Citigroup Chief Executive Michael Corbat told employees they can take an extra day off this Friday (today) after working “harder than ever” in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Cisco told its 75,000 employees to take today off too to recharge after weeks of working remotely amid the COVID-19 crisis.
I’m taking (most of) today off too. I’m going on a long bike ride to clear my mind.
But before I go, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week:
- Coronavirus Finishes the Retail Reckoning That Amazon Started (WSJ – sub. req’d)
- Walmart expands ship-from-store to 2,500 locations to handle e-commerce volume bump (Supply Chain Dive)
- Large US truckload carriers cut capacity again in Q1 (Journal of Commerce)
- Comcar Industries Declares Bankruptcy (Transport Topics)
- ATA Truck Tonnage Index Plunged 12.2% in April
- Uber’s Re-Evaluation of Freight Follows Steep Losses (WSJ – sub. req’d)
- Manhattan Associates Announces Cloud-Native WMS With Manhattan Active® Warehouse Management
- UltraShipTMS Partners with LeanSwift to Deliver TMS Solutions to Shippers Using Infor M3 ERP
- project44 Introduces Breakthrough Global Multimodal Visibility
- New FourKites Features Improve Safety and Productivity of Frontline Supply Chain Workers
- Panasonic and Blue Yonder Extend Strategic Partnership to Accelerate the Autonomous Supply Chain
- FedEx and Microsoft join forces to transform commerce
Monday is Memorial Day in the U.S., so we’ll be back next Tuesday.
Have a happy weekend!
Song of the Week: “Say Something” by James