Industry Market Trends

Voice Mouse Lets Us Talk to our Computers

December 12, 2002

Make way for the world's first ever 'voice mouse' or computer mouse that responds to voice commands. You just have to tell it where to go and what to do.

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Driver Pay Significantly Affects Safety

December 12, 2002

According to a recent study, truck driver pay is a very good predictor of safe driving. In fact, the relationship is strong—with pay increases leading to performance improvements.

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The Aftermath of the West Coast Port Shutdown

December 12, 2002

When 29 West Coast ports stopped operating for 10 days, even companies that had prepared for it were hit hard. Find out how to deal with a disrupted supply chain and even a second shutdown.

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What's New in Warehousing Technology

December 12, 2002

Three technologies—dock scheduling, ADC and voice technology—are transforming warehouses nationwide. Here's how they deliver big gains and what they can do for your facility.

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OSHA Update

December 12, 2002

The agency wants to better address exposure to beryllium, a cancer-causing metal, and seeks your help. Also, find out how small businesses stand to benefit from its partnership with SBA.

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Transportation & Logistics: The Big Picture

December 12, 2002

The industry has been hit with escalating insurance premiums, increased security measures and fuel price volatility. So how is it faring amidst all this upheaval? We take its pulse.

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Shipping Woes Get the Heave Ho

December 12, 2002

The process of selecting carriers and scheduling shipments just got a lot easier. A new online service helps shippers find the best carriers for free.

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