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- L.A. Chapter Responds to Its Quake-Stricken Members. Kurland, Orin M. // Risk Management (00355593);Apr94, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p123
This article presents an edited version of the author's research paper "How Will Information Technology Change the Shipping Landscape?," which was first presented during the SingaPort 2000 Conference. To restate the benefits of information technology, they are lower cost of data transmission, a...
- You could be a better customer. Harrington, Lisa // Transportation & Distribution;May95, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p47
Lists suggestions on how shippers can become better customers to their carriers. Includes emphasizing on a win-win orientation; Pursuing a longer term relationship; Revising business practices to cut logistics costs. INSET: Order entry checklist..
- When outsourcing fails. // Traffic World;4/10/95, Vol. 242 Issue 2, following p18
Discusses how shippers can maximize the concept of outsourcing. Flaws in outsourcing; Views of National Freight Management executive Robert J. Walters; Shippers' responsibility for logistics.
- Experts say look for skills, not equipment. // Traffic World;4/10/95, Vol. 242 Issue 2, following p18
Provides tips for shippers on third-party logistics management. Advantages of using services of third parties; Points to consider before hiring third-party logistics provider.
- The short-sea alternative. Dupin, Chris // JoC Week;5/27/2002, Vol. 3 Issue 21, p16
Focuses on the impact of geography on short-sea shipping in Europe. Percentage of region's cargo moving in coastal vessels; Significance of Channel Tunnel and Oresund bridge-tunnel between Sweden and Denmark; Proponents of increased coastal and inland shipping.
- Navigating Mexico's logistics. Barnett, Chris // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);10/14/2002, Vol. 3 Issue 41, p18
Discusses the actions taken by shippers and carriers to solve logistics problems in Mexico. Information on custom delays in shipping; Details on hijacking and cargo thefts; Background on airfreight carriers that operate freighter services between the U.S. and Mexico.
- Blue Danube. // World Trade;Jan2002, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p60
Interviews the Austrian Business Agency on cargo shipping business between Austria and the United States (U.S.). Description of the regulatory or trade agreements that will benefit U.S. shippers doing business in Austria; Major manufacturers operating in Vienna and surrounding regions;...
- Assets, information or both? Saccomano, Ann // Traffic World;07/21/97, Vol. 251 Issue 3, p24
Discusses various aspects of business logistics in the shipping industry. Chaos in the third-party logistics market; Moves by Yellow Freight System Inc. to explore branch of third-party logistics called enhanced outsourcing; Non-acceptance of the third-party concept as a way to do business.
- Canadian Lessons in Export and Import. Morton, Roger // Transportation & Distribution;Nov2002, Vol. 43 Issue 11, p22
Focuses on the resources of logistics professionals on managing international shipments in Canada. Assistance by brokers, consolidators and forwarders on offering a flexible air service routing; Availability of customs brokerage services at all gateway locations in the U.S. and Canada;...