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    BLOCKCHAIN IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT: FACT VS. HYPE

    Nov 14, 2018

    With the rise of so-called “crypto-mania” over the past couple of years, “blockchain” has become a major buzzword across industries all of the kinds, including the manufacturing and industrial sphere. Many enthusiasts herald blockchain and distributed ledgers as the next step...


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    THE NEW SUPPLY CHAIN: FOUR WAYS SMART LEADERS CAN SHAKE UP LOGISTICS

    Nov 14, 2018

    Today, there is an extraordinary amount of change impacting the global supply chain network. From increasing customer expectations and new technologies to emerging competitors and growing uncertainty in the world, the entire supply chain system is transforming at an unprecedented pace. Customers hav...


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    DHL'S RESILIENCE360 SUPPLY CHAIN RISK MANAGEMENT PLATFORM RECEIVES $21MN FUNDING

    Nov 13, 2018

    An end to end supply chain risk management platform, created by one of the worlds largest supply chain distributor companies, has received a significant investment as moves further into the global cloud sphere. Resilience360, from DHL, has received an equity commitment of around $21mn to “acce...


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    GLOBAL LOGISTICS GROUP RELEASES FINANCIAL FIGURES AFTER TIE UP WITH CONTAINER SHIPPING GIANT

    Nov 13, 2018

    Ceva Logistics has released financial figures for the third quarter of 2018, the first since tying up with container shipping giant CMA CGM, and has updated its figures for the first 9 months of 2018. The group refinanced in August and the numbers make interesting reading.
    Whilst revenue is u...


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    GLOBAL WIND ENERGY EQUIPMENT LOGISTIC MARKET 2018

    Nov 13, 2018

    innovate Insights Market Research recently published Global Wind Energy Equipment Logistic MarketResearch study which offers insights of in-depth research on historical and current market size along with the expected future prospects of the market and emerging trends in the market. Global Wind Energ...


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    THIRD PARTY LOGISTICS TO IMPROVE SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

    Nov 13, 2018

    One of the oldest heritage brands and a leader in the lawn and garden category, The Jobe’s Company, has officially partnered with third-party logistics provider Transplace to support efforts in logistics optimization and operations. The focus for improvements involves reducing costs, creating ...


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    THINK SMALL WHEN IT COMES TO WAREHOUSING

    Nov 13, 2018

    A friend of mine is having a dickens of a time selling her home in Columbus, Ohio. It’s in a great neighborhood with one of the best school systems in the area. And, at over 4,000 square feet with a nice big yard, it’s the kind of house people my age aspired to. What’s not to like?...


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    AMAZON TO BUILD SUPPLY CHAIN HUB IN NASHVILLE

    Nov 13, 2018

    Amazon will build an Operations Center of Excellence in Nashville, Tennessee to run its customer fulfillment, transportation, and supply chain activities, the company said in a press release.
    The one-million-square-foot facility will create more than 5,000 jobs in the company's Operations...


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    LOGISTICS-FOCUSED COMPANY ADDING 100+ NEW JOBS

    Nov 12, 2018

    FreightRover, a provider of supply chain management and payment solutions technology for the logistics and transportation industry, announced plans to scale up its operations in Indiana, creating up to 120 new, high-wage jobs by 2020. The company has already hired 30 new employees toward its goal si...

    BUILDING INDIANA
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    US-BASED LINEAGE LOGISTICS ACQUIRES UK COLD STORAGE, FROZEN FOOD AND LOGISTICS SERVICE PROVIDER YEARSLEY GROUP

    Nov 12, 2018

    Lineage Logistics Holdings, LLC (“Lineage” or the “Company”), the world’s most innovative and trusted provider of temperature-controlled supply chain solutions, today announced it has acquired Yearsley Group Limited (“Yearsley”), a leading temperature-contro...


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    TECHNOLOGY ADVANCES IN LOGISTICS TRANSPORT ‘HAMPERED BY COSTS AND CONFUSION’

    Nov 12, 2018

    IRU surveyed 450 transport companies from Europe, Asia, and Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries and revealed the results at the IRU World Congress in Muscat Oman on 6-8 November 2018. The Congress also saw the signing of a broad roadmap for the transport industry. Umberto de Pretto, IRU’s...


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    TODAY'S PICKUP: BIG U.S. FREIGHT CUSTOMERS TO REPORT RESULTS THIS WEEK

    Nov 12, 2018

    This week will provide further evidence about what effect U.S. tariffs on $250 billion worth of Chinese goods is having on shipper behavior as some of the country's largest importers report earnings. The dollar value of goods from China hit a record $50 billion in September on the combination of...


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TRENDING NEWS


    DIGITAL SUPPLY CHAIN ALLIANCE UPDATES SPECIFICATIONS FOR TV AND MOVIE SUPPLY CHAIN

    Dec 14, 2018

    A global supply chain alliance has updated its supply chain specifications designed to expand its support for the international distribution of television and movie content and facilitate sophisticated business engagement and improved automation in the digital supply chain.
    DEG: The Digital E...


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    STARBUCKS EXPANDS DELIVERY WITH UBER EATS PARTNERSHIP

    Dec 14, 2018

    With competitors like Dunkin' and McDonald's upping their delivery games, it's no surprise that Starbucks would do the same. The coffee giant's plans to expand its digital and technological platforms are part of its initiatives to better engage with the customers, executives said dur...


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    LOWE'S SUPPLY CHAIN OVERHAUL STARTS IN NASHVILLE

    Dec 14, 2018

    Supply chains can’t be rebuilt overnight. Lowe’s CEO Marvin Ellison knows this, and he’s not afraid to say it to analysts and investors alike. Still, after taking the wheel at Lowe’s to high expectations in June followed by a less-than-stellar Black Friday performance due to ...


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    HYPERLOOP - FLOP OR THE LOGISTICS SOLUTION PAR EXCELLENCE?

    Dec 14, 2018

    Containers are transported from the quay directly through the Hyperloop to the logistics centers. For this idea, Hamburg Port and Logistics and Hyperloop TT even set up a business community and invest several million. If the plan goes on, the port would be saved for all time. But - will he rise?&nbs...


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    HOW AMAZON DELIVERS HOLIDAY GIFTS FROM THE BUY BUTTON TO YOUR DOOR: GO INSIDE A FULFILLMENT CENTER

    Dec 14, 2018

    A couple of weeks before Christmas, the inside of an Amazon Robotics fulfillment center near Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport looks more industrial than anything having to do with holiday shopping.
    As Amazon customers hit the "buy" button over and over again, workers, scanner...


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    CHRISTMAS COMES EARLY FOR MOST FREIGHT BROKERS IN 2018

    Dec 13, 2018

    How is 2018’s peak season shaping up compared to 2017? As we’ve poured over freight market data, we’ve learned that sure, 2017 was unusual (capacity shocks and elevated volatility), but so was 2018 (elevated volumes, suppressed volatility). While year-over-year comparisons are intr...


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    PINC RECEIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND CHAIN EXECUTIVE GREEN SUPPLY CHAIN AWARD 2018

    Dec 13, 2018

    A global leader in digital yard management solutions and technology has been identified as a role model for sustainable supply chain initiatives. PINC, through its Smart and Scalable Advanced Yard Management System (YMS), was awarded the Supply & Demand Chain Executive Green Supply Chain Award f...


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    HAPPY NEW YEAR AS AIR FREIGHT MARKS A DECADE 'IN THE BLACK'

    Dec 13, 2018

    IATA claims global aviation is on course for a “decade in the black”. However, the annual pace of growth in cargo is well below last year’s “exceptional” performance. Despite the slowdown, the association remains relatively positive about future growth, albeit it at a s...


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    PEACE MAY BE BREAKING OUT BETWEEN GERMAN FREIGHT AND LOGISTICS GIANT AND UNION INTERESTS

    Dec 13, 2018

    The Deutsche Post DHL (DP DHL) freight and logistics group has come in for some harsh criticism in the past few years with regard to the way it handles staff relations and its lack of response to such. Now however comes news of hopefully improving relations after the Global union federations, the In...


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    CRITICAL SUPPLY CHAIN AND PROCUREMENT STRATEGIES IN THE ERA OF OIL PRICE VOLATILITY

    Dec 13, 2018

    Oil and Gas companies operate in dynamic and complex environments, where they face constant challenges especially in terms of supply and demand. Now with the current volatility in oil prices, the time has come to evaluate the supply chain and procurement techniques and costs.
    Oil and gas comp...


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    DELTA CARGO GETS ITS WIRES CROSSED AS IT TRIES TO UPDATE ITS IT

    Dec 13, 2018

    Delta Cargo has apologized to customers after a failed attempt to update its IT system.
    It has now resumed freight operations after a system failure forced it suspend operations between Tuesday and Wednesday. On December 11, the carrier issued a statement noting it had implemented an “e...


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    LOGISTICS UNICORN POSTMATES IS LAUNCHING A FLEET OF DELIVERY ROBOTS IN THE US

    Dec 13, 2018

    Over the past few years, food delivery has grown into a multibillion-dollar market where tech giants such as Amazon.com Inc. compete with heavily funded startups for orders. One of the latter, Postmates Inc., hopes to gain an edge by enlisting robots to assist its human couriers. The delivery startu...


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SPOTLIGHT

The current shortage of truck drivers is estimated at roughly 25,000. The turnover rate, which hit 96% by the end of 2014 is due to a multitude of reasons, including demographic, regulatory, and the fact that drivers are away from home for a period of time, among other factors.

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