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Amazon and Anticipatory Shipping: Revisiting This Highly Publicized 2013 Patent Ten Years Later

Logistics Viewpoints

The post Amazon and Anticipatory Shipping: Revisiting This Highly Publicized 2013 Patent Ten Years Later appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Maybe it isn’t just coincidence that the Amazon patent references papers by RedPraire (acquired by Blue Yonder ) and Manhattan Associates.

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Hours update: Congress advances 30-minute break provision, FMCSA to kill 2013 restart regs

Overdrive Online

Meanwhile, FMCSA has a rule in the works to permanently bury 2013's regulations limiting the use of a 34-hour restart. Congress could stick its nose into the hours overhaul process by trying to protect the 30-minute break requirement.


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Act Expo 2013


I will be using twitter a lot more than the blogging site as I will be attending the ACT EXPO 2013 this week. Please follow me at: my logisticsexpert twitter feed. twitter/logisticsexpert. I will follow up with at least a nightly recap.

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Paper Transport crosses 70 million miles on natural gas

Commercial Carrier Journal

PTI combined Intermodal transport with asset-backed CNG/RNG trucks for drayage, successfully removing 2,419 tons of greenhouse gases from supply chains since 2013.

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Learning to See in 2023

The Lean Thinker

ago titled Learning to See in 2013 *. That being said, I think the 2013 post has actually aged pretty well. I asked this question in the 2013 post: “Why are you doing this at all?” Pat’s comments on my last post reminded me of another post I had written a decade (!!!)

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Target and Amazon Sharpen Their Delivery Weapons

Talking Logistics

In December 2013, the Wall Street Journal reported that Home Depot planed to spend “at least $300 million on supply chain, technology and online improvements in the fiscal year that begins in February [2014], including building new fulfillment centers and overhauling its warehouse technology systems” to enable same-day shipping and delivery of orders. (..)

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The State of Supply Chain and Logistics Innovation

Talking Logistics

In a 2013 white paper, the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics defined supply chain innovation as “the combining and application of a mix of inventions, existing processes, and technologies in a new way that achieves a desirable change in cost, quality, cash and/or service.” What is supply chain innovation? A lot has changed over.