Off the rails
Off the rails
The contract between UPS and the Teamsters calls for shifting part of Big Brown's traffic from intermodal to over-the-road. Is this a wake-up call for the railroads?

Honeywell teams with Fetch Robotics to provide mobile bots for e-commerce DCs
Collaboration could increase warehouse productivity and boost labor efficiency with AMRs, firms say.

Port of Los Angeles Reports Busiest September on Record
Holiday season imports, tariff threats fuel increase.

MIT commits $1 billion to AI education, research, development
Creates Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing to serve as focal point for interdisciplinary approach to studying computing, artificial intelligence and related fields.



News & Exclusives »
NASSTRAC's new home and focus on the future
NASSTRAC's new home and focus on the future
Gail Rutkowski, executive director of the National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council (NASSTRAC), discusses the critical issues facing the industry and her group's new affiliation with CSCMP.
Viewer Contributed »
Here are three important interviews that will help you understand the transportation marketplace
Here are three important interviews that will help you understand the transportation marketplace
Last week at CSCMP's annual conference in Nashville I had the opportunity to interview three leaders in the transportation industry and get their insights. Watch the video to hear more and learn what shippers should expect to see in the future.
Webcasts »
Transportation Management: Strategies and Tactics of Top Performers
Transportation Management: Strategies and Tactics of Top Performers
Watch this webinar to learn what shapes the thinking, strategies and tactics of the top transportation management performers.

How The Best Transportation Operations Build Loyal and Happy Customers How The Best Transportation Operations Build Loyal and Happy Customers
Come hear firsthand from this leading panel of experts how, with the right technology and process, the supply chain can create a seamless and delightful experience for your customers.
Sponsored by project44




UPS to host "UPS Brown Friday" hiring events
Oct. 19 one-day hiring blitz is part of a larger effort to hire 100,000 seasonal employees ahead of Black Friday.

Economist warns of moderate recession in 2020
Material handling industry likely to be buoyed by continued e-commerce growth, but chance of Chinese recession looms, Schenker says at MHI conference.

dcv_blog_img.sm.jpg Dispatches
Oracle trolls Infor by sending free Tesla taxis to rival’s software show
shannon_vaillancourt.sm.jpg Shannon Vaillancourt on Logistics Problem Solving
POCs and Pilots: What Do You Need to Know Before Implementing a Software Solution?
chris_jones.sm.jpg Chris Jones on Best Practices
A Commercial is Worth a 1,000 Logistics Words
steve_geary.sm.jpg Steve Geary on Public Sector Logistics
Supply Chain Risk Management: the Feds are moving in the right direction.
One-Off Sound Off
How Infrastructure Deficits Affect Supply Chains
jeff_schmitz.sm.jpg Jeff Schmitz on Empowering Your Performance Edge
Next-Generation Mobility Solutions Offer the Best in Form and Function
roxana_osuna.sm.jpg Roxana Osuna on Making you a part of US/Mexico Supply Chain
What you need to know about needs
brett_schurman.sm.jpg Brett Schurman on Distribution Recruiting and Retention
Hardest time to Hire since 2000!
mike_rudolph.sm.jpg Mike Rudolph on the Logistics of Defense
The Wright Brothers and logistics . . .
ian_hobkirk.sm.jpg Ian Hobkirk on Getting it Right in the Distribution Center
How to to Minimize Your Distribution Center Storage Footprint for Slower-Moving, Low-Cube SKUs
elmore_alexander.sm.jpg Elmore Alexander on Management
Hiccup Leads to “Uneventful Event” – Without Planning and Effective Management, the Result Could Have Been a Catastrophe
elizabeth_hines.sm.jpg Elizabeth Hines on Productivity
Want More Leads? Focus on Brand Awareness.
robert_gordon.sm.jpg Two Sides of the Logistics Coin
How Supply Chain Management is Affected by Human or Natural Causes
richard_sharpe.sm.jpg Richard Sharpe on Analytics and Big Data
Do You Know If Your Organization Is Leading or Lagging?
art_vanbodegraven.sm.jpg Art van Bodegraven: The Art of Art
Wreaking Havoc And Creating Chaos
steve_simmerman.sm.jpg Steve Simmerman on Technology
Shopping malls and e-commercethe more things change



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Jabil Speeds Retail Automation with New Intelligent Vending Solutions
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TOYOTA FORKLIFTS LAUNCHES ALL NEW ORDER PICKER MODEL LINE-UP
Toyota Forklifts expanded its product line to help warehouse customers meet growing demands...

Achieving Revenue Gains from Distributed Logistics – The Value of Inventory Proximity to Customers Achieving Revenue Gains from Distributed Logistics – The Value of Inventory Proximity to Customers
This whitepaper has significant implications for companies looking to drive incremental sales, increase profit, and execute a best-in-class customer experience.
Presented by: MonarchFx
Zone Skipping Strategies to Reduce E-commerce Shipping Costs Zone Skipping Strategies to Reduce E-commerce Shipping Costs
Learn how fulfillment centers can use zone skipping to reduce shipping costs and boost profitability and customer retention.
Presented by: Honeywell
Voice of the Driver 2: Best Practices for Recruiting and Retention Voice of the Driver 2: Best Practices for Recruiting and Retention
Learn how driver surveys, exit interviews, and conversations with drivers can improve recruiting and retention strategies in today's labor market.
Presented by: Ryder









Powering pickle perfection
Powering pickle perfection
America's top pickle brand keeps things "green" with the value provided by Toyota forklifts.
Sponsored by Toyota