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This Week in Logistics News (February 25 – March 1, 2019)

I’m driving around with one headlight. The driver-side one burned out, so I brought my car to the local garage and they replaced it. The next day, it burned out again. So I brought it back to the garage, and they replaced it again, at no cost, of course. Two weeks, I drove around with […]

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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 (April 30 – May 4, 2018)

I heard this trivia question on the radio this morning when I drove my son to school: This product was invented in Pittsburgh, PA fifty years ago and it consists of seven parts working together. According to a 2007 report, one of these products is sold every 17 seconds in the U.S. – or around […]

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This Week in Logistics News (February 19-23, 2018)

This was school vacation week for my kids, which means it was a working vacation for me — with more emphasis on vacation than working. But I did manage to keep a pulse on what was happening in the supply chain and logistics industry; here are the items that caught my attention: KFC restaurants could […]

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This Week in Logistics News (February 12-16, 2018)

It’s one of those Friday mornings: lots to do, not enough time. So, without delay, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: E2open Proposes to Acquire Amber Road for $10.50 per Share in Cash in a Transaction Valued at Over $300 Million Amber Road, Inc. Rejects Unsolicited Proposal from […]

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This Week in Logistics News (September 25-29, 2017)

You know what might be more complex than supply chain management? The college application and financial aid process. We’re wading through it now with my oldest daughter who is a senior in high school. If you have to schedule multiple information sessions and webcasts to explain how this whole process works, like our high school […]

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