Archive for Supply Chain Technology Trends

This Week in Logistics News (November 13-17, 2017)

In case you’re wondering, I did get selected as a juror this week. I’m now 4 for 4 — four times called for jury duty, 4 times selected. The trial (a driving under the influence case) only lasted a day and we found the defendant guilty. When the jury duty letter arrives in the mail, […]

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Moving Forward with Blockchain in the Supply Chain

The digital currency called Bitcoin has been in the news recently as its value has skyrocketed to over $6,500 per coin, with speculators pouring money into exchanges hoping to make an easy profit. As Bitcoin becomes more popular (and controversial!), the technology behind Bitcoin, called blockchain, has gained interest as well. However, Bitcoin is not […]

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This Week in Logistics News (November 6-10, 2017)

What are sidewalks made out of? If you said cement, you would be wrong; sidewalks are typically made out of concrete. Yes, there is a difference between cement and concrete, even though many people (including me, I admit) use the terms interchangeably. Cement is one of the raw materials that goes into making concrete, which […]

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Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q3 2017)

I’m in New Orleans this week speaking at the Command Alkon ELEVATE 2017 conference. I’ll share my takeaways in a future post, but in the meantime, check out the top posts and new episodes from Q3 2017 (if you missed the top posts and the new episodes from Q1 and Q2, you can read/watch them […]

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This Week in Logistics News (October 30 – November 3, 2017)

My car crossed the 90,000 mile mark this week, which means something (or everything) will soon start to break down, like how I started needing reading glasses when I crossed the 45 year old mark. I’m bringing the car into the shop this morning for some proactive maintenance (translation: I’ll pay some money now to […]

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This Week in Logistics News (October 23-27, 2017)

My daughter and I are heading on a road trip this afternoon to visit a couple of universities. 13 hours of total driving time over two days. All to determine where I will send my future paychecks and life savings to. *Sigh* On the bright side, this will be the first time in a long […]

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