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Articles from Logistics Management (Highlands Ranch, Co.) (June 1, 2019)

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"Amazonization" driving change across the board: The inexorable advance of Amazon is creating new challenges for logistics managers who must meet heightened shipper expectations while navigating today's complex 3PL marketplace. Burnson, Patrick 2174
9TH ANNUAL RAIL/INTERMODAL ROUNDTABLE: Clear signs of progress in spite of challenges: Four of the nation's top market analysts discuss volumes, rates, PSR implementation and recent service challenges in an effort to help shippers plot a clear course for the rest of 2019. Berman, Jeff 2241
A new wave of rail abandonments? Moore, Peter 537
After intermodal price cuts in the first two months. 157
Ag shippers convene to discuss critical industry issues. Burnson, Patrick 593
Bullish forecast for foreign investment. 167
CN to acquire the intermodal division of H&R Transport. 152
Cyber security reality check. 147
Declining for the third month in a row, average prices. 165
Descartes announces acquisition of CORE. 107
Ethical transparency alert. 125
Got labor? How are companies faring in the race to recruit and train high-level supply chain talent in a market with a national unemployment rate at a 50-year low? McCrea, Bridget 1575
House Committee approves Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund bill. 127
In the latest surveys of U.S.-owned airline companies. 172
Is there an answer to the labor shortage? Levans, Michael A. 557
ISM report says growth in the cards for 2019. Berman, Jeff 459
J.B. Hunt rolls out new trailer pool drop-and-hook service. 133
Looming AOBRD deadline could negatively affect trucking capacity. Schulz, John D. 620
MAKING THE CASE FOR Using a Transportation Management System for Parcel Shipping: Higher shipper costs, ongoing labor constraints, and a "want it now" mindset are driving more companies to implement TMS for parcel shipping. 609
New legislation focuses on 10-year, $100 billion dedicated freight funding plan: Bill stresses the need for a firm funding mechanism for long-term investment in the national goods movement network. Berman, Jeff 524
NEXTGEN SUPPLY CHAIN CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS: Held at the iconic Chicago Athletic Club, this two-day conference brought together a broad spectrum of supply chain experts, academics, vendors and senior-level executives to discuss what's coming around the next corner for supply chain management. McCrea, Bridget Conference notes 1572
NO ONE BEHIND THE WHEEL: With a 100% annual turnover, everyone knows there's a problem keeping truckers in the driver's seat. There are some short-term aids such as higher pay, a more diverse workforce and an improved lifestyle. But it's going to take more. New practices and advanced technology are approaching on the ramp. Forger, Gary 3054
Over the past 12 months, U.S.-owned ships. 170
Prepare for inland waterway closures. 124
Q1 intermodal volumes see first annual decline in nearly three years, reports IANA. Berman, Jeff 533
Quarterly Transportation Market Update: STATE OF OCEAN CARGO ANTICIPATING A SEA CHANGE: While carriers struggle to meet IMO 2020 standards, shippers remain dissatisfied with current ocean cargo performance. A dramatic shift in carrier business culture may be needed to meet these twin challenges, say analysts. Burnson, Patrick 1600
SIX WAYS: LMS can help ease the labor crunch: Labor management systems continue their transition from engineered labor standard software systems to valuable tools that help shippers achieve their labor optimization goals. McCrea, Bridget 1450
The "Big D" advantage. 144
U.S.-China trade war: No clear end in sight. Berman, Jeff 710
UPS expands destination list for Saturday export pick-up service. 110
USMCA: More cross-border "curveballs": Trade experts say the new, trilateral trade agreement has much to offer, but isn't much of a departure from NAFTA. However, one thing is for certain: international shippers must master some new fine print if USMCA is ratified--and do it quickly. Schulz, John D. 1975

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