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Uber Freight Receives $500 Million Investment

Uber supposedly “disrupted” (I hate that word) the taxi & transportation industry. So, it’s not surprising they also have a logistics/freight division. According to Morning Brew, Greenbriar Equity Group invested $500 Million into the freight division. Apparently the freight division is growing quite nicely (at 27% growth). What exactly do they do? The app matches…

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Lessons from Boohoo’s Mistakes

Fast fashion retailer, Boohoo, via Retail Brew, is in hot water after an audit of their supply chain. The audit found Boohoo’s suppliers were guilty of paying lower than minimum wages and having their workers work in unsafe conditions. The lack of enforcement of standards & governance over their suppliers resulted in them being booted…

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Supply Chains Moving Out of China Due to Ethics Issues

Via the Morning Report and WSJ, some auditors are refusing to inspect factories based in Xinjiang region, where reports of abuse of human rights against Muslim Uighurs have been circulating for many years. Also, that region has restrictions imposed making it harder for factory inspections to take place properly. Meaning, some companies have already started…

How-To

The Benefits of EDI in Supply Chain Management

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), is a method to automate your order to cash process – reducing (or even eliminating) manual data input (resulting in lower costs and lower chances of incorrect data entry). Leveraging automation to reduce your operational costs is a great way to create value in your supply chain. Read on for more…