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Manufacturing jobs may indeed be coming "home," but who will do them?
A new AlixPartners report says that while more manufacturers are considering "nearshoring," they are also stymied by a shortage of skilled labor. Robots may well offer a solution.

ProMat preview aims to help showgoers make most of their time
DC Velocity's online guide to April supply chain, manufacturing conference details keynotes, exhibitions, Chicago sights and events.

Three finalists selected for Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award
Women In Trucking Association (WIT) will pick a winner on April 7.

U.S. manufacturing gained strength in February; new orders, backlogs surge; end inventory levels still low
Orders rose at fastest pace in four years, ISM monthly survey shows.

Rumblings in the DC: The cost of runaway minimum wages
We can dither about raising the minimum wage all we want. But the laws of supply and demand will have a far bigger effect on pay than anything we decide.

Disrupting dystopia
With its formidable delivery capabilities, Amazon is creating something of a dystopia in the retail supply chain. But rival retailers don't have to invest in drones or underground tunnels to stay in the game.

Indiana wants us! interview with David Holt
"Conexus Indiana," the state's private-public economic development partnership, has thrived mainly because the private sector leads and the public sector follows, says David Holt, a Conexus vice president and head of its logistics initiative.

CSCMP's Mentorship Program to accept new applicants in March
Popular program pairs students and young professionals with seasoned supply chain managers.

Four-building Orlando property sold in largest multi-parcel deal in city's history
Colony NorthStar buys nearly 1 million square feet in southwest Orlando for $67.1 million.

Honolulu, Dublin to pace growth in global industrial rents through 2019, report says
Industrial rents to grow above trend worldwide in next three years, CBRE says.

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