Regulatory compliance is top supply chain challenge for healthcare executives; Ohio’s transportation funding plan pays dividends with bridge repair program; GM saves $40 million a year by co-locating stamping and assembly facilities; Collaboration is the key to sustained procurement savings; U.S. domestic intermodal surpasses international as growth driver.
Expedited shipping modes are a crucial part of shippers’ planned transportation strategies.
The Panama Canal expansion, opening in 2015, may alter shippers’ sourcing and routing decisions.
Companies such as Amazon show delivery speed and logistics agility provide the customer service levels retailers need to win.
Leading food manufacturers and producers make sustainability best practices part of their supply chains.
Positioning product packaging downstream in the supply chain offers food manufacturers varied selling opportunities.
Production vendor managed inventory enables manufacturers to gain supply chain control.
New books on supply chain, logistics, and transportation help logistics professionals stay sharp.
Chris Halkyard, chief supply chain officer for e-commerce site Gilt, discusses managing flash sale logistics.
Inbound Logistics Editor Felecia Stratton shares highlights from the January 2014 issue.