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Improving Your Logistics to Grow Your Business

All businesses want to grow, but growing a business isn’t an easy task. It is one of the toughest challenges that a company can face. And there are many ways to go about assisting and capturing on that growth. OneRead More You’re reading Improving Your Logistics to Grow Your Business written by Christine Griffith.

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Tanker Endorsement Regulations: Are You Driving Illegally?

There has been some buzz in the trucking industry over the past few years about a new regulation regarding tanker endorsements for CDL holders. The information that has been published about this online is fairly vague, so we’d like to set some facts straight to help you ensure that you’re hauling your liquid or gaseous […]

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Forced Labor in Supply Chains: The Problem Persists

“The addition of 11 Chinese companies to a U.S. trade blacklist of entities Washington says are linked to human-rights abuses of the Uighur minority group in Xinjiang is entangling major brands and likely to further a reordering of supply chains that feed American consumers,” write Dan Strumpf and Liza Lin in the Wall Street Journal. […]

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The Future of Industrial Real Estate 2020

At the beginning of 2020, the industrial real estate market was looking great. Unemployment was low and the economy was strong, giving people confidence to be more assertive with their investments. Businesses were making longer term commitments and investing money to expand their operations. The coronavirus pandemic had a direct impact on distribution strategy, and […]

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Editor’s Pick: Refreshing Grocery in the Wake of COVID-19

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. This post from Manhattan Associates’ blog discusses the changing landscape of the grocery industry, with COVID-19 serving as a catalyst. 2020 […]

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The Future of Commercial Real Estate 2020

At the beginning of 2020, the commercial real estate market was looking great. Unemployment was low and the economy was strong, giving people confidence to be more assertive with their investments. Businesses were making longer term commitments and investing money to expand their operations. The coronavirus pandemic had a direct impact on distribution strategy, and […]

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Supply Chain Certifications: Are They Worth It?

There are various supply chain and logistics certifications that industry professionals can pursue from APICS, ISM, CSCMP, and other organizations. Is getting a certification important for career advancement, especially for new supply chain professionals? Which certification would you recommend? We asked our Indago research community for their perspective on this topic. A majority (61%) of […]

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Customer Relationships as a Carrier

Just like the fuel pumps, rates change in the spot market daily. When fuel prices dipped below $1.50 per gallon in April in some areas, the fuel producers dropped their price based on demand. Fuel inventories filled up and satRead More You’re reading Customer Relationships as a Carrier written by Bradley Palmer.

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How to Promote from Within: Featuring Renee Baker

Renee Baker joined the Evans family in 1992. She was hired as a Customer Service Representative (CSR) at Evans’ Artesian building in Detroit, Michigan. Throughout her career at Evans, Renee has worked in almost every operation—from a CSR in the office to a helping hand on the warehouse floor to even a truck dispatcher when […]

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (July 17, 2020)

We had a family celebration planned for this coming January. More than 100 people, kids, adults, and seniors, indoors, hotel ballroom, music, dancing, eating… Not going to happen. How far out should we plan to have such a celebration? My wife and I wrestled with that question and we settled on June 2022. A pushout […]

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