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Flexe adds fulfillment services to on-demand warehouse model
Retail e-commerce firms demand short-term DC capacity.

Handshake launches mobile version of B2B commerce app
Handshake Direct Mobile connects retailers with distributors via consumer tablets and smartphones.

Retailers sharpen supply chain visibility with improved technology
To meet the challenge of rising e-commerce sales, businesses are pushing visibility beyond their own warehouses, to include suppliers, partners, and goods in transit.

FusionOps raises $25 million in funding
Supply chain analytics provider will add software tools to analyze logistics, finance, and plant maintenance.

Logistics tech startup Fleet raises $4 million in venture funds
Fleet Quoting Marketplace connects small businesses with freight forwarders.

American Eagle DC spreads its wings
After initially handling e-commerce fulfillment, AE's Pennsylvania facility recently added store fulfillment to the mix. Here's a look at how it's all working out.

Cisco opens Houston innovation center to develop new supply chain technology
Company may market solutions to outside firms, executive says.

"Active" and aware
Managing disparate data systems and properly interfacing with customers are critical to tracking thousands of trailer assets.

BlackBerry announces asset-tracking system for truck fleets
Smartphone pioneer says "BlackBerry Radar" can reduce theft and boost utilization without expensive IT.

UPS names Juan R. Perez CIO
Dave Barnes to retire after 11 years in job.

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