Friday Five

Friday Five

The Friday Five: Megamax “HMM Algeciras” Debuts

This week's top stories in supply chain and logistics: HMM launches world’s largest container ship, Amazon in Private-Label controversy, Coca-Cola reports border bottlenecks, APL to focus exclusively on Trans-Pacific, & Daimler, Volvo team up on fuel cells for big rigs.
April 24, 2020
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The Friday Five: COVID-19’s Revolving Door

This week's top stories in supply chain and logistics: Boeing restarts Jetliner Production, Smithfield shutdowns 3 plants, Volkswagen reopens in Europe, J.C. Penney skips out on payment, and Amazon closes French DCs all thanks to COVID-19.
April 17, 2020
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The Friday Five: MSC’s Network Takes a Hit

This week's top stories in supply chain and logistics: MSC suffers suspected cyberattack, Kuehne + Nagle launches eShipAsia, Amazon presses pause on 3rd-party deliveries, CMA CGM offers storage, and as bottlenecks arises throughout the world be sure to #ThankaTrucker
April 10, 2020
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The Friday Five: Major forwarder buy-in helps Slync.io land $11 million funding

This week's top stories in supply chain and logistics: Slync.io raises $11M Series A amid coronavirus chaos, FedEx pushes through surcharges, True Value wants to make hand sanitizer, Southwest flies a first with cargo only, and Amazon steps up warehouse safety, hires 80,000.
April 3, 2020
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The Friday Five: Fanatics to Pitch in on Protective Gear

This week's top stories in supply chain and logistics: Fanatics, Bauer Hockey switch gears, CEVA declares force majeure, USPS may be in trouble, East Coast ports still rocking & rolling and PEEPS® closes factory amid Easter demands all thanks to COVID-19
March 27, 2020
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The Friday Five: Charmin Deemed “Life Sustaining”

This week's top stories in supply chain and logistics: Charmin stays rolling 24/7, Walmart pays out, Computers dry up, Automakers consider product shift, and coronavirus makes good click bait for hackers.
March 20, 2020
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The Friday Five: Trans-Atlantic Airfreight Capacity Crunched

This week's top stories in supply chain and logistics: Travel Ban to Impact Air Cargo, UPS Appoints New CEO, China Imports Hit 4year Low, WESCO makes more Acquisition Moves, and XPO to Buy Part of UK Business from Kuehne + Nagel
March 13, 2020
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The Friday Five: Costco Panic-Buying Boost Sales

This week's top stories in supply chain and logistics: Costco rides #CostcoPanicBuying wave, ISM national factory activity index falls to 50.1 for February, Blank sailings to cost Ocean Carriers an estimated $1.9 billion, Instacart launches new delivery option, and Lobster prices fall to 4-year low thanks to COVID-19.
March 6, 2020
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The Friday Five: K+N Group FY19 Profit Rises

This week's top stories in supply chain and logistics: K+N has great fiscal year, Panasonic ends solar partnership with Tesla, GM gets green light on Cruise in California, Thyssenkrupp makes headlines with $19B Deal, and Walmart streamlines E-Comm procurement with high-hopes.
February 28, 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
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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