One of the best parts of a long holiday weekend is that a short workweek follows. The only problem is that the “To Do” list continues to grow nonetheless. Therefore, with much still to do and limited time, here’s this week’s supply chain and logistics news without commentary.
- Wal-Mart tests delivery of online packages by store workers (Reuters)
- Amazon patents shipping label with built-in parachute for dropping packages from drones (GeekWire)
- Descartes Acquires PCSTrac Business
- Army To Test Fully Self Driving Trucks On Blue Water Bridge (CBS Detriot)
- Texas poised to be next to allow autonomous testing (FleetOwner)
- Trucking Companies Petition EPA to Overturn Greenhouse Gas Endangerment Finding (Trucks.com)
- BMW Slows Some Production Due to Parts Shortage From Supplier Bosch (WSJ – sub. req’d)
- Dead Mall Space Could Spur Warehouse, E-Commerce Deals (WSJ – sub. req’d)
- McDonald’s expanding delivery coverage in US (Post & Parcel)
- ADSI, AgileNetwork and Pantechnik Merge, Form Logistyx Technologies
- One Network Enterprises Unveils Latest Version of Real Time Value Network
- Descartes Reports Fiscal 2018 First Quarter Financial Results
- Cass Truckload Linehaul Index (April 2017)
Have a happy weekend!
Song of the Week: “Ran” by Future Islands