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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. According to The McCown Report, imports to the top 10 US ports rose 5.9 The future is here. Literally.

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. Labor Costs Increased in Tandem With Economic Gains The strong economy, before the Shutdown, hinted at increased labor costs for logistics. Labor costs rose at least 5 percent, but some areas saw gains exceeding 20 percent. This is before costs calculated for overtime. Freight data use.

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This Week in Logistics News (April 23 – 29)

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USDA funding supports Port of Oakland pop-up container yard. Bank of America sounding the alarm on collapsing freight demand. Walmart+ costs $98 per year, or $12.95 Earlier this week, the Port of Oakland said it is defraying its rising costs through new funding from the U.S.