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The time the day stood still – Part 1

The time the day stood still – Part 1 | Logistics World | Scoop.it

I was reminded recently of the time the day stood still; it was just like any other day at work, January 19, 2010, the morning was uneventful and I left for lunch around 12:30, on my way back from lunch, around 13:15, I received a telephone call from my Plant Engineer stating “we have an Ammonia leak, the building has been evacuated and the HAZMAT Team is on its way, I arrived at the site within 5 minutes of receiving the call ... more

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SAP hopes to help bring IoT to logistics and manufacturing - Computerworld

SAP hopes to help bring IoT to logistics and manufacturing - Computerworld | Logistics World | Scoop.it
The next 18 months to two years will see a significant takeoff in the Internet of Things for businesses, SAP executive says
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[Infographic] Amazon Turns 20!

[Infographic] Amazon Turns 20! | Logistics World | Scoop.it
Launched on July 16th 1995, Amazon has grown to become one of the leading online marketplaces in the world today. Curious to learn about Amazon's Founder and CEO, Jeff Bezoz and how he started the company? Read on for more info! Can’t see the ...
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Rich's ROAR Logistics subsidiary expands to Florida - Buffalo News

Rich's ROAR Logistics subsidiary expands to Florida - Buffalo News | Logistics World | Scoop.it
ROAR Logistics, a third-party logistics provider based in Buffalo, is opening a new office in Clearwater, Fla., as the Rich Products Corp.
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Schneider Logistics settles lawsuit, to pay $21 million - Fond du Lac Reporter

Schneider Logistics settles lawsuit, to pay $21 million - Fond du Lac Reporter | Logistics World | Scoop.it
Schneider Logistics settles lawsuit, to pay $21 million
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ASHWAUBENON — Schneider Logistics Inc.
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Managing Retail Returns: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly - Inbound Logistics

Managing Retail Returns: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly - Inbound Logistics | Logistics World | Scoop.it
Optimized reverse logistics processes provide a good customer experience and recover value from returned goods.

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We Need To Fix The Economy Before This Chart Becomes Our Reality

We Need To Fix The Economy Before This Chart Becomes Our Reality | Logistics World | Scoop.it
One of the saddest truths about the so-called economic recovery is that the middle-class jobs lost in the recession are being replaced by low-paying ones. But the even sadder truth is that the situation isn't going to improve for a while.

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This post seemed to be somewhat like the Geico advert "Everybody knows that", nevertheless, I am reading more and more about college graduates taking low paying jobs along with comments relating to the erosion of the the middle-class, there has to be some truth it it?

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Menlo Logistics Partners with Starbucks

Menlo Logistics Partners with Starbucks | Logistics World | Scoop.it
Menlo Logistics partners with Starbucks to provide logistics management services for the global coffee company's growing operations
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Atlanta's Traffic Fiasco Highlights Disastrous Regional Planning - Slate Magazine (blog)

Atlanta's Traffic Fiasco Highlights Disastrous Regional Planning - Slate Magazine (blog) | Logistics World | Scoop.it
Slate Magazine (blog) Atlanta's Traffic Fiasco Highlights Disastrous Regional Planning Slate Magazine (blog) But the larger story here is that while metropolitan Atlanta has had a lot going for it over the past two generations in terms of growth,...
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BNSF Logistics Launches Global Project Cargo Center - Business Wire (press release)

BNSF Logistics Launches Global Project Cargo Center - Business Wire (press release) | Logistics World | Scoop.it
BNSF Logistics Launches Global Project Cargo Center
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FLOWER MOUND, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BNSF Logistics announces the grand opening of their Global Project Cargo Center (PCC) in Houston, Texas.
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UPS Freight Teamsters Overwhelmingly Approve New National Contract

UPS Freight Teamsters Overwhelmingly Approve New National Contract | Logistics World | Scoop.it

(WASHINGTON) – UPS Freight Teamsters have voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new national five-year master agreement that increases wages, significantly strengthens pension benefits and takes on the issue of subcontracting.


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China's Burgeoning Delivery Industry Grapples with Poisoning Death

China's Burgeoning Delivery Industry Grapples with Poisoning Death | Logistics World | Scoop.it
Burgeoning Delivery Industry Grapples with Poisoning Death
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Shanghai YTO Express (Logistics) Co. was the courier responsible.

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Talent Pipeline Management

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF) is engaging employers and their partners across the country in developing a new demand-driven approach—talent pipeline management—to close the skills gap. Through extending lessons learned from innovations in supply chain management, this is a call for employers to play a new and expanded leadership role as “end-customers” of education and workforce partnerships.  


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[Infographic] 2014 Guide to Holiday Shipping Carrier Changes & “Ship By” Schedules

[Infographic] 2014 Guide to Holiday Shipping Carrier Changes & “Ship By” Schedules | Logistics World | Scoop.it
The holiday season is about friends, family, parties, food, gifts, and for many ecommerce merchants, higher-than-normal sales. While multi-tasking is a large part of running an online store, it can get a little crazy when things ramp up in the months of...
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Is Amazon a 3PL? - CSCMP's Supply Chain Quarterly

Is Amazon a 3PL? - CSCMP's Supply Chain Quarterly | Logistics World | Scoop.it
Find news and information on international and domestic supply chain operations, product design, procurement, manufacturing, finance, logistics, warehousing, transportation, human resources, information technology, consumer/customer demand and more.
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Interesting article about Amazon, while investors patiently wait for the company to realize its profit potential they are slowly taking over our online shopping lives.

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Quest for Quality 2014: Reaching new service heights - Logistics Management

Quest for Quality 2014: Reaching new service heights - Logistics Management | Logistics World | Scoop.it
Quest for Quality 2014: Reaching new service heights Logistics Management For three decades, LM's Quest for Quality Survey has been regarded in the transportation and logistics industry as the most important measure of customer satisfaction and...
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13 Personality Traits of a Disengaged Employee [Infographic]

13 Personality Traits of a Disengaged Employee [Infographic] | Logistics World | Scoop.it
Let’s face it, we all have been around (or have been) someone in a workplace who just doesn’t want to be there. You can see right off the bat what type of traitsdisengaged employees have just by …
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How to build a big data supply chain - InfoWorld

How to build a big data supply chain - InfoWorld | Logistics World | Scoop.it
How to build a big data supply chain
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To swiftly transform data into business value, a big data architecture should be seen as a supply chain that can manage and process the volume, variety, and velocity of data.
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Supply Chain of the Future: An... - CSRwire.com (press release) (blog)

Supply Chain of the Future: An... - CSRwire.com (press release) (blog) | Logistics World | Scoop.it
Supply Chain of the Future: An...
CSRwire.com (press release) (blog)
By prioritizing sustainable sourcing, we are focusing on where we can most effectively minimize our environmental footprint.
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3 tips for companies to reduce carbon in their supply chains - infographic - The Guardian

3 tips for companies to reduce carbon in their supply chains - infographic - The Guardian | Logistics World | Scoop.it
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3 tips for companies to reduce carbon in their supply chains - infographic
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Every corporate supply chain is a complex, inter-connected, often messy-looking web of connections.
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Everyone has a responsibility to reduce carbon in their supply chains?
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How Efficient is Your Supply Chain Communication? - Business 2 Community

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How Efficient is Your Supply Chain Communication?
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Many companies now have their internal automation well organized and under control. But is that also the case through the wider supply chain?
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Guest Commentary: The Multi-Source Retail Supply Chain …When more isn't ... - Logistics Viewpoints

Guest Commentary: The Multi-Source Retail Supply Chain …When more isn't ... - Logistics Viewpoints | Logistics World | Scoop.it
Guest Commentary: The Multi-Source Retail Supply Chain …When more isn't ...
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China Merchants eyes deals in logistics

China Merchants eyes deals in logistics | Logistics World | Scoop.it
China Merchants Group will take advantage of merger and acquisition opportunities in the mainland's fragmented logistics and infrastructure sector as local governments deleverage, said the company's chairman, Fu Yuning....

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Don't Make Supply Chain a Dirty Word! - Forbes

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Don't Make Supply Chain a Dirty Word!
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It is about more than history. The year 2012 was the 30th anniversary of supply chain processes. As a pioneer, I fought hard for years to get a seat at the management table and be recognized.
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