Archive for Supply Chain News

This Week in Logistics News (January 6 – 12)

Earlier this week, it was reported that Jeff Bezos was the wealthiest human being of all time. Let that sink in – of all time. His reported net worth is upwards of $105 billion. Of course, that all has to be taken with a grain of salt. When factoring in inflation, Bill Gates has historically been worth more. In 1999, at the height of the dotcom boom, when Microsoft shares were at an astronomical high, […]

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This Week in Logistics News (December 30 – January 5)

Happy New Year and welcome back to Logistics Viewpoints! It’s good to be back, refreshed and rested, and ready to bring you all the logistics news you’ve been missing. After a bitterly cold stretch here in the Boston area to end 2017 and start 2018, we finally got a reprieve from the cold yesterday. And by reprieve, I mean the temperatures finally escaped the single digits and crept up towards freezing. The bad news, however, […]

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This Week in Logistics News (July 29 – August 4)

Yesterday afternoon, I went to my town’s transfer station to drop off recycling and garbage. As I was dropping off my recycling, my car door was open and the Beastie Boys were playing on the radio. I was approached by a 15-year-old (give or take) who looked at me and said “Is that the Beastie Boys? My dad loves them.” I instantaneously felt old. But I also had a moment of nostalgia. I was just […]

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