The immense, global transportation and logistics sector is vital to businesses of all types. This carefully-researched book covers exciting trends in supply chain and logistics management, transportation, just in time delivery, warehousing, distribution, intermodal shipment systems, logistics services, purchasing and advanced technologies such as RFID. This reference tool includes thorough market analysis as well as our highly respected trends analysis. You'll find a complete overview, industry analysis and market research report in one superb, value-priced package. It contains thousands of contacts for business and industry leaders, industry associations, Internet sites and other resources.This book also includes statistical tables, an industry glossary and thorough indexes. The corporate profiles section of the book includes our proprietary, in-depth profiles of the 500 leading companies in all facets of the transportation and logistics industry. Here you'll find complete profiles of the hot companies that are making news today, the largest, most successful corporations in the business. Purchasers of either the book or PDF version can receive a free copy of the company profiles database on CD-ROM, enabling key word search and export of key information, addresses, phone numbers and executive names with titles for every company profiled.The FCC requires that cell phone service providers be able to locate any user who makes a 911 call from a cell phone to within 50 to 100 meters. ... Three major issues for full utilization of location based services loom: standards, accuracy and privacy. ... Sprint Nextel and Verizon Wireless have launched navigation and mapping services that provide directions to street addresses or specific locations foranbsp;...
|Title||:||Plunkett's Transportation, Supply Chain & Logistics Industry Almanac|
|Author||:||Jack W. Plunkett|
|Publisher||:||Plunkett Research, Ltd. - 2008-03-01|