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    Amazon Labor Union affiliates with Teamsters

    The new affiliation comes as the union has ramped up efforts to organize the retail giant's workers in the past few years.

    By June 4, 2024
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    AutoZone ups availability with growing distribution network

    The auto parts retailer is leveraging its existing network to carry more inventory while nearing completion of additional facilities.

    By June 4, 2024
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    Top 5 stories from Supply Chain Dive

    Here’s how companies are navigating rising costs, prolonged supply shortages and dangerous geopolitical tensions across global supply chain networks.

    By Supply Chain Dive staff
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    Canada border disruption? What shippers should know about a possible strike

    If a strike happens, shippers can expect lengthy delays moving freight on trucks between the U.S. and Canada.

    By Updated June 7, 2024
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    UPS’ Roadie expands Parts Town’s same-day delivery reach

    The distributor can now deliver parts up to 50 miles within two hours.

    By May 30, 2024
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    ‘Unprecedented’: Shipping group frets over USPS’ planned price hike

    The Package Shippers Association said regulators should assess if there is enough competition for Parcel Select, a delivery service slated for a 25% average increase.

    By May 29, 2024
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    Where USPS’ network overhaul stands after consolidation pause

    The agency will continue work this year at several existing and operating facilities throughout the country.

    By May 29, 2024
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    Forum Mobility breaks ground on Port of Long Beach charging station

    The facility will be equipped with 44 dispensers to power trucking fleets, including Amazon's.

    By S.L. Fuller • May 24, 2024
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    Williams-Sonoma makes strides in delivery efficiency

    The retailer limited instances of shipments originating from out-of-market areas and multiple deliveries per order in Q1.

    By May 24, 2024
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    1-800-Flowers.com offsets delivery rate hikes with logistics optimization

    The gift provider's efforts include placing inventory closer to end customers as it looks to mitigate fuel surcharges and other fees.

    By May 23, 2024
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    Toyota debuts renewable energy system at Port of Long Beach

    The resources generated by the new system will support Toyota Logistics Services’ vehicle-processing and distribution center at the port.

    By S.L. Fuller • May 23, 2024
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    Shipping carrier diversification benefits Lulus in Q1

    The fashion brand has added more delivery providers in recent quarters to offset rising shipping costs.

    By May 23, 2024
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    Delivery carrier SpeedX pursues growth with zone-skipping service

    The company expects to triple or quadruple its volumes this year as it competes with the likes of FedEx and UPS.

    By May 22, 2024
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    Big Y names VP of logistics, distribution

    Starting at the end of May, Eric Swensen will oversee self-distribution operations with a focus on fresh and local products.

    By Peyton Bigora • May 20, 2024
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    Walmart fires back at Amazon in fast delivery race

    The retailer delivered 4.4 billion items over the past 12 months with either same-day or next-day speeds.

    By May 20, 2024
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    DHL Supply Chain names new CEO of North America

    Patrick Kelleher currently serves as global chief development officer, with his new role starting in July.

    By May 17, 2024
  • Pallets of baby formula are unloaded from a FedEx cargo plane upon arrival at Dulles International Airport on May 25, 2022 in Dulles, Virginia.
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    FedEx to pursue air network changes post-USPS contract, CFO says

    While the company will still have daytime flight operations, it "will not be as wedded to" that area after the deal expires.

    By May 17, 2024
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    East and Gulf Coast port labor negotiations to start soon

    Both sides aim to land a new contract before the current deal expires Sept. 30, but strike concerns have shippers mulling mitigation plans.

    By May 16, 2024
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    Maersk expands air cargo footprint with Miami hub

    The 90,000-square-foot facility aims to help improve connectivity to markets in Latin America.

    By May 16, 2024
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    Industry leaders react to tariff hikes on China-made goods

    Industry member associations expressed disappointment on Biden’s decision to expand Section 301 tariffs.

    By May 16, 2024
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    Alibaba.com plans to expand reach of Logistics Marketplace

    The company wants to add origin countries beyond China to the recently launched offering as it looks to gain traction in a crowded market.

    By May 15, 2024
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    How supply chains used FLOW after the Baltimore bridge collapse

    C.H. Robinson, ITS Logistics, Home Depot and IMC Companies shared insights on the federal data-sharing platform designed to improve visibility of disruptions.

    By , , May 15, 2024
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    USPS pauses processing network consolidation until 2025

    The agency halted the transfer of some operations at local plants to regional hubs amid lawmaker scrutiny and service woes.

    By May 14, 2024
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    Walmart streamlines fulfillment with third consolidation center

    The facility places suppliers' less-than-truckload shipments into truckload hauls before sending them off to regional distribution centers.

    By S.L. Fuller • May 13, 2024
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    UPS and FedEx battle over small business customers while Amazon looms

    The delivery rivals are fighting to gain share in the lucrative volume segment as their relationships with larger shippers evolve.

    By May 13, 2024
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    Shippers, forwarders jump on air cargo peak season planning

    The race to secure market share is driven by looming e-commerce demand and rate changes sparked by conflict in the Red Sea. 

    By May 13, 2024