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    Kroger to supply restaurants with next-day delivery service

    The grocer, which has been rapidly expanding its fulfillment capabilities, is positioning its new business unit as a supplier for small and independent restaurant operators.

    By Jeff Wells • April 12, 2022
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    American Eagle touts Quiet Logistics deal as 'the anti-Amazon'

    The acquisition has contributed to an approximately 35% reduction in delivery times, executives said on an earnings call.

    By April 8, 2022
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    The Supply Chain Dive Outlook on 2022

    While supply chain woes aren't expected to disappear in 2022, this year could mark a turning point.

    By Supply Chain Dive staff
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    Manufacturing orders down, prices up amid war in Ukraine, China shutdowns

    Persistent extended lead times, which have pushed many companies to place orders in advance, could ease sometime in the summer, said ISM's Timothy Fiore.

    By April 7, 2022
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    How PepsiCo plans to use EVs to meet sustainability goals

    The food and beverage giant is working on a "large-scale rollout and implementation of electric vehicles" as it looks to reduce direct emissions by 75% by 2030.

    By S.L. Fuller • April 6, 2022
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    How Juan Perez shaped UPS' technology strategy

    The company's tech strategy encircles its logistics network, from tapping automation to using data to make faster, more informed decisions.

    By Naomi Eide • April 6, 2022
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    BJ's Wholesale teams with DoorDash to offer grocery delivery

    DoorDash has been aggressively building its presence in the competitive grocery delivery space, raising pressure on rival company Instacart.

    By Sam Silverstein • April 4, 2022
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    FedEx will test drone delivery for more efficient middle mile logistics

    Using vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft would improve both volume availability and service reliability, FedEx Express executive Joe Stephens said.

    By April 4, 2022
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    STB poised to decide reciprocal switching rules as shippers, railroads remain at odds

    Shippers want regulation to combat service declines. Railroads say it will cause new headaches and potentially more congestion.

    By March 30, 2022
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    By the numbers: Biden's budget priorities for supply chains

    The president's requests to Congress include funding for ports, highways, electrification and domestic manufacturing.

    By March 30, 2022
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    FedEx names Raj Subramaniam to succeed Fred Smith as CEO

    Smith, the company's founder, will become executive chairman, ending a highly influential era as CEO.

    By March 29, 2022
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    FedEx Supply Chain closing four facilities as customer contracts expire

    The closures will affect more than 450 employees working in California, Pennsylvania and Tennessee, per state records.

    By March 28, 2022
  • JB Hunt, BNSF partner to boost intermodal capacity

    The companies have begun collaborating on how to optimize flows and manage capacity using properties near key facilities in Southern California and Chicago.

    By March 23, 2022
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    Cyberattack on freight forwarder slows Clarus' logistics

    The outdoor lifestyle products maker's business has been impacted "by anywhere from a half a month to a full month of receipts," its COO said.

    By March 22, 2022
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    5 warehouse delivery challenges crowdsourcing helps solve

    Here's how crowdsourced delivery changes the equation with on-demand, cost-effective and scalable solutions.

    March 21, 2022
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    Peak surcharges boost FedEx's record December

    Higher delivery rates are squeezing shippers and a new fuel surcharge announced from FedEx will add to cost pressures.

    By March 18, 2022
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    Port of Los Angeles container volumes could 'soften' this spring

    The ripple effects of factory shutdowns in China might benefit port operations, Executive Director Gene Seroka said in a briefing.

    By March 16, 2022
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    Amazon is slowing down its fulfillment center spend. What's next?

    Heightened demand put Amazon's distribution buildout into overdrive. To speed up delivery and limit costs, it will have to invest more.

    By March 16, 2022
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    White House plans to launch supply chain data-sharing portal

    The Freight Logistics Optimization Works initiative, led by the U.S. Department of Transportation, aims to produce a proof-of-concept freight information exchange by the end of summer. 

    By March 16, 2022
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    New mobile 'smart stores' can meet customers in a variety of locations

    The units from automation startup Tortoise can be used to sell items in front of a retail location after hours, inside a store or at stadiums and other venues.

    By Sam Silverstein • March 16, 2022
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    Party City adopts new logistics practices to shorten lead times

    The strategies include leasing containers and chartering ships.

    By March 15, 2022
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    Ukraine crisis, rising fuel costs drive up air cargo surcharges

    Airspace restrictions have also rendered some flights between Asia and Europe economically infeasible, said Flexport executive Neel Jones Shah.

    By March 11, 2022
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    'Every ship is full': Ocean issues expected to continue through 2023

    Low capacity and vessel delays are here to stay, industry insiders said at the TPM22 conference in Long Beach, California. 

    By March 9, 2022
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    White House ends Russian oil, energy imports into US

    President Joe Biden said the actions would "inflict further pain on Putin, but there will be cost as well here."

    By Jim Stinson • March 8, 2022
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    Here to stay: Supply chains gear up for investments in AI

    A DHL and Honeywell executive lay out how artificial intelligence is shifting relationships with customers and robotics technology.

    By March 8, 2022
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    Size matters: How Walmart and Target dominated amid disruption, inflation

    Both retailers leaned on their scale to get goods on shelves and keep prices low, at least relative to the industry. 

    By Ben Unglesbee • March 8, 2022