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What's worse than a triple witching hour?
Challenges ranging from labor shortages to fuel price volatility could create kinks in global supply chains in the coming year. And these are just the threats we're aware of.
Logistics gives back
Here are some recent example of donations and other charitable works by companies in the logistics, transportation, and material handling fields.
Stranded warehouse worker makes the best of it
Stuck for 36 hours, Buffalo-area resident Tom Wilson finds pallets do not make comfortable beds.
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DC Velocity editors launch new blog
"Dispatches" will feature commentaries on logistics and material handling topics.
Cliff Lynch's annual letter to Santa Claus
Please see what you can do to get Congress to resolve the highway funding issue as well as convince retailers to be more cautious with their delivery promises. And btw, the entire West Coast needs some attention.
Coming home
An unprecedented study of home delivery logistics offers up traditional solutions to a very nontraditional challenge.
We're from legal, and we're here to help you ...
With legal as a permanent adversary, you're guaranteed to lose. But if you make it an ally, you have a fighting chance at supply chain success.
Industrial property business basks in the glow of a virtuous cycle
Solid demand, tight supply, higher prices? What's not to like, if you're on the supply side.
Has a British retailer solved the omnichannel puzzle?
Instead of shipping cases or pallets to stores, John Lewis moved to a replenishment model of "buy one, replace one."
Vitamin Shoppe gets in shape for omnichannel
The fast-growing retailer revamped fulfillment and got firm control of its inventory to develop near seamless service for its health-conscious customers.

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