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Crowley Maritime lands $2.3 billion defense logistics contract
Deal could run up to seven years, covering LTL, truckload, expedited, and refrigerated services.
Program promotes awareness of veterans with logistics skills
"Vets to WERC" touts alignment of military logistics experience with supply chain jobs.
Trickle-down logistics
You may not think of the military as a wellspring of logistics innovation. But the Defense Department has a long history of developing (and implementing) cutting-edge tools. Here are just a few examples.
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Obama taps Selva, logistics expert, to serve as Joint Chiefs' vice chairman
First logistician to rise to Joint Chiefs' number-two spot.
The implications of going global
U.S. industry cannot become complacent and just ride the wave of globalization, warns speaker at the National Defense Industrial Association's National Logistics Forum.
U.S. military launches logistics response to Ebola crisis
Operation United Assistance helps establish health care operations in afflicted regions of West Africa.
Top brass to discuss the "new normal" in defense logistics
Defense Logistics 2014 conference in early December will focus on procurement practices in an era of fiscal constraints.
The biggest reverse logistics operation ever, in pictures
Online photo collection provides a look at the logistics of the U.S. military's withdrawal from Afghanistan.
"There's always a solution": interview with Lt. Gen. Robert Ruark
When it's your job to figure out what military logistics capability the U.S. will need three to five years out, it helps to have a "can do" attitude. Fortunately, Lt. Gen. Robert Ruark believes there is always a solution to a problem.
The big retrograde
The Pentagon is in the midst of the largest reverse logistics operation in history—the return of enormous amounts of military equipment and goods from Afghanistan.

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