New Report Unveils Top 5 Transportation Issues Expected in 2014

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RALEIGH, NC — Shippers and carriers this year can expect to see many new trends related to transportation, as well as a continuation of several critical challenges from 2013. Trends in the Transportation Industry , a report by Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium, pulls back the curtain on today’s hottest transportation issues. The transportation industry can expect to see these new issues emerge throughout 2014: Shift from diesel to natural gas.

Tompkins International Selects 3G Continental from 3Gtms

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SHELTON, CT, and RALEIGH, NC — 3GTMS , Inc., Headquartered in Raleigh, NC, USA, Tompkins has offices throughout North America and in Europe and Asia.

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This Week in Logistics News (September 15-19, 2014)

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Infor Aligns With MercuryGate To Strengthen Transportation Management. Oracle Introduces New Cloud Solutions for Transportation and Global Trade Management. Kuehne + Nagel inaugurates North America’s regional Integrated Logistics Control Centre in Raleigh, NC, USA.

This Week in Logistics News (April 4-8, 2016)

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Marten Transport Ltd. Shippers are under enormous pressure to cut transportation costs and seem not to be satisfied with the massive fuel surcharge reductions racked up over the past year and a half.”.

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This Week in Logistics News (March 25-29, 2019)

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But as history has shown in the transportation industry, overcoming “the way we’ve always done things” is always the biggest obstacle. “I am playing rugby this semester,” my daughter, a freshman in college, announced a few weeks ago.

This Week in Logistics News (April 22-26, 2019)

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Federal Aviation Administration and the Department of Transportation. For related commentary, see Drones – The Birth of a New Transportation Mode and Netflix Developing Original Series About Logistics Called “D is for Drones”. Have you seen the video of the chimpanzee using Instagram?

Post-mortem on Christmas Logistics Chaos: On Customer Commitments and Transparency


We had a huge snow and ice storm in Raleigh last week. Change Management Customer Relationship Management Forecasting Global Distribution Global Supply Chain Inventory Management LIVING Supply Chain Social Media in Supply Chains Supplier Diversity Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Risk Transportation PlanningAs we look back on the chaos that erupted during the pre-Christmas rush, discussions with executives suggest that there is still a long way to go.

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Omni-Channel Supply Chains Are Changing Everything You Ever Learned in School…

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His insights and presence were most appreciated by everyone, especially given the snowfall we were experiencing in Raleigh last night! Some of the issues impacted include manufacturing, catalog management, BI and analytics, pricing, order management, customer service, fulfillment and transportation, and many, many others.

Strategically Managing Your Spend: An Infographic

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Those organizations that look to spend less on their supply chain in today’s market by focusing on transportation rates may miss out on the opportunities that arise tomorrow. The first two quarters of 2014 impacted a lot of supply chain budgets.

SCRC Meeting – Tom Linton’s “Supply Chain Eight” and Golden Winged Warblers : Questions Every New CSCO Should Ask Their CEO


Co-location of supply chains will reduce disruptions, complications with transportations, government regulations, etc. To summarize, Tom discussed something he observed on a drive from Asheville to Raleigh, on the way to the conference.

Reflections on the LIVING Supply Chain SCRC Meeting


The SCRC meeting featured a group of executives, students, and faculty participating at the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative meeting yesterday in Raleigh, held at the new Talley Student Center on the NC State campus. The winners of the project competition included the Revlon Transportation Dashboard project at the undergraduate level, and “Project Meatball” who worked with the Center for Environmental Farming at the MBA level.

Investing in Manufacturing Innovation & Competitiveness: Will the next Silicon Valley be located in the United States?


This guest blog is appropriate to address once again so that we in the manufacturing community and service providers, like Cerasis who makes manufacturers efficient in transportation management, remember to always look towards efficient and investing in the long term, as the current tepid growth we're experiencing could quickly go away if we don't stay vigilant. appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Challenges and possible solutions for local seafood supply chains

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Today no one is ready to make these investments, and as we have stretched out the supply chain, transportation and going to mainstream markets will be an issue. If they could see the value to sell into Raleigh, Charlotte, and Asheville, they could perhaps move to a place where fishermen can earn enough money to stay on the water, fish houses can be profitable, retailers will provide what their customers want, and we can once again eat healthy, tasty local seafood.

Asia Supply Chain Excellence Report: Issue, January 2013

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While road infrastructure is at an international level near the coast, inland transportation can be a different story. Raleigh, NC 27616 January 2014. Subscribe. Supply Chain Risk in China: Focus on. Key Areas to Gain Greater Peace of Mind. Supply chain executives in the US and Europe nervously listen to news out of Asia about factory fires, typhoons and labor disputes. And as they wait to hear about possible.

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High-Tech Nation: How Technological Innovation Shapes America’s 435 Congressional Districts


iconic places, such as the Route 128 tech corridor around Boston, Massachusetts; Research Triangle Park in Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, North Carolina; Austin, Texas; Seattle, Washington; and, of course, California’s white-hot Silicon Valley.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The History of Shipping Containers


As a logistics service provider, focusing on over-the-road surface transportation management solutions via technology and managed transportation services, we find the following information on the history of shipping containers of great significance to the logistics and supply chain community at large. US Army uses the “Transporter” container, developed four years earlier for removals, for Korean War supply movements. Raleigh-Durham-Cary N.C.

Get Ready for La Niña, With Snowy Winter in the Northern U.S.

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Winter is on the way, and the coming season’s weather pattern represents a big question mark for transportation and logistics pros. Guest blogger Kevin Selfe holds a BSc in Meteorology from North Carolina State University in Raleigh.