Alaska: The Last Frontier

Inbound Logistics

Successfully tapping into Alaska’s growth depends on the perseverance, innovation, efficiency, and resources of logistics providers whose experience has withstood the test of time and travel in this most extraordinary state

What’s Holding Back Customer-Centric Air Cargo?

Freightos

As the cream of air cargo’s innovators held turns on the floor, this question came up time and again. Tech startups, as well as innovative corporates, are chiselling away at the industry’s many opportunities, including: Drones as last-mile delivery. Spearheading Tech Innovation.

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Supplier Diversity at P&G: A Core Part of the Business Strategy

Supply Chain View from the Field

Sealaska was producing the plastic caps for Liquid Tide, and Andy’s first thought was “well, we can surely finding someone who is more responsive and agile for our needs than a diverse supplier in Alaska!” Internal measures include cost, cash, performance, and innovation, while external values include reputation, brand equity, and brand growth. I had an opportunity to interview Andy Butler, head of Supplier Diversity at Procter and Gamble last week.

The Texas Triangle

The Logistics of Logistics

Texas is the second largest state in terms of land mass with only Alaska being larger, yet most of the population is already living in the Texas Triangle. The other day I was talking with my friends, Kevin and Wayne at Loadtex and they kept referring to the “Texas Triangle.”

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5 Trending Transportation Updates: December 2016

PLS Logistics

Amazon Innovation: Grocery Stores. Post-Election Hope for Alaska Mines, Toll Supporters and Consumer Confidence. Miners expect the EPA to announce in Q1 that it will let the application process for a copper and gold mine in Alaska to proceed.