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  • Casey's
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    Casey’s chief procurement officer departs

    Jaime Robes’ three-year tenure at the convenience store retailer included feats like implementing sourcing technology and boosting electronic payments.

    By Brett Dworski • Oct. 19, 2023
  • Workers prepare to offload an incoming FedEx plane at a FedEx global hub, one of only seven in the U.S., on December 16, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey.
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    FedEx scaling program that reduces air fleet downtime

    The logistics giant plans to expand the use of Mojix's inventory tracking platform, which keeps tabs on aircraft parts, beyond the U.S.

    By Oct. 18, 2023
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    Trendline

    Retail Supply Chains

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

    By Supply Chain Dive staff
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    CEVA Logistics leverages Boston Dynamics robots for warehouse efficiency

    The logistics company will use the robotics company's Stretch robot to unload hundreds of boxes per hour, helping its automotive, consumer retail and technology shippers.

    By Oct. 16, 2023
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    This AI chatbot can help predict supply chain disruptions at farms

    Cersi, a virtual analyst introduced by agtech startup Helios, can be used by large food companies to manage commodity risks in the face of climate change and market volatility.

    By Oct. 16, 2023
  • An aerial view of REI's new distribution center in Tennessee.
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    REI opens Tennessee distribution center to support 60-plus stores

    The 400,000-square-foot center in Lebanon is equipped with technology to improve picking efficiency, a spokesperson said.

    By Oct. 13, 2023
  • A Flexport warehouse.
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    Flexport to cut 20% of workforce as it eyes return to profitability

    Layoffs are expected to begin Friday, Oct. 13, CEO Ryan Petersen told employees.

    By Oct. 13, 2023
  • Port executive Mario Cordero speaks to a crowd in attendance at the Transpacific Maritime 2022 conference in Long Beach, California.
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    Supply chain conferences to watch in 2024

    Next year’s industry conferences range from procurement to container shipping, retail logistics and more.

    By Updated Nov. 2, 2023
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    Microsoft to end Supply Chain Center preview less than a year after launch

    Some of the solution's capabilities will still be available to customers in Dynamics 365 and Power Platform after it shuts down on Oct. 31.

    By Oct. 11, 2023
  • A Flexport warehouse.
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    Flexport plans to cut up to 30% of workers: reports

    The freight forwarder already laid off a fifth of its workforce earlier this year as it dealt with the effects of a macroeconomic downturn.

    By Oct. 6, 2023
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    How Memorial Sloan Kettering is consolidating its supply chain

    The healthcare institution is leveraging data to improve forecasting, in addition to streamlining its reporting and purchasing operations to consolidate its supply chain operations.

    By Oct. 5, 2023
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    Opinion

    How AI can optimize supply chain planning

    Organizations must define the role of automation in their planning process to support more agile decision-making.

    By Brenda Westbrook and Caleb Thomson • Oct. 5, 2023
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    Sponsored by Ship Angel

    FreightTech AI - embrace the practicality, NOT the hype!

    Everywhere we turn, we hear about AI. But how should you think about it in today’s supply chain software world? Where is it real and where is it hype?

    Oct. 2, 2023
  • A white robot arm picks up cardboard boxes at a booth display at a conference.
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    AI will revolutionize packaging, but strong controls are needed: Pack Expo speakers

    “Packaging is the hardest piece to corral” due to the complexity of the sector’s data, said Specright founder and CEO Matthew Wright.

    By Katie Pyzyk • Sept. 29, 2023
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    Only 38% of businesses are tracking Scope 3 emissions: IBM report

    Greenhouse gases in supply chains represent the largest source of most industries’ carbon footprint, but many firms are just beginning to account for them.

    By Sept. 28, 2023
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    Flexe lays off 33% of its workforce

    The 131 job cuts are expected to begin in November in Seattle. 

    By Sept. 27, 2023
  • Dexterity AI's robot, DexR, loads boxes inside a trailer.
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    FedEx testing AI-powered, trailer-loading robots

    The collaboration with Dexterity AI aims to help the delivery giant more efficiently load the wide variety of shipments it handles.

    By Sept. 27, 2023
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    Walmart GoLocal teams up with air cargo platform for faster transit times

    The SmartKargo partnership expands the delivery service's capabilities for retailers and e-commerce companies.

    By Sept. 26, 2023
  • Futuristic Technology Retail Warehouse: Worker Doing Inventory Walks when Digitalization Process Analyzes Goods
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    Sponsored by Motion2AI

    The future is now: How AI improves operations in existing warehouses

    Real-time location services allow supply chain leaders to use AI tools in their existing warehouses.

    Sept. 25, 2023
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    Hershey’s first chief technology officer is an Amazon veteran

    Deepak Bhatia brings expertise in automation, supply chain and artificial intelligence to the maker of Reese’s and Kisses.

    By Christopher Doering • Sept. 21, 2023
  • Bottles of Clorox bleach on a supermarket shelf.
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    Clorox warns of product shortages a month after disclosing cyberattack

    Officials for the household product maker expect to return to automated order processing starting next week, with plans to ramp up production over time.

    By David Jones • Sept. 19, 2023
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    DHL eCommerce opens consolidated distribution center near CVG airport

    The $74 million facility is part of the company’s five-year growth plan as it looks to automate its U.S. facilities and increase its network footprint.

    By Sept. 19, 2023
  • American Eagle's OOH billboard on New York’s High Line displaying a variety of its jeans.
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    American Eagle turns to AI for help managing inventory

    The apparel retailer recently rolled out a new tool that executives say allows it to service demand while keeping leaner stocks. 

    By Sept. 15, 2023
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    Kroger taps the brakes on automated fulfillment center rollout

    The grocery chain plans to hold off on building new e-commerce sites with the robotics firm Ocado, aiming to focus on automation at its current sites.

    By Sam Silverstein • Sept. 14, 2023
  • A laborer stands on a factory floor checking suit jackets on hangers at the Youngor Group textile factory in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province, China.
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    TrusTrace develops garment tracking system in advance of EU regulations

    The traceability platform's digital product tags aim to boost textile transparency and sustainability.

    By Laurel Deppen • Sept. 13, 2023
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    Yamaha deploys project44 solutions for improved ocean and port visibility

    The musical and audio equipment maker said pandemic supply chain disruptions spurred it to rethink its logistics management approach.

    By Sept. 11, 2023