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The Friday Report: March 8th, 2019

The Friday Report: March 8th, 2019

American Logistics Aid Network Mobilized for Tornado Relief     Following the devastating Category 4 tornado in Alabama and Georgia, the American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) initiated mobilization of the logistics community.  Based in central Florida, ALAN works...

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The Friday Report: March 1st, 2019

The Friday Report: March 1st, 2019

National Retail Federation Urges Congress to Pass Tariff Reduction Legislation According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), tariffs cost United States consumers approximately $2.7 billion monthly.  Recently the NRF asked Congress to approve legislation which...

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3PLs Benefit from 2019 Boost in Supply Chain Technologies

3PLs Benefit from 2019 Boost in Supply Chain Technologies

Recently supply chain operations have thrived on change, a seemingly endless flow of information, new technologies and chaos.  Starting a new year, we thought it would be a good idea to take a quick peek on how technology is impacting the world of third party...

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The Friday Report: February 22nd, 2019

The Friday Report: February 22nd, 2019

What is Driving Warehouse Construction? Industry experts recently reported that there is a direct connection between the boom in new warehouse construction and rail volume growth.  Some railroads are undergoing dramatic infrastructure and technology enhancements in...

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The Friday Report: February 15th, 2019

The Friday Report: February 15th, 2019

Amazon Reportedly Plans Fee Reduction to Compete with FedEx and UPS According to the Wall Street Journal, Amazon Shipping is planning to slash fuel surcharges and additional home delivery charges.  The information was based on an email sent by Amazon to New York area...

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The Friday Report January 25, 2019

The Friday Report January 25, 2019

Will Brexit Lead to Hunger in the UK? With the UK poised to exit the European Union in late March, industry experts are raising concerns about the country’s ability to provide an adequate supply of food for its citizens.  The National Farmers’ Union...

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The Friday Report: January 18th, 2019

The Friday Report: January 18th, 2019

U.K. Manufacturers Increase Stockpiling in Preparation for BrexitBritish manufacturers prepare for continued concerns that the upcoming U.K. exit from the European Union’s potentially disruptive effects.  In general, factories across the U.K. reported near record...

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The Friday Report: December 7th, 2018

The Friday Report: December 7th, 2018

Heineken Ensures Brexit Will Not Dry Out U.K. Pubs With uncertainty regarding the impact of Brexit on the U.K. mounting, Dutch brewer Heineken NV is making sure that Great Britain does not run dry in its aftermath.  Collaborating with a British logistics company to...

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The Friday Report: November 30th, 2018

The Friday Report: November 30th, 2018

Countries Across Asia Reaping the Benefits of Chinese Tariffs U.S. tariffs imposed on China are having an impact across Asia, creating the most significant shift in cross border supply chains since 2001, the year that China joined the World Trade Organization. ...

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An Introduction to the Florida Supply Chain

An Introduction to the Florida Supply Chain

The Big Story:  the Inaugural Florida Supply Chain Summit is Coming this February As the third largest state and the 19th largest economy in the world, Florida population growth equates to even more consumers and online shoppers.  Combined with the geographic position...

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The Friday Report: November 16th, 2018

The Friday Report: November 16th, 2018

Russia Replaces U.S. Soybeans for China Market Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev reported that Russia plans to boost its production of soybeans for shipment to China.  Russia and China are also planning closer collaboration on additional agricultural products including...

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WMS, WCS or WES-What Does Your Business Need?

WMS, WCS or WES-What Does Your Business Need?

In the beginning…. Warehouse operations were completely manual.  Instructions and directives to warehouse workers were passed along verbally.  Processes and vital information were retained by long term employees and passed down from person to person, sometimes without...

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The Friday Report: November 9th, 2018

The Friday Report: November 9th, 2018

FedEx Increases General Rates & Announces More Changes Effective January 7, 2019 shipping rates for FedEx Express and FedEx Ground will be increased an average of 4.9% and FedEx Freight will increase rates an average of 5.9%.  FedEx surcharges and minimums will...

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The Friday Report: November 2nd, 2018

The Friday Report: November 2nd, 2018

Focus on Providing Optimal Customer Experience Produces Rewards for Shippers According to Logistics Viewpoints, 50 percent of Millennials have demonstrated a preference for deliveries in less than two days.  This requires logistics and delivery services that shippers...

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Biologic Pharmaceuticals and Cold Storage Warehousing

Biologic Pharmaceuticals and Cold Storage Warehousing

The need for refrigerated cold storage warehouses and temperature-controlled transportation is on the rise due to the rise in biologic drug development If you are like most Americans, you have seen the ads by pharmaceutical companies on television and social media...

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The Friday Report: October 26th, 2018

The Friday Report: October 26th, 2018

Launch of America‘s First Autonomous Robot Farm It finally happened.  Robots have taken over the farm.  Harvesting produce will never be quite the same again. The first autonomous robot farm in the United States launched recently amid fanfares of anticipation.  With...

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