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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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Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q2 2017)

Well, I’m back from vacation (more on that on Friday) and I’m slowly catching up on what I’ve missed the past couple of weeks. So, while I do that, you can check out the top posts and new episodes from Q2 2017 (if you missed the top posts and the new episodes from Q1, you […]

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The Evolution of the Direct-to-Consumer Supply Chain

No one can argue that the rise of ecommerce and omni-channel fulfillment has not dramatically impacted the supply chain in recent years. Once consumers were shown what was possible in the world of online retailing and home delivery, their behavior – and expectations – began to change. This shift forced retailers to change how they […]

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Before You Hire a Logistics Data Scientist

The digital transformation of supply chains — it’s a phrase you hear a lot these days, but what is different today compared to the late 1990s and early 2000s when the internet, Web, and dotcoms triggered their own business transformations? In other words, haven’t supply chains been digital for a while already? “If you look […]

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