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October's "DCV Rocks" winner is …
Mike Scheid of FedEx Supply Chain. Send us your November-issue answers by midnight Pacific time to be entered into our next prize drawing.
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.
Ryder lauded for hiring vets
Firm wins award for employing retired service members.
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The Year of ALAN
Let 2017 mark the year this impressive 12-year-old came of age.
Pioneer of the profession Bud La Londe dies at 84
Bernard J. "Bud" La Londe is remembered for his profound influence on the practice and teaching of logistics and supply chain management.
"No, sir, you won't be getting any blockchain!"
It's the hottest IT topic to come down the pike in years. Now if people only knew what to do with it.
Avoiding a Blue Christmas
Cutting back on store inventories, charging more for online goods, and imposing surcharges are just a few of the ways that retailers and their carriers are coping with the holiday crush.
Convenience drives buying trends in an omnichannel world
"BOPIS" and "BORIS" options breathe new life into brick-and-mortar stores as buyers seek convenience above all else in today's omnichannel environment.
Study: Reverse logistics still a puzzle for omnichannel retailers
The promise of hassle-free returns may keep customers happy, but our latest survey suggests that omnichannel players are still struggling to find the right balance between cost and service.
They can get the job done
Seeking good employees with solid logistics experience? Look to vets to fill your squad.

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