This Week in Logistics News (July 16 – 22)

Logistics Viewpoints

Trucker protests shut down Port of Oakland terminals. The Oakland International Container Terminal (OICT) management closed operations on Wednesday at the Port of Oakland due to the independent trucker protests over California’s gig worker law, known as AB5. The future is here.

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. It includes free shipping of online purchases, free grocery deliveries to the home for orders of at least $35, prescription discounts and other benefits.

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

GlobalTranz

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.

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Seeing Supply Chain Visibility through Different Lenses

Bristlecone

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.