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Serving the youth a balanced diet: interview with Gregory R. Heim
Feeding tomorrow's talent pipeline is perhaps the most important job of the 21st century educator. Gregory Heim's role is to show students how the fusing of technology and operations management skills can be the recipe for success.

Microsoft pitches inventory management tools for retail omnichannel
Software giant leverages cloud platforms and data analysis for intelligent store robots, vending machines, checkout apps, and smart shelves.

HaulFox launches TMS platform
Dallas startup targets 3PLs with single-portal access to range of transportation tools.

Roambee lands $3.1 million investment from Deutsche Telekom
Asset tracking firm will expand coverage of its wireless freight sensors through telecom firm's global cell network.

HighJump delivers mobile platform for order fulfillment
System helps retailers perform omnichannel operations and in-store fulfillment.

Honeywell and Intel launch Internet of Things effort
Firms will develop solutions for retailers trying to stay alive as shoppers stampede to online shopping.

Scandit lands $7.5 million in venture funding
Data capture company will develop new scanner software for off-the-shelf smart devices.

Broad coalition formed to lobby for rebuild of U.S. transportation network
'Americans for Modern Transportation' includes Amazon, FedEx, UPS, YRC, RILA, and NRF.

Siemens introduces new RFID reader generation for flexible applications
The company's new Simatic RF310R, RF340R and RF350R readers offer easy commissioning through integrated setup help and easy migration due to additional air interface protocol.

10-4 Systems links load-tracking solution to trucking line
Wisconsin-based Paper Transport gains real-time shipment data.


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