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This Week in Logistics News (June 15 – 21)

The boys are back! Sixteen years to the day, the Boston Celtics are once again NBA champions after dismantling the Dallas Mavericks in five games. The Celtics have been on the cusp of a championship the last few years, but the naysayers continued to say that Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown could not coexist. But this season, and post-season in particular,...

Fri Jun 21, 2024 16:09
How Artificial Intelligence Benefits Logistics & Warehouse Management

As customer expectations rise and order volumes surge, logistics managers face immense pressure to streamline operations and maintain a competitive edge. How can logistics managers handle these challenges? The key to navigating this complexity and achieving operational excellence lies in adopting artificial intelligence (AI). In my conversations with...

Thu Jun 20, 2024 16:29
ESG in Supply Chain

Acronyms abound when it comes to supply chain. AT Logistics Viewpoints, we cover a wide range of these acronyms, including AS/RS, DOM, GTC, SCP, TMS, and WMS to name a few. Over the last few years, another acronym has been showing up on the radar: ESG. ESG stands for environmental, social, and governance, and is a framework that evaluates a company’s...

Wed Jun 19, 2024 17:50
Lax Antitrust Enforcement Imperils the Security of the Nation’s Supply Chains

Baby Formula Shortages were widespread in 2022 There is an emerging school of thought that monopolies and oligopolies, which have been allowed to operate through lax antitrust enforcement, are incredibly harmful. Two new books, Barons: Money, Power, and the Corruption of America’s Food Industry and  The Everything War: Amazon’s Ruthless Quest to Own...

Mon Jun 17, 2024 14:07
This Week in Logistics News (June 8 – 14)

July 4th, or the Fourth of July as its known colloquially, is a day for barbecues, fireworks, parades, and for 16 of the last 17 years, watching Joey Chestnut decimate the competition at the Nathan’s Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest. The lone blip in the last 17 years was in 2015 when Matt Stonie ended Chestnut’s 8-year winning streak. Well,...

Fri Jun 14, 2024 14:30
Lessons from “The Goal” for Optimizing Warehouse Operations

As part of my personal and professional development, I’ve been participating in our book club at Lucas Systems over the past several months. We’ve read and discussed some fantastic and thought provoking books. One of the most recent, “The Goal,” by Eliyahu Goldratt and Jeff Cox, suggested by our CEO, really got me thinking about the book’s centering...

Thu Jun 13, 2024 13:30

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