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This Week in Logistics News (October 10-14, 2016)

I am writing to you this morning from Death Valley, CA where my Logistics Leaders for T1D Cure teammates and I are getting ready for our 102.7 mile JDRF ride tomorrow. Aside from attending a few meetings, meeting other riders, and doing a short ride, today’s main goal is to hydrate, hydrate, hydrate because it’s […]

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I’ll Have Waffles, Eggs, and a Package to Deliver (Roadie Partners with Waffle House)

When it comes to delivery, it’s the dotcom days all over again, with startup after startup aiming to disrupt the transportation industry with new technology (this time, mobile apps) and new business models (the sharing economy). The latest entrant is Roadie, which calls itself “the first neighbor-to-neighbor shipping network,” where a “gig” is a shipment […]

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Forget Innovation, Just Execute Better

Have we reached the point where we should just focus on executing better with the systems and processes we have than chase the next technological or process innovation? Translation: There’s still plenty of juice to squeeze in the fruit we currently have, so why go pick more fruit when our hands are already full? This […]

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Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2013

One of the great things about the supply chain and logistics industry is that there is no shortage of conferences to attend. You can literally spend the entire month of May traveling from conference to conference (mostly between Orlando and Las Vegas, with Dallas occasionally sprinkled in). The challenge is determining which conferences to attend […]

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