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Logistics sector growth holds steady in September
Industry growth continues its slow pace, but activity is down considerably from a year ago, according to latest Logistics Manager's Index.
The master supply chain builder: interview with Kathy Wengel
Recently honored with CSCMP's prestigious Distinguished Service Award, Kathy Wengel—Johnson & Johnson's top supply chain executive—has dedicated her career to building diverse teams that create world-class supply chains.
Gotta serve somebody
Has customer service nosedived in a time of low unemployment?
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Consumer spending props up wobbly economy, NRF says
Peak season e-commerce is forecast for hot growth over winter holidays even as manufacturing tumbles to 2009 levels.
RLS Logistics expands fulfillment operations
Renovation and expansion of two facilities will double capacity by early 2020, increasing direct-to-consumer packaging and fulfillment services, 3PL says.
Report: Strong supply chains blend technology and humanity
The supply chain of the future requires a 60/40 blend of technology and human expertise, Coyote Logistics survey shows.
Demand surges for cold-storage warehousing, CBRE says
But construction requirements pose challenges for developers looking to capitalize on the trend.
Truck drivers suffering from inadequate sleep, study shows
Transport and material moving professions are among those experiencing the highest levels of poor sleep, and it's only getting worse, analysis of more than 150,000 working adults shows.
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.
Kuehne + Nagel pledges less-than-container-load shipments to be carbon-neutral by 2020
Move comes alongside renewable energy and reforestation programs from logistics giants IKEA, Amazon.

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