Manufacturing Tomorrow: Manufacturing Transportation and Logistics 101

Perhaps more than any other industry, manufacturing logistics requires a fluid and flexible model. Manufacturers–and, consequently, their transportation and logistics partners–need to be flexible enough to respond to sudden fluctuations in the marketplace. (more…)

The Philadelphia Inquirer: Philadelphia Airport, in effort to bolster shipping, buys more land

A massive, mostly vacant land parcel beside Philadelphia International Airport could become a bustling shipping hub for everything from medicine to car parts under a plan to develop the site into a new air-freight complex serving a swath of the northeastern United States. (more…)

Crain’s Detroit Business: Snow snarls traffic, closes schools and businesses, delays flights

With up to 12 inches of snow in the forecast for the weekend, hundreds of schools, city offices, courts and some businesses are closed today across Southeast Michigan. (more…)

Beauty Store Business: Logistics First

When’s the best time to hire a logistics company? Experts say as soon as possible–and here’s why. (more…)

USA Today: FedEx & UPS shares take a dive after reports Amazon will deliver more of its own items

UPS and FedEx shares took a dip Thursday in the wake of reports that Amazon is testing a new delivery service that may eventually allow the online giant to bypass those shipping companies and ferry its own items from the warehouse to the front door. (more…)

Global Cosmetic Industry: Beauty Logistics Focuses on Optimizing the Beauty Industry’s Supply Chain

The logistics firm aims to optimize clients’ supply chain and integrate systems. TPS Logistics says it can help customers with inventory planning, backlogging, and domestic and overseas shipping. (more…)

DBusiness: TPS Logistics in Troy Launches Health, Beauty Supply Chain Platform

Troy-based third-party supply chain management company TPS Logistics today announced the launch of Beauty Logistics, a subsidiary aimed at providing multi-modal solutions and guidance specifically for the health and beauty industry.  (more…)

Supply & Demand Chain Executive: TPS Logistics Launches New Brand Targeting Health & Beauty

Subsidiary company will focus solely on supply chain optimization for targeted industry (more…)

Inbound Logistics: The Mighty Pallet: A Supply Chain Powerhouse

The workhorses of the supply chain, recycled, repaired, and re-used pallets help shippers save money while getting the job done. (more…)

Chain Store Age: NAFTA, TPP, and Trump

In his 1987 book “The Art of the Deal,” then developer Donald Trump wrote about the value of starting a negotiation with a dramatic and even unrealistic proposal. That makes one ponder how much of President Trump’s strong language is just bluster and how much might be indicative of a true departure from policy orthodoxy.