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Largest Caterpillar dealer taps Tecsys to serve Texas supply chain market
Deal with Holt Cat gives Tecsys one-third share of North American dealer market.

Wanted: Data scientists to work on logistics projects
If logistics managers want to conduct a "big data" analysis of their supply chains, they're going to need assistance.

Sorry, wrong number(s)
When their shipments are rejected for faulty labeling, suppliers often blame print quality or label placement. But the cause is just as likely to be incorrect data.

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.

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