October 2017 Logistics Management Magazine Issue

In this Issue:
  • Alliance Award Winner: SalonCentric: One Beautiful Network
  • Rail/Intermodal Roundtable
  • Improve your inventory management
  • Foreign Trade Zones
  • Top 35 Ocean Carriers: Still a puzzlement
  • European Update: Logistics hubs key to e-commerce efficiency


IN THIS ISSUE
By · October 3, 2017
Four of the nation’s foremost experts in the market help shippers better understand the current state of the nation’s ever-complex and competitive rail and intermodal network.


By · October 3, 2017
Our digital world has allowed us to connect with colleagues and business partners over great distances, creating the illusion that time zones and space have evaporated between us—that we’re there in the same room at the same time.


By · October 3, 2017
A leading distributor of professional salon products in the U.S. forms unique partnerships with its key LTLs to lower transport costs, reduce its carbon footprint and improve service to its 565 store locations.


By · October 3, 2017
Plagued by stock-outs and poor inventory visibility? Here are a few practical best practices and technologies that can significantly improve inventory management inside today’s rapidly evolving warehouse and DC operations.


By · October 3, 2017
With new bilateral agreements and global e-commerce deals reconfiguring the global marketplace, the popularity of Foreign Trade Zones (FTZ) is not likely to diminish any time soon. In fact, there’s reason to believe that they will become even more popular once additional regulatory oversight is put in place.


By · October 2, 2017
The collapse of Hanjin in 2016 fueled speculation that new players might be emboldened to enter the “top tier” and begin competing for market share. With this, logistics mangers putting container shipping to work are facing the biggest shift in their carrier base in 20 years—and now must adapt their procurement and contract strategy.


By · October 2, 2017
The warehousing and distribution center (DC) market in Western Europe is experiencing one of the highest levels of rental growth ever recorded. Here’s where the action is and what you need to know if you’re expanding your EU operations.


By · October 2, 2017
Some past project teams found themselves spending a small fortune on building models to run on powerful optimization platforms.


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