Weekly Top 5 Articles / Videos / Blogs Posts - 22nd April 2012by News Letters on 2012-04-22
This week we launched the "Video on Demand Archive" Page. This means we can now keep the Videos on the GLM Home Page Current and Fresh as well as provide visiblity of the older videos through the VOD Archive Page. You can now view archived videos here.
This week we posted 58 press releases, videos and blog posts across the Global Logistics Media Group of websites, please see the Top 5 as viewed by the Global Logistics Media Community.
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UPS Sustainable Tour with Pearl Jam (Video)
UPS employed a simple tactic: they used multiple forms of transportation, including rail, instead of semis to move the band's equipment. This helped Pearl Jam reduce a large portion of their carbon output during the PJ20 Destination Weekend.
Amazon’s Potential Effect on the Shipping Industry - (Blog Post Luke Kupersmith)
The carrier system has for a long time been a very oligarchic system, only made up mainly of two carriers, UPS and FedEx. Because of these two carriers, the rules of the shipping industry have always been based on comparing these two carriers’ prices and agreements and can, for insightful businesses, create a method to reduce shipping costs overall
The tactics of strategy - (Blog Post Shawn Casemore)
Even the most successful organizations can loose their way, resulting in a significant loss of revenue, or worse yet bankruptcy. Most recently we have witnessed organizations once considered a leader in their market fall into this very circumstance, including Sony, the Toronto Maple Leafs and Direct Air
Latest Edition of ATA American Trucking Trends Shows Industry's Strength
Trucking employs 6.8 million people, including more than 3 million drivers. Of those drivers, 4.6% are women and 32.6% are minorities. Trucking is the quintessential small business industry, with 90% of motor carriers operating six or fewer trucks and 97.2% operating fewer than 20.
Overall in 2011, trucking moved $603.9 billion in freight - more than 80% of all freight transportation revenue. That freight weighed 9.2 billion tons - 67% of all freight by weight.
Global Supply Chains Still at Risk: Marsh
Despite a number of wake-up calls from last year's catastrophic events, many organizations still lack complete visibility into their supply chains and remain vulnerable to the next disaster, according to a new whitepaper published today by Marsh.
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