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Descartes buys Customs Info, trade data content provider, for $41.5 million
Cash-stock deal to add trade data info to Descartes' global network.

Tecsys to buy Logi-D in merger of health care supply chain technology firms
CA$3.05 million deal adds point-of-use technology to Tecsys' portfolio.

Cold comfort?
Work gear maker Ergodyne reports that its protective clothing—some of it designed for warehouse workers—kept polar explorers warm and dry in a recent trek to the North Pole.

How far can you see?
Close connections with your 3PLs—and the inventory they manage—is more critical than ever in the age of omnichannel retailing, e-commerce, and fast cycle times.

Waiting on big data "prescriptions"
Technology advances are needed before shippers can use big data analysis for prescriptive solutions.

Spending a buck to save two could be the mantra for consumer goods suppliers
Investments in improving direct store delivery processes save companies millions, Honeywell survey shows.

Could smartphones revolutionize logistics?
DHL report says phones can do more than just assist with track and trace.

Survey: Use of item-level RFID growing, but slowly
Although the technology can help retailers improve customer service, data accuracy, and inventory management, barriers to adoption remain.

Zebra Technologies to acquire Motorola Solutions' enterprise business
$3.45 billion deal to include Motorola's mobile computing, bar-code scanning, and wireless LAN solutions.

Control towers made easy
Companies seeking supply chain visibility can set up a control tower on their own. But there's also an alternate route.


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