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Amazon to build 750,000-square-foot DC in Joliet, Ill.; second big center there in two years
New facility to fulfill orders for smaller items, company says.
GS1 drafts standards for efficient e-commerce shipping
Roadmap designed to help harmonize in-store and online fulfillment practices, group says.
Supply chain community remembers influential educator and thought leader Thomas Speh
Speh passed away this April after 40-plus years of service to the field.
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Journey to the center of the earth
We stand at the precipice of a gap of our own collective making, a gap that deepens and widens with every failure to address the root causes of our talent shortfall.
Veteran hiring program launches at WERC 2016 Conference
The new initiative, launched by Legacy Supply Chain Services, WERC, and DC Velocity, aims to show businesses that veterans possess right skills for supply chain jobs.
Wal-Mart poised for big e-commerce push in what might be make-or-break move
Two-day e-fulfillment program aimed at the heart of Bezos' Amazon empire.
University of Arkansas taps Waller to run business school; first from supply chain field to hold top position at major institution
Move reflects industry's prominence in state's business, academia.
Taking appropriate measures
To improve operations, you have to assess performance. But what activities do you measure? Get some ideas from our annual metrics survey.
CeMAT opens in Hannover, Germany on May 31
Biannual logistics show will focus on "Smart Supply Chain Solutions."
Logistics gives back
Here's our monthly roundup of some of the charitable works and donations by companies in the material handling and logistics space.

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