Archive for August 2018

This Week in Logistics News (August 27-31, 2018)

I’m on borrowed time this morning, so let’s go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week, which was dominated by M&A, new startups, and investments news. MercuryGate International Acquired by Growth Equity Investor Summit Partners Trump Reaches Revised Trade Deal With Mexico, Threatening to Leave Out Canada (New […]

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Finding a Warehouse in Today’s High-Demand Market

Finding the right warehouse is arguably one of the most important decisions your company will make. It has the potential to be not only be a powerful, industry-leading storage and shipping center, but also the literal hub of your logistics — including returns, reshipments, and other nuanced supply chain tasks. It needs the ability to […]

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Closing the Gaps in Supply Chain Visibility

Not having adequate visibility to your shipments, orders, or products is an ongoing challenge for many companies. You may have very good visibility in some areas of your supply chain, but have poor visibility or blind spots in other areas such as transportation. How do you go about identifying and closing those visibility gaps? How […]

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Research: What Leading Shippers Do to Obtain Better Truckload Rates and Performance

No doubt about it: this trucking environment is sending plenty of truckload budgets into the red. What can shippers do to navigate this market? Take your cue from the latest findings of MIT researchers. Using data from TMC, a division of C.H. Robinson , the researchers examined the best practices that separate Leaders from Laggards […]

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Go Boldly Together: Takeaways from Nulogy xChange 2018

From May 2016 through the end of August 2017, “17 CEOs of public Big Food manufacturers and retailers had departed, or announced their intention to,” according to an article published last September in Fortune. “There’s never been a time that’s more challenging for a CEO in the industry,” explains David Garfield of consultancy AlixPartners in […]

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This Week in Logistics News (August 20-24, 2018)

As you read this, my wife and I will be on the road, driving our oldest daughter H to begin her freshman year in college. Per the advice of friends, I put two boxes of tissues in the car. I joke that they’re for my wife and daughter, but you never know, I might need […]

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