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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 (February 18-22, 2019)

It was school vacation week, which means I got more skiing than work done these past few days. I give thanks whenever I come off the mountain uninjured, especially after going 32 mph down a run (it’s important to note that my kids flew by me on the way down, so I am grateful that […]

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This Week in Logistics News (February 4-8, 2019)

[This page is intentionally left blank.] … because my mind is blank this morning. Here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week. Amazon makes clear it’s now competing with FedEx and UPS in its annual filing (CNBC) Amazon patents a plan to have packages ride public buses for customer pickup […]

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This Week in Logistics News (January 21-25, 2019)

I’m on borrowed time this morning, so let’s go straight to this week’s supply chain and logistics news, starting with Amazon sharpening its logistics competitive weapon. Amazon’s Pitch to Woo Shippers: Fewer Fees Than FedEx, UPS (WSJ – sub. req’d) Amazon pushing hard into ocean shipping, making it easier for Chinese goods to get to […]

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This Week in Logistics News (January 7-11, 2019)

Did you make any New Year’s Resolutions for 2019? Are you’re still looking for a personal challenge this year? Then how about joining our Logistics Leaders for T1D Cure cycling team and help us raise money for JDRF in our quest to create a world without type 1 diabetes! There are five rides you can […]

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This Week in Logistics News (December 31, 2018 – January 4, 2019)

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a fun and relaxing holiday. How did I spend my time off? Allow me to tell you via Bitmojis, which is the main way I communicate with my wife and kids these days: One of my goals for this year is to write a supply chain report completely […]

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