Friday Five

Friday Five

The Friday Five: There’s more than one way to disrupt a supply chain

Even when things are looking up for manufacturers, issues with suppliers and logistics are holding them back. And just in case you thought it was all related to COVID-19, we’ve found a number of ways to stop up supply chains in this week’s Friday Five!
June 4, 2021
Friday Five

The Friday Five: Lions, Tigers, and Acquisitions, Oh My!

A new wave of acquisitions kicked off this week with Danish logistic provider DSV acquiring Agility’s Global Integrated Logistics (GIL) making them one of the largest 3PLs in the world. A deeper dive into the acquisitions, the economic impact of deepening ports and the role of technology in supply chain transformation all in this week’s Friday Five!
June 1, 2021
Friday Five

The Friday Five: Is OTIF a myth?

Prolonged transit times and climbing rates have many beginning to wonder if on-time, in full shipments are a relic of the pre-COVID days. A look at this “never normal” era including pallet shortages and a soon-to-be wider Suez Canal in this week’s Friday Five!
May 21, 2021
Friday Five

The Friday Five: How tariffs, technology and resources are changing the logistics industry

Even though we’re witnessing historic demand for Asian exports, it appears that the recent U.S.-China trade war has started to reshape global sourcing and logistics. And we’re not out of the woods yet when it comes to container pricing and capacity constraints.
May 14, 2021
Friday Five

The Friday Five: Summertime, and the shipping ain’t easy

There’s no rest for global logistics this summer as all projections point to continued headaches with the price and availability of freight. We dive deeper and explore how outside effects continue to push LSPs to adapt in this Friday Five.
May 7, 2021
Friday Five

The Friday Five: Happy Birthday, Container Shipping!

Containerization turns 65, DSV acquires GIL from Agility, 2021’s top IT Logistics Providers are announced, and Matt Gunn talks digital transformation with Supply Chain Digital
April 30, 2021
Friday Five

Digitally transforming the supply chain [Podcast]

Slync’s Matt Gunn sat down with Emily Cook, host and editor of The Supply Chain Podcast, to discuss digitally transforming the supply chain. Specifically, the duo hits on the role that humans play in the change journey and how to improve multi-party interactions.
April 26, 2021
Friday Five

The Friday Five: Can logistics lead the way?

As the world celebrates Earth Day, we take a look at how two industries near and dear to our hearts are working to apply practical approaches to the global reduction of emissions. We also look ahead to the expansion of the logistics industry and job opportunities it can bring.
April 23, 2021
Friday Five

How to become a more sustainable logistics service provider

The past decade has seen a significant shift toward sustainable business practices in the logistics industry. But when it comes to turning words into actions, the first few steps are often the hardest.
April 22, 2021

Industry Insights

Industry Insights

WACO Members to Benefit from Digital Logistics Processes with

The WACO System (WACO) has appointed award-winning global logistics software as a service company as an Associate Vendor Member
May 12, 2021
Industry Insights Among Top Logistics IT Providers in 2021

The logistics automation solutions provider was included in Inbound Logistics’ annual listing of top logistics technology firms
April 26, 2021
Industry Insights Expands Leadership Team, Adding Paul Pessutti as Chief Revenue Officer

Paul Pessutti, a software and logistics industry veteran, has joined as its new Executive Vice President & Chief Revenue Officer
April 5, 2021
Industry Insights

Two Leaders Recognized as 2021 Pros to Know

Two leaders, Nikolaus Sievers and Richard Lopez, are named “2021 Pros To Know” by Supply & Demand Chain Executive
March 16, 2021
Industry Insights

Slync Tees Up Partnership with Professional Golfer Erik van Rooyen, a global leader in logistics operating process and system orchestration for global logistics providers and shippers, expands its investment in the world of professional golf, announcing its newest partnership with European and PGA Tour professional, Erik van Rooyen. 
March 4, 2021
Industry Insights

Dallas Stars Announce as Official Logistics Partner

Dallas Stars announce official logistics partnership with, a technology innovator in logistics process automation and system orchestration
March 3, 2021
Industry Insights Announces $60 Million Series B with lead investment from Goldman Sachs Growth, a global leader in logistics operating process and system orchestration for global logistics providers and shippers, today announced the closing of its $60 million Series B funding round.
February 3, 2021
Industry Insights Tees Up Sponsorship with Top Professional Golfer Justin Rose

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

Two Executives Named 2020 Pros to Know by Supply & Demand Chain Executive announced today that two executives have been named “Supply Chain Pros to Know” by Supply and Demand Chain Executive (SDCE) magazine.
April 15, 2020