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    DHL Supply Chain deepens robotics partnership ahead of peak season

    Tech from Locus Robotics will help fulfill orders for apparel company Carhartt.

    By Sept. 27, 2022
  • Ford Motor logo is seen on the hood of a blue car. In the background, a manufacturing plant with the Ford logo can also be seen.
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    Ford breaks ground on $5.6B EV ‘mega campus’

    The facility is part of the automaker’s plan to meet electric vehicle production targets by exerting greater control over its supply chain.

    By Sept. 27, 2022
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    Retail Supply Chains

    Rising costs and logistics delays have led retailers to adapt to adversity. A selection of stories shows how.

    By Supply Chain Dive staff
  • Trucks transporting shipping containers travel between stacked containers at Kwai Tsing Container Terminal on November 10, 2021 in Hong Kong, China.
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    Shipper initiative targets zero emission trucking fleets by 2040

    Ikea, Unilever and Maersk are among the founding members of a push to phase out the heaviest, most polluting freight vehicles.

    By Sept. 27, 2022
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    Automating warehouse order picking resolves labor shortage challenges

    The right blend of picking technologies reduces labor, increases accuracy and productivity across the entire order fulfillment operation.

    Sept. 26, 2022
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    GM partnership looks to develop EV battery recycling supply chain

    The automaker's partnership with Lithion Recycling will focus on R&D and validating recovered materials for reuse in new units.

    By Sept. 23, 2022
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    Micron expands US memory chip production with $15B facility

    The semiconductor manufacturer expects the new plant to begin production in 2025.

    By Sept. 21, 2022
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    Walmart adds ‘smart garage’ company to InHome delivery program

    MyQ, which makes technology found in 20% of household garages, will help the retailer expand its service focused on making secure deliveries.

    By Catherine Douglas Moran • Sept. 21, 2022
  • The panelists for the Women Leaders Forum sit at the stage as they speak about collaboration for the CSCMP Edge 2022 conference at Nashville, Tennessee.
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    4 ways collaboration helps build supply chain resiliency

    Navigating volatility during the pandemic wasn't easy. Several speakers shared their approach during a session at CSCMP Edge 2022.

    By Sept. 20, 2022
  • White House Port and Supply Chain Envoy Gen. Stephen Lyons speaks with Association of Supply Chain Management CEO Abe Eshkenazisit sit on black arm chairs in the middle of a conversation
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    White House supply chain strategy shifts beyond 24/7 port operations

    Port and Supply Chain Envoy Gen. Stephen Lyons said the initiative failed to gain traction due to the financial costs involved.

    By Sept. 20, 2022
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    Fresh Del Monte’s shipping arm taps startup to digitize operations

    Network Shipping is partnering with tech firm Grydd to better help companies manage ocean logistics.

    By Sept. 19, 2022
  • Workers pack and ship customer orders at the 750,000-square-foot Amazon fulfillment center on August 1, 2017 in Romeoville, Illinois.
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    Amazon buys mechatronics firm to fold into robotics division

    With Cloostermans, the retail giant intends to “more rapidly deploy solutions” that support employees, improve safety and cut packaging waste.

    By Sept. 13, 2022
  • A crane operator works at the Garden City Port Terminal on November 12, 2021 in Garden City, Georgia.
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    Savannah port tackles data visibility with new terminal operating system

    The Georgia Ports Authority tapped Navis for an operating system as it prepares for continued growth.

    By Sept. 13, 2022
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    Equashield’s automated facility fulfills orders at ‘record pace’

    The AI and machine learning technology at its production facility have helped improve accuracy, fill rates and product quality.

    By Sept. 12, 2022
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    Sponsored by Isometric Technologies (ISO)

    Supply chain partners need a single source of truth. Here’s why.

    Stop using untrustworthy data to make critical decisions for your supply chain.

    Sept. 12, 2022
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    Bosch to manufacture EV hydrogen fuel cells in South Carolina

    The cells will power heavy-duty trucks as the automotive supplier goes "all in" on the alternative fuel source.

    By Sept. 9, 2022
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    Chipmaker faces heightened scrutiny over China exports

    Nvidia is navigating new licensing requirements as the U.S. takes a more active approach to protecting advanced technologies.

    By Sept. 8, 2022
  • Boston Dynamic's stretch robot unloading a trailer from the robots press release March 2021
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    NFI partners with Boston Dynamics to debut autonomous robot

    The North America logistics provider will roll out a truck unloading bot in 2023 to supplement labor and improve employee safety.

    By Sept. 6, 2022
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    Chewy opens third automated fulfillment center as shipping capacity grows

    The pet supply retailer expects to ship a third of its outbound volume from automated facilities by this time next year.

    By Sept. 2, 2022
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    Geodis to add 1,000 autonomous bots at warehouses

    As e-commerce demand soars, the global transportation and logistics provider will work with Locus Robotics to expand its footprint significantly in the U.S. and Europe.

    By Aug. 30, 2022
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    Kroger opens two new spoke e-commerce centers

    The facilities in Illinois and Tennessee add to the grocer's online delivery network in two new metro areas.

    By Sam Silverstein • Aug. 29, 2022
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    Grocers have been slow to adopt automated fulfillment. That could change.

    Inflation could renew grocers' interest in upgrading their e-commerce operations, experts say.

    By Sam Silverstein • Aug. 26, 2022
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    Beyond Meat adds electric trucks to help power shipping network

    The alternative meat company plans to scale EVs across operations over the next 5 years.

    By Aug. 24, 2022
  • Conveyor belts carrying packages in Gap's Longview, Texas distribution center.
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    Gap opens Texas distribution center ahead of peak season

    The facility will help the retailer process an additional 1 million units per day over the holidays.

    By Aug. 22, 2022
  • A sign is posted in front of a Walmart store on November 16, 2021 in American Canyon, California.
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    Walmart touts faster inventory management thanks to augmented reality

    The company has rolled out VizPick technology to 4,500 stores.

    By Roberto Torres • Aug. 22, 2022
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    FMC considers mandate for shipping lines, terminals to share data

    The agency is asking supply chain stakeholders for input on whether such an action would ease congestion.

    By Aug. 15, 2022