Archive for logistics

Supply Chain Trial by Jury

Author’s note: I have jury duty today. The last time I reported for jury duty, seven years ago this month, I got selected as a juror for a murder trial and spent almost three weeks in court. Those were also the first three weeks of me going off on my own and starting my own […]

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Moving Forward with Blockchain in the Supply Chain

The digital currency called Bitcoin has been in the news recently as its value has skyrocketed to over $6,500 per coin, with speculators pouring money into exchanges hoping to make an easy profit. As Bitcoin becomes more popular (and controversial!), the technology behind Bitcoin, called blockchain, has gained interest as well. However, Bitcoin is not […]

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5 Tips for Surviving (and Possibly Thriving in) a Capacity Shortage

For those who keep a close eye on freight market trends and have lived through past capacity shortages, the signals arrived early this year that the freight market would quickly tighten, and that rates would soon spike. As early as January, you could see that spot rates were ticking upward, and many shippers were trying […]

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This Week in Logistics News (October 16-20, 2017)

My trip to Chile this week in numbers: 34: the number of hours to travel there and back. 36: the number of hours I spent on the ground in Chile. 4: the total number of hours I spoke (in Spanish!) during my three presentations. 240+: the number of attendees at the Seminarium conference. 2: the […]

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The Transportation Revolution: Takeaways from CLX Logistics’ 6th Annual Customer Conference

Last month, I had the opportunity to speak at CLX Logistics’ 6th Annual Customer Conference in Philadelphia. The theme of this year’s conference was “The Transportation Revolution: In It Together” — an appropriate theme considering all of the forces impacting the transportation industry today (everything from new technologies to new regulations to ever-present challenges such […]

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Editor’s Pick: Are Reducing Cost and Enhancing Customer Value Mutually Exclusive in the Supply Chain?

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. In this post, Chris Brablc from MP Objects shares insights and advice on how supply chain leaders can achieve a challenging […]

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