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

Talking Logistics

Just another typical week in the world of supply chain and logistics. Amazon wins a patent for robotic arms that toss warehouse items (GeekWire). Waymo partners with Walmart to shuttle customers in self-driving cars (Washington Pots). Cyberattack and hacker threats.

Low unemployment is great for everyone, right? (Not so much in logistics…)

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percent), and Washington (4.5 Well actually…no… just ask anyone who works in the logistics sector, especially if they rely on contingent workers. As we’ve noted in previous posts, contingent workers are the folks who come in to work in warehouses, on trucks, and distribution centers, and who keep the packages coming in from all of those Amazon orders you place online. Unemployment levels are at an all time low.

Peak Time or Holiday Shipping: Strategies & Tips to Stay Sane, Mitigate Extra Costs, & Keep Customers Happy

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Editor’s Note: This is our second post in a two part series about how to get your logistics and transportation practices in order in time for holiday shipping or peak season crunches. The first post covered how you can get the DC or warehouse ready for the holidays or peak seasons. .

Peak Time or Holiday Shipping: Strategies & Tips to Stay Sane, Mitigate Extra Costs, & Keep Customers Happy

Cerasis

Editor's Note: This is our second post in a two part series about how to get your logistics and transportation practices in order in time for holiday shipping or peak season crunches. The first post covered how you can get the DC or warehouse ready for the holidays or peak seasons. .

Find the Money – How a Transportation Spend Diagram Can Help

Talking Logistics

No shipper has a perfect single data warehouse, but it is possible to compile all the data needed in the matter of a few days. Geoff earned his Bachelor’s degree from George Washington University and his MBA, with a focus on Supply Chain Management, from the Robert H.

7 Mini Case Studies: Successful Supply Chain Cost Reduction and Management

Logistics Bureau

The company was replenishing dealers’ inventory weekly, using direct shipment and cross-docking operations from source warehouses located near Deere & Company’s manufacturing facilities. Inbound and outbound logistics planning.