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    A well-established transport and delivery company within Australia, Golden Messenger provides express courier services nationwide, delivering interstate parcel and mail courier services in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Delivering On Transportation & Logistics Operations Needs. Today And Tomorrow.

    As customers’ demands constantly evolve, transportation and logistics (T&L) operations are being put under growing pressure to offer more efficient delivery services, while not compromising on customer service. Using the findings from a 2013 research survey conducted among transport and logistics managers around the world, this report explores how a combination of mobile technology implementations for mobile workers, and process re-engineering efforts can elevate operations to the next level.

  • Driver Vehicle Inspection Reporting For Private Fleets: Pitfalls And Opportunities

    Over the last year, the FMCSA has issued nearly five times more imminent-hazard out-of-service orders than it did in fiscal 2011. And small fleets, which can range from one to a few hundred trucks, are seven times more likely to be inspected.

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The Future Of The Retail Supply Chain

The retail supply chain has gone global, and now it is going mobile with new technologies to benefit the supply chain from end-to-end.

Welcome to the 2013 Retail Supply Chain Special Report, where we take a look at significant factors affecting the retail supply chain. This year we are featuring research and commentary from the Retail Value Chain Federation (RVCF, formerly VCF) and Retail Systems Research (RSR), both industry leaders when it comes to the retail supply chain.

Globalization Of Retail
The retail supply chain is becoming worldwide, from sourcing and manufacturing to end user delivery, and everywhere in between. Knowing how to maximize assortment planning across all channels and where to source the merchandise will be key to retailers maximizing margins and controlling costs as they expand worldwide. Nikki Baird, managing partner of RSR Research, will discuss the localization of demand, globalization of supply, and cross-channel opportunities. She will cover the benefits of globalization and how it can open new markets for retailers. Baird will also discuss the various business challenges retailers face regarding the supply chain, especially when it comes to flexibility in demand.

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Honeywell

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