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Big data analytics in supply chain: Tackling the tidal wave
The amount of supply chain data is growing exponentially, and companies are struggling to make effective use of available information. New research reveals the strategies they're adopting to help them harness the power of big data.
FedEx re-aligns specialized logistics, e-commerce units
Move to leverage combined capabilities of fast-growing segments.
Maersk, IBM launch first blockchain joint venture for trade, transportation
Platform, 18 months in making, will now be marketed on wide scale, companies say.
It was "no-win November" for our DCV Rocks contest
Send us your December-issue answers by midnight Pacific time on Jan. 26 to be entered into our next prize drawing.
No brick-and-mortar meltdown during holiday, panelists say at NRF convention
Amazonclypse failed to materialize, experts say. Momentum of strong sales could continue thanks to hurricane recovery, cold snap spending, tax reform.
No help needed. Really.
Retailer JD.com set to open chain of fully automated convenience stores in China.
Dutch firm unveils world's first 3-D-printed propeller
"WAAMpeller" breezes through speed trials and crash stop tests.
A battery revolution?
Lithium-ion batteries may be on the verge of a breakthrough in the material handling market, as prices inch down and warehouse and DC managers seek lower-maintenance, higher-productivity solutions.
CBRE: New warehouse construction caught up to hot demand in fourth quarter
Sparse availability of industrial space held steady in Q4 after years of declines, real estate group says.
Port of LA sets new record with 2017 container throughput
Volume was supported by investments in supply chain efficiencies, new technology use, and terminal upgrades, port says.

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