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24 port authority: interview ith Kurt J. Nagle BY TOBY GOOLEY With more than 30 years of experience promoting international trade, Kurt Nagle has the right stuff to lead the American Association of Port Authorities—a group that serves ports from Alaska to Argentina.
31 from the grounds up
BY MARK SOLOMON
; Starbucks spent the past two years revamping
its supply chain. Now, it seeks the next crop of
leaders to run it in the future.
37 five ways to improve your
BY SUSAN K. LACEFIELD
Refurbishing and reselling returned goods can
make some serious money for your company—
if you can do it quickly and cost effectively.
Here are some tips for getting it right.
going yard with a YMS
BY JAMES A. COOKE
Mega-retailer Canadian Tire bought its YMS
as a scheduling aid. Now, it’s using the software
to manage virtually every aspect of its yard
50 fending off snack attacks
BY PETER BRADLEY
Utz Quality Foods wanted a way to assure there
was nothing in its bags of snack foods but the
product itself. With its new automated system
and in-line X-ray, it now has visual proof.
57 building up, not out
BY DAVID MALONEY
Capacity problems were creating holdups for
cookware distributor Meyer Corp. But with a
new high-bay addition, things are cooking again.