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Go Boldly Together: Takeaways from Nulogy xChange 2018

From May 2016 through the end of August 2017, “17 CEOs of public Big Food manufacturers and retailers had departed, or announced their intention to,” according to an article published last September in Fortune. “There’s never been a time that’s more challenging for a CEO in the industry,” explains David Garfield of consultancy AlixPartners in […]

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Blockchain for Logistics: Preparing for the Opportunities

Without a doubt, blockchain is currently the most talked-about new technology — it’s also the most confusing, especially for supply chain and logistics professionals who are trying to understand its potential role and benefits. What are some of the potential use cases for blockchain in logistics? What are the main barriers to adoption? What should […]

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Why Relationships Matter in the Supply Chain and Logistics Industry

Brent Nagy, VP Enterprise Customer Strategy at C.H. Robinson, discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: What defines a healthy relationship between supply chain operations, IT, and the executive management team and how do you get there? What are the main barriers to building strong shipper-carrier/3PL relationships? How do you […]

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Time to Squeeze Carriers for Better Rates?

Various data points related to the trucking industry suggest we’re entering a shipper’s market. For example, the ATA Truck Tonnage Index dropped 1.4 percent in January, while the Cass Truckload Linehaul Index increased only 0.4 percent year-over-year in January, “a fifth consecutive month of waning truckload pricing strength.” Here’s what ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello […]

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When You Trust Computers More Than Yourself

The Wall Street Journal published a great in-depth article this weekend about Oracle Team USA’s incredible come-from-behind victory in The America’s Cup last September. The New Zealand team had a commanding 8-1 race lead over Oracle Team USA and only needed one more win to claim the Cup, but Oracle Team USA rallied back and […]

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