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  Warehousing & Logistics in the US Southwest?
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The ultimate 3PL solution, States Logistics offers a wide range of services including Warehousing, Transportation and value-added services from Packaging to Multi-Vendor Consolidation programs. With over 4.0 million square feet in Southern CA and Phoenix, AZ, States Logistics has become the ‘Premier 3PL Provider’ in the US Southwest! www.stateslogistics.com
 


Transportation infrastructure is the road to more competitive US manufacturing
IndustryWeek
The U.S. manufacturing industry is in the midst of a comeback. Manufacturers are gladly shifting from securing demand to meeting demand. However, reworking the U.S. transportation infrastructure is essential to the success of this progress.
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5 ways your supply chain can help or hurt your reputation
Inc.
As an entrepreneur, you are probably very focused on your product and its marketing and sales. You don't have much time to think about the supply chain, as long as it meets your expectations in terms of quality, pricing and delivery. Until something goes wrong. A fire in a factory in Bangladesh exposes unsafe working conditions. Suddenly, the fabric you purchased has blood on it. Or you discover that an assembly line far away employs children.
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Retailers shoring up supply chains to avoid last year's holiday mess
Piyush Bakshi
As the holiday season approaches, retailers are working diligently to get right the crucial elements of logistics and supply chain so that customer expectations of timely delivery and customer service are met. Why so much extra effort? They are hoping to avoid the logistical nightmare that unfolded last December at UPS and FedEx and affected millions of shoppers and online sellers. To avoid a repeat, courier services are employing temporary staff to handle the extra workload, have leased additional storage space and are fostering better communication with retailers for improved visibility in the supply chain.
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Ebola safety advisory covers handling and transport
Material Handling & Logistics
In response to the ongoing, international spread of the Ebola virus, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration recently published a Safety Advisory in the Federal Register for persons and businesses that prepare, offer and transport materials that are or may be contaminated with Ebola.
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  Lansdale: Customer Driven Logistics™
Lansdale Warehouse is a family-owned-and-operated logistics provider located in Lansdale, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Philadelphia. Since its founding in 1958, Lansdale Warehouse has furnished comprehensive logistics services in a public and contract environment for both national and international customers who require access to the United States markets. Our "Customer Driven Logistics"™ principle means your needs as a customer are our primary focus.
 


What to think about when you think about omnichannel
DC Velocity
Omnichannel has become an omnipresent topic of conversation among retailers and their suppliers. Questions ranging from the seemingly simple (What exactly is it?) to the complex (How do I get there?) abound. Retailers are seeing an omnichannel strategy as an imperative, driven by the rapid growth of online sales and fierce competition from online giants like Amazon.
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Ryder offers best practices to help fleets weather the winter
The Trucker
In preparation for the upcoming winter season, predicted to bring below-average temperatures and heavy snowstorms, Ryder System Inc., a leader in commercial fleet management and supply chain solutions, is sharing best practices to help fleets get winter ready.
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Why businesses are elevating supply chain design from a project to a core business process
Logistics Viewpoints
John Ames Jr., senior vice president of Solutions at LLamasoft, writes: "When I speak with new customers, many of them tell me how in the past they viewed supply chain design as an optimization project that was completed every three to five years, often by third-party firms. Now these large, multinational businesses are bringing supply chain design in-house and adopting it as a core business process. Why?"
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Obama unveiling executive actions to boost manufacturing (The Hill)
How Ebola is affecting the supply chain (Supply Chain Standard)

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