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July 31, 2012
Manufacturers looking for supply chain event management functionality may not need to look any further than their existing software systems.
November 17, 2011
Best practices for using technology to manage new global logistics challenges faced by manufacturers
In this podcast, logistics expert Evan Armstrong gives an overview of the technologies, strategies, and services companies can use to manage global production, shipping, and sales.
June 18, 2010
With growing government and public interest in reducing carbon emissions, more manufacturers are turning to green technology. GreenShipping helps manufacturers track and offset their transportation carbon footprints.
May 14, 2010
Smartphones are emerging as platforms for mobile transportation management system (TMS) software.
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Semi trucks are a small portion of total vehicles on the road but are a major source of pollution. Here's how leaders can help address this source of pollution. Continue Reading
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