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This Week in Logistics News (March 11-15, 2013)

On Tuesday morning I checked the reporting dashboard for Logistics Viewpoints. The screenshot below shows the search terms that were driving people to the blog that morning. The second item caught me by surprise; I thought only people interested in supply chain and logistics visited Logistics Viewpoints, but it seems like we attract a much broader and intellectually curious audience. In other news this week… Globe Tracker International Launches Revolutionary, End-to-End Tracking, Monitoring and Trade […]

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This Week in Logistics News (January 14-18, 2013)

Countless: the number of double spaces after periods I’ve had to delete as an editor over the years. Last weekend, Slate republished a much discussed article from two years ago titled, “Space Invaders: Why You Should Never, Ever Use Two Spaces After a Period.” If you are guilty of this writing crime, please read the article, and in the spirit of Lean and continuous improvement, stop adding that extra space. In this week’s news… SAP […]

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This Week in Logistics News (August 27-31, 2012)

Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone in Louisiana, Mississippi, and elsewhere who are dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Isaac. And a big thanks to the American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) and other relief groups who have mobilized to help. In other news this week… Trimble to Acquire North American Trucking Industry Enterprise Software Leader TMW Systems Infor Delivers Infor VISUAL for Multi-Site Organizations Oracle Upgrades Analytics in Oracle Retail Data Model Largest ILA […]

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Guest Commentary: The Greatest Talent Pool Available – America’s Veterans

If I told you I had a candidate who, at age 25, had led 50+ people in very demanding situations with extremely high stress levels and was directly responsible for millions of dollars of budget, what would you think? My guess is you would say you were very interested in having that person as a leader in your company. That person is a military veteran. We are about to enter unprecedented times. Businesses will have […]

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