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03 Feb
FedEx to end SameDay City service
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The carrier is ditching what it dubbed “the fastest local shipping option” in large metro areas as it reduces its costs in the face of declining demand.
03 Feb
Lululemon looks to increase supplier diversity for corporate buying
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The athleisure brand said it will increase the volume of buying from vendors owned operated by women and underrepresented groups in its non-merchandise spend. 
02 Feb
Amazon cited for safety violations at 3 more warehouses
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Federal safety inspectors are calling on the e-commerce giant to implement a “company-wide strategy to protect their employees.”
02 Feb
Sustainability still takes a backseat to profit for procurement teams: study
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A relatively small share of procurement staff see environmental and social goals as within their scope of duties or collect related metrics to measure success.
02 Feb
Seasonality is a thing of the past, port executive says
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Despite a four-month streak as the nation’s busiest containerport, the Port of New York and New Jersey saw volumes decline YoY in December.
02 Feb
FedEx to lay off 10% of management staff
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The cuts will help the delivery giant become “a more efficient, agile organization,” President and CEO Raj Subramaniam wrote in a message to staff.
02 Feb
Manufacturing production levels fall for third-straight month
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Two national indices reported an overall industry contraction based on soft demand from customers still working through inventory backlogs.
02 Feb
Aldi deepens focus on Gulf Coast with new distribution center
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The 564,000-square-foot facility will eventually have capacity to serve 100 grocery stores in Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi and the Florida Panhandle.
01 Feb
Patent Pending: Choosing when to deploy AVs, using drones in intermodal transit
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Amazon and UPS have some unusual ideas on how to integrate autonomous vehicles and other technology into their operations.
01 Feb
Whirlpool’s production takes 5% hit after supplier disruption
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The hiccup at the unnamed supplier was resolved in mid-January, but not before costing the appliance maker millions in lost sales and profits.