery Logistics in the E-Commerce Era THE NEW RULES: DELIVERY LOGISTICS IN THE E-COMMERCE ERA

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Jan 21, 2018

With the e-commerce market expected to reach $3.5 trillion in the next five years, the “Amazon effect” has put escalating pressure on retailers of all segments and sizes to provide impeccable customer service—especially in the area of delivery.

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Finding Gold in Logistics FINDING GOLD IN LOGISTICS

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Jan 09, 2018

Accounting and private equity firms are clearly different types of businesses. Yet they face a common challenge: the need to align with a growing stable of external experts that can augment their core capabilities. For accounting firms, external experts can help CPAs become a true trusted business a...

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Millennials and the Supply Chain Talent Gap MILLENNIALS AND THE SUPPLY CHAIN TALENT GAP

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Jan 09, 2018

Due to globalization, disruptive technology like 3D printing and automation, and rising consumer expectations for speedy delivery, the worldwide supply chain is undergoing a period of unprecedented transformation. To fulfill the huge multitude of responsibilities and tasks associated with today&rsqu...

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Building the Blockchain Logistics Protocol BUILDING THE BLOCKCHAIN LOGISTICS PROTOCOL

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Jan 08, 2018

Business to a business transfer of ownership of retail goods accounts for over 6 trillion USD in Asia alone. Approximately 150 billion USD is spent on domestic road freight to move these goods. Transfers are made by outsourced transportation providers, who have limited technological capabilities as ...

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Descartes MacroPoint Visibility for Shippers DESCARTES MACROPOINT VISIBILITY FOR SHIPPERS

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Jan 01, 2018

Realizing its value, shippers are also willing to invest in real-time visibility that enables them to receive accurate and actionable shipment monitoring information to achieve maximum operational planning. In fact, a recent Inbound Logistics industry survey indicated that most supply chain decision...

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Why Freight Visibility is Important WHY FREIGHT VISIBILITY IS IMPORTANT

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Jan 01, 2018

What is commonly called the “supply chain” may immediately bring up an image of a series of interconnected links. What might not be as readily seen on that chain is the constant movement of freight. Along the supply chain, goods in various stages must be transported to and from raw mater...

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PAPERLESS BUSINESS PROCESSES AND E-FREIGHT IN THE FORWARDING SECTOR PAPERLESS BUSINESS PROCESSES AND E-FREIGHT IN THE FORWARDING SECTOR

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Jan 01, 2018

Many things become fluid under pressure. The world in which sea and airfreight forwarders operate is changing fast. The changes include stricter customer requirements, amended laws and regulations, initiatives being taken by industry organizations and pressure from shippers and large logistics servi...

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HP Managed Services and Solutions for the Transportation and Logistics Industry HP MANAGED SERVICES AND SOLUTIONS FOR THE TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS INDUSTRY

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Dec 28, 2017

Decades of revenue and shipping volume growth, globalization, and consolidation have shaped much of today‘s logistics market. Their primary effect has been to complicate supply chains—the heart of every logistics business. As product companies and shippers extended their operations acros...

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LOGISTICS & FINTECH: FROM DIRECT BENEFITS TO BIG IMPACTS LOGISTICS & FINTECH: FROM DIRECT BENEFITS TO BIG IMPACTS

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Dec 26, 2017

This whitepaper is the result of the Logistics & Fintech programme, focusing on exchanging knowledge, promoting interest and creating collaboration opportunities between the fintech and logistics industries. This whitepaper presents our vision of financial innovation for the logistics industry, ...

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The cargo facility of the future THE CARGO FACILITY OF THE FUTURE

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Dec 24, 2017

Economic outlook, increasing customer expectations, and changing regulations are redefining the handling, storage, and distribution of goods transported by air which consequentially impacts cargo facilities. Changes are therefore needed in business models, architectural and process designs deployed ...

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5 Tips for Successful WMS Implementations 5 TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL WMS IMPLEMENTATIONS

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Dec 20, 2017

The quote above embodies a fundamental belief in our company and while we’re not perfect, we really strive to keep things as simple as they can be, whether that’s an invoice, a project plan or documentation. It’s a guiding principle to keep us on our toes and one that’s at th...

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The Corellation Between Service and Savings in the Supply Chain THE CORELLATION BETWEEN SERVICE AND SAVINGS IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN

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Dec 20, 2017

Many retailers and manufacturers focus on transportation spend when looking for strategies to cut costs in the supply chain. Companies attempting to take advantage of transportation discounts by switching carriers or shipping less frequently and stockpiling products actually end up increasing invent...

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INTELLIGENT. DECENTRALIZED. SECURE. INTELLIGENT. DECENTRALIZED. SECURE.

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Dec 13, 2017

Consider the magnitude of the logistics industry. Looking back through history, the wheel is essentially the cornerstone of modern civilization. It brought us transportation, and transportation afforded us the systematic transfer of goods. From farm to market, and from market to table, the movement ...

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DRIVE WAREHOUSE PRODUCTIVITY UP AND ERRORS DOWN WITH WEARABLE DEVICES DRIVE WAREHOUSE PRODUCTIVITY UP AND ERRORS DOWN WITH WEARABLE DEVICES

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Dec 12, 2017

The role of today’s warehouse is changing; gone are the days where a warehouse is simply a space to store inventory and exchange goods. Warehouse operators are working in fastpaced and often decentralized environments and under time-sensitive schedules, to keep up with consumers’ ‘...

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SERVITIZATION AND SUPPLY CHAINS SERVITIZATION AND SUPPLY CHAINS

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Dec 01, 2017

This is the first of a series of white papers by DHL in collaboration with The Advanced Services Group, part of the Aston Business School, on the topic of servitization. The objective of this paper is to illustrate the concept of servitization, to show how it is driven by global trends and highlight...

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ERP vs. best-of-breed software in global trade and logistics ERP VS. BEST-OF-BREED SOFTWARE IN GLOBAL TRADE AND LOGISTICS

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Nov 24, 2017

“Enterprise resource planning (ERP) is a category of business management software – typically a suite of integrated applications – that an organization can use to collect, store, manage, and interpret data from many business activities.” This broad definition from Wikipedia g...

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FUTURE SUPPLY CHAIN: TOP 4 DELIVERY DISRUPTORS FUTURE SUPPLY CHAIN: TOP 4 DELIVERY DISRUPTORS

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Nov 21, 2017

The face of the logistics sector will change immensely over the next ten years, according to Australia’s supply chain industry experts and insiders. In this whitepaper, Logistics & Materials Handling shares the top four delivery disruptions facing the Australian supply chain in the next de...

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DIGITAL DISRUPTION IN FREIGHT AND LOGISTICS DIGITAL DISRUPTION IN FREIGHT AND LOGISTICS

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Nov 18, 2017

New, digital entrants are transforming traditional relationships in the freight and logistics business. Their offerings, built on big data, cloud, and connected platform technologies, give customers the seamless experience they already enjoy as consumers: ease of access, price transparency, and swif...

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Logistics Flow Control: Gaining Command of the Inbound Supply Chain LOGISTICS FLOW CONTROL: GAINING COMMAND OF THE INBOUND SUPPLY CHAIN

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Nov 11, 2017

What retailers want from their inbound supply chain is simple. They want the greatest product availability with the lowest inventory. Or put another way, they want the right goods at the right and shortest time possible with the correct labeling and supporting electronic documentation to allow those...

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BLOCKCHAIN FOR TRANSPORTATION BLOCKCHAIN FOR TRANSPORTATION

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Nov 11, 2017

As digital technology reshapes the transportation industry, Blockchain has become one of the top priorities for most organizations. The blockchain is a decentralized distributed technology designed specifically to transform business operations. The concept was introduced in a white paper by Satoshi ...

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SHIPCHAIN.INTELLIGENT. DECENTRALIZED. SECURE SHIPCHAIN.INTELLIGENT. DECENTRALIZED. SECURE

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Oct 26, 2017

Consider the magnitude of the logistics industry. Looking back through history, the wheel is essentially the cornerstone of modern civilization. It brought us transportation, and transportation afforded us the systematic transfer of goods. From farm to market, and from market to table, the movement ...

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How to Build a Supply Chain That Thinks HOW TO BUILD A SUPPLY CHAIN THAT THINKS

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Oct 25, 2017

Logistics managers have been waiting years for the next leap forward: end-to-end visibility. It is here, and it will give some organizations an unfair advantage on the field of global commerce. End-to-end visibility will bring about a cognitive, predictive and digital supply chain, in which the flow...

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7 Steps to Building State-of-The-Art Delivery Operations 7 STEPS TO BUILDING STATE-OF-THE-ART DELIVERY OPERATIONS

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Oct 23, 2017

For better or worse, the market for delivering goods and services has undergone drastic changes over the past few years. These days, customers expect seamless experiences with fast deliveries that arrive at the time and place they find most convenient.

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Transport Infrastructure for our global future TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE FOR OUR GLOBAL FUTURE

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Oct 19, 2017

The Department for Transport has actively considered the needs of blind and partially sighted people in accessing this document. The text will be made available in full on the Department’s website. The text may be freely downloaded and translated by individuals or organizations for conversion ...

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Hyperloop Transportation System HYPERLOOP TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM

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Oct 12, 2017

Hyperloop is a completely new mode of fastest transportation. Hyperloop is firstly proposed by Elon Musk and a team of an engineer from Tesla Motors and the Space Exploration Technologies Corporation in August 2013. The concept of hyperloop includes traveling people from one place to another place i...

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10 Questions for a Warehouse Management System Vendor 10 QUESTIONS FOR A WAREHOUSE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM VENDOR

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Oct 12, 2017

In order to protect and grow your business and reduce risk, you need to select a supply chain management software (SCM) vendor with all the key functionality your industry requires – as well as room for growth and evolution of your individual business. But how do you cut through all the typica...

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Air cargo serving e-commerce AIR CARGO SERVING E-COMMERCE

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Sep 29, 2017

The global economy is increasingly turning to e-commerce: whether for online shopping between consumers and businesses, from consumer to consumer, or business to business. Traditional and digital worlds are also closely integrated with omnichannel solutions and business models mixing offline, online...

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Transportation and the Role of Hospitals TRANSPORTATION AND THE ROLE OF HOSPITALS

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Sep 25, 2017

Health and well-being are inextricably linked to the social and economic conditions in which people live. Research has shown that only 20 percent of health can be attributed to medical care, while social and economic factors like access to healthy food, housing status, educational attainment and acc...

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Technology-led Disruptive Freight Marketplaces – The Future of Logistics Industry TECHNOLOGY-LED DISRUPTIVE FREIGHT MARKETPLACES – THE FUTURE OF LOGISTICS INDUSTRY

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Sep 18, 2017

The success of Uber and similar on-demand ridesharing services has inspired the creation of technology-enabled freight marketplaces - as a solution to logistics challenges. Although a number of freight marketplaces exist today, the absence of a groundbreaking logistics marketplace similar to Uber or...

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Skills Framework for Logistics SKILLS FRAMEWORK FOR LOGISTICS

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Sep 17, 2017

Logistics is an indispensable enabler of the global economy. It connects suppliers to manufacturers and merchants to customers, both domestically and globally. A bedrock of our everyday lives, the logistics sector ensures that our daily needs are met. Singapore’s position as the leading logist...

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Empowering Logistics Companies to Reach Beyond the Limitations of Quickbooks EMPOWERING LOGISTICS COMPANIES TO REACH BEYOND THE LIMITATIONS OF QUICKBOOKS

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Aug 30, 2017

The pace of change continues to accelerate at an unprecedented rate for transportation and logistics companies. With intensely competitive international markets comes an increased pressure to deliver timely service while keeping costs low. Whether you transport goods via air, land or sea, behind the...

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Navigating the road to Mexico NAVIGATING THE ROAD TO MEXICO

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Aug 08, 2017

In 2014, Mexico was the seventh largest vehicle producer worldwide and served as an export platform for many of the world’s major original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Mexico has been gaining momentum in recent years. In the early 1990s, there was a significant movement away from Mexico and...

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Change your logistics game with optimization CHANGE YOUR LOGISTICS GAME WITH OPTIMIZATION

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Aug 01, 2017

The world of logistics is more volatile, precarious and competitive than ever before. And all signs indicate that this will only intensify. Trucking companies in the United States are fraught with tepid demand, falling volumes, and plunging prices. The intermodal market is sluggish as international ...

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Land Transport Whitepaper LAND TRANSPORT WHITEPAPER

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Jul 28, 2017

Efficient transport connectivity and services are important to the economy and people of Brunei Darussalam. Hence, the Land Transport White Paper is developed to support the realization of the overarching goals of Wawasan 2035 and the Strategic Plan of the Ministry of Communications (2008 – 20...

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Ultimate Fulfillment Outsourcing Guide ULTIMATE FULFILLMENT OUTSOURCING GUIDE

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Jul 27, 2017

Order fulfillment plays a vital role in your business. The way in which you receive, process and deliver orders to your end customers has a direct impact on the customer experience – and that can make or break your business. Often, outsourcing fulfillment operations can deliver the optimal cus...

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STRENGTHENING THE SUPPLY CHAIN STRENGTHENING THE SUPPLY CHAIN

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Jul 20, 2017

As the supply chain playing field opens up to more companies seeing huge overall growth globally, it serves new challenges and complexities. Assessing where the disruptions and challenges lie enables effective planning to proactively manage such situations, resulting in a more robust global supply c...

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Freight Management Today: How to Compete for Capacity FREIGHT MANAGEMENT TODAY: HOW TO COMPETE FOR CAPACITY

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Jul 18, 2017

Securing freight capacity isn’t an easy thing today. The economy, e-commerce, and the driver shortage all cause problems for shippers trying to move product. This past winter saw historic shortages of capacity, and most experts believe tight capacity will only get tighter. Rosalyn Wilson, the ...

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10 Rules for Supply Chain & Logistics Optimization 10 RULES FOR SUPPLY CHAIN & LOGISTICS OPTIMIZATION

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Jul 18, 2017

Companies have made tremendous strides in automating transaction processing and data capture related to supply chain and logistics operations. While these innovations have reduced cost by reducing manual effort, their greatest impact is yet to come. They are the essential enablers for optimizing sup...

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How to manage your dangerous goods logistics HOW TO MANAGE YOUR DANGEROUS GOODS LOGISTICS

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Jul 18, 2017

The international sale of goods continues to increase in value and in numbers, driven by the meteoric rise of e-commerce, technological innovation and rapid globalization. But as more customers and businesses rely on large-scale and/or long-distance shipments to deliver products to new markets, the ...

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Reshaping the Future of Global Trade with World’s First Blockchain Bill of Lading RESHAPING THE FUTURE OF GLOBAL TRADE WITH WORLD’S FIRST BLOCKCHAIN BILL OF LADING

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Jul 17, 2017

CargoX will transform the global shipping industry by securing “Bill of Lading” documents using blockchain technology, thus providing a way for importers and exporters to exchange those documents digitally, securely and without counterfeit in an open environment.

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How Companies Can Sustainably Reduce Costs by Optimizing Transportation Processes HOW COMPANIES CAN SUSTAINABLY REDUCE COSTS BY OPTIMIZING TRANSPORTATION PROCESSES

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Jul 13, 2017

Automotive manufacturers and suppliers fight with high costs due to a dynamic environment shaped by constantly changing customer demands and fluctuations in demand as well as high pressure from competition. Various measures are taken so that they can be sustainably reduced, such as the reduction of ...

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Sales &Operations Planning SALES &OPERATIONS PLANNING

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Jun 21, 2017

The imbalance between supply and demand costs companies millions of dollars every year in lost customer opportunities, excess inventory carrying costs, expedited rates or excessive discounting to purge of excess inventory. The current economic climate and global pressures are forcing companies to re...

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Technology-led Disruptive Freight Marketplaces The Future of Logistics Industry TECHNOLOGY-LED DISRUPTIVE FREIGHT MARKETPLACES THE FUTURE OF LOGISTICS INDUSTRY

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Jun 18, 2017

The success of Uber and similar on-demand ridesharing services has inspired the creation of technology-enabled freight marketplaces - as a solution to logistics challenges. Although a number of freight marketplaces exist today, the absence of a groundbreaking logistics marketplace similar to Uber or...

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China Logistics Demand CHINA LOGISTICS DEMAND

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Jun 17, 2017

China’s growing consumer class is the driving engine behind the growing demand for high-quality logistics distribution space. The country’s household consumption has risen alongside average disposable incomes for the past two decades. Increasing incomes, in turn, are driving retail sales...

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STRENGTHENING THE SUPPLY CHAIN STRENGTHENING THE SUPPLY CHAIN

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Jun 15, 2017

According to the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, the cost of US business logistics is over one trillion dollars a year. That is seven percent of the United States GDP, which is larger than the entire GDP of Mexico. The financial health of the U.S. economy and your business depends ...

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On the Aerodynamic Design of the Hyperloop Concept ON THE AERODYNAMIC DESIGN OF THE HYPERLOOP CONCEPT

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Jun 13, 2017

The Hyperloop is a ground-based transportation system concept slated to drastically reduce travel times over medium range distances, for example between San Francisco and Los Angeles. This paper discusses aerodynamic design considerations for the Hyperloop pod. A Hyperloop capsule travels in an unco...

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Eliminate waste and cut costs with a LEAN supply chain ELIMINATE WASTE AND CUT COSTS WITH A LEAN SUPPLY CHAIN

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May 20, 2017

Every day, companies across a wide range of industries use LEAN in their supply chain operations, in warehouses and distribution centres, finance departments, customer service centres and many other areas. proving costly. Using LEAN, a revised changeover process was implemented that minimized downti...

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Hyperloop, Train of Future HYPERLOOP, TRAIN OF FUTURE

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May 17, 2017

The wheel is the most important initial invention of human significates the elevation of the standard of human being since ancient times, as we have progressed in science and technology and entered the era of microprocessor we gained transportation means like the car, trucks, airplanes, ships, etc. ...

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Market research on Warehouse Management System solutions MARKET RESEARCH ON WAREHOUSE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM SOLUTIONS

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May 13, 2017

In today’s business, all companies deal with Enterprise Resource Planning systems. Such systems connect business activities together. Companies get benefits if the system installed correctly and has been planned well. Certainly, the installation takes time and money. Quite often small companie...

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Continous interconnected supply chain CONTINOUS INTERCONNECTED SUPPLY CHAIN

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Apr 28, 2017

Would you be able to cite a major supply chain scandal? You must probably, & quickly, as many have been broadcast in the press, denting the reputation and costing millions to the involved firms.

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The Intelligent Approach to Freight Matching THE INTELLIGENT APPROACH TO FREIGHT MATCHING

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Apr 19, 2017

Shipping thin air is wrong, but it’s happening every day. Although all transport modes are ‘guilty’, Frost & Sullivan reports that, in road transport alone, 27 percent of trucks at any one time are running empty across the European Union. For the UK, the Freight Transport Assoc...

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SUPPLY CHAIN RECRUITMENT 5 Routes To Success SUPPLY CHAIN RECRUITMENT 5 ROUTES TO SUCCESS

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Apr 18, 2017

Rather than looking for certain skills, some companies are outsourcing aspects of their supply chain such as data mining and logistics management. Rather than using traditional avenues to recruit from, others are looking to other industry sectors to secure the future talent. The engaging government,...

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Driving E-Commerce Logistics Forward DRIVING E-COMMERCE LOGISTICS FORWARD

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Mar 17, 2017

A new wave of e-commerce is upon us and lessons have been learned, particularly in logistical support. A myriad of new business models in customer engagement and in addressing gaps in the traditional demand chain abound. However, in our view it's not just about novel business models that may wow...

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Excellence in Air Cargo Handling & Fast Cargo EXCELLENCE IN AIR CARGO HANDLING & FAST CARGO

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Mar 16, 2017

The placing and securing of air cargo in the aircraft in a defined manner that protects the aircraft and its systems during flight, Understanding “What the aircraft expects” • Complying with the aircraft Weight and Balance Manual • Recognizing that the aircraft has limitations,...

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Responsibility at Lufthansa Cargo. RESPONSIBILITY AT LUFTHANSA CARGO.

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Mar 15, 2017

Air freight connects continents. It networks our globalized world, guaranteeing both affluence and growth. In order to be able to maintain our position as a leading player in the air freight sector, a long-term strategy is required. Financial targets must be observed as much as the environmental asp...

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FREIGHT ASSESSMENT BLUEPRINT FREIGHT ASSESSMENT BLUEPRINT

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Mar 14, 2017

This work is supported by the Climate and Clean Air Coalition and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The critical reviews of Cristiano Façanha, Oscar Delgado, and Rachel Muncrief of the ICCT were very valuable. In addition, we are very grateful for the feedback provided by Buddy Polovi...

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How to Navigate Risks in Your Supply Chain HOW TO NAVIGATE RISKS IN YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN

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Mar 07, 2017

North American shippers are experiencing seismic shifts in the global supply chain, as customer demand and increased complexity raise the threat of enterprise risk. Supply lines grow longer and competition increases daily

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Transport & Logistics Insights Report TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS INSIGHTS REPORT

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Mar 03, 2017

Transport and logistics companies must negotiate a complex cocktail of market risks to achieve stability, prosperity, and growth. In an industry where margins are being squeezed, and many SMEs face tough competition from their larger counterparts, harnessing the power of data and technology is essen...

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The Evolution of the Transparent and Cognitive Supply Chain THE EVOLUTION OF THE TRANSPARENT AND COGNITIVE SUPPLY CHAIN

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Feb 11, 2017

Many organizations face questions relative to the strategies they should put in place to thrive in a customer-centric economy – and in an environment where deep infrastructural changes are being driven by disruptive technologies and the rapid emergence of digital commerce channels.

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Discover How to Boost Fleet Productivity with a Telematics Solution DISCOVER HOW TO BOOST FLEET PRODUCTIVITY WITH A TELEMATICS SOLUTION

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Jan 12, 2017

GPS vehicle tracking systems provide fleet operators with a powerful tool to help cut costs and operate their vehicles more efficiently. But there’s another benefit to a telematics solution that’s often overlooked – improving productivity. And not just with your drivers, but throug...

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Get the most out of Gps tracking by communicating the benefits to your drivers GET THE MOST OUT OF GPS TRACKING BY COMMUNICATING THE BENEFITS TO YOUR DRIVERS

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Jan 12, 2017

Fleet managers are constantly seeking better ways to control costs and improve profitability. Many operational expenses, such as the price of fuel and replacement parts for vehicles, are beyond your control. But there’s one area where you can exert a significant degree of control – labor...

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THE FIRST OPEN BLOCKCHAIN PLATFORM FOR CARGO TRANSPORTATION THE FIRST OPEN BLOCKCHAIN PLATFORM FOR CARGO TRANSPORTATION

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Jan 01, 2017

Along path had been traveled before the BLOCKCHAIN logistic solution has been invented. First of all, major carriers integrated the tariffs into their ERP systems in order to be able to give quick responses to delivery requests. Later on, they went online while smaller carriers started using forums ...

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Reimagining Transportation the IoT Way REIMAGINING TRANSPORTATION THE IOT WAY

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Dec 18, 2016

In an increasingly competitive business environment and with sharply rising demands for passenger and cargo mobility, the global transportation industry is going through a challenging time. Industry players need to look for innovative ways to improve operational efficiencies, contain costs, and reta...

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Connected Shipping: Riding the Wave of E-Commerce CONNECTED SHIPPING: RIDING THE WAVE OF E-COMMERCE

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Nov 24, 2016

As shipping companies increase their reliance on e-commerce, they face several barriers. According to our latest research study, many of these businesses are undertaking progressive digital initiatives to overcome operational challenges and meet customers’ growing expectations.

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The impact of the kilometre charge on the logistics costs THE IMPACT OF THE KILOMETRE CHARGE ON THE LOGISTICS COSTS

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Nov 24, 2016

In order to reduce the number of kilometer-long traffic jams, to lower the impact of pollution on the environment, to allow foreigners to contribute more in accordance with the principle of ‘the user pays’, etc.  all responsible and worthwhile aims (MORA Mobiliteitsraad, 2010). Or r...

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LOGISTICS-TECH LOGISTICS-TECH

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Nov 16, 2016

Every generation witnesses some dramatic and rapid rise of certain industries. Our generation has first witnessed the rise of IT Services and then the Telecom sector. But nothing has been as exciting and intriguing for most, as the rise of the Digital Consumer Industry in India. The Internet revolut...

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ROAD TRANSPORT FATALITIES ROAD TRANSPORT FATALITIES

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Nov 15, 2016

The road transport fatality data used in this infographic are available from the Work-related fatalities involving trucks, Australia, 2003 to 2012 report. The road freight injury data is available from the Work health and safety in the road freight transport industry report.

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Sailing In Strong Winds SAILING IN STRONG WINDS

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Nov 11, 2016

Not many people go sailing in our neck of the coast early in the season when the wind is blowing over 20 knots. I can understand why. Small Craft Warnings are issued, and well, it is windy! I would not want to go out either, except…

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Worldwide Shipping Instructions International Exhibitors MRO Europe 2016 WORLDWIDE SHIPPING INSTRUCTIONS INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITORS MRO EUROPE 2016

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Oct 28, 2016

TWI Group has been appointed by Penton Media , Inc. as the official transportation coordinator and onsite handling agent for exhibitors participating in MRO Europe 2016. On the following pages are specific instructions pertaining to this show including shipping deadline dates and documentation requi...

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Reverse Logistics REVERSE LOGISTICS

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Sep 29, 2016

Retail shopping has undergone a dramatic transformation in recent years. No longer must customers travel to stores to rummage through racks of clothing, shelves, and shelves of items, or other physical product displays. They also need not ask a sales associate to check in the back for the right size...

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CITY OF SEATTLE FREIGHT MASTER PLAN CITY OF SEATTLE FREIGHT MASTER PLAN

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Sep 29, 2016

To achieve the Seattle Freight Master Plan (FMP) vision, we need to design our limited roadway network to effectively connect people and products to their marketplaces. Not only does this plan seek to ensure that goods move efficiently on Seattle’s roadway network, it also considers regional a...

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Pall-Ex - BI Developer PALL-EX - BI DEVELOPER

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Sep 27, 2016

Pall-Ex Group is the award winning leading provider of palletised freight distribution services in the UK and Europe. Founded in 1996, Pall-Ex has phenomenally grown and our core values have remained the same, providing customers with an unparalleled level of cost-effective service, through a nation...

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GE TRANSPORTATION ENABLES DIGITAL RAIL SYSTEM, FROM LOCOMOTIVE TO TRAIN YARD GE TRANSPORTATION ENABLES DIGITAL RAIL SYSTEM, FROM LOCOMOTIVE TO TRAIN YARD

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Sep 21, 2016

BERLIN, Sept. 21 2016 – (NYSE:GE) – A series of announcements by GE Transportation at InnoTrans2016 reinforce how advanced digital technologies and analytics are helping to create an efficient, digital rail ecosystem – from the locomotive and rail car to the train yard and operatio...

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Rail Freight Strategy RAIL FREIGHT STRATEGY

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Sep 20, 2016

The Department for Transport has actively considered the needs of blind and partially sighted people in accessing this document. The text will be made available in full on the Department’s website. The text may be freely downloaded and translated by individuals or organisations for conversion ...

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GE TRANSPORTATION INTRODUCES ‘SUPERBRAIN’ THAT MAKES TRAINS SMARTER, FASTER GE TRANSPORTATION INTRODUCES ‘SUPERBRAIN’ THAT MAKES TRAINS SMARTER, FASTER

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Sep 19, 2016

Berlin, Sept. 19, 2016 - (NYSE:GE) - GE Transportation in collaboration with Intel Corp., introduced “superbrain” platform solution for locomotives that transforms them into mobile data headquarters helping make trains smarter and faster. The best-in-class embedded solution, unveiled tod...

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Kelman TRANSPORT X Portable DGA and moisture in oil KELMAN TRANSPORT X PORTABLE DGA AND MOISTURE IN OIL

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Sep 07, 2016

Gas and moisture measurements have traditionally been performed by collecting an oil sample on site and sending it to a remote laboratory that would process the sample and eventually provide gas measurements that would then need to be analyzed by an expert. The length (and cost) of the cycle can var...

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PowerPoint Presentation POWERPOINT PRESENTATION

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Aug 29, 2016

All Business Partners evaluated and assigned a category (Gold, Silver or Bronze); Annual MLL business partner awards held  Financial, as well as non-financial support is extended to business partners, e.g., investment for new vehicles, loyalty benefits, discounted deals for Mahindra vehicles, etc.

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ANNUAL REPORT 2016 ANNUAL REPORT 2016

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Aug 16, 2016

The past year has once again presented challenges for those companies servicing the mining and industrial sectors. Cost cutting by our customers has continued to exert pressure on the pricing of our services and general activity levels have remained subdued. These difficult operating conditions have...

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UK aerospace maintenance, repair, overhaul & logistics industry analysis UK AEROSPACE MAINTENANCE, REPAIR, OVERHAUL & LOGISTICS INDUSTRY ANALYSIS

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Aug 03, 2016

This report was commissioned by BIS to provide a better understanding of the size, nature and scale of the UK MRO and Logistic Aerospace sub-sector and the growth opportunities associated with it. This report assesses and describes the size, scale and characteristics of the MROL sub-sector, its cont...

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GE Transportation Aviation GE TRANSPORTATION AVIATION

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Aug 01, 2016

This is to certify that a review has been completed of your technical resources and quality system controls used for the above named process(es) and found them to be capable of satisfying the requirements of the above specifications, subject to the limitations in AE Quality Specification S-1000 for ...

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HYPERLOOP TRANSPORTATION TECHNOLOGIES HYPERLOOP TRANSPORTATION TECHNOLOGIES

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Jul 27, 2016

Several studies have been conducted, with the one from Ansys standing out most –have shown that from a theoretical point of view it is feasible. Below is some of the information from the analysis conducted by Ansys: Assumptions: 1. Capsule moving at 210 m/s, i.e. at 470 miles per hour 2. Mass ...

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Logistics Composite Modeling LOGISTICS COMPOSITE MODELING

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Jul 20, 2016

Logistics is the collection of activities associated with acquiring, moving, storing and delivering supply chain commodities (i.e., products in all stages of manufacture, services and information).1 Logistics encompasses the business functions of transportation, distribution, warehousing, material h...

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Refinancing and Market Update REFINANCING AND MARKET UPDATE

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Jul 11, 2016

Boom Logistics Limited (ASX: BOL) (“Boom” or “the Group”) updates the market today on securing a credit approved financing package and its trading position for the full year of FY16. New Long Term Finance Package Boom Logistics Ltd has secured credit approval for a new long t...

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Union Budget 2016 POV - Transport and Logistics UNION BUDGET 2016 POV - TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS

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Jul 06, 2016

As India prepares for a transition to the next level of the logistics growth trajectory, the need of the hour is for the government to bring about the necessary infrastructural changes, and announce regulatory policies and measures to chalk out a roadmap for the logistics sector in the coming years....

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Transportation Network Company TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANY

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Jun 29, 2016

State legislation approved in April allows Transportation Network Companies (ride-sourcing agencies such as Uber and Lyft) to operate anywhere in New York State (outside NYC) with state oversight beginning 90 days from enactment. By June 29, these companies are expected to begin operations in upstat...

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SCM_brochure SCM_BROCHURE

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Jun 24, 2016

This offers opportunities across the spectrum for companies in transportation, storage, distribution, and allied services, according to a report by Motilal Oswal Securities Ltd. Empirical evidence suggests the Indian logistics industry grows at 1.5-2 times the GDP growth*. Moreover, infrastructural ...

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REALIZING SUPPLY CHAIN SUCCESS REALIZING SUPPLY CHAIN SUCCESS

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Jun 22, 2016

The bridge graphic was selected to illustrate that a firm’s journey to achieve supply chain and business superiority must align a variety of resources and the firm’s environment. The environment is composed of both internal and external elements, and the resources include a combination o...

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Bachelor of Business (Logistics and Supply Chain Management) - 2016 BACHELOR OF BUSINESS (LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT) - 2016

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Jun 22, 2016

The logistics and supply chain management field is a highly specialised area offering professionals excellent career opportunities in Australia and overseas. In this online business degree you will
study essential business disciplines including accounting, economics, logistics management and ...

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GE TRANSPORTATION (SHENYANG) GE TRANSPORTATION (SHENYANG)

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Jun 22, 2016

For the reasons that follow, the Court confirms the arbitration award, enters judgment in favor of GET against A-Power in the amounts specified under the award, and grants GET a permanent injunction restraining A-Power from transferring or otherwise dissipating its assets pending full payment of the...

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GE-Transportation-Fact-Sheet-2016.pdf GE-TRANSPORTATION-FACT-SHEET-2016.PDF

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Jun 21, 2016

At GE Transportation, we move the world. We are a global digital industrial leader and supplier to the rail, mining, marine, stationary power and drilling industries. Our solutions help customers deliver goods and services with greater speed and greater savings using our advanced manufacturing techn...

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Logistics contract negotiation LOGISTICS CONTRACT NEGOTIATION

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Jun 21, 2016

The negotiation of a logistics services contract is a process that sometimes requires ample patience and attention to detail. Especially in the case of warehouse services the contract duration and exit clauses force the logistics service provider and the shipper to work together for a long time.

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XPO Logistics Freight XPO LOGISTICS FREIGHT

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Jun 20, 2016

ACCESSORIAL RATES & CHARGES: Additional fees assessed on a shipment, due to additionalservices requested by the shipper, consignee or third party, of the Carrier beyond the normal services included in the Carrier’s gross price including linehaul, pickup, and delivery service.BUSINESS DAY O...

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Business Intelligence and Logistics BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE AND LOGISTICS

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Jun 16, 2016

Over the last few decades, the role of logistics management has undergone a paradigm shift. It is widely recognized as an extremely important aspect of the overall business strategy. At the same time, a number of factors have increased the complexity of logistics management. This has led many compan...

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Growing MRO business: Closing the gaps GROWING MRO BUSINESS: CLOSING THE GAPS

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Jun 16, 2016

Reliability, quality and a competitive price are table stakes in the business of maintaining and repairing industrial facilities and equipment, commonly known as Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO). Given the nature of MRO, urgency can often catapult to the top of the list of requirements. Sell...

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Code of Ethics Manual CODE OF ETHICS MANUAL

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Jun 15, 2016

Since the foundation of DC in 1994, we established values and rules in order to have better solidness in the company, and to also be known in the market as a reliable company. Our success was fruit of good market practices, and upon establishing the Compliance Program, we wanted the assure that our ...

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Logistics contract management pitfalls LOGISTICS CONTRACT MANAGEMENT PITFALLS

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Jun 14, 2016

“Complex logistics contracts should be managed closely,” is an often-heard message at logistics seminars.

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Blockfreight™ the blockchain for global freight. BLOCKFREIGHT™ THE BLOCKCHAIN FOR GLOBAL FREIGHT.

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Jun 10, 2016

April 26th This day now marks two revolutions in freight, 60 years apart. The first was in 1956 with the launch Malcolm McLean’s shipping container introducing the era of modern container shipping. On April 26th, 2016 we launched Blockfreight™ the blockchain of 2 global freight introduci...

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Top 10 FACTORS FOR LOGISTICS PLANNING TOP 10 FACTORS FOR LOGISTICS PLANNING

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Jun 06, 2016

“Logistics Planning” is a commonly used phrase in today’s construction industry. Understanding what to plan for, however, is a challenge that many contractors realize far too late. Having an in-depth understanding of your project’s logistical hurdles will strengthen your team...

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XPO_North-America_Services-Overview_Advantage XPO_NORTH-AMERICA_SERVICES-OVERVIEW_ADVANTAGE

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May 24, 2016

Owned Capacity and Brokered Solutions Owned assets: approximately 3,500 tractors and over 9,000 trailers Brokerage network of over 38,000 carriers representing 1,000,000 trucks on the road  Large footprint of local expertise Powerful load management IT Large drayage network  Equipment capa...

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THE FUTURE OF FREIGHT THE FUTURE OF FREIGHT

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May 18, 2016

Key changes in the freight industry - both positive and negative - spell out an uncertain future. Research from over 90 logistics professionals at the world’s largest freight companies shows three emerging trends threatening traditional business models and spelling out a new “future of f...

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OPSMGT 371 Business Logistics Management OPSMGT 371 BUSINESS LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT

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May 17, 2016

The overarching objective of the course is to improve students’ employability by helping them
prepare to be useful for their future employers “from day one”. More specifically, the course is
aiming to provide students with knowledge and help build skills (business ana...

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"COMPARISON OF LEADING
ELECTRIC VEHICLE POLICY AND
DEPLOYMENT IN EUROPE" "COMPARISON OF LEADING ELECTRIC VEHICLE POLICY AND DEPLOYMENT IN EUROPE"

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May 15, 2016

The findings and conclusions expressed in this document are entirely those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the GIZ or the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) of the Federal Republic

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EU’S NEW UNION CUSTOMS CODE EU’S NEW UNION CUSTOMS CODE

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Apr 27, 2016

On 1 May 2016, the European Union’s new Union Customs Code (UCC) comes into effect. Its impact covers a wide range of customs topics but if you import into the EU then you need to give the UCC special attention. In this white paper we touch upon a few main topics, taking you through the most impo...

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Mining for savings in travel and logistics MINING FOR SAVINGS IN TRAVEL AND LOGISTICS

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Apr 24, 2016

Explore the benefits of consolidating logistics and commercial travel with the launch of the CWT Energy, Resources & Marine and IBS Software Services white paper: Mining for Savings in Travel & Logistics.
By combining logistics and commercial travel, you can make bookings more efficie...

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Logistics-Plus-Brand-Guidelines LOGISTICS-PLUS-BRAND-GUIDELINES

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Apr 22, 2016

Logistics Plus Inc. (LP) provides freight transportation, warehousing, global logistics, and supply chain management solutions through a worldwide network of talented and caring professionals. Founded in Erie, PA by local entrepreneur, Jim Berlin, 20 years ago, today LP has annual sales surpassing $...

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Container transport by rail between China and Europe CONTAINER TRANSPORT BY RAIL BETWEEN CHINA AND EUROPE

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Apr 17, 2016

About 500 freight trains are expected to head to Europe from Wuhan in 2018, compared with 377 in 2017, which carried a total of 34,000 containers, according to Wuhan Han'ou International Logistics Co., the operator of Wuhan-Europe rail transport.

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European Airfreight Volumes Improving Slowly, While Ocean Freight Just Treads Water EUROPEAN AIRFREIGHT VOLUMES IMPROVING SLOWLY, WHILE OCEAN FREIGHT JUST TREADS WATER

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Apr 14, 2016

In April, the Stifel Logistics Confidence Index (LCI) saw little inspiration as it continued its YTD trend of slow growth off the December 2015 bottom. Global trade growth remains muted, in our view, and this month's Index results show that to be true, at least on major Europe-based air and ocea...

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BidCorp Pre-Listing Statement April 2016 BIDCORP PRE-LISTING STATEMENT APRIL 2016

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Apr 14, 2016

This pre-listing statement is not an invitation to subscribe for shares in BidCorp, but is issued in compliance with the listings requirements of the JSE for the purpose of providing information to the public with regard to the business and affairs of BidCorp as at the time of listing. This pre-list...

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The Uses and Substantial Benefits of Transportation Management Systems THE USES AND SUBSTANTIAL BENEFITS OF TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

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Apr 12, 2016

Cerasis, in business, since 1997, first released our web-based TMS, we call the Cerasis Rater in 1998. To most people, seeing a web-based anything was like seeing the magic. A small footnote in history, if you will, is that the Cerasis Rater was all web-based before Google was a search engine. HA! T...

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systems employed in manufacturing have no application to a warehousing environment. SYSTEMS EMPLOYED IN MANUFACTURING HAVE NO APPLICATION TO A WAREHOUSING ENVIRONMENT.

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The interest in robotics continues to grow, and the reasons are obvious. First, the prospect of a $15 minimum wage motivates warehouse operators to seek any investment that will reduce cost and improve productivity of human labor. In this area, Europeans are ahead of us, since many countries not onl...

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Apr 05, 2016

European logistics service provider Vos Logistics reported turnover of €259.2 million for 2015, nearly 3% up on the previous year. Adjusted for lower diesel prices, turnover rose by 6%. Vos Logistics recorded growth in both international transport and warehousing & regional distribution by increas...

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FM Logistic confirms its strong entrepreneurial culture FM LOGISTIC CONFIRMS ITS STRONG ENTREPRENEURIAL CULTURE

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Mar 31, 2016

Confirming its established strategy of long-term investment in emerging countries, FM Logistic adds India to its geographical scope. The country continues to grow strongly and this transformation will continue for some years. Thanks to its everexpanding middle class, India will be the largest consum...

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Mar 31, 2016

VRL Logistics Ltd, incorporated in 1976, provides  goods and passenger transportation services. The company has a pan¬India network of 1,000 plus branches and 3,500 plus fleet, which includes owned fleet of 375 buses. It also has a 42.5 MW wind power plant in Kappatgudda, Karnataka, which s...

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William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. The authors would like to thank Josh Miller for assistance with vehicle emissions modeling and staf at the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) who reviewed this work, including Kate Blumberg,

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For all inbound domestic shipments originating in the USA and shipping Optimas OE Solutions locations in the USA, Optimas OE Solutions has partnered with TMC to manage our inbound routings. This partnership was chosen to increase visibility of product in transit and allow Optimas to provide up--to--...

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Assessment of leading electric
vehicle promotion activities in
United States cities ASSESSMENT OF LEADING ELECTRIC VEHICLE PROMOTION ACTIVITIES IN UNITED STATES CITIES

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Funding for electric vehicle charging infrastructure. A substantial fraction of the funding support for the deployment of electric charging infrastructure has come from the U.S. DOE, as part of the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The Act provided $400 million for the transportation

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Feb 16, 2016

Transportation operations have a direct impact on people’s daily lives, probably more so than any other public service. The quality of transportation determines how we get to and from work or to and from visits to friends and family or health appointments, shopping, and recreation. Even indivi...

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Bidvest Group Limited and Bid Corporation Limited unbundling BIDVEST GROUP LIMITED AND BID CORPORATION LIMITED UNBUNDLING

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Feb 09, 2016

Bidvest Group Limited (”BVT”) is an international services, trading and distribution company listed on the JSE and operating on five continents. The evolution of BVT into two distinct businesses comprising Bidvest Industrial, a major diversified industrial group operating in Southern Afr...

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Jan 20, 2016

Small business owners are the mainstay of Maryland’s economy. Whether you are an emerging entrepreneur, a veteran, a women-owned business or a minority business owner the Maryland Department of Commerce Office of Small Business Resources is committed to you. This resource guide will put you in...

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Jan 17, 2016

From our founding 140 years ago by Thomas Edison, GE has been at the forefront of innovation. From the first incandescent lightbulbto the first voice radio broadcast, from jet engines to x-ray machines, and now to the Industrial Internet, GE has sought to innovate solutions to the world's most p...

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Interim Financial Report for the six months ended 31 December 2015 INTERIM FINANCIAL REPORT FOR THE SIX MONTHS ENDED 31 DECEMBER 2015

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Your Directors present their report on the consolidated entity (referred to hereafter as "the Group") consisting of Boom Logistics Limited ("Boom Logistics" or "the Company") and the entities it controlled for the half-year  The names of the Company's Directors...

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Dec 31, 2015

On February 23, 2016 the Company filed its Sarbanes-Oxley Section 302 Certifications as exhibits to the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the period ended December 31, 2015. Upon written request of any shareholder, the Company will furnish without charge a copy of the Company’s 20...

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The adoption of connected cars is evidence of a market demand for ubiquitous communications and a wider scope of services. The market for these cars is also built on the revenue opportunities created by new regulations, such as eCall in Europe. This initiative dictates that all vehicles manufactured...

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Since 1997, the China Environment Forum (CEF) has been the “go-to” resource for convening policy, business, research, and NGO practitioners on the most pressing energy, water,

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Logistics Plus Inc. (LP) provides freight transportation, warehousing, global logistics, and supply chain management solutions through a worldwide network of talented and caring professionals. Founded in Erie, Pennsylvania 20 years ago, Logistics Plus is a fast-growing, awardwinning transportation a...

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The SGS No GE Supply Chain Process Standard U.S. Version (the Standard) is a robust system to verify the process of preparing non-genetically engineered (non-GE) ingredients or (pet) food and beverage products for sale in the United States (U.S.). The Standard may be used by any entity in the supply...

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A logistics network’s design can have a significant impact on the environment. Transportation and delivery management decisions have vital energy and air emissions implications. Sustainable logistics aims to systematically decrease the environmental burden of transportation and supply chains, ...

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A NEW FRONTIER:
PROSPERING IN THE CHANGING
ENERGY ENVIRONMENt A NEW FRONTIER: PROSPERING IN THE CHANGING ENERGY ENVIRONMENT

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even continents. Manufactured parts for both are often very large and out-of-gauge, relying on specialized transportation.

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The term “sustainability” has been used in the context of resource management for almost 30 years, but the definition changes with each expert consulted. One of the broadest definitions of the term comes from a report by the United Nations (UN) 1987 World Commission on Environment and De...

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Nov 03, 2015

Demand from customers for the integration of logistics and financial cycles Request for innovating solutions to improve efficiency Desire to increase financial independency and flexibility Logistics is becoming a commodity In the mind of our customer, the above translates into these financial dimens...

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GE Transportation STANDARD TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF PURCHASE GE TRANSPORTATION STANDARD TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF PURCHASE

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Nov 01, 2015

1. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS. Seller agrees to be bound by and to comply with all terms set forth herein and in the purchase order, to which these terms are attached and are expressly incorporated by reference (collectively, the “Order”), including any amendments, supplements, r...

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Oct 29, 2015

It is your responsibility to provide the proper export documentation to your freight forwarder/logistics provider.

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GE Transportation iSupplier Portal (iSP) Training GE TRANSPORTATION ISUPPLIER PORTAL (ISP) TRAINING

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Oct 26, 2015

GE Transportation provides our suppliers an excellent resource to easily submit invoices and check invoice and payment status through the GETS iSupplier Portal Once registered, you will receive three emails  An email from our helpdesk confirming your registration has been submitted 1 – 2 ...

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Oct 21, 2015

Over the past 15 years, the trucking industry has periodically struggled with a shortage of truck drivers. 1 The first shortage during this period was documented in a 2005 report. At that time, the shortage was roughly 20,000. During the last recession starting in 2008, the driver shortage was elimi...

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Oct 21, 2015

The cost of the "order-to-delivery” process does not depend on the unit value of the items  go beyond the logic of logistical discounts as a % in value, thus it is necessary to refer to a “logistics menu” The reordering activity contributes only to 2% of the total supply ...

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MRO SURVEY 2015 MRO SURVEY 2015

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Oct 20, 2015

A wave of technological change is about to break on the aviation aftermarket, powerful enough to erode core elements of today’s industry. By 2020, most companies in the aviation maintenance, repair, and overhaul sector will use new technology in a way that fundamentally changes how the industr...

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BUSINESS LOGISTICS IN MODERN MANAGEMENT BUSINESS LOGISTICS IN MODERN MANAGEMENT

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Oct 15, 2015

Traditionally, retailing logistics plays primary role in considerations of this Conference. First section starts with analysis of contemporary retail trade as a driver of supply chains, and continues with significance of retail internationalization development in multichannel environment. Authors ar...

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TRUCK DRIVER SHORTAGE ANALYSIS 2015 TRUCK DRIVER SHORTAGE ANALYSIS 2015

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Oct 14, 2015

Over the past 15 years, the trucking industry has periodically struggled with a shortage of truck drivers.1 The first shortage during this period was documented in a 2005 report. At that time, the shortage was roughly 20,000. During the last recession starting in 2008, the driver shortage was elimin...

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The December 2015 results of the Stifel Logistics Confidence Index survey THE DECEMBER 2015 RESULTS OF THE STIFEL LOGISTICS CONFIDENCE INDEX SURVEY

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Oct 11, 2015

Since 2013, a team of logistics and software experts has been working to develop a platform that bridges the tech gap between shippers and providers. The result is a powerful platform that gives all-sized enterprises and logistics service providers peace of mind, control and transparency. Experience...

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TRANSITION TO A GLOBAL
ZERO-EMISSION VEHICLE FLEET:
A COLLABORATIVE AGENDA
FOR GOVERNMENTS TRANSITION TO A GLOBAL ZERO-EMISSION VEHICLE FLEET: A COLLABORATIVE AGENDA FOR GOVERNMENTS

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Sep 25, 2015

Any rigorous transportation planning exercise leads to the basic finding that climate change stabilization goals (e.g., 450-ppm, 2°C increase) will require a large-scale shift from the

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Industrials - Transportation & Logistics INDUSTRIALS - TRANSPORTATION & LOGISTICS

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Sep 11, 2015

The company’s goods transportation division has strong pan India presence covering 28 states, 4 union territories and more than 662 cities with the help of more than 1000 branches and franchisees; and 48 strategically located transshipment hubs. Going forward, the company is planning to add 30...

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VRL Logistics (VRL) is the largest pan-India surface logistics VRL LOGISTICS (VRL) IS THE LARGEST PAN-INDIA SURFACE LOGISTICS

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Aug 26, 2015

VRL Logistics (VRL) is the largest pan-India surface logistics and parcel delivery service provider with an experience of four decades in the Indian logistics market. The company owns and operates the largest fleet of Commercial Vehicles (3701) pan-India in goods transportation, while Bus operations...

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Review of Current Practices
and New Developments in
Heavy-Duty Vehicle Inspection
and Maintenance Programs REVIEW OF CURRENT PRACTICES AND NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN HEAVY-DUTY VEHICLE INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS

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Aug 22, 2015

Special thanks to Freda Fung for reviewing the segments of this report that cover China and Hong Kong; thanks to Professor Donald Stedman for his comments on the overall report

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Exploring and Enabling Innovation EXPLORING AND ENABLING INNOVATION

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Aug 18, 2015

 “The information, data, analyses, charts, graphs, and other content (the “Content”) of this presentation contain the proprietary information of General Electric Company and its affiliates (“GE”) and shall receive all protections available to GE under intellectual ...

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GLOBAL OVERVIEW OF ON-BOARD
DIAGNOSTIC (OBD) SYSTEMS
FOR HEAVY-DUTY VEHICLES GLOBAL OVERVIEW OF ON-BOARD DIAGNOSTIC (OBD) SYSTEMS FOR HEAVY-DUTY VEHICLES

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Aug 01, 2015

This work was generously funded by the Hewlett Foundation. The authors are grateful for this and other funding sources, which allow us to fulfill our mission of improving

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ASEAN Perspectives on the Social & environmental challenges ASEAN PERSPECTIVES ON THE SOCIAL & ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES

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Jul 26, 2015

This white paper is an objective representation of a series of discussions revolving around the challenges of inclusive
mobility, particularly of public transportation systems in ASEAN member states. The exchanges of information and ideas
transpired between and among students from acro...

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Driving Unconventional Growth through the Industrial Internet of Things DRIVING UNCONVENTIONAL GROWTH THROUGH THE INDUSTRIAL INTERNET OF THINGS

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Jul 22, 2015

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is a major trend with significant implications for the global economy. It spans industries representing 62 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) among G20 nations, according to Oxford Economics,1  including manufacturing, mining, agriculture, oil and g...

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Kagiso Asset Management Quarterly KAGISO ASSET MANAGEMENT QUARTERLY

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Jul 21, 2015

There are sound commercial reasons for companies to outsource logistics. It frees up management’s time and a company's capital - both fixed assets and working capital. Logistics is non-core to most businesses and cost effective when handled by external specialists who can guarantee a smoot...

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DHL SUPPLY CHAIN PRODUCT STEWARDSHIP ARRANGEMENT DHL SUPPLY CHAIN PRODUCT STEWARDSHIP ARRANGEMENT

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Jul 21, 2015

DHL Supply Chain remains committed to becoming the most environmentally friendly service provider in the Australian contract logistics space. Our success in this program during the 2014-15 financial year supports our environmentally friendly ambition, and we are proud to advise that after three year...

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VISION FOR A SUSTAINABLE
FREIGHT SYSTEM IN CALIFORNIA VISION FOR A SUSTAINABLE FREIGHT SYSTEM IN CALIFORNIA

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Jul 21, 2015

transparent decision-making. The Coalition includes grassroots environmental justice,
environmental, science, and health groups in California. The mission of the CCFC is to create transformational
changes to the freight transportation

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Jul 19, 2015

The keynote speakers at this year’s Forum will be the Honorable Ronald S. Prager and the Honorable Eddie C. Sturgeon both judges in the Superior Court of California who will address tort reform and motor carrier accident cases. As they say, what happens in California doesn’t stay in Cali...

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Boom Logistics Limited Announcement BOOM LOGISTICS LIMITED ANNOUNCEMENT

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Jul 16, 2015

As part of the year end financial process, Boom Logistics Limited (“Boom”), Australia’s lead in provider of crane logistics and lifting solutions, has reached certain determinations based on accounting requirements and the future outlook and as such, is providing a general update p...

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The 3PL & information System THE 3PL & INFORMATION SYSTEM

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Jul 16, 2015

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The British Citizen Awards was borne from an idea which came about following my application to the Cabinet Office for a Queen’s Honour for someone that I felt was very deserving. Two years on and I was still no further forward, in the end I had to admit defeat. The complex application process ...

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Jul 15, 2015

At GE Transportation, we move the world. We are a global digital industrial leader and supplier to the rail, mining, marine, stationary power and drilling industries. Our solutions help customers deliver goods and services with greater speed and greater savings using our advanced manufacturing techn...

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ANNUAL INTEGRATED REPORT 2015 ANNUAL INTEGRATED REPORT 2015

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Jun 30, 2015

The annual integrated report for the year ended June 30 2015 covers information from all the Group’sdivisions and where additional information is available or where there are any exclusions it is clearly indicated. We stress that this report should be read together with the information availab...

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Annual Report 2015 ANNUAL REPORT 2015

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Jun 30, 2015

Boom Logistics Limited (“Boom” or “the Company”) is a national industrial services group that provides superior crane logistics and lifting solutions to Australian Industry. Boom delivers industrial services utilising operators and equipment cranes, travel towers, transport a...

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Sustainable Supply chains – Healthcare SUSTAINABLE SUPPLY CHAINS – HEALTHCARE

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Jun 28, 2015

A list of healthcare companies were assessed, which were all large, primarily Fortune 500 companies. They ranged from health insurance companies to healthcare product suppliers. Some of the main sustainability issues in this industry are that the companies are not publishing specific vendor codes re...

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Jun 24, 2015

ODW LOGISTICS includes some unusual notions in its purpose statement and values: Love and laughter aren’t, after all, common factors in corporate visions. ODW claims the importance of those things – along with ethics, candor, spirit, community and family, for example – as fundament...

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"Study the properties of water, master them and we will create an environment in which nature and man are in harmony. " "STUDY THE PROPERTIES OF WATER, MASTER THEM AND WE WILL CREATE AN ENVIRONMENT IN WHICH NATURE AND MAN ARE IN HARMONY. "

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Jun 24, 2015

“Carrier is the world's leader in high technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions. Carrier experts provide sustainable solutions, integrating energy efficient products, building controls, and energy services for residential, commercial, retail, transport and food serv...

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Jun 23, 2015

GE Transportation (GET) is a business within the GE conglomerate which manufactures locomotives, Off Highway Vehicles, mining equipment, stationary power units and marine. Using an international scholarship in the summer of 2012 the author participated in the GET internships in Erie Pennsylvania. Th...

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XPO Logistics Customer Case Study XPO LOGISTICS CUSTOMER CASE STUDY

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Jun 17, 2015

A reliable IT infrastructure is vital in the ultra-competitive logistics market. Not having one can hurt service levels and harm the brand. Take XPO Logistics as an example. Every day, its logistics teams rely on critical applications to check orders and load pallets. Peter Guetens, IT Manager Belgi...

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Jun 17, 2015

Logistics Executive is committed to the highest standard and quality of information and every attempt has been made to present up-to-date, accurate information. The information contained herein is general in nature and is not intended as, and should not be construed as professional advice provided b...

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Jun 16, 2015

The Engineering & Manufacturing (E&M1 ) sector is on the brink of change. The trends we identify and describe in this paper confirm that E&M companies are getting ready for fundamentally new and competitive market conditions over the next 10-20 years.

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Jun 03, 2015

Helping you get on with things. For our services to be good, they have to save you as much work as possible. This may happen in very different ways. Logwin delivers suits to stores hanging on the rail all the way, carries washing machines up to the fifth floor and delivers photocopiers to the print ...

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Total Quality Logistics (TQL) TOTAL QUALITY LOGISTICS (TQL)

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May 26, 2015

Total Quality Logistics (TQL) was founded in 1997 on the values of ethics, integrity, and quality customer service – and we take pride in adhering to these same principles today. TQL is a fast-paced, energetic transportation sales organization and is one of the nation’s largest third par...

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May 19, 2015

In any action or proceeding under this subchapter the court, in its discretion, may allow the prevailing party, other than the Commission or the United States, a reasonable attorney’s fee (including expert fees) as part of the costs, and the Commission and the United States shall be liable for...

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views and presentation of
PEMS meta-study results RDE-LDV PROCESS. ICCT’S VIEWS AND PRESENTATION OF PEMS META-STUDY RESULTS

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The mission of ICCT is
to dramatically improve
the environmental
performance and
efficiency of cars,
trucks, buses and
transportation systems
in order to protect and
improve public health,

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Apr 29, 2015

The mission of ICCT is to dramatically improve the environmental performance and efficiency of cars, trucks, buses and transportation systems in order to protect and improve public health, the environment

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DHL helps clients transform their business by putting data to work in new ways DHL HELPS CLIENTS TRANSFORM THEIR BUSINESS BY PUTTING DATA TO WORK IN NEW WAYS

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Apr 28, 2015

Data is everywhere in the software-driven enterprise. The challenge is to harness its power without being overwhelmed by the complexity and scale of the job. For DHL Supply Chain, helping customers harness data is a core business imperative. That might mean analyzing client data for useful feedback ...

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This white paper discusses the current state of the aerospace and defense (A&D) industry and how market dynamics are reshaping maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) for global markets. These underlying forces present a variety of challenges for MRO participants that are eager to capitalize on t...

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VRL Logistics Ltd is one of the leading pan-India surface logistics and parcel delivery service providers. They own and operate the largest fleet of commercial vehicles in the private sector in India. They provide general parcel and priority parcel delivery (less than truckload services, (“LTL...

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EFFICIENCY TECHNOLOGY POTENTIAL
IN THE 2020-2030 TIMEFRAME " "ADVANCED TRACTOR-TRAILER EFFICIENCY TECHNOLOGY POTENTIAL IN THE 2020-2030 TIMEFRAME "

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As mentioned in the introduction, US combination tractor-trailer average fuel economy
has remained at about six miles per gallon for nearly two decades. Tractor-trailers,
though less than 2% of US vehicles, represent about 20% of on-road transportation

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Logistics Outsourcing: A Ropewalk for Balancing Logistics Performance and Control LOGISTICS OUTSOURCING: A ROPEWALK FOR BALANCING LOGISTICS PERFORMANCE AND CONTROL

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Apr 06, 2015

This paper analyzes the relationships between a firm and its logistics provider to suggest a framework for efficient management of alliance between the two parties. Firstly, a framework is suggested to evaluate which areas of logistics a firm must outsource depending upon the importance of that func...

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Annual report 31 March 2015 ANNUAL REPORT 31 MARCH 2015

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Mar 31, 2015

To win new markets and consolidate our position with existing customers by anticipating distributor strategies, FM Logistic developed a comprehensive and functional solution for product traceability, improved service rate and stock levels. An innovative solution called pooling is used to ensure cons...

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Mar 23, 2015

The railroad equivalent of an air-traffic control system, Movement Planner System is breakthrough technology enabling more locomotives to run on the same railroad at faster speeds and with greater efficiency — without laying new track. This revolutionary product is the latest example of how GE...

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Mar 17, 2015

Alison Buxton, Managing Director ANZ, Martin-Brower Supply Chain Leadership From Knowledge Base Zero In this session you will learn:  How to Assess the Landscape.How to define the “burning platform”.  Creating clarity of purpose and direction. You don’t need to do it your...

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Mar 06, 2015

USA Truck is back with a determination like never before. We have laid a lot of groundwork to get to this point. Our accomplishments during 2014 would not have been possible without the unwavering support of our team members, customers and stockholders. As memorable as 2014 was, I have every reason ...

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Feb 18, 2015

The financial year is coming to close and the yearend pressure is again on. February was luke warm for us but I am sure March would bring on the right numbers. Kerala continues to lead in sales and Bangalore in GP but Mumbai is close on heels. Please do not pay any heed to rumours and focus on the j...

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Feb 11, 2015

Logistics Plus Inc. provides freight transportation, warehousing, global logistics, and supply chain management solutions through a worldwide network of talented and caring professionals. With a strong passion for excellence, our 400+ employees put the “plus” in logistics by doing the bi...

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Feb 10, 2015

Every time a plane takes off, it challenges one of the most elemental forces of nature– gravity. And unless everything works perfectly, every flight is fraught with danger. When a car breaks down, all the driver has to do is stop it and the passengers can disembark in complete safety. Every ti...

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PALACE OF WESTMINSTER Official Presentation Guide PALACE OF WESTMINSTER OFFICIAL PRESENTATION GUIDE

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Jan 29, 2015

This programme has taken three years to reach fruition. Ensuring that the processes are robust yet straightforward was an important consideration. We wanted the British Citizen Awards to be accessible to all, yet retain its gravitas in recognition of the achievements of those deserving of them. We a...

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Florida department of Transportation SunGuide Disseminator-January 2015 FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION SUNGUIDE DISSEMINATOR-JANUARY 2015

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Transportation operations have a direct impact on people’s daily lives, probably more so than any other public service. The quality of transportation determines how we get to and from work or to and from visits to friends and family or health appointments, shopping, and recreation. Even indivi...

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FUEL CONSUMPTION OF HEAVY-DUTY
VEHICLES IN THE UNITED STATES, CHINA,
AND THE EUROPEAN UNION" "LITERATURE REVIEW: REAL-WORLD FUEL CONSUMPTION OF HEAVY-DUTY VEHICLES IN THE UNITED STATES, CHINA, AND THE EUROPEAN UNION"

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While efficiency standards for light-duty vehicles have been in place for many years
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vehicle (HDV) fuel consumption and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are in the early
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Logistics Plus Inc. provides freight transportation, warehousing, global logistics, and supply chain solutions through a worldwide network of talented and caring professionals. Founded in Erie, PA by local entrepreneur Jim Berlin nearly 20 years ago, Logistics Plus has annual sales surpassing $100M ...

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We are world’s most international express service company and we are passionate about what we do. Feel welcome to try our import and export services.

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The Company offers a wide variety of benefits that represent an important part of the value of your job. The benefits package provides a wide range of plans to help you achieve your goals at every stage of your career. This booklet highlights benefits for new GE employees and new employees of certai...

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This case study forms part of the input to the Centre on Regulation in Europe (CERRE) project, with the overall objective of understanding why competition has been successfully implemented in some countries while in others it has led to a decline in rail freight’s mode share. The United Kingdo...

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This is to certify that a review has been completed of your technical resources and quality system controls used for the above named process(es) and found them to be capable of satisfying the requirements of the above specifications, subject to the limitations in AE Quality Specification S-1000 for ...

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ICRA has upgraded the long-term rating assigned to the Rs. 50.0 crore* long-term, fund-based limits of Mahindra Logistics Limited (‘MLL’ or ‘the company’)† to [ICRA]AA (pronounced ICRA double A) from [ICRA]AA- (pronounced ICRA double A minus). ICRA has reaffirmed the s...

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GE Transportation recommends all users to upgrade to the Java 7 runtime. This release of the GE Transportation Business Intelligence application has been verified as compatible with the Oracle Java 7 update 67 Java Runtime Environment (JRE). While other Java 7 updates may be compatible with this rel...

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Nov 14, 2014

Today, over 35% of food spend is outside the home in the UK, 15 years ago, it was 20% and yet in the United States currently it is over 50%. It is STILL predicted that by 2025, 50% of food consumption in the UK will be Out of Home. Snacking and eating ‘on the go’ is reducing the number o...

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Nov 13, 2014

SUPPLY CHAIN contributes to Group success with strong ROCE and resilient business model A valuable member of our family of divisions - but still the least understood Increase level of standardization while continuing to focus on customer centricity Leverage Indirect/overhead cost and establish high ...

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Oct 29, 2014

Mahindra Logistics Ltd. (MLL), one of India’s leading third party logistics (3PL) service providers, today announced a partnership with Indian Vehicle Carriers Pvt Ltd. (IVC), to be branded as 2x2 Logistics, aimed at launching assetized operations in outbound automotive logistics. Mahindra Log...

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Transportation Institute (TTI) in collaboration with the University of Denver (DU) found that higher-emitting vehicles contribute a large percentage of emissions: 6.8 percent of vehicles tested were

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The past 10 years have seen tremendous change in the world marketplace. The consumer is now firmly in charge, and aided by new mobile technologies and social networks, has completely changed the buyerseller relationship on a global scale. Manufacturers and retailers are scrambling to keep up with th...

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The Government has also identified Dholera and Khambhat as prospec-tive sites for developing ports, but the plans have been put on hold temporarily in view of the Kalpasar project. "The port pro-jects will be devel-oped under the public private partnership model. The state gov-ernment is also p...

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I am pleased to confirm that F H Bertling Logistics GmbH reaffirms its support of the Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact in the areas of Human Rights, Labour, Environment and Anti-Corruption. In this annual Communication on Progress, we describe our actions to continually improve th...

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Companies and leadership teams go through cycles. Sometimes companies play it safe, defend the status quo or manage momentum. Not GE. We have the ambition to lead the next generation of industrial progress. So we have been profoundly changing our company. We have reshaped the portfolio from a broad ...

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‘Mobility 4.0 is going to be the backbone of our future challenges’, suggested Alexander Dobrindt, Germany’s Federal Minister for Transport & Digital Infrastructure, addressing the opening ceremony for InnoTrans 2014. He welcomed the world’s biggest trade fair for the rai...

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This document contains “forward-looking statements” – that is, statements related to future, not past, events. In this context, forward-looking statements often address our expected future business nature address matters that are, to different degrees, uncertain. For us, particular...

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This document contains “forward-looking statements” – that is, statements related to future, not past, events. In this context, forward-looking statements often address our expected future business and financial performance and financial condition, and often contain words such as &...

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At GE, we put our ideas to work. Taking them off the paper, out of the lab and into the world. Engineers, scientists, teachers, leaders and doers, all sharing a belief that things can be made to work better. It’s why we come to work every day. To build, power, move and cure the world. We are a...

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Aujourd’hui nous sommes plus de 19 000 à partager la même ambition : porter FM Logistic au rang de leader de référence en logistique internationale. Chacun de nos collaborateurs joue un rôle essentiel pour la concrétisation de ce projet commun, en apport...

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Original equipment manufacturers won the market for high-value, aftermarket aviation services, leaving independent maintenance, repair, and overhaul providers scouting for paths to evolve and grow. Despite the newfound prominence of OEMs in their traditional markets, engine and component MROs are pr...

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These were just some of the questions that more than 250 attendees discussed during the 2014 DHL Global Technology Conference. Under this year’s conference theme of ‘Growth, Efficiency and Innovation’, speakers and attendees exchanged on topics such as fast growing markets, nearsho...

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Identify, structure and describe interactions between packaging and logistics in the supply chain. Develop a tool / model of the impact of packaging and logistics decisions on each other and mechanism to bridge the gap decisions on each other and mechanism to bridge the gap Identify and analyze pote...

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With real-time adaptation, employees are functioning with greater levels of confidence in some of the most complicated technical environments. For example, in the transportation industry, the speed of trains, arrival and departure times, cargo, and equipment maintenance levels all directly influence...

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VRL has emerged as one of India’s leading pan‐India logistics and parcel‐delivery service providers with strong brand equity backed by over 38 years of operations. The promoters have demonstrated a consistent track record of growth and operational efficiency. Buoyancy in domestic trade and pol...

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Producers of pharmaceutical products and medical devices have long tied their success to the development of innovativeproducts. Now they are under pressure to apply the same bold approach to moving their products to market. While known for pioneering drug development and advanced technology, the lif...

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In the United States – and in countries around the world– railroads are important arteries for the economy. At the heart of the industry is GE Transportation, a global technology leader and supplier providing freight and passenger locomotives, railway signaling and communications systems...

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“Estonia–Latvia–Russia Cross Border Cooperation Programme within the European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument 2007–2013 financially supports joint cross border development activities for the improvement of the region’s competitiveness by utilising its potential...

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Markets are sending a variety of mixed signals as volatility has returned in a big way: global stock markets have sold off by more than 10 percent, GDP growth forecasts have been reduced (sluggish Europe, turbulent emerging markets), and oil prices declined by 20 percent; meanwhile, the safe haven U...

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The logistics industry has attracted wide attention as an important industry that supports economic
development. Most of Chinese logistics enterprises are transferred from traditional transportation
and warehousing business. Their information integration and mining capacity is insuffic...

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This White Paper and the related “Comparative Study of Smart Cities in Europe and China” was
commissioned by the EU-China Policy Dialogues Support Facility II (PDSF) on behalf of the Ministry
of Industry and Information Technology of China (MIIT) and DG Communications Netwo...

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This project was supported by the ClimateWorks Foundation. The authors thank
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Jun 10, 2014

A study performed by CE Delft on behalf of the International Council on Clean
Transportation ICTT26 identifies barriers to the implementation of potentially
cost effective fuel efficiency improving technologies in the European freight
sector (Aarnink, Sanne; Faber, Jasper; den B...

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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (June 6, 2014) – CRST International Inc. Board Chairman John Smith today announced that the new $37 million company world headquarters will be constructed in downtown Cedar Rapids pending final approval of state and local financial assistance which is expected in mid-June. A...

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Tasked with making the movement of freight between trade partners easier, cheaper, and more efficient, Transportation Management Systems (TMS) have been playing a role in the smooth running of the supply chain since the 1980s. Having evolved significantly over the last 30 years, such systems are typ...

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If you try and hold on to the way things were, you will miss the new magnificence of the way things are becoming. If you deny and hide from the changes, the best possibilities will pass you by. Embrace the dawn, then the midday, then the evening and then the night. Embrace the spring, then the summe...

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Recently, whilst working with the Global Planning Team of a major oil company we were asked “What is the cost of complexity and what is the effect of range on this cost?” At one level the answer is easy: “It is the cost associated with having more than one customer and product.

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GE recently briefed ARC about some of its technology and plans for the Industrial Internet. The company is creating a set of solutions based on a common underlying architecture, functionality for specific use cases, and existing products to help industrial companies take advantage of this new develo...

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Since its creation in 1967, FM Logistic has grown into a leading international actor in the warehousing, transport, co-packing and supply chain management businesses. Independent and family run, the Group is a recognised expert by the Food, Retail, Home and Personal Care (HPC) sectors. It also serve...

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Your Company has successfully met the obligation of providing an exit to NSR PE Mauritius LLC within the agreed timeframe and the said private equity investor earned a very good return on investment pursuant to the said IPO. NSR had invested capital in your Company during April 2012 and an exit was ...

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“A central component of long-range transport. Most of the transportation of both passengers and freight begins and ends in urban areas, and through several of them on their way. Urban areas should provide efficient interconnection points for the trans and provide transport "last mile"...

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As an exhibitor in 2014, your company shares in a 58-year heritage that has become TMC’s Transportation Technology Exhibition. From a small equipment forum for the trucking industry in the 1950’s, TMC has grown to become the premier technical exhibition for new trucking-related products ...

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This work is funded by the ClimateWorks Foundation and Energy Foundation. The
authors are very grateful for all of the companies that were generous enough to take the
time out to participate in the interviews for this project. In addition, we are very grateful
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authors are very grateful for all of the companies that were generous enough to take the
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Pending is Separate Defendant CRST International's Motion to Dismiss (Doc. No. 52), which will be treated as a motion for summary judgment, 1 and a Motion for Summary Judgment (Doc. No. 59) filed by all Defendants. Plaintiffs have responded and Defendants have replied. 2 For reasons set out belo...

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Gas has been a part of the energy “landscape since the Industrial Revolution, but what's new and changing is the role it's playing in the global energy mix. Gas will be a defining energy trend over the next 15 years, rivaling coal and oil, while shifting from a regional and often margi...

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The mission of ICCT is to dramatically improve the environmental performance and efficiency of cars, trucks, buses and transportation systems in order

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This study aims to estimate the sustainable availability of certain cellulosic wastes
and residues in the EU. We calculate the availability of the cellulosic fraction of waste,
agricultural residues, and forestry residues, while considering

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The Truth About Supply
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May 12, 2013

Few concepts over the past few years have generated as much interest within
the supply chain community as the “control tower”. It seems that nearly
every trade magazine and analyst firm has written about supply chain control
towers. Software vendors have spent millio...

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Global transportation and fossil fuels are inextricably linked. More than 60% of the 87 million barrels of oil consumed every
day powers the world’s transportation system and liquid fossil fuels account for more than 96% of the current energy
supply to the transport sector. Even ...

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Reducing costs in the supply chain almost always starts with a desire to renegotiate contracts with third party logistics suppliers. The next stage is requests for tenders in order to compare prices and foster competition between suppliers.

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Transportation, Logistics and Supply Chain Management - it's an industry that's constantly changing under the pressure of new competitors from emerging markets, shifting toll/tariff costs and fluctuating fuel prices. More than ever, success for companies working in this space depends on havi...

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The benefits will vary from business to business, but factoring usually provides a source of consistent funds and healthy cash flow. Without question, factoring has become a widely accepted means of business finance worldwide. It is considered an ideal way to provide strong cash flow from companies ...

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3PLs help companies with a wide variety of logistics tasks which is why it can be difficult to understand what defines a 3PL and how they work. And that doesn’t even scratch the surface on understanding what the various types of 3PLs and logistics support services do. That’s why in this ...

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Success in a highly dynamic business environment requires the ability to make informed decisions faster than the competition. Businesses can no longer afford to dwell on vast amounts of data to “train” human intuition. In the transportation industry, tomorrow’s successful companies...

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Clients, consumers, and an uncertain economic outlook are forcing manufacturers and supply chain owners to squeeze every last drop of efficiency from their operations. This white paper reviews current enterprise resource planning (ERP) software optimization features that can assist supply chain owne...

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As e-commerce continues to impact the global economy, supply chain transformation challenges snack food manufacturers to find new ways to not only serve existing customers but also identify opportunities to serve new markets. Rising to these challenges requires that companies maintain a clear unders...

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According to leading industry reports, parcel and express delivery volume has surpassed railroads as the second-largest logistics sector behind motor freight. Spending on small-package delivery jumped double digits in the last year. E-commerce sales as a percentage of retail sales nearly tripled in ...

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Weather is a source of significant fluctuations in consumer
demand, and because of the bullwhip effect, it can
produce unnecessary high fluctuations on the supply side
as well. These fluctuations can quickly turn into costs:
prepare too extensively and you’ll end up...

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Weekly, monthly, and quarterly business reviews have consumer product companies asking themselves, “What should we do?” In today’s economy, they are caught in the middle of a price and service war amidst e-commerce giant Amazon and other major big-box retailers.

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How do you measure logistics efficiency and transportation metrics performance indicators when you are already doing the best job possible? Talk to any over-the-road shipper that finds itself increasingly handcuffed by institutionalized transportation and fuel-related costs and it would likely tell ...

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With the rise of e-commerce, the value of logistics has grown. Logistics professionals can no longer simply go about standard operations, and the days of peaks and lulls have ended. Yet, some may be asking, “why has demand increased so much?” To answer that question, let us turn our atte...

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As supply chains have grown more complex and more globalized, the likelihood that a manufacturing organization will not experience a disruption in the next 24 months is a mere 2 percent.1 This means, there is virtually a certainty that a company will experience a major event in the next 24 months th...

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The Global Supply Chain and Risk Management Survey is a study of the supply chain operations and risk management approaches of 209 companies with a global footprint. As globally operating organisations, they are exposed to high-risk scenarios ranging from controllable risks, such as raw material pri...

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When it comes to e-commerce, there are certain steps that consumers follow. The importance of shipping in this process becomes strikingly apparent from early on. When the consumer realises that he needs something (trigger), he first informs himself via social media, mass media and his peers (search ...

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The rapid development of computing services and information and communication technologies (ICT) in the 1990s has dramatically transformed the way how organizations use logistics and supply chain operations for achieving competitive advantage.

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Supply chain leaders will face 2018 with uncertainty and opportunity. Digital technologies are becoming more prevalent in basic supply chain functions, and changes in legislation are likely to spur dramatic changes that will result in the need to reevaluate supply chain strategy in both domestic and...

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With high customer expectations, global supply risks, and intense competition, organizations face more volatility every day. And even with the digitization of information and advanced innovation in technologies ushered in by Industry 4.0 (also known as the fourth industrial revolution), traditional ...

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Integrating your business systems with your supply chain applications is critical to your business’ success and ability to flawlessly serve your customers. Whether you are looking to integrate your Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Material Handling Equipment MHE), or other 3rd party solutio...

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Traditionally, businesses have concentrated on improving the forward supply chain for their products (e.g., manufacturer-wholesaler-retailer). However, as the business environment becomes more competitive, it becomes increasingly important for them to concentrate on optimizing the backward loop, as ...

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2017 Supply chain trends 2017 SUPPLY CHAIN TRENDS

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The survey was conducted in October 2016 during the annual Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) conference. Respondents work for a wide range of industries and for small, medium and large businesses. The responses shed light on shifts among key drivers of productivity. Supply cha...

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Centrality of the Supply Chain Network CENTRALITY OF THE SUPPLY CHAIN NETWORK

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With the increasing availability of supply chain information, researchers are paying increasing attention to information flows and interactions between suppliers and customers; however, shocks to a supplier not only impact its immediate customers, but also generate ripple effects on the whole econom...

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Lean Procurement: The Future of Supply Chain Management in a Demand-Driven World LEAN PROCUREMENT: THE FUTURE OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT IN A DEMAND-DRIVEN WORLD

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In today’s demand-driven manufacturing and supply chain world, your company faces growing challenges around market volatility, long lead times and forecasting errors. Your inventory management decisions can make or break your firm’s financial bottom line. Lean procurement principles comb...

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Optimizing Intel’s Supply Chain with an In-Memory Data Platform OPTIMIZING INTEL’S SUPPLY CHAIN WITH AN IN-MEMORY DATA PLATFORM

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In today’s fast-paced business world, rapid, data-driven decisions are crucial to maintaining a competitive edge. This is especially important for Intel’s supply chain, which spans order-taking, resource procurement, manufacturing, testing, and final delivery of product. We are deploying...

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Public Transportation Technology PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION TECHNOLOGY

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The Oregon Public Transportation Plan (OPTP) is the public transportation element of the Oregon Transportation Plan (OTP). The OPTP functions as one of several statewide transportation mode and topic plans that refine, apply, and implement OTP goals, policies, strategies, and key initiatives for spe...

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Transportation Analytics TRANSPORTATION ANALYTICS

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The transportation industry is no newcomer to the world of business analytics or the collection of data, but, until recently, the data sources were not connected. Transit executives could determine how many people took a bus or train on any given day, but didn’t know anything about the individ...

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Supply chain segmentation 2.0: what’s next SUPPLY CHAIN SEGMENTATION 2.0: WHAT’S NEXT

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How can you profitably meet the needs of a wide range of customers, all of whom have different preferences and priorities? Supply chain leaders know that one size does not fit all—that no one supply chain can maximize company profitability while still meeting the divergent needs of a broad ran...

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How to Evaluate, Improve & Manage a supply chain management system HOW TO EVALUATE, IMPROVE & MANAGE A SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

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Shippers have more options today than ever before about how and what to outsource. Specialization within the logistics industry has spawned new service models such as Logistics Service Provider (LSP), Lead Logistics Provider (LLP), Transportation Management Solution (TMS), and Fourth-Party Logistics...

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Exceptional Customer Experience: The New Supply Chain Management Focus EXCEPTIONAL CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE: THE NEW SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT FOCUS

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The delivery of an exceptional customer experience is critical to an organization’s long-term success. Strong customer relationships drive revenues, future bookings, and new business. Unfortunately, mere order fulfillment no longer qualifies as providing an exceptional experience. To be succes...

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Responsive Supply Chain RESPONSIVE SUPPLY CHAIN

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Short product lifecycle,fickle consumers and dispersed supply chains characterize todays retail apparel and and foot ware  environment .whilecompanies have made advancements in improving execution and cost efficiencies.

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Supply chain planning 4.0 SUPPLY CHAIN PLANNING 4.0

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It’s not the 1960s anymore, yet the industry continues to use supply chain processes and capabilities described and developed more than 50 years ago. As a result, business benefits received from supply chain planning have plateaued. This is why it’s time for a supply chain planning revol...

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The future of supply chain management: Top trends for the next decade THE FUTURE OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT: TOP TRENDS FOR THE NEXT DECADE

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Modern supply chain management is entering the third wave of a multi-decade progression towards greater levels of sophistication in addressing increasing levels of product variety, fulfillment options, and customer engagement, at the lowest possible cost. A nexus of business process and technology f...

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Responsive Supply Chain:Designing and Evaluating an IT Solution RESPONSIVE SUPPLY CHAIN:DESIGNING AND EVALUATING AN IT SOLUTION

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The Supply Chain Management (SCM) solutions - designed & customized to the Business Process Requirements and scenarios typical of an enterprise - help in handling cross-functional business processes in an integrated manner, which effectively improves the performance of supply chain operations fo...

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Healthcare Supply Chain Traceability HEALTHCARE SUPPLY CHAIN TRACEABILITY

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This white paper focuses on Healthcare supply chain Traceability, from manufacture to patient, going beyond, for example, what is currently regulated by the US 21 CFR Part 820 and ISO 13485 Quality System Regulations. It is targeted at any and all organisations and stakeholders in Healthcare, anywhe...

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Moving to a Value-Driven Supply Chain MOVING TO A VALUE-DRIVEN SUPPLY CHAIN

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Cost reduction does not drive business growth. Managing to a healthy margin is critical for business operations; however, achieving sustainable business growth requires a value-based approach. Middle market companies (those with annual revenue between $50M and $1Bn) should look to their supply chain...

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The demand-driven supply chain THE DEMAND-DRIVEN SUPPLY CHAIN

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In the past, manufacturing companies measured the success of their supply chain, their business processes of planning, procurement, production and distribution, by quality product, price and profit. Today, those same companies recognise that the performance of their supply chain is clearly linked to...

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The Vulnerability of Global Supply Chains THE VULNERABILITY OF GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAINS

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Recent catastrophes such as the Japanese tsunami, Thailand floods, Superstorm Sandy and Icelandic volcanic ash clouds have brought to light the risks inherent with the modern global supply chain. Modern supply chains have proven cost effective and efficient alternatives to traditional business opera...

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Enabling Digital Supply Chain Collaboration for Smart Enterprises ENABLING DIGITAL SUPPLY CHAIN COLLABORATION FOR SMART ENTERPRISES

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The onset of the digital age has forced companies to re-imagine their supply chain to create a value system that brings greater benefits to them, their suppliers, and customers. As demand, supply, and regulatory conditions constantly shift, companies require a solid relationship with their supply ch...

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Four steps to attain an integrated end-to-end supply chain FOUR STEPS TO ATTAIN AN INTEGRATED END-TO-END SUPPLY CHAIN

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Reports from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) indicate that the UK economy is growing at its fastest rate since 2007. In fact the UK economy grew 1.9% in 2013 and this growth is forecasted to continue into 2014 at a rate of 2.4%. While the prospect for a period of sustained growth brings rel...

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Supply Chain Visibility:The unfulfilled Promise? SUPPLY CHAIN VISIBILITY:THE UNFULFILLED PROMISE?

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Numerous supply chain management and logistics studies conducted in recent years by market research firms reveal a common thread: Supply chain visibility is the topic that respondents regularly cite as a high or very high priority. And it’s no wonder, since visibility brings benefits that incl...

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Supply Chain Synchronization SUPPLY CHAIN SYNCHRONIZATION

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Quick Response, the US’s answer to the “Just in Time” challenge, began in 1987 when domestic manufacturers realized that the accelerating rate of production moving overseas would require dramatic measures to stop the hemorrhaging. Since US manufacturers were physically closer to re...

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Taking the lead in the supply chain TAKING THE LEAD IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN

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Leaders tend to have a more global view of supply chain management and are typically early adopters of new technologies. In this year’s survey, leaders influenced revenue gain at double the rate of laggards. They were also 33% more e ective at cost reduction.

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Are you prepared for the supply chain talent crisis? ARE YOU PREPARED FOR THE SUPPLY CHAIN TALENT CRISIS?

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Supply chain faces a severe shortage of talent at a time when the demands on the profession have never been greater. Globalization, market uncertainty, shifting demographic patterns, and the emergence of supply chain as a strategic function are some of the factors that are driving the skills shortfa...

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The Four Forces Driving Supply Chain Innovation THE FOUR FORCES DRIVING SUPPLY CHAIN INNOVATION

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American businesses spend more than $1.45 trillion annually in the transportation and logistics industry, which amounts to 8.3 percent of Gross Domestic Product two-thirds of which involves over-the-road freight movement of approximately 500 million trailer shipments across 250,000 facilities.

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MRO Supply Chain Optimization MRO SUPPLY CHAIN OPTIMIZATION

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Maintenance repaire and operation supply chain not only provides one of the opportunities to reduce cost of operation and increase productivity but also offers complex challenges such as end to end integrated planning increased availability of assets.

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Mexico shipments made simple MEXICO SHIPMENTS MADE SIMPLE

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Today’s shippers are sending more freight across the Mexico border as they expand their operations and customer base in Mexico, and third-party logistics providers can help them navigate cross-border challenges.Mexico is the new land of opportunity For more than a decade, Asia has been on...

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Adding Intermodal to your portfolio ADDING INTERMODAL TO YOUR PORTFOLIO

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The full range of interdependent Intermodal (IMDL) transportation and distribution services have evolved in recent years and now offer the service breadth and reliability necessary to play an important part in domestic and global supply chains.Intermodal’s value proposition for shippers is dri...

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The Impact of Omni-Channel Commerce on Supply Chains THE IMPACT OF OMNI-CHANNEL COMMERCE ON SUPPLY CHAINS

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This white paper looks closely at the latest developments in e-commerce and at an omni-channel strategy as the new way to meet the empowered customer's expectations. These are discussed along with associated effects on, challenges to, and potentials for a company's supply chain management&nb...

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A study of the business case for supply chain finance A STUDY OF THE BUSINESS CASE FOR SUPPLY CHAIN FINANCE

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ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the global body for professional accountants. We aim to offer business-relevant, firstchoice qualifications to people of application, ability and ambition around the world who seek a rewarding career in accountancy, finance and management....

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The Supply Chain Management BPO Ecosystem THE SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT BPO ECOSYSTEM

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Outsoucing of production and logistics has become a firmly established model for growth and cost competitiveness in the global market of today. Can outsourcing of SCM processing be far behind?

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Building healthier supply chains: the business case BUILDING HEALTHIER SUPPLY CHAINS: THE BUSINESS CASE

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Undernutrition is one of the greatest challenges facing the world today. More than two billion people around the world are deficient in key vitamins and minerals and it is responsible for 11 per cent of the total global disease burden. Because of its direct and indirect impacts, undernutrition is of...

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Supply Chain Traceability with RFID and SAP SUPPLY CHAIN TRACEABILITY WITH RFID AND SAP

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Real time visibility into assets and products across the supply chain a critical business need, is fast becoming a reality. This paper makes the case for a central, real-time event repository based on the SAP Object Event Repository (OER) architecture for RFID-enabled supply chain operations in the ...

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Supply chain management tutorial SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT TUTORIAL

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Supply Chain management can be defined as the management of flow of products and services, which begins from the origin of products and ends with the product’s consumption at the end-user. This is a brief introductory tutorial that explains the methodologies applied in the rapidly growing area...

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Goals, objectives, and performance measures GOALS, OBJECTIVES, AND PERFORMANCE MEASURES

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The Texas Freight Mobility Plan (TFMP) will provide the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) with a road map for enhancing freight mobility throughout Texas in an effort to improve the State’s economic competitiveness. A critical component of creating the TFMP is the development of goals...

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Freight Cost Management FREIGHT COST MANAGEMENT

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Several developments have led to a continual increase in transportation costs. Globalization, volatile fuel prices, low cost sourcing, a more fragmented value chain, emerging markets, lower inventory levels, longer shipping routes, and higher demands for frequent, just-in-time deliveries, are primar...

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Block freight the block chain for global freight. BLOCK FREIGHT THE BLOCK CHAIN FOR GLOBAL FREIGHT.

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This day now marks two revolutions in freight, 60 years apart. The first was in 1956 with the launch Malcom McLean’s shipping container introducing the era of modern container shipping. On April 26th, 2016 we launched Blockfreight™ the blockchain of 2 global freight introducing the era o...

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Smart choices for cities Making urban freight logistics more sustainable SMART CHOICES FOR CITIES MAKING URBAN FREIGHT LOGISTICS MORE SUSTAINABLE

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The objective of the CIVITAS WIKI project is to provide information on clean urban transport and the CIVITAS Initiative to European city planners, decision-makers and citizens. With its policy notes WIKI wants to inform people in cities on a number of topics that currently play an important role in ...

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The evolution from commodity procurement to a systemic supply chain model THE EVOLUTION FROM COMMODITY PROCUREMENT TO A SYSTEMIC SUPPLY CHAIN MODEL

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According to the U.S. National Institutes of Health, nearly 240,000 clinical trials were registered as of February 2017, comprising all 50 U.S. states and 195 countries. More strikingly, over half of these studies included global (i.e., non-U.S.) sites. Global clinical trial sites tend to be more th...

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Supply Chain Security & Risk Management: New Thinking SUPPLY CHAIN SECURITY & RISK MANAGEMENT: NEW THINKING

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The application of policies, procedures, and technology to protect supply chain assets (product, facilities, equipment, information, and personnel) from theft, damage, or terrorism, and to prevent, the introduction of unauthorized contraband, people, malware or weapons of mass destruction into the s...

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Intelligent Transport Systems and traffic management in urban areas INTELLIGENT TRANSPORT SYSTEMS AND TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT IN URBAN AREAS

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European cities are facing a number of challenges that are related to transportation. Economic costs of traffic congestion are estimated to be 80 billion Euros annually (European Commission, 2013-1). Urban areas account for 23% of all CO2 emissions from transport (European Commission, 2013-1). Urban...

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When robots take the wheel the future of mobility in an autonomous world WHEN ROBOTS TAKE THE WHEEL THE FUTURE OF MOBILITY IN AN AUTONOMOUS WORLD

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The future of mobility and self-driving vehicles is on the horizon, with on-demand business models of the Collaborative Economy setting the stage for this eventual “autonomous world.” When intelligent technology systems operate with minimal human participation in the application of drive...

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Transforming Intel’s Supply Chain with Real-Time Analytics TRANSFORMING INTEL’S SUPPLY CHAIN WITH REAL-TIME ANALYTICS

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In today’s fast-paced business world, making rapid, data-driven decisions is crucial to maintaining a competitive edge. These decisions are especially important for Intel’s supply chain, which spans order taking, resource procurement, manufacturing, testing, and final delivery of product...

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Digital Disruption and the Digital Media Supply Chain DIGITAL DISRUPTION AND THE DIGITAL MEDIA SUPPLY CHAIN

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The media & Entertainment industry has been in a state of disruption for the past 15 years. digital technology has wreaked havoc on traditional business models, and in order for today ‘s media organization to survive, they must adopt a digital media supply chain strategy that provides them...

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Supply Chain Design Optimization SUPPLY CHAIN DESIGN OPTIMIZATION

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With continued economic uncertainty and increasing global competitive ,the customer remains king. Whilst money may be tight, there seems no let up in consumer demand for superior service. increased value and competitive price inevitably this brings ever-greater pressure for efficiency gains and perf...

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Smart Urban Logistics: From Concept to Collaboration SMART URBAN LOGISTICS: FROM CONCEPT TO COLLABORATION

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The resurgence and rapid growth of e‐commerce as a paradigm has catalysed changes in business as usual logistics. The real crux of the challenges in e‐ commerce logistics is about precisely matching fulfilment to the needs of each unique operating environment or business model that e‐commerce has to...

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The feasibility of a corrosion resistant ship THE FEASIBILITY OF A CORROSION RESISTANT SHIP

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The effects of corrosion on naval vessels have become more prominent as the acquisition of new equipment has slowed and more reliance is placed on the service of aging equipment. Recent studies in the US indicate corrosion is having an enormous impact on military costs, representing one of the large...

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The Programmatic Supply Chain Deconstructing the Anatomy of a Programmatic CPM THE PROGRAMMATIC SUPPLY CHAIN DECONSTRUCTING THE ANATOMY OF A PROGRAMMATIC CPM

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The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) empowers the media and marketing industries to thrive in the digital economy. It is comprised of more than 650 leading media and technology companies that are responsible for selling, delivering, and optimizing digital advertising or marketing campaigns. Toge...

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Information Systems for Supply Chain Management INFORMATION SYSTEMS FOR SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

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The case for connecting separate and interoperable technology applications for Logistics Management Information System and Health Information Management Systems data This document was written by John Snow, Inc. and endorsed by VillageReach, with contributions from Clinton Health Access Initiative. T...

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Digital Supply Chain Where Virtual and Physical Converge DIGITAL SUPPLY CHAIN WHERE VIRTUAL AND PHYSICAL CONVERGE

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We live in an age of increasingly complex and competitive corporate landscapes. Businesses are taking a variety of approaches to boost profitability, deliver shareholder value and grow their customer base. Globalization, acquisition and technology are helping to meet these imperatives but are themse...

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Supply Chain Management SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

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This is an introduction to the principles of supply chain management for organisations that are new to the subject or in the early stages of developing a supply chain. There is ample evidence that working in a positive and collaborative way with companies that you ‘supply to’ and ‘...

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Logistics Management and Strategy 3rd edition Competing LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT AND STRATEGY 3RD EDITION COMPETING

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It is a real pleasure to introduce such a quality text as Logistics Management and Strategy, now in its third edition, which helps to enhance our understanding of this important area of business today. It is a field that is rapidly gaining importance and focus as businesses like Reckitt Benckiser ad...

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Logistics. Theory and Practice LOGISTICS. THEORY AND PRACTICE

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Logistics is the art of managing the supply chain and science of managing and controlling the flow of goods, information and other resources like energy and people between the point of origin and the point of consumption in order to meet customers' requirements. It involves the integration of in...

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Introduction to Logistics & Supply Chain Management INTRODUCTION TO LOGISTICS & SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

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Only one source of revenue the customer n Payments between parties are just fund exchanges n Division of intra-SC payments are a function of power, market conditions, etc. Supply Chain Management deals with the management of materials, information, and financial flows in a network consisting of supp...

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Logistics management best practices LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT BEST PRACTICES

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Logistics management plays a significant role in the success of any company’s operations and has a direct impact on its bottom line. More importantly, logistics processes play a big part in customer satisfaction, which is more important than low product costs. Logistics professionals should th...

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Achilles supply chain mapping explained white paper ACHILLES SUPPLY CHAIN MAPPING EXPLAINED WHITE PAPER

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Supply chain-related issues have hit the headlines several times in recent years, with major brands suffering long-term reputational damage as a result. Today’s procurement and supply chain professionals are faced with the ever-demanding challenge of managing risk across increasingly global an...

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Supply Chain Raconteur SUPPLY CHAIN RACONTEUR

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The global economy may be improving, but the fear of a new crisis is never far away impacting how organisations set up and run their supply chains. According to figures from Zurich Insurance, 81 per cent of businesses experienced at least one supply chain disruption last year. Its Global Risks 2015 ...

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Maturity in Responsible Supply Chain Management MATURITY IN RESPONSIBLE SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

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Today’s multinational companies are held to myriad social, environmental, and ethical standards in their supply chains. But despite efforts at monitoring, buyers routinely face challenges when working with suppliers to meet and exceed standards. A recent survey of chief supply chain officers f...

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Similarities in Managing Supply Chain Sustainability and Intellectual Property SIMILARITIES IN MANAGING SUPPLY CHAIN SUSTAINABILITY AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

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Over the last few years, a growing number of companies have put increased attention on issues related to social and environmental responsibility (SER). As part of this trend, they have been gradually moving away from sole reliance on audits, and instead are focusing more on preventive measures and p...

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TMS Transportation Management Systems & Supply Chain Sustainability TMS TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS & SUPPLY CHAIN SUSTAINABILITY

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One of the most effective measures for reducing costs and exposing supply chain inefficiencies is the use of Transportation Management Systems (TMS). TMS processes and technology should be the foundation of supply chain success. These platforms are typically designed, modeled and implemented on long...

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Digital Transformation Drives Supply Chain Restructuring Imperative DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION DRIVES SUPPLY CHAIN RESTRUCTURING IMPERATIVE

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Today’s supply chains are experiencing high levels of change in terms of both internal and external pressures. There’s every reason to believe that this pace of change will accelerate and that the supply chain of the future will be in a constant state of flux. Companies that can build su...

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