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Top LogisticsTI Blog Posts for Second Quarter 2017

Wow. Still catching my breath as we close out the second quarter. During the time period, we, in partnership with Mike King & Associates, introduced the APAC Freight Forwarding Index. In addition, the second annual Evolving Freight Forwarding white paper was published. We also attended a couple of great events – Automotive Logistics’ Supply Chain […]

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The Changing Automotive Supply Chain

Get ready, the car you’re probably driving is going to look and feel much different 10 -20 years from now. Indeed, after attending Automotive Logistics’ Global Supply Chain conference recently, I came away with a much deeper respect for the often maligned automotive industry. Blamed for offshoring jobs, plant closures and continued pressure to cut […]

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The 2017 Evolving Freight Forwarding Market Survey

For the second year, the Evolving Freight Forwarding Market is the theme of our upcoming white paper. While last year we focused on overcapacity, plunging rates, mergers & acquisitions and declining global demand, this year we’re focusing more on value, digitization, pain points and differentiation. In addition, many freight forwarders remain in a precarious position. […]

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Top Blog Posts for First Quarter 2017

Our top 5 blog posts for first quarter were dominated by Amazon. There’s no mistake, Amazon is a player in the global fragmented logistics market. Look for more surprises from them as well as other ‘non-traditional’ logistics providers this year. Our 5th most popular blog post was What Does the Amazon Acquisition of Souq Mean? […]

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Global versus Regional Supply Chains

Are we beginning to see global supply chains transform into regional ones? We asked this question to our Twitter friends last week in our latest #WeekendSurvey fully expecting a resounding a ‘yes’ thanks to all the publications and news concerning the rising trend towards protectionism and we were pleasantly surprised by the results. Over 70% […]

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How will the Brexit decision affect supply chains?

In a vote that has rocked the world, the UK has decided to leave the European Union. The recent aftermath of this decision has been brutal for the British Pound and the uncertainty of what it all means has folks wondering what will happen next. While it could take up to two years for the […]

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#WeekendSurvey – Do you see the demand for CO2 neutral deliveries growing in the next year?

In our latest #WeekendSurvey Twitter question, we asked if demand for CO2 neutral deliveries will grow in the next year. A large number of respondents indicated that such deliveries will indeed grow so we did a bit of research to learn more about this growing trend. An interesting 2014 study from West Monroe Partners was […]

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Japan and Ecuador Earthquakes Highlight Supply Chain Risks

Another natural disaster brings forth another reminder of the importance of supply chain risk mitigation. This time, two earthquakes on opposite sides of the Pacific Ocean have impacted lives as well as supply chains. Last week’s earthquake and strong pre and post aftershocks in Japan have resulted in numerous disruptions for manufacturers. According to Reuters: […]

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Retailer Target puts the spotlight on supply chain

Plagued by a huge security breach a couple of years ago and a botched attempt to enter the Canadian market, the US retailer Target perhaps took a wise step this past week in naming John Mulligan COO and responsible for the company’s supply chain. Mr. Mulligan will certainly be kept busy particularly as Target’s CEO […]

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Return to Sender

This is the final post in the “Retailers, Supply Chains and the Holiday Season” blog post series and it addresses one of the most difficult parts of the supply chain that retailers have to deal with each holiday season – returns. An article from the Wall Street Journal offers some interesting data surrounding returns: According […]

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