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Leaving China to avoid tariffs? Look before you leap
The costs and complexity of shifting sourcing to another country can potentially outweigh any tariff savings, said speakers at a recent trade and transportation conference.

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.

Kenco bulks up transportation services arm to meet e-commerce demand
3PL to hire 30 employees and top executive in non-asset division and enhance "white glove" service centers.

An appetite for challenges: interview with Craig Weiss
Craig Weiss of Conagra Brands was drawn to logistics by the promise of lots of problems to solve. It's safe to say he hasn't been disappointed.

Cargo thieves target containers rushed into U.S. ahead of threatened tariffs
Glut of containerized freight is often stored under lax security, unsecured parking, Sensitech says.

International trade community struggles to deal with tariff revisions
Keeping up with quickly fluctuating tariffs and trade policies requires good communication and the ability to act on short notice, according to speakers at the 2019 Northeast Cargo Symposium.

Doing good, and getting great results
Adaptive technologies are helping visually impaired employees at a Pennsylvania warehouse thrive. But the employer says it's the one reaping the rewards.

U.S.-China trade expert: Don't expect resolution of trade dispute any time soon
Each country's policymakers think they can take minor steps now and then wait the other one out, Albright Stonebridge Group's Amy P. Celico tells New England trade group.

Study finds disconnect in B2B buyer-seller relationship
B2B buyers are growing increasingly frustrated as sellers miss the mark when it comes to blending digital goals with the customer experience.

Post Office predicts lower holiday peak package volume than last year
Annual surge to generate a projected 800 million packages between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, compared to 900 million in 2018, USPS says.


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