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Partnering with third-party vendors opens door to business risks, KPMG says
Study lists top five dangers often posed by outside providers and contractors.
Supply chain employment of women sees slow, steady rise
Dachser USA reports that women fill more than half its jobs, topping industry average.
Port Logistics Group acquires e-com software specialist Whiplash
Move lets 3PL balance direct-to-consumer fulfillment with retail and wholesale operations in a single DC, firm says.
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CBRE: Warehouse supply, demand in line
The industrial real estate availability rate barely moved in the first quarter, balancing the market, commercial real estate firm says.
CT Realty develops fourth major logistics project in Dallas/Fort Worth area
Westport Logistics Center brings new industrial/logistics facilities to DFW Metroplex, set to open in Q4.
Boxcars to boardrooms: interview with Doug Sampson
Forty years ago, Doug Sampson took a summer job unloading boxcars at a public warehouse. He's still at the company today, but now he's senior vice president and partner.
Investment in supply chain technology and automation to rise 95 percent
MHI Annual Industry Report predicts dramatic increase in investment in supply chain technologies in 2019 as the labor market continues to tighten.
ProMat keynote addresses the gender gap
The founder of Girls Who Code explains how her nonprofit organization is attracting more girls to computer science and engineering.
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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