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    'The rip-off is over': Biden urges shipping reform during Port of Los Angeles visit

    The president warned carriers that new regulations could be coming as he called on Congress to pass the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022.

    By , June 10, 2022
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    Fresh Del Monte calls on 'non-traditional ports' to circumvent congestion

    An executive with the company's ocean shipping arm, which counts Dole and Chiquita as customers, said the strategy has helped with schedule reliability.

    By June 10, 2022
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    Peak season management

    Navigating and managing peak season each year comes with unique challenges, particular against a backdrop of heavy consumer spending in online retail.

    By Supply Chain Dive staff
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    USPS leans on multicloud strategy to meet coronavirus test kit demand

    The Postal Service's feat required six surface transfer centers and a website that could withstand a massive traffic surge.

    By Lindsey Wilkinson • June 10, 2022
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    Chick-fil-A tests autonomous delivery in Austin, Texas

    Refraction AI’s delivery robots could provide an advantage over bots like Kiwibot and Starship, which are smaller and tend to drive only on sidewalks.

    By Julie Littman • June 9, 2022
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    Google harnesses Maps data as it enters last mile market

    The tech giant has launched two tools for fleets as companies seek more efficient home delivery options. Experts differ on Google's next move.

    By June 8, 2022
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    Monster leans on US sourcing to lower freight costs

    The beverage maker had imported more aluminum cans last year to meet demand, but it came at a cost.

    By June 6, 2022
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    Amazon chief to become Flexport CEO

    Dave Clark has led teams that "built out Amazon’s transportation network from scratch," CEO Andy Jassy said of the departing executive.

    By Ben Unglesbee • Updated June 8, 2022
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    American Eagle's logistics arm adds Saks Off Fifth, Fanatics as customers

    Six months after announcing its Quiet Logistics acquisition, the retailer is on the hunt for more clients.

    By June 2, 2022
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    Sysco moves drivers, warehouse workers to 4-day workweek in bid to improve retention

    The food distributor will also be delivering six days a week to improve asset utilization.

    By June 1, 2022
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    UPS strengthens same-day delivery services with Delivery Solutions acquisition

    Since announcing plans last year to explore same-day delivery, the logistics giant has made two acquisitions that add to its standing in the space.

    By June 1, 2022
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    How an infant formula plant shutdown unraveled into a national crisis

    A timeline shows how safety issues at a plant in Sturgis, Michigan led to inventory shortfalls nationwide.

    By Updated June 23, 2022
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    Food Rocket eyes Chicago fulfillment center to support 15-minute delivery model

    The ultrafast grocery delivery startup intends to co-locate a fulfillment center with a Circle K location set to open this summer and plans to expand to additional cities this year.

    By Sam Silverstein • May 31, 2022
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    Target sees profit hit from fuel costs, excess bulky inventory

    Despite higher costs, the retailer is taking a selective approach to price hikes.

    By Ben Unglesbee • May 27, 2022
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    Small parcel carriers nearly double volume, revenue in 2021: Pitney Bowes

    Delivery giants including FedEx, UPS and Amazon Logistics grew at a slower rate than alternatives did last year.

    By May 25, 2022
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    Walmart building capacity to deliver 1M packages a year by drone

    DroneUp and the retailer aim to have delivery hubs set up at 34 facilities by the end of 2022.

    By May 24, 2022
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    Walmart GoLocal expands delivery to 1,600 locations

    Expanding its service should help GoLocal operate more efficiently as it competes with other same-day delivery providers.

    By May 23, 2022
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    Expedited drayage, airfreight helps Sovos tackle ocean congestion

    The owner of brands such as Rao's pasta sauce is also adding to its domestic manufacturing footprint to wield greater control over its supply chain.

    By May 20, 2022
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    SpartanNash inks delivery and distribution deal with DoorDash

    DoorDash will become a delivery option for the grocery company's stores and independent retail clients, while SpartanNash will begin supplying DashMart online convenience stores.

    By Jeff Wells • May 19, 2022
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    Boxed says FedEx agreement will lower delivery costs, expand weekend service

    The deal will help FedEx grow its e-commerce customer base and boost weekend package volumes.

    By May 16, 2022
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    2 big keys to meeting today's warehouse demands

    Modern fulfillment demands are complicated but adapting your warehouse is easier than ever. Here’s how.

    May 16, 2022
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    Robomart, Unilever link up to reinvent the ice cream truck

    Robomart says its model cuts out typical e-commerce steps that can be a hassle for customers, like building baskets, checking out, choosing a delivery window and communicating with drivers.

    By Catherine Douglas Moran • May 13, 2022
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    Albertsons expands Uber delivery to more than 2K stores

    The expansion with Albertsons marks the third-party delivery platform’s latest move beyond restaurants and ride-sharing.

    By Catherine Douglas Moran • May 11, 2022
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    'Trade is holding steady': Los Angeles port has yet to see impact of Shanghai lockdowns

    The Port of Ningbo-Zhoushan has helped prioritize Southern California-bound cargo and mitigate disruptions, according to the Port of Los Angeles.

    By May 10, 2022
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    Delivery partners key for Papa Johns amid staffing hurdles

    While driver shortages weigh on Pizza Hut and Domino's, Papa Johns has leveraged delivery aggregators to fulfill peak demand.

    By Julie Littman • May 10, 2022
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    Shopify buys Deliverr for $2.1B to accelerate fulfillment network expansion

    The planned acquisition is a new step in Shopify's bid to build an end-to-end logistics platform. 

    By May 6, 2022