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This Week in Logistics News (July 16 – 22)

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Körber acquires enVista’s omni-channel and global freight audit and payment services. Trucker protests shut down Port of Oakland terminals. The future is here. Literally. And I’m not talking about the future of home delivery with drones or robots (more on that later).

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This Week in Logistics News (April 23 – 29)

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Amazon announces new changes to inventory limits. USDA funding supports Port of Oakland pop-up container yard. Bank of America sounding the alarm on collapsing freight demand. Trucking demand is “near freight recession levels,” according to Bank of America.

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Peak Shipping Season: A Review of Trends from the 2018 Holiday Peak Season


According to Steve Banker via Forbes , Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods positioned the company to corner the omnichannel area , and Amazon went a step further. Meanwhile, inventory levels rose 3.6 Remodeling Drew in the Crowds for Peak Shipping Season Remodeling of shopping stores, like Target, drew in record crowds for the peak shopping season, and a heightened number of brick-and-mortar shoppers translated into higher e-commerce purchases. Freight data use.

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Seeing Supply Chain Visibility through Different Lenses


It was the uncertainty of whether the product would be available that drove my purchase decision. Ensuring my order would be included in the earliest shipment that the distributor was planning to make from Seattle to the Oakland warehouse.