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    DHL, FedEx and USPS among top brands impersonated in phishing scams

    Cybersecurity company Cloudflare's rankings underscore how the daily presence of logistics businesses in consumers' lives makes them a prime target for phishing scams.

    By March 27, 2023
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    Gatik rolls out AV deliveries for Kroger in Dallas

    Automated refrigerated truck operations are expected to launch in Q2, and will run seven days a week.

    By March 20, 2023
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    Warehouse automation

    Robotics, conveyor belts and software become staples of the warehouse as e-commerce grows. 

    By Supply Chain Dive staff
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    UNFI adds robots, scanning tech to its ‘transformation agenda’

    The wholesaler and retailer introduced SAE’s technology solutions at 18 distribution centers and plans to install the systems in more facilities throughout 2023 and 2024.

    By Peyton Bigora • March 20, 2023
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    5 trends for the future of devices in logistics and transportation

    Devices are the future of logistics and transportation. Here are five trends to get ahead of the curve.

    March 20, 2023
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    Microsoft unveils AI tool to mitigate supply chain risk

    The Dynamics 365 Copilot not only flags potential threats, but also automatically drafts an email to suppliers asking whether they will be impacted.

    By March 14, 2023
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    Smaller parcel carriers leverage platform, software partnerships for growth

    Competing in digital spaces will be just as critical for FedEx and UPS competitors as expanding their presence in the physical world.

    By March 8, 2023
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    Oracle to offer shippers a more precise way to track supply chain emissions

    Updates to the company’s SCM platform intend to help users in transportation and logistics optimize planning decisions.

    By March 7, 2023
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    Chip supplier reports $200M revenue hit after ransomware attack halted operations

    MKS Instruments said it struggled to supply technology for semiconductor manufacturing and advanced electronics following the February incident.

    By David Jones • March 3, 2023
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    Save Mart unveils robotic grocery-picking facility

    The retailer is using technology from startup Fulfil Solutions for a quick-delivery service called Lucky Now.

    By Sam Silverstein • March 2, 2023
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    Inside a federally funded strategy to strengthen US lithium supply chains

    The U.S. is behind in its goal to capture domestic production of battery materials. Here’s what one Energy Department-backed group says needs to happen to catch up.

    By March 1, 2023
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    Dole operations briefly paused in North America after ransomware hit

    The attack against the produce giant temporarily shut down food production plants and food shipments to grocers.

    By David Jones • Feb. 24, 2023
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    9 ocean carriers commit to 100% electronic bill of lading by 2030

    The transition to eBLs is expected to save stakeholders billions of dollars.

    By Feb. 23, 2023
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    For GM, the EV race is a marathon

    Despite a slower EV ramp-up, analysts say the automaker’s long-term approach to manufacturing and sourcing could give it an edge over competitors.

    By Feb. 16, 2023
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    Walmart shuts the door on e-commerce-only stores

    The retailer is closing locations focused on pickup and delivery service, marking the end of a pilot that began a decade ago.

    By Sam Silverstein • Feb. 15, 2023
  • UPS employees load boxes from a posi-sorter chute into an air container at UPS Worldport on January 3, 2022 in Louisville, Kentucky.
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    UPS’ RFID initiative to expand to rest of US network in 2023

    The RFID technology eliminates manual scans, reduces misloads and accelerates parcel throughput, executives said.

    By Feb. 10, 2023
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    Port of Long Beach supports push for single appointments system

    Trucking groups have called for an easier way to access terminals after missed appointments contributed to port congestion at the height of the pandemic.

    By Feb. 9, 2023
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    MightyFly unveils second-generation drone for express logistics

    Over the next year, MightyFly intends to secure business partnerships for proof-of-concept delivery services.

    By Feb. 9, 2023
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    Patent Pending: Choosing when to deploy AVs, using drones in intermodal transit

    Amazon and UPS have some unusual ideas on how to integrate autonomous vehicles and other technology into their operations.

    By Feb. 1, 2023
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    Sam’s Club aims to modernize supply chain with expansion of automated fulfillment

    The wholesale club chain is adding more distribution centers as it looks to open 30 new stores across the U.S. over the next few years.

    By Jan. 27, 2023
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    Product digitization is the future. Here’s how to get started.

    Product digitization can perform an almost limitless number of tasks throughout your supply chain, from helping spot counterfeit goods to providing specific recycling instructions.

    Jan. 27, 2023
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    From CPGs to food, your products need digital twins. Here’s why.

    What are digital twins and how they can unlock nuanced product insights while triggering automations that boost efficiencies and improve experiences.

    Jan. 25, 2023
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    Why you must digitize your products for today’s complex global supply chains

    Your brand may not know where the majority of its products are right now. And it’s not alone.

    Jan. 23, 2023
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    Why drone delivery hasn’t taken flight in the US

    The Federal Aviation Administration will propose new regulations this year, including changes to visual line of sight requirements to support greater drone use, a federal official said.

    By Michael Brady • Jan. 19, 2023
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    The race to scale sustainable airline fuel

    With SAF prices skyrocketing, industry stakeholders and the Biden administration are making new investments to grow supply.

    By Jan. 18, 2023
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    South Korea’s Q Cells to spend $2.5B on US solar plant

    President Joe Biden said the announcement marks the single largest investment in the country's solar industry.

    By Jan. 17, 2023