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Ben Ames

Ben Ames

Senior Editor


Ben Ames has spent 20 years as a journalist since starting out as a daily newspaper reporter in Pennsylvania in 1995. From 1999 forward, he has focused on business and technology reporting for a number of trade journals, beginning when he joined Design News and Modern Materials Handling magazines. Ames is author of the trail guide "Hiking Massachusetts" and is a graduate of the Columbia School of Journalism.

Articles by Ben Ames

Honeywell launches retail e-commerce fulfillment tools
Dimensioning scanner and voice-directed headset help retailers handle omnichannel demands, company says.
February 17, 2017

HighJump buys RedTail
Move will allow TrueCommerce unit to offer omnichannel software for small businesses, HighJump says.
February 16, 2017

UShip lands $25 million investment from DB Schenker
German logistics company expands its stake in fast growing Uber-for-trucking sector.
February 15, 2017

Oracle launches four apps for supply chain automation
Software giant continues penetration with expanded Internet of Things package.
February 14, 2017

Smartglasses get a second look from warehouses
With several successful pilots in the books, DCs are starting to show real interest in the technology, vendors say. But is it ready for prime time?
February 13, 2017

NFI extends its reach to Asia through joint venture
North American 3PL announces partnership with Hong Kong-based freight forwarder.
February 9, 2017

FedEx enters the fray for share of small business fulfillment services
Former Genco, now "FedEx Supply Chain," to provide services to small, mid-size customers.
February 7, 2017

Toyota acquires Bastian Solutions
Forklift vendor buys systems integrator to sell services for handling e-commerce and labor costs; promises more acquisitions to come.
February 2, 2017

Amazon's Cincinnati air hub speaks to company's broad supply chain ambitions
$1.5 billion facility designed to reduce delivery and fulfillment costs, ultimately expand market share.
February 1, 2017

Mitsubishi and Jungheinrich form company to make lift truck components
Texas-based part manufacturer will supply Mitsubishi forklift plant.
January 31, 2017

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