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John Hill, Jim Shephard, Tan Miller and Jim Tompkins discuss the technology challenges facing the industry today.
Technology & Automation

MH&L Editorial Advisory Board Roundtable--Part 3: Technology Challenges

Sept. 11, 2014
In the third installment of MH&L's Roundtable Series, our experts agree that the greatest challenge to mastering technological complexity for the future is the need to master...
Ron Giuntini discusses the capacity crunch many shippers face today.
Global Supply Chain

MH&L Editorial Advisory Board Roundtable--Part 2: The Infrastructure Capacity Crunch

Sept. 11, 2014
The second installment in our MH&L Roundtable Series: It’s getting harder to find sufficient capacity to move shipments down the road. It's up to shippers to be more creative...
Tom Andel, Jim Tompkins and Al Will discuss Global Logistics at the annual MH&L Roundtable.
Global Supply Chain

MH&L Editorial Advisory Board Roundtable--Part 1: Competing in a Global Marketplace

Sept. 11, 2014
In this first installment of MH&L's 2014 Roundtable Report, we focus on opportunities to make best use of logistics resources to strengthen a company's global presence...
Participants (l-r): John Hill, director, St. Onge Company; Jim Shephard, president, Shephard's Industrial Training Systems; Tom Andel, editor-in-chief, MH&L; James A. Tompkins Ph.D., CEO, Tompkins International; Ann Christopher, vice president & general counsel, Kenco Group, Inc.; Ronald Zybura, consultant in career and technical education with Ohio's Cuyahoga County State Support Team 3 (guest); Ron Giuntini, consultant and principal of Giuntini & Company; Alan Will, retired Marine colonel and president, PWG Distribution; Tan Miller, director of the Global Supply Chain Management Program at Rider University.
Global Supply Chain

MH&L Roundtable Report: Who's Filling Our Supply Chain Gaps?

Sept. 9, 2014
From Alibaba to Walmart, the supply chain implications of these omni-channel leaders are making headlines.
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Logistics Gets a Piece of a Marine's Mind

Sept. 2, 2014
Alan Will, retired Marine Colonel and now president of PWG Distribution Solutions, offers his view of what the military side of logistics brings to the business side—and why he...
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Making Industrial Training Stick

Aug. 12, 2014
Don't just train people on equipment, adjust training to the individual and their behavior to the environment.
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Bar Coding's Secret of Perpetual Youth

Aug. 5, 2014
John Hill, director of St. Onge Supply Chain Engineering, explains why bar codes are still relevant to today’s supply chains and how the Internet of Things will give new life ...
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MH&L’s Ask the Experts—Live! Alibaba’s "Open Sesame" to America

July 29, 2014
James Tompkins, CEO of Tompkins International, explains Jack Ma's strategy for making the Alibaba online retail platform relevant to American shoppers--and therefore important...
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Tracy Morgan vs. Walmart Dustup Re-Ignites Hours-of-Service

July 15, 2014
This case and another involving combustible dust show why logistics can be a lawyers’ paradise.