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March Logistics Link

Learn about MIQ updates and Industry news in the March Logistics Link. 

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February Logistics Link

Read Industry information and MIQ updates in the February Logistics Link.

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January 2016 Logistics Link

Read MIQ updates and industry news in the January 2016 Logistics Link. 

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December Logistics Link

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November Logistics Link

View the November Logistics Link for Industry news and MIQ updates.

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Cass Freight Index Report – October 2015

Cass Information Systems, Inc. 

Following the trend observed in the last four years, both total spend and the number of shipments for North American freight declined in October. The indexes have been below 2013 levels for the last several months. The first reading on third quarter GDP was a disappointing 1.5 percent annual growth rate, compared to 3.9 percent in the second quarter. Consumer sector goods are, by far, the strongest in the market now. In many ways this is the silver lining in the storm clouds, because it means that consumers are still in the game. Consumer spending, which accounts for more than two‐thirds of U.S. economic activity, grew 3.2 percent in the third quarter after expanding at a 3.6 percent pace in the second quarter.

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October Logistics Link

Learn about updated Industry information and MIQ Logistics in the news.

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September Logistics Link

Read MIQ news and industry information in the September 2015 Logistics Link.

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August 2015 Logistics Link

Read the August Logistics Link for Industry news and MIQ Updates

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LOGISTICS: THE RIPPLE EFFECT ON BUSINESS FUNCTIONS

Stephen Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, emphasizes we should, “Begin with the end in mind.”

If your end goal is satisfied customers, logistics offers the solutions and technologies to manage supply chains while supporting multiple business functions, all in an effort to achieve that outcome.

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