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NFL, Zebra kick off player tracking technology
System will place RFID tags in players' shoulder pads to track individual performance.

TMS or 3PL?
Before hiring a 3PL to manage your freight, consider whether you can do it yourself using transportation management software.

It was 20 years ago today...
Aug.11 marks the 20th anniversary of the first online transaction. Much has changed in the ensuing two decades.

Voice: a perfect fit for omnichannel distribution
We talked to the industry's top voice system providers to see how voice aligns with the new retail distribution realities.

Want better workplace collaboration? Use social media
Is your team taking too long to solve problems or complete projects? Social media tools might speed up the process.

Accellos buys HighJump Software; deal merges IT leaders in omnichannel retailing
HighJump name to be retained except in dealings with mid-market firms.

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.

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