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Logistics Planner Company Profiles

2021 Logistics Planner January 2021 | 124 pgs. | 9 MB

Find the right technology solutions and transportation and logistics partners to drive supply chain efficiency. The 2021 Logistics Planner, 29 years strong, is updated with profiles of leaders in supply chain, transportation, technology, logistics, and more who stand ready to help you overcome challenges and optimize your enterprise.

2020 Logistics Planner January 2020 | 128 pgs. | 16.6 MB
2019 Logistics Planner January 2019 | 121 pgs. | 31.1 MB
2018 Logistics Planner January 2018 | 132 pgs. | 34.2 MB
2017 Logistics Planner January 2017 | 144 pgs. | 43 MB

Awards: Top 100s, Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards & More

75 Green Supply Chain Partners June 2021 | 20 pgs. | 1.6 MB

IL editors select 75 companies going above and beyond to prioritize green initiatives and help global supply chains become more sustainable.

2020 Trucking Perspectives September 2020 | 6 pgs. | 0.26 MB
Top 100 Truckers 2020 September 2020 | 16 pgs. | 0.75 MB
Top 100 3PL Providers July 2020 | 19 pgs. | 0.36 MB

Buyers Guides, Industry Research & Decision Support

TMS: Unlocking Transportation Efficiencies May 2021 | 14 pgs. | 3.3 MB

DOWNLOAD THIS EDITION NOWTransportation management systems (TMS) are key to managing disruptions, capacity shifts, fluctuating fuel costs, and evolving customer expectations. This guide to leading solutions providers can put you on the road to improved performance.

Why a YMS? Insight & YMS Guide May 2021 | 4 pgs. | 0.71 MB
Expedited Carriers Guide 2020 November 2020 | 6 pgs. | 0.42 MB
Freight Bill Audit and Payment: Mining Data Insights September 2020 | 26 pgs. | 5.2 MB
WMS Buyer’s Guide 2020 September 2020 | 5 pgs. | 0.17 MB

Industry Expertise, Commentary & Best Practices

Pallets Power Processes May 2021 | 7 pgs. | 1.6 MB

DOWNLOAD THIS EDITION NOWSometimes overlooked, pallets are critical to successful supply chain management, supporting efficiency goals and sustainability objectives.

Intermodal Meets the Moment May 2021 | 10 pgs. | 2.9 MB
3PLs: Custom Fit Solutions April 2021 | 5 pgs. | 0.62 MB
Thought Leaders February 2021 | 3 pgs. | 0.24 MB
KnowledgeBase January 2021 | 7 pgs. | 0.07 MB

Sustainability

G75: Inbound Logistics’ Green Supply Chain Partners June 2020 | 19 pgs. | 1.2 MB

Selected by IL editors, these 75 companies go above and beyond to help shippers maintain sustainable, eco-friendly supply chain operations and help leave a positive footprint on the world.

Growing a Sustainable Supply Chain June 2016 | 6 pgs. | 1.3 MB

H.O.W

H.O.W (Help on the Way) 2019 November 2019 | 6 pgs. | 3.3 MB

Wondering how to use expedited service for painless shipping to Mexico? Or how to build a supply chain based on speed to the Midwest? Or how a freight audit and a TMS can drive efficiency for your supply chain? Find out H.O.W. to handle these challenges in our annual compilation of logistics best practices.

H.O.W (Help on the Way) 2018 November 2018 | 9 pgs. | 1.3 MB
H.O.W (Help on the Way) 2017 November 2017 | 7 pgs. | 1.1 MB
H.O.W (Help on the Way) 2016 November 2016 | 5 pgs. | 0.58 MB
H.O.W. 2014 November 2014 | 5 pgs. | 0.5 MB

Regional Supplements, EcoDev & Site Selection

Alaska: The Call of The Wild April 2021 | 14 pgs. | 4.1 MB

Alaska’s rugged terrain presents countless logistics challenges. Fortunately, logistics providers are prepared to handle the Last Frontier’s unique obstacles and opportunities.

Georgia: Where Logistics Fuels Growth March 2021 | 13 pgs. | 2.3 MB
E-commerce Enabled March 2021 | 6 pgs. | 6.9 MB
Searching for the Perfect Site October 2020 | 15 pgs. | 4.7 MB

Chemical Logistics

Chemical Logistics On a Roll June 2021 | 14 pgs. | 3.4 MB

Overcoming capacity constraints, severe weather, and cyberattacks, chemical logistics providers use their expertise and dedication to keep shipments rocking and rolling.

Formulating Solutions for Chemical Shippers June 2020 | 10 pgs. | 1.1 MB
Chemical Logistics: The Price of Success June 2018 | 20 pgs. | 3 MB
Chemical Logistics: Primed for Growth June 2017 | 14 pgs. | 1.7 MB

Digital Must Haves

January 2021 January 2021 | 420 pgs. | 70 MB

From 137 tips to charge your supply chain to last-mile moves that uncork bottlenecks, this edition packs insights, predictions, and to-do’s to hone your approach and boost supply chain efficiency. And the logistics leaders profiled in this special Planner Profile edition will help you jumpstart your supply chain on the road to transformation.

3PLs to the Rescue July 2020 | 244 pgs. | 41.8 MB

Our annual 3PL edition spotlights third-party logistics providers and the superlative service they provide to keep supply chains steady and streamlined, even during times of disruption. Heeding the call for actionable content amidst supply chain volatility, this edition offers post-pandemic business recovery tips and lists the Top 100 3PLs that can rescue supply chain operations. Also featured: the much-awaited reveal of the reader-voted Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards. Download now for content that answers the call for supply chain insight.

2021 Logistics Planner January 2021 | 124 pgs. | 9 MB

Find the right technology solutions and transportation and logistics partners to drive supply chain efficiency. The 2021 Logistics Planner, 29 years strong, is updated with profiles of leaders in supply chain, transportation, technology, logistics, and more who stand ready to help you overcome challenges and optimize your enterprise.

Reader’s Choice: Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards July 2020 | 9 pgs. | 0.58 MB

The Inbound Logistics audience has spoken—these 3PLs are service superstars. Learn more about the 3PLs that earned your votes and made it to the top.

3PL Perspectives 2020 July 2020 | 10 pgs. | 1.3 MB

Our 15th annual 3PL Market Research Report uncovers what’s top of mind for both shippers and 3PLs and reveals how they navigate supply chain challenges. Featuring handy charts and figures, the section enumerates and examines the forces that influence their collaboration.

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