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This Week in Logistics News (October 8-12, 2018)

The VP of Supply Chain and Logistics at our house (aka my wife) has been out of the country this week. This is the first time in many years that I’ve had to assume all of her responsibilities in managing the complex operations of a house with three kids (our oldest child is in college, […]

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This Week in Logistics News (April 16-19, 2018)

I am in Minnesota today, at the CSCMP Twin Cities Roundtable Annual ½ Day Seminar, where I am participating in a keynote session with Rick Blasgen (President & CEO of CSCMP) and Steve Raetz (Director Research & Market Intelligence at C.H. Robinson). The focus of our session is “Today’s New Normal” — a discussion about […]

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Transportation Management Systems in the Food Industry: What’s Driving Demand?

Transportation Management Systems (TMS) bring a lot of value to companies across all industries, but the value proposition is particularly strong in the food industry when you consider the cost of transportation as a percent of revenue and the service challenges involved. What factors are driving demand today for TMS in the food industry? Are […]

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This Week in Logistics News (May 8-12, 2017)

It was a very busy week in the world of supply chain and logistics, so let’s go straight to the news that caught my attention: FLEXE Launches Nationwide Next-Day Delivery Effective immediately, Amazon’s smart speaker “Alexa” can update DHL customers on their parcel shipment LLamasoft Partners with TPG Capital Airbus creates new commercial drone services […]

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