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The Friday Five: Blank Sailings Under Scrutiny

This week's top stories in supply chain and logistics: FMC calls for closer review of Blank Sailings, Maersk to charge manual change fees beginning this Fall, Whirlpool hits 6-month backlog on orders, Walmart’s new warehouse will up Port of Charleston volumes 5%, and Telsa reveals newest factory location.
July 24, 2020

The Friday Five: Walmart, Kroger Mandate Masks

This week's top news in supply chain and logistics: Big-box retailers mandate face masks, Carriers play with capacity and no-roll premiums, British Airways retires 747 fleet early, DHL rolls out premium LCL service, and CMA CGM ends direct service to Port Tampa Bay
July 17, 2020

The Friday Five: Seafarers Finally Deemed Essential

This week's top stories in Logistics: Stranded Seafarers finally deemed essential, U.S. June imports from China up 13.8% MoM, FMCSA reminds protests-related delays exempt from HOS, Pharr Texas port of entry blocked, and #DFW claims busiest airport crown globally for May & June.
July 10, 2020

The Friday Five: Fireworks for the Fourth

This week we take a closer look at the logistics of Fireworks in America ahead of the Fourth of July and examine the top 5 visual effects to look out for this holiday weekend.
July 3, 2020

The Friday Five: Union Pacific Spot Rates Rise 40%

This week's top stories in supply chain and logistics: UP spots rates soar on parcel demand, New H-1B visa ban extended thru Dec 31, TQL’s Class-action Lawsuit delayed, Gartner reports 1 in 3 supply chains to rethink China by 2023, and Carriers reinstate capacity on Transpacific
June 26, 2020

The Friday Five: Civil Rights in America

Civil rights are guarantees of equal social opportunities and equal protection under the law, regardless of race, religion, or other personal characteristics.
June 19, 2020

The Friday Five: COVID Strikes Starbucks with $3.2B Impact

This week's top stories in supply chain and logistics: Starbucks takes $3.2B hit, TTI moves too #TEU many, postal rates set to increase July 1, California begins an investigation into Amazon's business practices, and Gogo expands Purell production in Ohio
June 12, 2020

The Friday Five: CHAINalytics sells FMiC to DAT

This week's top stories in supply chain and logistics: CHAINalytics sells FMiC to DAT, US-Mexico truck crossings down 22% in April, Pilgrim’s Pride and other poultry execs indicted on price-fixing, Ocean cargo rollovers on the rise and Amazon adds 12 more planes to its Air Cargo Fleet
June 5, 2020
Friday Five

The Friday Five: Digital Commerce's "Second Christmas"

UPS implements surcharge, American Airlines chops 30%, Carriers see rise in no-shows, Georgia Port Authority’s “Mega Rail” project halfway through, Expeditors acquires Fleet Logistics
May 29, 2020

Industry Insights

Industry Insights

Slync.io Appoints Oracle Veteran as New Chief Revenue Officer

Industry veteran, Amy Gearing joins Slync.io leadership as CRO, brings extensive global SaaS experience to team
May 11, 2020
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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
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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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