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This Week in Logistics News (November 13-17, 2017)

In case you’re wondering, I did get selected as a juror this week. I’m now 4 for 4 — four times called for jury duty, 4 times selected. The trial (a driving under the influence case) only lasted a day and we found the defendant guilty. When the jury duty letter arrives in the mail, […]

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This Week in Logistics News (October 23-27, 2017)

My daughter and I are heading on a road trip this afternoon to visit a couple of universities. 13 hours of total driving time over two days. All to determine where I will send my future paychecks and life savings to. *Sigh* On the bright side, this will be the first time in a long […]

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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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This Week in Logistics News (October 2-6, 2017)

I’ve never been to Chile. I’ve never given a supply chain presentation in Spanish. I’ll be doing both for the first time in a couple of weeks at Seminarium’s Logistics & Operations Conference 2017 (October 18th in Santiago, Chile). Here’s a short video I recorded in Spanish highlighting the topic of my presentation: If you […]

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Still Think Dangerous Goods is Just Paperwork and Labels?

Last September, a jury at Southwark crown court in south London found Amazon guilty of shipping dangerous goods by air. As reported by The Guardian: The items included lithium-ion batteries and flammable aerosols, which were flown in and out of the UK between January 2014 and June 2015. The prosecution was brought by [the UK’s […]

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This Week in Logistics News (September 4-8, 2017)

Only 8 days to go before I (along with my Logistics Leaders for T1D Cure teammates) cycle 100 miles at the JDRF Ride for the Cure in Saratoga Springs, NY. How far is 100 miles? It’s like going from Brooklyn, NY to Philadelphia, PA. How long will it take me? Well, it took me just […]

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