Archive for This Week in News

This Week in Logistics News (June 11-15, 2018)

If you were stranded on a desert island with a boom box and one music cassette, which band and album would you be listening to? It’s an easy question for me to answer: Depeche Mode and Violator. As my college roomates could attest to, I drained many D batteries blasting Depeche Mode music on my […]

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This Week in Logistics News (June 4-8, 2018)

I graduated from high school 30 years ago. I was co-valedictorian, but if you ask me what I spoke about that day, I honestly don’t remember — other than a vague recollection of either me or my classmate referencing Billy Joel’s song, “This Is the Time,” in our speech. What I know for sure is […]

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This Week in Logistics News (May 28 – June 1, 2018)

I’ve been using the same headshot photo for over 16 years. Whenever I email it to conference organizers for speaking engagements, I expect them to reply back with a “Come on Adrian, are you kidding me?!” — but I keep getting away with it. I’ve remained forever young on PowerPoint slides and web pages for […]

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This Week in Logistics News (May 21-25, 2018)

“Papi, I think I left my school bag at the baseball field,” my son tells me at 10:00 pm last night, as I’m trying to write this post and get packed for our annual Memorial Day weekend pilgrimage to Baseball Heaven for a tournament. “Are you kidding me?!” He wasn’t kidding. So I put on […]

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This Week in Logistics News (May 14-18, 2018)

I’ve been on the road the past three weeks attending various supply chain chain and logistics conferences, and while the discussions inside the hotel ballrooms have focused on industry trends like blockchain and the state of the transportation market, the discussions outside — which I was completely oblivious to until this morning when I drove […]

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This Week in Logistics News (May 7-11, 2018)

My wife often jokes that she is the VP of Supply Chain and Logistics in our family. But it’s no joke, it’s true. Whether it’s preventing out-of-stocks of critical household items or making sure the kids are delivered on time in full to wherever they need to be, she keeps our supply chain running as […]

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