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    STARTUPS GROW WHEN THEY EXTEND CORPORATE VALUES INTO THE SUPPLY CHAIN

    Sep 21, 2018

    While brand values are critical to any company, they’re especially meaningful for startups. These internal beliefs provide a unifying inspiration for employees and also appeal to increasingly discerning consumers. But too often, in the rush to get to market, companies overlook the benefits of ...

    FORBES MAGAZINE
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    Q&A: DOUG WAGGONER, ECHO GLOBAL LOGISTICS CEO

    Sep 21, 2018

    Logistics Managment's Jeff Berman recently talked to Echo Global Logistics CEO Doug Waggoner on a wide range of industry topics, including the freight economy, technology, last-mile logistics, and ELD, among others. A transcript of the conversation between Waggoner and Berman follows below.
    SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT REVIEW
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    ALBERT HEIJN MAKES ORANGE JUICE CHAIN TRANSPARENT WITH BLOCKCHAIN

    Sep 20, 2018

    Albert Heijn customers will soon be able to follow in detail the route that a bottle of orange juice has taken from production to their shopping cart. The supermarket chain wants to meet the increased demand from customers for more chain transparency on products and to estimate how they were produce...

    LOGISTIEK.NL
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    MARS TO OVERHAUL COCOA SUPPLY CHAIN WITH NEW SUSTAINABILITY SCHEME

    Sep 20, 2018

    Mars Wrigley Confectionery, one of the world’s largest buyers of cocoa, has launched a new sustainability plan that aims to tackle what it describes as the “broken” cocoa supply chain.
    The maker of M&Ms and Snickers said that it is overhauling its cocoa supply chain in a...

    FDF WORLD
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    CARGO BIKES TO SUPPORT LATEST SHIFT IN URBAN RETAIL LOGISTICS

    Sep 20, 2018

    Waitrose & Partners are trialing a new rapid delivery service which will see customers receive their food and drink delivered straight to their door within two hours or on the same day for the first time. Teaming up with On the dot, the last mile retail delivery start-up and forming part of the ...


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    RETAIL GROWTH, CONSUMER EXPECTATIONS ADD TO SUPPLY CHAIN DEMANDS

    Sep 20, 2018

    The retail industry is in the middle of an enormous transformation, growing at a pace that exceeds the gross domestic product and adding about 70,000 jobs this year. Brick-and-mortar retailers, as well as e-commerce providers, are working to expand their offerings, which will place new demands on th...


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    HSE CLARIFIES HAND PALLET TRUCK REQUIREMENTS

    Sep 19, 2018

    Responding to confusion over LOLER requirements in the marketplace, the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has confirmed the CFTS position that hand pallet trucks with maximum lifting heights below 300 mm are not subject to LOLER. It’s a view which has been long held by CFTS, the body behind ...

    SHD LOGISTICS NEWS
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    LOGISTICS CENTRE AS A CAPITAL ASSET

    Sep 19, 2018

    One of the world’s biggest pension funds is investing part of its capital in the logistics industry. In China and Brazil, it operates is a cooperative venture with Australia’s Goodman Group. In the two emerging markets, the pension fund CPPIB recently increased its holdings by about USD ...

    TRANSPORT JOURNAL
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    SUPPLY CHAIN SHOULD BE AN IMPORTANT CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE CHANNEL

    Sep 19, 2018

    As time has moved forward, and as technological innovation has left no stone unturned, this traditional mindset in logistics is no longer fit for purpose. Gone are the days when the retailer or reseller dictates to the manufacturer what to make, how much of it to make and where to sell. Under the tr...

    SUPPLY CHAIN DIGITAL
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    BLOCKCHAIN IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN?

    Sep 19, 2018

    We know blockchain has the potential to revolutionize everyday technologies, but what about the supply chain? Where exactly could blockchain fit in? Experts believe that blockchain has a lot of potential for use within the supply chain including, supplier management, purchase orders, and end-to-end ...

    LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT
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    https://Wheels.report/news-article.aspx?ID=46674667

    HBH LOGISTICS GMBH & CO. KG BEATS TIGHT DEADLINE

    Sep 18, 2018

    XLProjects member, HBH Logistics GmbH & Co. KG, recently delivered a large shipment of machinery from Bremerhaven, Germany to Wichita, Kansas (USA). With a tight schedule, they shipped the 170 tons, 785 cbm crates from Bremerhaven, Germany to Galveston harbor, where it was then trucked the 1050k...

    AMERICAN JOURNAL OF TRANSPORTATION
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    LOGISTICS PICKING ROBOTS BY MANUFACTURERS, STATES, TYPE AND APPLICATION, FORECAST TO 2025

    Sep 18, 2018

    Logistics Picking Robots Market statistical surveying is an inside and out investigation giving collate examination of the business for the period 2018– 2025. In the first place the Logistics Picking Robots Market report which covers showcase attributes, industry structure and commutative scen...

    OUR MARKET RESEARCH
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    BLOCKCHAIN AND THE FUTURE OF THE FOOD SUPPLY CHAIN

    Oct 22, 2018

    At its core, blockchain is “a public register in which transactions between two users belonging to the same network are stored in a secure, verifiable and permanent way.” The data from those transactions are saved in cryptographic blocks that are connected to each other, and can then be ...

    SMARTBRIEF
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    THE COMING STORM IN THE PHARMA SUPPLY CHAIN

    Oct 22, 2018

    Keith Bontrager was a pioneer in mountain bike design who famously spoke of a ‘value triangle’ when it came to bikes. “Strong, light, cheap – pick 2”; meaning that if a bike is going to be light and strong then it won’t be cheap, and so on. Bontrager’s idea ...

    PHARMAFIELD
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    ACCENTURE AND DIGITAL VENTURES LAUNCH SUPPLY CHAIN-FOCUSED BLOCKCHAIN SOLUTION IN THAILAND

    Oct 22, 2018

    Accenture and Digital Ventures, Siam Commercial Bank’s fintech subsidiary, have produced the world’s first fully integrated procure-to-pay blockchain solution to streamline purchasing processes, payments, and finance acquisition for Thai businesses The solution has been incorporated into...

    SUPPLY CHAIN DIGITAL
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    MAERSK LINE AND DAMCO TO MERGE IN 2019

    Oct 22, 2018

    A.P. Moller-Maersk has announced that it will merge Damco Supply Chain Services and Maersk Line’s Ocean Product.  The company said that this will enhance the customer experience by ensuring fewer touchpoints and a more comprehensive service offering. The operator of Maersk Line, the world...

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    XPO LOGISTICS NAMED A TOP 20 UK COMPANY FOR QUALITY OF WORKPLACE CULTURE AND LEADERSHIP

    Oct 22, 2018

    XPO Logistics, a leading global provider of transport and logistics solutions, has been named as one of the top 20 UK companies with the best workplace culture and leadership by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). The recognition - as voted by employees - was announced in new research by CMI, ...


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    LOGISTICS ROBOTS MARKET REPORT IDENTIFY THE PRODUCTS AND END USERS DRIVING REVENUE GROWTH AND PROFITABILITY

    Oct 22, 2018

    Global Logistics Robots Market Report 2017 is a specialized and in-depth analysis report on the world’s key regional market conditions of the Logistics Robots market, focusing in the most regions (USA, Europe, Japan, China, India, South East Asia etc.).
    The research report first makes k...


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    TODAY'S PICKUP: WEST COAST PORTS POST STRONGEST SEPTEMBER VOLUMES EVER

    Oct 22, 2018

    The most favorable freight markets for trucks to enter are little changed from last week: Harrisburg, PA, Joliet, IL, Memphis, TN, and Los Angeles, CA lead the country in our Headhaul Index (HAUL.x), which subtracts a market’s inbound volumes from its outbound volume. A higher head-haul value ...

    FREIGHTWAVES
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    COLLABORATION WILL UNLOCK THE NEXT PHASE OF SUPPLY CHAIN DIGITIZATION

    Oct 22, 2018

    Digital transformation has been driving productivity gains and shrinking costs in transportation and logistics for more than a decade across shipping, trucking, rail, and air. Information technology has driven container ship crew sizes down even as TEU capacity swelled: in the early 1980s Hapag-Lloy...

    FREIGHTWAVES
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    ASOS REPORTS STRONG SALES FIGURES AFTER GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN INVESTMENT

    Oct 18, 2018

    The online fashion retailer ASOS has reported a growth of 26 percent sales growth and 20 percent profit growth over the last year. The company has been investing heavily in its fulfillment operations globally.
    “This has been another year of substantial progress for ASOS. We delivered 26...


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    A SUPPLY CHAIN POTLUCK?

    Oct 18, 2018

    It might sound a little strange at first, but a digital supply chain operates much like a potluck party. Everyone involved is responsible for providing a key element that facilitates the supply chain process, and just like a potluck, this requires heavy planning and coordination by the "host.&q...

    LOGISTICS & MATERIALS HANDLING
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    ON-DEMAND DELIVERY MOVING REALLY QUICKLY

    Oct 18, 2018

    Three men walk into a bar. Each of them has just purchased the same item. Before going to the bar, the first man went to a store and bought a shirt. It now sits in his car. The second man went to that store’s website, found the shirt and purchased it. Two days ago. It was just delivered to his...

    LOGISTICS & MATERIALS HANDLING
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    PROJECT44 AND GATEHOUSE LOGISTICS ANNOUNCE EXCLUSIVE PARTNERSHIP

    Oct 17, 2018

    project44 (p44) and Gatehouse Logistics jointly announced today that they have entered into an exclusive, multinational agreement which will provide secure and authorized access to the largest visibility network across North America and Europe. Ultimately, accelerating the ability of both technology...


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