Logistics & Supply Chain Awareness

Logistics Glossary Week for August 2013

Welcome to our last Logistics Glossary Week post of the summer! This week we’re focusing on the different modes of transportation for logistics and we’re finishing with a look into the potential future of logistics with the introduction of a new, interesting mode of transportation! Intermodal Definition: In logistics terminology, intermodal simply means using two …

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3 Advantages of Intelligent Returnable Transport Items (iRTIs) for the Global Supply Chain

When goods are delivered for large packages what is the first thing that comes to mind? If you thought of a big cardboard box, then you’re among the majority of the population. This quintessential cardboard box has been a staple tool in the logistics industry for transporting all sorts of products. But times have changed. …

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Industry Focus Week for August 2013: Mexico & Offshoring

  In the world of logistics several factors can be involved when it comes to producing and moving your goods. Where is the best place to manufacture your products? Should we stay within the county’s borders or go offshore? If so, which country would produce the most cost-effective solution, or produce with a certain level …

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Logistics Glossary Week for July 2013

Welcome back to our monthly Logistics Glossary Week post! A couple of weeks ago we posted some great infographics that we found and a lot of them seemed to focus on trucking when we were searching for content. So this month we’re going to focus on the world of trucking. Specifically, we’re going to cover …

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3 Great Logistics & Supply Chain Online Learning Video Series

Hello everyone! We hope you’re enjoying your summer so far. This week we’d like to focus on increasing awareness about the logistics industry as a whole. There is a growing number of people outside of the logistics and supply chain industry who are now trying to become more aware of where their products are coming …

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Industry Focus Week for July 2013: The Oil Industry

Last month we took a look at the retail industry and how its supply chain is affected with regards to recent news. We’re continuing the series this month by exploring the crude oil industry. If you have been keeping up with recent news, last Saturday the town of Lac-Mégantic experienced an unexpected tragedy when 73 …

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