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

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Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Trucking Stocks Tumble on Downgrade, Pricing Outlook (WSJ- sub. Descartes Showcases Logistics Technology Platform Innovations at Global User and Partner Conference. McLeod Software Unveils New Business Process Automation Solutions for Logistics Companies. Note: Descartes and MercuryGate are Talking Logistics sponsors.

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This Week in Logistics News (February 4-8, 2013)

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ILA, USMX reach tentative labor contract agreement ( Logistics Management ). Net revenues from “other logistics services,” which include transportation management services, customs, warehousing, and small parcel, increased about 15 percent in Q4 2012 (excluding contribution from acquisition), driven primarily by transaction increases in its transportation management and customs services. Menlo Worldwide Logistics reported net revenue of $161.8

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Location and Cost Make Central Valley Logistics a Win-Win

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It’s home to the state capitol of Sacramento, and is one of the most productive agricultural regions in the world. In addition to “the Big Tomato” (one of Sacramento’s many nicknames) and the over 230 crops grown in the Valley (tomatoes included), the Central Valley is home to a burgeoning logistics industry. In fact, when it comes to balancing location and cost, Central Valley logistics offers a combination of the two that is unparalleled on the West Coast.

Vacancies for US Industrial Space Lowest Since 2000


down 430 bps), Tucson (down 310 bps), Sacramento (down 260 bps), and Jacksonville, (down 220 bps). Primary Event: The 19th Annual North American Logistics CIO Forum Précis: Vacancies in the US industrial sector, which includes warehouses and distribution centres, has fallen for 32 consecutive quarters Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain eCommerce/Retail Industrial Logistics 3PL Region: North America Article Type: Press Releases Publish as a report

Transportation Trends: What’s Ahead for Trucking with California’s Gig Economy Bill?


These companies argue that their business model hinges on drivers remaining independent contractors,” ARC Advisory Group’s Chris Cunnane points out in Logistics Viewpoints. There are exemptions in AB-5 for some job classifications, including construction trucking, but that is a carve-out for Teamsters, Rajkovacz told the Sacramento Business Journal.

This Week in Logistics News (December 11-15, 2017)

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So, without delay, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week with some brief commentary: Target to Buy Grocery Delivery Startup Shipt for $550 Million (WSJ – sub. and Nousot partner to deliver predictive logistics analytics. California looks at dumping gas tax for per-mile fee as cars use less fuel (Sacramento Bee). The post This Week in Logistics News (December 11-15, 2017) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Sears – Achieving Home Delivery Excellence

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Joe Macro, Director of Logistics and Planning, and Steve Rutkowski, Director Logistics Systems from Sears provided a very detailed overview of the company’s journey toward becoming, as they put it, “the UPS of Big Box” — in other words, Sears is aiming to provide the same level of service for big box orders and deliveries (such as appliances, lawn and garden, and furniture) that consumers have come to expect with small parcel orders and deliveries.