Articles | April 2012

Feature Stories

Case Studies


Cross-Border Shipping: The Road Now Taken

Electronics manufacturer Siemens switches from air freight to over-the-road transport for cross-border shipments from Mexico to the United States and Canada, cutting 35 percent from its transportation costs thanks to CFI Logistica.

John Snider

Reader Profile

John Snider Does It Best

John Snider, vice president of retail logistics at Do it Best Corp. in Fort Wayne, Indiana, manages the company’s warehousing, and inbound and outbound transportation. Teamwork and communication play a major role in his management strategy.


Lars Kloch

3PL Line: Third-Party Logistics PerspectivesLars Kloch

Preparing for an Ocean Capacity Crunch

Ocean shippers can take steps to help ensure containers are delivered on time, writes Lars Kloch, managing director, USA, SBS Worldwide.

Keith Biondo

Checking InKeith Biondo

IT: Advantage @Light Speed

Logistics technology is a source of competitive advantage, writes Publisher Keith Biondo.

Tamara Dwyer

IT Matters: Logistics & Supply Chain TechnologyTamara Dwyer

The Three Pillars of Effective Returns Management

Software solutions can help shippers maximize value recovery from inbound shipments of returned material, writes Tamara Dwyer of TAKE Solutions.

Joel Sutherland

Smart Moves: Supply Chain Careers & Education AdviceJoel Sutherland

Universities Produce Supply Chain Management Talent

Universities offering logistics education must understand industry’s evolving supply chain management needs, and develop a curriculum that produces supply chain talent that supports those needs.

Paul A. Myerson

The Lean Supply ChainPaul A. Myerson

The Journey to Continuous Supply Chain Improvement

Applying lean manufacturing principles to supply chain and logistics operations can help businesses reduce costs and gain efficiencies, writes Paul A. Myerson of LPA, LLC.


Ten Tips

Achieving LEED Certification

Achieving LEED certification begins with choosing energy-efficient lighting, using space to promote energy savings, and building with sustainable and recycled materials. Thomas Taylor of Vertegy offers more tips for getting your building LEED certified.


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