Archive for This Week in News

This Week in Logistics News (April 15-19, 2019)

It’s Good Friday and the beginning of Passover, so I’ll keep it short today. This week’s supply chain and logistics news was dominated by investment news, including Sumeru Equity Partners’ investment in 3Gtms (a Talking Logistics sponsor). As I wrote back in October, when it comes to transportation management systems (TMS), there is always something […]

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This Week in Logistics News (April 8-12, 2019)

Today’s post was written by a robot. Well, not really, but robots are already writing news stories. As Nicole Martin (a human, I believe) highlighted in a recent Forbes article, “The Washington Post has a robot reporting program called Heliograf. In its first year, it produced approximately 850 articles and earned The Post an award […]

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This Week in Logistics News (April 1-5, 2019)

“I’m worst at what I do best.” Kurt Cobain, lead singer of Nirvana, killed himself 25 years ago today. I remember the first time I saw the video for “Smells Like Teen Spirit” on MTV, back in the days when MTV still played music videos. I was sitting on the couch with my dad, probably […]

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This Week in Logistics News (March 25-29, 2019)

“I am playing rugby this semester,” my daughter, a freshman in college, announced a few weeks ago. I don’t know anything about rugby, other than it kinda looks like American football, except it’s played with no helmets and pads, the ball is a bit bigger, and there’s a lot of diving into the end zone. […]

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This Week in Logistics News (March 18-22, 2019)

I arrived at Penn Station in Newark, NJ yesterday for a client meeting. My initial thought was to grab an Uber to my hotel, but since there were already a line of taxis parked outside, I decided to hop in one. After telling the driver where I was heading, he told me, “It’s cash only, […]

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This Week in Logistics News (March 11-15, 2019)

On Wednesday morning I flew down to Miami for a client meeting. It wasn’t until I boarded the airplane and placed my bag under the seat in front of me that I noticed this: Yes, I flew on a Boeing 737-MAX 8 on Wednesday, and a few hours after I landed, the U.S. followed the […]

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