This Week in Logistics News (April 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Back in December, we welcomed two new members to our family: Milo and Otis, guinea pig brothers we adopted. Our first guinea pig, Bubbles, had passed away a few weeks earlier (after bringing us much joy and laughs for over four years), so we were very excited to bring Milo and Otis home and begin a new chapter of memories. A week ago this past Monday, we woke up to a big surprise: four baby guinea pigs in the cage.

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“Too Big to Fail”: 10 Things you Need to Know About El Niño

Elementum

A shorter monsoon season in Indonesia, the Philippines, and Malaysia will help miners procure more materials, used heavily in the electronics industry. Copper, however, is set to slow in availability as Papua New Guinea’s extreme droughts have already closed mines. This could be a record-setting year for typhoons, meaning heavy disruptions of air and sea freight. El Niño is officially set to wreak havoc around the world—starting now.