Archive for Mergers/Acquisitions

This Week in Logistics News (August 13-17, 2018)

I’m back from vacation. Well, back physically. Getting back mentally has been a very slow process. My family and I spent more than a week in Costa Rica, where everyone greets you with “Pura Vida,” which means “Pure Life” in Spanish. I took the saying seriously, leaving my laptop at home and completely unplugging from […]

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This Week in Logistics News (June 18-22, 2018)

Earlier this month, I retired my old headshot photo and starting using a new one. Today, I’m temporarily replacing it with this drawing of me that my daughter — the one heading to college this fall — drew way back when she was 2 years old. Remarkably, although 16 years have gone by, I look […]

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This Week in Logistics News (April 9-13, 2018)

I am off this morning to get a tour of Locus Robotics. Earlier this week at MODEX 2018, the company announced the release of Locus Robotics Advanced Navigation 3.0™ (LRAN3 or “Puffin”) that “significantly increases the agility and performance of Locus’s robots in the warehouse, enabling LocusBots to quickly adapt to changes in their environment, […]

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This Week in Logistics News (April 2-6, 2018)

It’s 32 degrees this morning. Chance of snow and freezing rain later this afternoon. This can only mean one thing: Opening Day for my son’s baseball team is upon us. His first two games of the season are tomorrow afternoon. I’ll dress for football weather, bring a hot mug of coffee, and cheer the team […]

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This Week in Logistics News (March 5-9, 2018)

“Your JetBlue flight has been CANCELLED.” I received that text during lunch on Tuesday at the Descartes Evolution 2018 User Conference, which immediately ruined my appetite. My flight was scheduled for Wednesday evening, but due to the nor’easter forecasted to hit Boston, JetBlue proactively cancelled my flight. Luckily, I was able to rebook onto an […]

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This Week in Logistics News (February 12-16, 2018)

It’s one of those Friday mornings: lots to do, not enough time. So, without delay, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: E2open Proposes to Acquire Amber Road for $10.50 per Share in Cash in a Transaction Valued at Over $300 Million Amber Road, Inc. Rejects Unsolicited Proposal from […]

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