This Week in Logistics News (May 9-13, 2016)

Talking Logistics

The Hyperloop and drones headlined this week’s supply chain and logistics news, so let’s go straight to it: Hyperloop One Accelerates Toward Future With High-Speed Test (WSJ – sub. 73-hour, seven-day workweek limit set by Senate panel for truck drivers (Logistics Management).

The Future of Transportation 1: The Hyperloop

The Network Effect

” More specifically, the Hyperloop is an open source transportation system, consisting of a closed tube loop that carries passengers or cargo in a capsule floating on a cushion of air at supersonic speeds. An artist’s rendition of a Hyperloop pod in a dock.

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Putting the WoW! Into Service Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

In general, it focuses on supply chain management of non-manufacturing companies such as those in the logistics and distribution, consulting and hospitality industries. When vendors fly to visit our offices in Las Vegas, they are greeted at the airport by one of our Zappos shuttles.

This Week in Logistics News (December 14-18, 2015)

Talking Logistics

In this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Amazon in talks to lease 20 jets to launch air-cargo business (The Seattle Times). The UberRush Logistics Layer Has Arrived (TechCrunch). That would help Amazon keep the cargo planes loaded even after the holiday crush ends.