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Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

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Google did not acquire a third-party logistics (3PL) company or a logistics software vendor. Making supply chain and logistics predictions is like throwing darts at a moving target. So, with darts in hand, here are my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2016: The Transportation Management System (TMS) market will become more barbell-shaped as Software-as-a-Self-Service solutions emerge. The Case for Competing on Logistics Talent.

This Week in Logistics News (July 23-27, 2018)

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Just another typical week in the world of supply chain and logistics. Amazon wins a patent for robotic arms that toss warehouse items (GeekWire). CargoSmart Launches Blockchain Initiative to Simplify Shipment Documentation Processes. Cyberattack and hacker threats.

This Week in Logistics News (October 10-14, 2016)

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I am writing to you this morning from Death Valley, CA where my Logistics Leaders for T1D Cure teammates and I are getting ready for our 102.7 FourKites Raises $13 Million to Enable “Smart Trucking” via Real-Time Logistics Connectivity. Note: Descartes is a Talking Logistics sponsor.

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This Week in Logistics News (June 1-5, 2015)

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I’m on limited time this morning, so let’s go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: enVista Launches New Business Entity, Enspire Commerce®.

This Week in Logistics News (October 26-30, 2015)

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Now, on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Exclusive: Wal-Mart seeks to test drones for home delivery, pickup ( Reuters ). According to Reuters , Walmart applied for permission from the FAA to test drones for home delivery, curbside pickup and checking warehouse inventories.

This Week in Logistics News (August 25-29, 2014)

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Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corp. Announces the Acquisition of ADS Logistics. FedEx Ground loses new legal round with labor (Logistics Management). The post This Week in Logistics News (August 25-29, 2014) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Walmart: 3 Keys to Successful Supply Chain Management any Business Can Follow

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When it comes to e-commerce initiatives by Walmart, the Wall Street Journal recently wrote : Wal-Mart Stores Inc. The retailer started dealing directly with manufacturers in the 1980s, giving suppliers the job of managing inventory in its warehouses, the Arkansas Business article said.

Arkieva Supply Chain Scope: Canada Retail Sales Decrease; Is Your Supply Chain a Cyber Threat?

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Source: Wall Street Journal. The report revealed that respondents had widespread outsourcing in many areas of their supply chain including sectors such as manufacturing, finishing, packaging/packing, and distribution/logistics. How to Cut Costs When Replacing Warehouse Equipment.

New SOLAS Container Weight Requirements a Hefty Concern

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Our confidence that this is going to go smoothly is not great,” Cameron Roberts, a Long Beach transportation and customs attorney, told the Journal of Commerce. In addition to streamlining your ocean shipments, Kewill Global Forwarding can also help companies: Lower costs by automating processes and reporting/documentation capabilities. In just six weeks, new maritime regulations aimed at making cargo ships safer are going to also make major waves for global shippers.

New SOLAS Container Weight Requirements a Hefty Concern

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Our confidence that this is going to go smoothly is not great,” Cameron Roberts, a Long Beach transportation and customs attorney, told the Journal of Commerce. In addition to streamlining your ocean shipments, Kewill Global Forwarding can also help companies: Lower costs by automating processes and reporting/documentation capabilities. In just six weeks, new maritime regulations aimed at making cargo ships safer are going to also make major waves for global shippers.

The Biggest Supply Chain Blunders of 2017

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Indeed, 2017 was plagued by problems within international supply chains, ranging from logistical to unethical. As the Wall Street Journal reported in September 2017, Apple's supply chain planning hit a major roadblock with its iPhone X.

6 Tips for Creating Private Label Products for Amazon FBA

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Punishing deadlines, budget cuts and unwanted advances made her journalism career a dim reality from what she pictured when she graduated from a prestigious school of journalism. The first shipment was due to at Amazon’s warehouse in the States in a 3 weeks time.

This Week in Logistics News (January 29 – February 2, 2018)

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Moving on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Rising Freight Costs Are Weighing on Companies’ Profits (WSJ – sub. Amazon wins a pair of patents for wireless wristbands that track warehouse workers (GeekWire). What is your earliest memory?

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

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So, without further delay, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: UPS, Overwhelmed by Online Orders, Warns of Delivery Delays (WSJ – sub. JDA and SATO Partner to Deliver the Future of Warehouse Management.

This Week in Logistics News (April 17-21, 2017)

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Now, moving on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Amazon won a patent for an on-demand clothing manufacturing warehouse (Recode). Oracle Warehouse Management Cloud Update Helps Businesses Scale Logistics to Meet Multi-Channel Demand.

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

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I was tempted to title today’s post “This Week in Trump News,” considering all of the actions he took this week that have supply chain and logistics implications. I also considered this title: “Another Week of Amazon News (plus Other Stuff That Happened in Logistics).”.

This Week in Logistics News (December 7-11, 2015)

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Now, on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… CMA CGM to acquire NOL, reinforcing its position in global shipping. MercuryGate extends invoicing and document management solution with HubTran integration. Note: MercuryGate and JDA Software are Talking Logistics sponsors.