Monthly Archives: September 2008

Supply Chain Consulting Enters New Era of Significance

From marketwire.com: ” The traditional cost-cutting imperatives of Supply Chain Management (SCM) consulting services have changed, driven by a host of new client demands and market influences. Where SCM consulting engagements were historically driven by expense mitigation and process controls, … Continue reading

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Takeaways from the 2008 Materials Handling and Logistics Conference

From mmh.com: “Achieving “operational excellence in the supply chain” was the overarching goal of the speakers, attendees and sponsors at last week’s Material Handling and Logistics Conference in Park City, Utah, sponsored by HK Systems. Seven tracks – strategy, responsibility, … Continue reading

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Transportation Matters Video – Can You Stand the Heat?

Carriers large and small are looking into options to create green plans for their transportation business for both financial reasons and to be prepared for any future legislation on the environment and carbon emissions reduction. In Part 3 of this … Continue reading

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Whos Who in Third Party Logistcs 16th Edition Released

STOUGHTON, WI – The 16th edition of the leading third-party logistics guide, Who’s Who in Logistics, has just been released. The new edition, in two volumes – The Americas and International, has been expanded with in-depth profiles of 242 3PLs. … Continue reading

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Airships Environmental Impact – Reducing CO2

From Worldskyrace.com: “Buoyant Flight is an inherently efficient form of transportation. This is the main reason why skyships were so promising in the1920s when airplanes still seemed a speculative venture. While today they are forgotten by many, skyships were actually … Continue reading

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Farm to Fork Traceability with Integrated Temperature Monitoring

From marketwatch.com: ” PakSense, Inc., an innovator in sensory solutions for packaging, announced today the release of PakSense Ultra T3 powered by HarvestMark, a farm to fork traceability solution with integrated temperature monitoring and Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) capabilities. … Continue reading

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Cutting Waste Out of Retail Logistics

From Supply Chain Standard: “High Street retailers are coming under increasing pressure as consumers cut back on discretionary spend, leading many retailers to slash prices in order to attract trade. However, winning sales under these conditions has its impact on … Continue reading

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