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Watch Your (Supply) Tail

Brian E. Finch | Posted 11.30.2014 | Technology
Brian E. Finch

In a report, the Senate detailed how various contractors for the U.S. military's Transportation Command (TRANSCOM) had been the subject of repeated and serious cyber intrusions in a period spanning 2012 through 2013.

Finding Supply Chain Synergies In Your Customers' Networks

Hans Hickler | Posted 11.21.2014 | Business
Hans Hickler

In this era of cloud-based connectivity and big data stores, logistics companies can, more than ever, model supply chain synergies for their customers.

10 Leadership Lessons from a Combat Logistician

Scott DiMarco | Posted 10.21.2014 | Business
Scott DiMarco

Where ever you work: be it in an office, a factory, in sales, or even a library, we all were the new person at some point in our career. Weathering out a tough situation is never a comfortable proposition, but it is part of the human condition.

Dave Jamieson

Meet The Real Amazon Drones

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.24.2014 | Business

An employee loads a truck with boxes to be shipped at the Amazon.com, Inc. distribution center in Phoenix, Ariz., on Nov. 26, 2012. (David Paul Morris...

A Brief History of Databases

http://vvvnt.com/ | Stephen Fortune | Posted 03.10.2014 | Huffpost Code

Databases are mundane, the epitome of the everyday in digital society. Despite the enthusiasm and curiosity that such a ubiquitous and important item ...

Dave Jamieson

Obama To Talk Up Good Jobs... At Warehouse Staffed By Temps

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will visit an Amazon fulfillment center in Chattanooga, Tenn., on Tuesday as part of his national jobs tour, acco...

India's Yes Bank and 'Fit and Proper' Criteria for Board Membership

Sunil Chacko | Posted 08.17.2013 | Business
Sunil Chacko

As directed by the Bombay High Court, the Yes Bank Board will take up the potential nomination of Ms. Shagun Kapur Gogia at its meeting to be held on or before June 27, 2013. Surely, common sense should prevail.

What It Takes for Trade to Reduce Poverty in Africa

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 08.03.2013 | World
Otaviano Canuto

Despite tremendous progress in poverty reduction over the last two decades, poverty still persists. Along with South Asia, Africa is a region where large numbers of people continue to live in extreme poverty.

Trade: The World Is Not Flat Yet

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 05.25.2013 | World
Otaviano Canuto

It's true that innovations like containerized shipping have reduced transportation costs for physical goods, but trade remains hampered by remaining costly-to-cross hills and canyons.

Transportation Industry Driving Down Unemployment Rate for Many Veterans

Kevin O'Brien | Posted 01.22.2013 | Impact
Kevin O'Brien

We have young service members managing millions of dollars in equipment and supplies in Afghanistan who when he/she leaves the military, often finds it difficult to land an entry-level job in a warehouse.

How to Focus Your Innovation Pipeline

Marc Stoiber | Posted 01.20.2013 | Business
Marc Stoiber

Built on a foundation of insights and purpose, a carefully orchestrated innovation program can do more to build the company's brand than any ad campaign. Consider the ongoing brand power of Apple's iPod/iPhone/iPad, or Toyota's Prius.

Dave Jamieson

Warehouse Workers Strike In California

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.13.2012 | Business

A group of warehouse workers in Southern California has gone on strike, vowing not to return to work until their employer addresses what they describe...

Help Keep America Moving: Join the TDL Industry

Craig Follins | Posted 11.12.2012 | College
Craig Follins

Many people here, however, are unaware of the growing opportunities in the TDL field, which encompasses road, air, rail and maritime subsectors. Even in our global economy, geography still -- to a significant extent -- influences one's destiny.

Burn, Baby, Burn

David Isenberg | Posted 11.04.2012 | Business
David Isenberg

Remember when rioters in Watts, Calif., began shouting "Burn, Baby! BURN!" in the turmoil of 1965? I'm sure they didn't have the following future in ...

Manufacturing In America

Hal Sirkin | Posted 08.12.2012 | Business
Hal Sirkin

Economics is driving insourcing but government policy can facilitate it. Here are seven helpful steps that the U.S. government can take to create good jobs for our children and ensure the long-term success of the economy.

Connected to Compete? Not as Much as We Could Be

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 07.16.2012 | World
Otaviano Canuto

Trade logistics, or the capacity of countries and companies to ship goods to international markets, is a key ingredient for economic competitiveness, growth, and poverty reduction.

Demand Planning: Smarter Commerce Keeps You Ahead of Demand (VIDEO)

Posted 03.19.2012 | Technology

Smarter Commerce from IBM optimizes supply chain efficiency and business process integration, helping to boost revenue, build loyalty, and keep busine...

Paul Needham

At UPS Worldport, The World Comes Together

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Needham | Posted 12.24.2011 | Business

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Every night, hundreds of workers get on buses and are dropped off here at the UPS Worldport. They spend a few hours putting package...

The Best-Drawn Supply Chain You'll Ever See: A Look at How an Industry Evolves

Matt Cohen | Posted 05.28.2011 | Business
Matt Cohen

When drawing supply chains, most people don't bother with more than a fast doodle with boxes. When Scott McCloud draws a supply chain, he takes it to a different level.

The Post Office: The Logistics of Selling Pictures

Amy Bernays | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Amy Bernays

I seem to spend a lot of my time wrapping up paintings and getting shipping quotes. I went to the post office and listened to a nice man cooing to his sweetheart loudly on his cell phone.

Buying local while working global

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Craig and Marc Kielburger

Scott Gilmore offers a bet. With one phone call, the Ottawa native said he could get a trailer filled with bottled water shipped to the most remote co...

Myanmar: Why You Won't Be Going There Anytime Soon

Richard Walden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Walden

The Generals in charge of Myanmar, isolated from world opinion as they may be, are intent on achieving "Failed State" status with or without a cyclone disaster.