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E-commerce DC of the future to be hybrid of automation, labor, expert says
100 percent automation will never happen, CBRE's Dunlap says.

New kid on the block(chain)
Despite confusion about what it is and what it can do, blockchain is a smoking hot topic right now.

McKinsey report on container shipping in 2067 predicts autonomous 50K TEU vessels
Autonomous transport chain to manage end-to-end ocean shipping flows, authors forecast.

Man on a mission: interview with Chris Andrews
After two-plus decades managing military logistics, Chris Andrews successfully parlayed the skills he honed in the Army into a management job in the private sector. Now, he's working to help other vets do the same.

U.S. industrial property rents hit record high in third quarter, JLL says
Foreign investment in U.S. industrial locations has soared since 2010: CBRE report.

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.

Study: millennials show dedication to supply chain careers
APICS survey shows 20- and 30-something professionals are more reliable than their flaky stereotype.

Belgian national postal operator acquires Radial for $820 million
Bpost says deal will expand its e-commerce logistics capabilities for cross-border services in Europe and North America.

Yes! We have a winner for our August DCV Rocks contest
There were two possible answers to our August contest, but only one winner; submit responses for the September issue by Oct. 15.

Twin hurricanes may go down as nation's most expensive natural disaster, report says
Harvey, Irma to shave 1.2 percent off Q3 GDP growth; transport services back to normal in Houston.

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