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Logistics community steps up to support Hurricane Florence recovery
ALAN, Norfolk Southern, and UPS announce charitable donations.

Nike, Amazon, and IBM place the customer at the center of the supply chain
In the opening session of the Council of Supply Chain Management's EDGE Conference, top executives emphasize how they are designing their supply chains to be "customer obsessed."

Ability awareness: interview with Tom Minich
While many would consider disabilities a liability, Peckham Inc. embraces employees with disabilities as the key to its success as an organization.

Trade wars will mean supply chain pain
In its attempt to bring China to heel, the administration could do great harm to U.S. importers and their supply chain partners.

Work on the high side
An employee with a drug addiction can be costly and a potential liability. But restoring that employee to health can pay dividends for all.

Ball State University names logistics center for alum who went on to lead UPS
Indiana school unveils $1.2 million Kent C. "Oz" NelsonĀ Logistics and Supply ChainĀ Management Center.

Florence flooding keeps Port of Wilmington, NC, closed to trucks until Monday
Planned 14-day closure could squeeze imports of bananas, clementines.

The evolving retail store
Retailers adapt in-store fulfillment processes to meet customer demand for convenience and faster delivery.

Florence's winds continue to slow, but heavy rain triggers road, track, and port closures.
Carriers warn clients of freight delays, as floods shutter logistics sites.

How to make the most of BOPIS
Locker vendor offers tips for boosting "buy online, pick up in store" sales.


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