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Will two disasters in three weeks move the cloud investment needle?
Cleanup after Irma continues apace as companies take stock of their resiliency efforts and IT investments.
No dog left behind: Animal rescuers respond to Hurricane Harvey
Trucks and planes deployed to shuttle lost dogs between kennels.
Tethered drone to be tested to assess damage wreaked by Harvey
One-week pilot program, underwritten by The UPS Foundation, starts Tuesday in Houston.
Ports of Savannah, Brunswick to shut ahead of Irma's arrival
Ports to close Saturday through Tuesday, GPA says.
Harvey moves on, leaving a transport network with formidable challenges
Trucking operations to resume out of balance, with many truckload carriers, drivers chasing high-margin "FEMA Freight." LTL carriers may see major cost hit.
As Harvey remains a menace, ALAN lays groundwork for long-term recovery efforts
Warehouse, DC space expected to spring up in Houston, Gulf Coast once floodwaters recede; pop-up warehouse to support huge redistribution operation, Fulton says.
With Harvey, humanitarian logistics grapples with storm of unprecedented proportions
ALAN calls on logistics community to make donations that do not tax supply chain capacity. Harvey to impact 7 percent of all U.S. trucking, FTR says.
Supply chain braces for disruptions as Harvey roars toward Texas Gulf
UPS suspends pick-ups, deliveries in large swath of Texas, Louisiana; UP curtails train service; ALAN readies support.
Supply disruptions can happen when you least expect it
Sooner or later, something will go awry in your supply chain. What will your customers experience when that happens?
Logistics gives back
Here's our monthly roundup of some of the charitable works and donations by companies in the material handling and logistics space.

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