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Thursday, February 04, 2016

Demand for protective packaging will benefit from strengthening Internet sales, using environmentally friendly materials like air pillows, paper fill products and custom boxes.
Posted on 02/04 at 09:51 AM
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Tuesday, February 02, 2016

UPS finished 2015 in solid fashion, with strong fourth quarter earnings results. Fourth quarter revenue at $16.1 billion was up 1 percent annually, and earnings per share were up 26 percent at $1.57, marking the fourth straight month of EPS growth. For all of 2014, EPS was up 14 percent annually at $5.43, which was an all-time high. Total operating profit also set a new record, up 54.3 percent at $7.7 billion.
Posted on 02/02 at 10:03 AM
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Monday, January 11, 2016

E-commerce retail sales are expected to continue to grow at double-digit growth rates during 2016-2022, say economists for IHS Global Insight.
Posted on 01/11 at 09:36 AM
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Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Newsroom Notes provides a few of the key stories, trends, and themes of 2015, a year that was far from dull in the supply chain, logistics, and freight transportation sectors.
Posted on 12/23 at 10:45 AM
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Friday, October 30, 2015

Included in these changes are tripling the size of the facility and nearly doubling its package processing rates. And it added that this project, which is expected to cost around $300 million, is projected to be “substantially completed” by 2018. UPS also plans to add more than full- and part-time 300 jobs at this location, with recruitment kicking off in 2017.
Posted on 10/30 at 10:22 AM
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Thursday, October 29, 2015

With the days falling off the calendar leading up to the holiday season, the ongoing influence and emergence of e-commerce on supply chain management shows no signs of stopping. That was a major takeaway of a keynote speech given by Henry Maier, president and CEO of FedEx Ground at the University of Rhode Island’s Supply Chain Management Forum earlier this week.
Posted on 10/29 at 08:41 AM
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Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently caught up with Maria Haggerty, CEO at Dotcom Distribution, an Edison, New Jersey-based provider of fulfillment and logistics services for premium e-retailers about the many facets of e-commerce and supply chain- and logistics-related impacts they have, with a specific focus on Peak Season and holiday deliveries within the e-commerce supply chain.
Posted on 09/22 at 03:08 AM
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Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Hackett observed in the new report that China’s economy has lost steam, with actual growth falling short of targeted rates, while the United States most recent second quarter GDP reading at 3.7 percent outpaced expected targets, even though it was negatively impacted by gains in manufacturing and retail inventories.
Posted on 09/01 at 10:11 AM
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Tuesday, December 16, 2014

With an eye on further expansion of its e-commerce business and related reverse logistics processes, transportation and logistics bellwether FedEx last night announced it has inked an agreement to acquire Pittsburgh-based GENCO, a third-party logistics (3PL) services provider specializing in product lifecycle and reverse logistics.
Posted on 12/16 at 10:26 AM
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Monday, December 01, 2014

While it comes as no surprise that Thanksgiving weekend is commonly viewed as the true beginning of the holiday shopping season, it appears that, perhaps, the booming shopping volumes that come along with time spent with family and friends, too much turkey and football may take a bit longer to materialize than originally anticipated.
Posted on 12/01 at 10:52 AM
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