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This Week in Logistics News (August 28 – September 1, 2017)

August is usually a quiet month for supply chain and logistics news, but not this year, especially the past couple of weeks. I’m still catching up from all I missed while I was away on vacation, but I’ve highlighted some of the key news items below, with Tropical Storm Harvey topping the list. Freight Companies […]

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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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This Week in Logistics News (November 14-18, 2016)

Every leaf from every tree on my street somehow landed on my lawn overnight. With hours of raking ahead of me, let’s go straight to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Koch Agrees to Invest over $2 billion in Infor Infor Delivers Next Generation Cloud-based Supply Chain Planning Suite Amazon.com’s Marketplace Concept Spreads to […]

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This Week in Logistics News (June 13-17, 2016)

My wife and I are off to my daughter’s 2nd grade class this morning for their end-of-year workshare, where we’ll see highlights of the projects they worked on this year, with a slideshow and other fun activities mixed in. A great way to start a Friday. But before I head out, here’s the supply chain and […]

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Profitability: A Function of Supply Chain Network Performance

“We want to drive profitable growth” is what many CEOs and CFOs are saying today across all industries. But why is achieving this goal more challenging today for companies? What are some of the barriers companies must overcome to achieve profitable growth? “With the complexity [brought on by e-commerce, omni-channel fulfillment, SKU proliferation, and global […]

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This Week in Logistics News (April 11-15, 2016)

Today marks the three-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, a sad and scary day, especially those of us living in the Boston area. My wife’s cousin ran the marathon that year and he wasn’t able to finish the race due to the bombings, but as I wrote at the time, we were just happy […]

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