Rethinking used vehicle logistics

Hauling new and used cars from dealer to dealer, from auction sight to dealer, from online dealer to customer, is one of those massive logistics activities hiding in plain sight. In the US alone, some 60 million new and used cars are sold every year, and each one is moved multiple times before the consumer takes his or her vehicle out on its initial spin.
Automakers playing catchup for EVs supply chain

Electric vehicles (EVs) are rolling out of automaker plants around the world. But there’s a problem. The supply chain that has worked so well, for so long, building internal combustion machines, doesn’t work for EVs. So, what’s next?
Taiwan’s offshore wind industry ready for launch

Next March, Taiwan is embarking on the construction of an 80 wind turbine, 640 MW wind farm - Asia-Pacific’s largest.
New Bedford inks lease for Vineyard Wind project

A long time coming as New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal inks lease as the primary staging area for Vineyard Wind offshore wind far project.
Empowering the logistics for offshore wind power

There’s a big promise in offshore wind power in the U.S. But it isn’t going to happen without a lot of logistics coordinating a brand-new supply chain.
When it rains, it pours for America’s barge industry

For the American towboat & barge industry record flood in the Midwest and turbulent economic conditions make it seem like when it rains, it pours. Prospects for new business point to brighter times.

Optoro software tackles reverse logistics
Cardboard pallets offer green solution

The wooden pallet has created a reverse logistics sinkhole of enormous proportions.
Six River Systems’ “cobots” work the niche of smaller DCs

Six Rivers Systems specializes in robots that operate in fulfillment centers. The Waltham, Mass.-based robot manufacturer launched its first robot in 2016 with software designed for picking, but sees returns as a growing market further down the road.
Putting forward reverse logistics

One of the greatest challenges to warehouse management isn’t getting product out the door but handling it when it comes back.

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