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    DoorDash launches package pickup service

    The service's rollout comes in the midst of the busy post-holiday returns season.

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    Oatly sells two plants in cost-cutting measure

    Ya YA Foods will take over most assets at the Texas and Utah facilities, as the plant-based food producer looks to focus on product innovation.

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    Hydro Flask owner sees reduced orders amid inventory glut

     Helen of Troy, which also owns Drybar and Vicks, said it would cut its global workforce by 10%.

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    Walmart made over 6,000 drone deliveries in 2022

    While the retailer seeks to eventually deliver 1 million packages by drone annually, an executive said it's encouraged by the initial response.

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    4 benefits of supplier segmentation

    By categorizing vendors, procurement managers can focus on maximizing the value of supplier relationships.

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    Joann’s $200M cost reduction plan relies on falling ocean rates

    The craft retailer has endured tens of millions of dollars in excess freight expenses throughout the pandemic.

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    Automakers face Senate probe over forced labor in supply chains

    The chamber’s finance committee is questioning major manufacturers following reports of materials linked to the Xinjiang region of China.

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    Winter weather stymied on-time deliveries in days before Christmas

    Project44 data shows how challenging conditions on Dec. 23 and Dec. 24 soured what was overall a smooth peak season for last mile delivery performance.

  • Utilities sound alarm over transformer shortage

    Materials, labor and production constraints are beginning to hold back electrification projects and threaten grid reliability, the sector warned.

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    Port Houston to move forward with container dwell fee in February

    The fee has now been reinstated after being postponed due to delays from the port’s external software developer.

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    UPS to extend demand surcharges beyond peak season

    The updated fees, which will be lower than those implemented during the holidays, will take effect Jan. 15.

  • Neon Sign, American Eagle Outfitters Easton Towne Center, Columbus, Ohio
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    American Eagle’s logistics arm accelerates fulfillment center openings with JLL partnership

    Quiet Platforms says the partnership will expand shipper access to same-day and next-day service.

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    How climate change is expected to transform manufacturing

    Global warming is shifting the calculus for many firms, as flooding and record temperatures affect employee productivity and regional resilience.

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    FedEx navigated contractor disputes, declining demand in 2022

    CEO Raj Subramaniam rolled out transformative plans early in his tenure, but macroeconomic uncertainty clouds the delivery giant's future.