Amazon to Acquire Whole Foods

 

On June 15, Amazon.com shook up the grocery industry by announcing its plans to purchase Whole Foods Market for $13.7B. What does this powerhouse deal mean for the two companies—and more importantly, for traditional brick-and-mortar grocery...

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New Trucking Regulations: What Can Shippers Anticipate and Prepare For?

This year opened with a list of regulatory changes in the over-the-road trucking sector, with new policies set to impact driver capacity and productivity. The new rules were set, generally speaking, to address the perennial issue of driver and...

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Amazon Continues to Take on Logistics

 

On August 5, 2016, e-commerce giant Amazon inaugurated its air transportation network, wherein the company entered into agreements to lease 40 Prime Air cargo planes to further expand its delivery capacity for its clients. Now, just less than a...

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Can Auto Industry Hero Carlos Ghosn Reboot Troubled Mitsubishi Motors?

  • About half a billion dollars in savings forecast next year
  • Chief executives will be reshuffled
  • Ghosn to chair three companies: Mitsubishi, Nissan, and Renault
  • Rebuilding consumer trust is Ghosn’s main priority
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Hurricane Matthew: What You Need to Know

Hurricane Matthew has wreaked havoc throughout the Caribbean and along Florida’s coast. Today, the Category-3 is headed for Jacksonville, Georgia, South and North Carolina. The Flooding, high winds, and serious rainfall have killed over 280...

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Hanjin's Insolvency Leaves Few Options

Hanjin Shipping’s financial limbo has taken a turn for the worst as its creditors have ruled out any further funding.

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Supply Technology Roundup: IoT and 3D Printing

IoT for the supply chain and transportation industries will enable organizations to work smarter, plan better, and foster intelligent decision making processes.

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Speculation and Shipping in the South China Sea

Less has been said about the Permanent Court of Arbitration's ruling on territorial claims to the South China Sea than about the People’s Republic’s controversial—and yet not unexpected—dismissal of the tribunal’s conclusion. When dealing with an...

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G20 Summit: Supply Chains Disrupted For Clear Blue Skies

In preparation for the upcoming G20 summit in China this September, the Shanghai Environmental Protection Bureau (SEPB) issued an order for an estimated 1,000 factories within a 300-km radius of Shanghai to cut down production.

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