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Wednesday
Jan202016

Macy's Inc

Macy’s Inc. announced it will cut thousands of jobs and close stores in a $400 million cost-cutting effort after seeing disappointing sales in the holiday quarter.

Tuesday
Jan192016

Working During the Holidays 

Retailers hired fewer workers during the holidays for the second straight year as job growth shifted to distribution operations.

Monday
Jan182016

SAP Canada Appoints John Graham as New Managing Director

John Graham has been appointed managing director of SAP Canada, replacing Bob Elliott, who left SAP in September to become senior vice president of of global sales at Hootsute.

Friday
Jan152016

Lockton Hires Hugh Khan, Strengthening its Technology Expertise

Lockton Companies announces Hugh Khan has been named Senior Vice President leading software development.

Thursday
Jan142016

Transportation, Logistics Firms Added 23,100 Jobs in December 

Transportation and warehousing companies added 23,100 jobs in December, the U.S. Department of Labor said Friday, with the biggest gains at sectors that benefited from the holiday surge in e-commerce sales.

Wednesday
Jan132016

Boston Beer Co Recruits Quincy Troupe as Supply Chain Head

The Boston Beer Co has appointed a former Mars Inc executive to head up its supply chain division.

Tuesday
Jan122016

Dematic 

Logistics equipment supplier Dematic is considering closing its Michigan plant and moving operations to Mexico. (Grand Rapids Business Journal)

Monday
Jan112016

Rik Pek

Rik Pek is managing director Breakbulk Terminals with Broekman Logistics. He has been working as general manager of Broekman Distriport bv since 1 January 2011.

Friday
Jan082016

U.S. Auto Sales 

U.S. auto sales are on track for their best November since 2001.

Thursday
Jan072016

J.B Hunt Transport Services Inc

J.B Hunt Transport Services Inc. named Stuart Scott as its chief information officer.

Wednesday
Jan062016

Integrity Express Logistics Plans to Add 50 Jobs in Tampa Office 

Ohio-based Integrity Express Logistics plans to hire 50 people as the young transportation company grows its satellite office here, Gov. Rick Scott said.

Tuesday
Jan052016

XPO Logistics Named Mid-Size Carrier of the Year

Home Depot recognized Greenwich-based transportation and logistics solutions provider XPO Logistics (NYSE: XPO) with the 2015 Mid-Size Truckload Carrier of the Year Award.

Monday
Jan042016

Weyerhaeuser Co

Weyerhaeuser Co. is closing several distribution centers as it refocuses its sales efforts.

Wednesday
Dec302015

Alcoa Inc

Alcoa Inc. struck two deals worth more than $2.5 billion to supply Boeing Co. with parts for next-generation jets.

Tuesday
Dec292015

Rubbermaid Inc. 

Consumer-products maker Newell Rubbermaid Inc. will acquire Jarden Corp., merging brands including Yankee Candle and Graco baby strollers

Monday
Dec282015

Supply Chain Veteran Doug DelGrosso Named CEO of Chassix

Longtime supply chain executive Douglas DelGrosso has been named CEO of Chassix Inc., a precision chassis casting and machining company that emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy earlier this year.

Thursday
Dec242015

On This Holiday Season

 

 

 

Wishing you and your family peace, prosperity, health and great happiness this joyous holiday season and during the year ahead.

And, please remember our troops and their families…while we sleep, our armed forces are on watch defending our freedom around the world.

God Bless America!

 

Wednesday
Dec232015

Uber Technologies Inc.

Uber Technologies Inc. will work with shopping app Operator on on-demand delivery service to compete with Amazon.com Inc.’s distribution.

Tuesday
Dec222015

Chief Jim Speltz 

Former Brookstone Holdings Corp. chief Jim Speltz is joining software upstart Teikametrics to consult to retailers on their online sales strategies.

Monday
Dec212015

Bonded Logistics Newest Business on Airport Road

A Charlotte-based company is one of the newest additions to the Salisbury business landscape. Bonded Logistics, a third-party logistics company, has leased a 290,000-square-foot warehouse on Airport Road near Cedar Springs Road.