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Expanded Panama Canal to Finally Open Next Month

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Two years after Panamanian leaders planned its opening to coincide with centennial celebrations, the Panama Canal will open a third, far wider and significantly deeper set of lock chambers next month before before an audience of political dignitaries and business leaders from around the world.

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The Peach State Knows the Value of a Dollar (General)


Dollar General Corporation will build a 1 million square-foot, $85 million distribution center on a 150 acre site it purchased in Jackson, Georgia, south of Atlanta, the discount retailer announced last week. When completed, the facility would be the largest industrial building in Butts County, and—with a work force of 530—one of its biggest employers. Incentives involved in the transaction have ...

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7 Ways to Lower Your Logistics Costs


For over 40 years, ICC Logistics in Hicksville, NY has been helping shippers lower their freight bills and more. “Transportation and logistics costs are not fixed costs, they are variable,” observes Tony Nuzio, CEO and company founder. To help you vary your costs downward, Nuzio shares 7 tactics that have worked consistently for his clients.

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3 Megatrends Shaping the Logistics Industry


In their 2016 Logistics Trend Radar, g\Global logistics company DHL has identified 3 megatrends that are shaping the future of the transportation industry.

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RFID is Helping Businesses Cut Costs and Improve Efficiency

While RFID technology has been in place for upwards of two decades, it has come a long way in the last year. Originally an inventory management tool that also helped reduce merchandise theft, it is currently helping retailers improve customer satisfaction and improve merchandise management and planning.

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How to Make the Most of a Group Purchasing Partnership

Minimizing the costs of doing business can be tricky and time-consuming, so an increasing number of companies are looking to group purchasing organizations (GPOs) to help them save money.

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