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This Week in Logistics News (March 4-8, 2019)

We didn’t think he would visit us this year, but then came the snow storm early Monday morning, and with schools closed, Billy Bob Joe V finally showed up. My kids, with the help of neighborhood friends, used their muscles and brains (and ladders and shovels) to build the 13 ft. 3 in. snowman (over […]

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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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Supply Chain Design: Growing Scope, Community, and Collaboration

One of my predictions for 2015 was that more companies will start treating Supply Chain Design as a continuous business process instead of a standalone project or a once-a-year exercise. This trend was clearly evident at the recent LLamasoft SummerCon 2015 Conference in Park City, Utah, where more than 400 attendees — including executives from […]

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