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Target Corp. Sees Q2 Gains, Plans Supply Chain Readjustments  Aug 21, 2015 4:19 PM By Mike O'Brien

While reporting a strong Q2 with revenue and income gains and higher guidance, Target Corp. said its supply chain needs to align with omnichannel realities.

The Internet of (Postal) Things Is Coming  Aug 21, 2015 8:24 AM By Mike O'Brien

Based on the Internet of Things, the U.S. Postal Service envisions a network of sensor-based connected devices to enhance services and drive efficiencies.

Sears Goes Into the Black in Q2 from Asset Sales  Aug 20, 2015 1:59 PM By Mike O'Brien

Sears Holding Corp. showed a rare profit in Q2 thanks to property sales, while overall sales declined by 27.3%; comp sales were down at Sears and Kmart.

Shippers Weighing Options As Ports Jockey for Position  Aug 20, 2015 10:47 AM By Mike O'Brien

While cargo is flowing back to West coast ports after labor issues were settled, it’s growing faster at East and Gulf ports as shippers weigh their options.

American Apparel Signals It May Go Out of Business  Aug 18, 2015 5:52 PM By Mike O'Brien

American Apparel, facing mounting debt, declining sales and cash issues, said it may not be in operation a year from now as it released poor Q2 financials.

French Supply Chain Giant Geodis to Buy OHL  Aug 18, 2015 10:37 AM By Mike O'Brien

Continuing a recent trend in logistics consolidation, France’s supply chain giant Geodis plans to acquire U.S.-based 3PL OHL for an estimated $800 million.

Coyote Acquisition Helps UPS with Backhaul, Peak Season Demand  Aug 18, 2015 9:29 AM By Mike O'Brien

The ability to buy its way into the full truckload (FTL) brokerage sector and provide backhaul services are what led UPS to its $1.8B Coyote acquisition.

Startup Wonolo Gives Ecommerce Firms On-Demand Staffing  Aug 17, 2015 4:29 PM By Mike O'Brien

Startup Wonolo, an app that matches workers with available temp positions, has based much of its growth on ecommerce firms needing fulfillment staff.

Wayfair Beats Q2 Expectations, Helped By Advertising  Aug 17, 2015 1:46 PM By Mike O'Brien

Online home goods retailer Wayfair reported strong second quarter results, helped by an advertising campaign driving both new customers and repeat buyers.

O+F Advisor Distribution Center Roundup, Aug. 17, 2015  Aug 17, 2015 9:43 AM By Mike O'Brien

A listing of recently announced B2B and B2C distribution center and fulfillment center expansions, additions and closures.

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