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Philosophies that underlie the management of global container-shipping lines seem to come and go with the tides.
The coming year looks like smooth sailing for container-shipping lines — if they can meet shippers’ increasing demands for service.
Transportation providers are jumping on the blockchain bandwagon in a big way.
The Internet of Things would seem ideally suited to the task of monitoring and tracking containers around the world.
For all the dramatic advances in technology, the fundamentals of commercial transportation have remained constant for centuries: the shipper books a load, and the driver delivers it. But the next few years could see a radical transformation in the way that event takes place.
It’s been 23 years since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration began requiring "nutrition facts" labels on most food products. Is it time to do the same for disclosing the environmental impact of laboratory products?
The start of the phased-in compliance period for installation of electronic logging devices (ELDs) on commercial trucks is just over a month away. But many drivers appear to be lagging in adopting the technology.
More and more online shoppers want their stuff fast. But the economics of making that happen haven't changed.
If you thought the act of purchasing transportation was as simple as paying a carrier to haul your freight - well, think again.
Companies seek to burnish their brands in a variety of creative ways. In the case of Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI), that desire extends deep into the supply chain.
Separate fulfillment streams for e-commerce and retail stores? Those days are over.
Meal kit delivery services are taking the internet by storm. But can they deliver a supply chain that makes economic sense?
Logistics outsourcing may be on the rise everywhere, but Asia is where the action is.
Free trade seems to have few friends in positions of power these days. But advocates of removing obstacles to the flow of international trade got at least one piece of good news earlier this year.
It only makes sense that The 3M Company, with a business model resting almost entirely upon technology, would eventually get around to applying it to the supply chain.