Friday Five

Friday Five

The Friday Five: EU Shippers claim Carriers Breach Contracts

This week's top news in logistics: European shippers say ocean carriers broke contracts, ask for regulators to step in, Kuehne + Nagel lands Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine deal, Amazon buys 11 jets, UPS expects 9M returns this week alone, & Boeing fined $2.5B for 737 Max conspiracy.
January 8, 2021

The Friday Five: Top 5 of 2020

As we say Goodbye to 2020, for this first Friday Five of 2021, we take a look back at the biggest supply chain moments and best logistics reads from a year like no other. Check out which stories made our Top 5 from 2020...
January 1, 2021
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The Friday Five: Holiday shipping gridlock delaying nearly 10M packages daily

This week's top news in logistics: Holiday shipping boom delays nearly 10M Parcels daily, pre-Brexit business rush floods major U.K. gateways as world struggles with container congestion, Nissan picks Japan to make an electric car for EU, SolarWinds Hack sends warning ripples through supply chains, & Port of LA plucks out toys to load Santa's sleigh.
December 20, 2020
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The Friday Five: U.K. Rolls Out COVID-19 Vaccine

This week's top news in logistics: UK receives COVID-19 Vaccine, Ocean cargo bookings halted until month-end for most, Felixstowe gets dropped for Liverpool, Brazil sues Maersk amid corruption, & Pepperidge Farms warns Cookies in Short Supply This Season.
December 14, 2020
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The Friday Five: ONE Apus spills 1,900 Containers into Pacific

This week's top news in logistics: ONE Apus loses 1,900 containers overboard, XPO to split company in two, Asia-Europe spot rates up 200% YOY, IBM uncovers global email attack on Covid vaccine supply chain & Penske Logistics buy Black Horse Carriers
December 4, 2020
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The Friday Five: FMC Intensifies Monitoring of Major Alliances

This week's top news in logistics: FMC intensifies monitoring requirements of top 3 alliances, Container lines set to profit $14B in 2020, South Korean delivery drivers under pressure, Diageo pledges to go green by 2030 & McCormick to buy Cholula.
December 4, 2020
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The Friday Five: MSC tipped to overtake Maersk as #1

This week's top news in logistics: MSC tipped to overtake Maersk as world’s #1, Trans-Pacific carriers dropping contracts in favor of spot rates, Cass Freight Index up 2.4% YOY for October, PIL defaults on payment & GM ups bet on electric vehicles.
November 21, 2020
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The Friday Five: Alibaba Sets ‘Singles Day’ Sales Record

This week's top news in logistics: “Singles day” generates record $75B for Alibaba, massive An-124-100 freighter damaged in 911 landing, DHL expects Dec. 21 to be peak delivery day, US Retailers bring back purchase limits amid COVID19 surge & Walmart adds 'pop-up' D2C fulfillment capacity at 42 distribution centers.
November 21, 2020
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The Friday Five: Trans-Pacific Ocean Container Shortage

This week's top news in logistics: Ocean Container Shortages in trans-Pacific, Beijing bans more Australian products, Amazon opens air cargo hub in Europe, post-pandemic rebound slows for Alibaba, and Volvo announces Heavy-duty Electric Truck line.
November 6, 2020

Industry Insights

Industry Insights

Slync.io Tees Up Sponsorship with Top Professional Golfer Justin Rose

Justin Rose Will Debut as Global Brand Ambassador for Slync.io at the 2020 U.S. Open, Wearing Company Logo on Chest
September 21, 2020
Industry Insights

Two Slync.io Executives Named 2020 Pros to Know by Supply & Demand Chain Executive

Slync.io announced today that two executives have been named “Supply Chain Pros to Know” by Supply and Demand Chain Executive (SDCE) magazine.
April 15, 2020
Industry Insights

Slync.io Raises $11 Million Series A Funding Round Amid COVID-19 Chaos

Slync.io, the first purpose-built operating system for global logistics, announced today that it has secured an $11 million series A funding round. The new funds will support hiring and growth as the company continues to expand
March 31, 2020
Industry Insights

Slync.io to be Featured at “El Dorado,” a TPM20 Tech Experience

CEO of Slync.io to discuss the future of logistics and business process automation at TPM20, the biggest conference for international logistics professionals
February 3, 2020
Industry Insights

Where UPS & Walmart are Investing in Tech

The fourth-quarter earnings of UPS and Walmart are strong evidence for the strategic advantage that automation and digitization bring to organizations. Learn from their stories.
March 25, 2019
Industry Insights

Turning AI Buzz Into Action

Supply chain and logistics adoption of AI is taking off because companies are increasingly realizing the technology’s tangible value in solving complexity issues. Learn more about where AI is having the most impact today – including exception and capacity management -- and how to get started.
February 27, 2019

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