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COVID-19 to reduce 2020 industrial robot revenue

June 3, 2020 by Maya Xiao, Interact Analysis

A strong rebound in 2021 is projected

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Air cargo crashes in April

June 3, 2020 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Demand down, but capacity down even more

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Ottawa continues to build PPE safety stocks

June 3, 2020 by  The Canadian Press (CPSTF)

Supply chains for essential equipment have stabilized

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Expect dramatic drop in commodity exports to China

June 2, 2020 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Global exports of commodities to China could plunge by US$15.5 billion to $33.1 billion in 2020

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Is Just-in-Time out of time?

June 2, 2020 by Paul D. Larson

JIT is built on the assumption of stability, but in a world of volatility, logisticians can no longer afford to assume stability

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Supply chain innovation can reduce coronavirus food shortages

June 2, 2020 by Martin Scanlon, Rene Van Acker & Rickey Yada

Food security is an essential issue brought to light by COVID-19.

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OTTO Motors going global

June 1, 2020 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Clearpath Robotics AMR division plans global expansion

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Ontario changes layoff regulations to help businesses

June 1, 2020 by Shawn Jeffords THE CANADIAN PRESS

Change will see non-unionized workers who have had their hours reduced or eliminated placed on a temporary leave that preserves their job

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Pandemic speeds up drone delivery testing

May 29, 2020 by Martha Mendoza THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Delivery of medical supplies is just one use case; drones also being used for lockdown surveillance

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CN feeling the pain as pandemic rolls on

May 29, 2020 by Christopher Reynolds THE CANADIAN PRESS

Auto and crude revenues drop, prompting job cuts