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Are There More Robots Here Than People, Warehouse Workers Ask
Technology & Automation

Are There More Robots Here Than People, Warehouse Workers Ask

Nov. 29, 2023
At a UPS warehouse in Kentucky, there will be 3,000 robots and 200 humans.
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Transportation & Distribution

Calm before the Supply Chain Storm

Jan. 23, 2017
Shippers and truckers alike won't find much to cheer about this year based on market projections.
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Transportation & Distribution

The Good, the Bad and the Trump Plan: Freight Recovery Could Go Either Way

Dec. 9, 2016
Trump's plans to roll back some of the Obama Administration's regulations could have a big impact on freight shipments, but probably not for a while.
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Transportation & Distribution

Are the Good Times Really Over for Good?

Nov. 6, 2016
Brief spell of positive shipper conditions will be short lived.
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Transportation & Distribution

It’s Not Recovery (But It’s Not Bad)

Sept. 13, 2016
With the new capacity-constraining regulations not yet in effect, shippers should enjoy the relative calm shipping conditions while they can.
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Transportation & Distribution

Neutral Is the New Full-Speed-Ahead

Feb. 26, 2016
As the market stabilizes into a consistent mediocrity, shippers are benefiting from cheap fuel and ample capacity.
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Transportation & Distribution

Bloated Inventories Are Slowing US Logistics

Jan. 25, 2016
High inventories are a big problem for shippers, and recent moves by the Federal Reserve aren't helping the situation.
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Global Supply Chain

Slowdown in the Supply Chain

Dec. 28, 2015
Things are about as good as they’re likely to get for shippers, at least for the immediate future.
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Transportation & Distribution

When Not-So-Good Is Good Enough

Nov. 10, 2015
Shippers conditions have settled into a comfortable rut best described as so-so, neither good nor bad, neither great nor horrible.