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    How to make employees feel included, according to researchers

    Women, members of the LGBTQ+ community, people with disabilities and deskless workers reported higher rates of burnout, Boston Consulting Group said in a recent report.

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    FTC noncompete ban partially blocked by Texas judge

    Judge Ada E. Brown held that the agency violated the Administrative Procedural Act and exceeded its statutory authority.

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    Opinion

    The dangers of dirty data in AI applications for supplier management

    Vroozi's CEO offers a look at the ethical considerations of artificial intelligence technology in procurement, and the importance of investing in it.

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    US aims to bolster textile and apparel trade partnerships overseas

    The initiatives aim to address supply chain sustainability, forced labor concerns and security issues in Central and South America.

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    South Carolina ports, ILA to reopen idle terminal

    The terminal, which has been closed since January 2023, will significantly expand handling capacity at the growing port.

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    Dollar Tree rotacart deliveries reach 600 stores

    The discount retailer has been working to reduce unloading times and achieve other efficiencies across its supply chain.

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    Honda aims to streamline container shipping process

    The automaker’s motorcycle and power products operations divisions are tapping FourKites and BuyCo for greater transport visibility.

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    Galloway Company appoints new chief operations officer

    Troy Youngbauer has overseen the dairy product distributor’s supply chain for the last seven years.

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    Manufacturing costs to watch in the second half of 2024

    Uncertainty in the economy is causing manufacturers to tighten their belts, as logistics and supply costs remain vulnerable.

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    Deep Dive

    What’s behind the unsettling rise in ocean rates?

    A blend of congestion and blank sailings stemming from the Red Sea crisis has created an unpredictable environment for shippers.

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    Canadian border agents ratify labor deal

    The new agreement for the more than 9,000 represented employees runs through June 2026.

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    Amazon expands air cargo operations with Sun Country Airlines

    The carrier will operate eight additional 737 freighters for Amazon, which is adjusting its airfreight strategy.

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    New Jersey Senate passes bill to rightsize shipping boxes

    Have you ever received a tiny item in a huge box? Some legislators want to require retailers to keep that ratio in check.

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    Express bankruptcy spurs layoffs at Ohio facility

    The company's logistics and shipping partner Bath & Body Works is shrinking its distribution operations for the apparel retailer due to declines in volume.

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    OSHA proposes rule to protect workers from extreme heat

    The standard would require employers to provide water and rest breaks when high heat creates a hazardous work environment.

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    Provided by Canadian National 

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    Canada rail workers keep window open for strike

    The Teamsters union division voted to re-authorize labor action as it awaits a government ruling that would permit it.

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    Levi Strauss moves away from insourced logistics network

    The retailer’s shift to a hybrid model that includes 3PLs intends to cut costs and grow its direct-to-consumer channels.

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    GM increases supply chain visibility with Optilogic

    The Cosmic Frog software enables GM to analyze and solve issues related to suppliers, individual parts and more.

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    Traceability platform TrusTrace upgrades forced labor screening

    The company’s supply chain tool uses AI to reduce “the likelihood of human error” and help fashion brands with regulatory compliance.

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    FedEx nabs $500M in ‘quality’ healthcare business

    The deals involve creating customized procedures for critical shipments as the delivery giant competes with UPS in the high-value sector.

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    Zara owner commits to sustainable paper packaging

    The initiative builds on Inditex’s previous commitment to remove endangered and ancient forest materials from textiles.

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    Hibbett taps Walmart GoLocal for fast delivery

    The white-label delivery service will help get online orders from the fashion retailer's stores to customers.

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    Dunkin’s supply chain arm expands distribution footprint

    National DCP broke ground on a Texas facility this week that is expected to be completed in 2025.

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    Alibaba.com looks to attract SMBs with simplified sourcing service

    Alibaba Guaranteed aims to lower the barrier to entry for users to source and eventually launch new items.

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    Albertsons enters e-commerce partnership with Grubhub

    The restaurant delivery company is providing delivery service in as little as an hour from nearly 1,800 of the grocer’s stores under a deal announced Tuesday.