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Visual Metrics: The Executive Insight Into the Competitive Landscape
(Tecsys)
      

04/24/2014
... benchmarking provides people across the organization with common business language regarding processes, metrics, key issues and outcomes, and helps organizations put in place a rigorous and continuous improvement process to bring out higher levels of performance.

 

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The World Is Urbanizing: Is Your Logistical System Ready?
(William Rose, Doctoral Student at UTK)
      

06/07/2013
 

To better understand the differences between urban logistics and traditional logistics methods, researchers from the University of Tennessee conducted interviews during the summer of 2012 with ten logistics professionals working in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Minneapolis. The interview participants range from warehouse supervisor to company CEO and represent focus areas including customer service, marketing, transportation and distribution, and warehousing.  (Names of the interview participants have been changed for anonymity. )

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Contract Logistics: Outsourcing Distribution Management to Drive Value
(MIQ Logistics)
      

02/17/2012
With contract logistics, companies add flexibility and economies to their supply chain, improving customer servie levels while supporting their strategies for inventory, warehousing and distribution. 

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Economic Meltdown: What Should You Do?
(Lawrence Dean Shemesh)
      

01/03/2012
Supply chain strategies for a stressed economy.

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The Business Case for Fuel Cells 2011: Energizing America's Top Companies
(Fuel Cells 2000)
      

11/01/2011

Fuel Cells 2000 has just released The Business Case for Fuel Cells 2011: Energizing America's Top Companies - a new report that profiles 24 new customers and 10 repeat customers profiled in our last report. See how companies like Walmart, Adobe, Google and Coca-Cola are saving time, money and emissions by using fuel cells.

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Top 3 Order Fulfillment Metrics
(Intelligrated)
      

10/18/2011

What are the top three order fulfillment metrics from a DC manager's perspective?

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Carrier Benchmark Survey
(Transcore)
      

10/11/2011

TransCore released its latest Carrier Benchmark Survey last week. Key findings:

- For-hire carrier revenue is up 10% to $2.03 per mile compared to 2010.

- On average, carriers found 20% more of their freight on load boards compared to last year.

- ƒCarriers earned more when they balanced load board use with contracts in relatively equal proportions (they averaged $1,378 or 7.7% more revenue per truck each month than other for-hire carriers surveyed).

- Average length of haul and empty miles both declined.

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