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Bigger Picture: Old lessons from a new pandemic

June 19, 2020 by Laurie Turnbull

A reassessment of inventory practices is needed

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UN seeks urgent funding for pandemic aid transport

June 19, 2020 by Edith M. Lederer THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Without immediate funding its global transport system will stop delivering thousands of tons of masks, gloves and other critical equipment by the third week of July

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Exports to drop 20 percent this year

June 19, 2020 by The Canadian Press (CPSTF)

Export Development Canada is forecasting a drop followed by rebound in 2021

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The digital imperative

June 18, 2020 by John Tenpenny, with files from Emily Atkins

Third-party logistics increases its reliance on new technologies

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Port of Montreal hits records again in 2019

June 16, 2020 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Predicts 12 percent decline in freight traffic for 2020

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Three quarters of organizations will make major post-Covid supply chain adjustments

June 12, 2020 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Supply base expansion, reductions in globalization, and increases to inventory levels are solutions cited in survey

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Worker files suit against Amazon

June 12, 2020 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Alleges unsafe working conditions at an Amazon’s fulfillment centre

News Covid-19e-commerce

Global e-commerce up 81 percent over May 2019

June 11, 2020 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

May growth driven by sportswear and sporting goods, housewares and DIY supplies, and gaming

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Feds launch portal for Covid-19 procurement

June 11, 2020 by Stephanie Levitz THE CANADIAN PRESS

Will help link commercial buyers and sellers of personal protective equipment

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DHL Express adding 400 jobs in U.S.

June 11, 2020 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Demand has spiked due to Covid-19 pandemic