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Logistics Matters with DC VELOCITY

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The editors of DC VELOCITY magazine bring you weekly updates on logistics, material handling, and supply chain news.

Recent Episodes

Guest: Chris Jones of Decartes on supply chain vulnerabilities; Five risks businesses should avoid as they bounce back; Consumers are more aware of supply chain pain points than ever beforeApril 09, 2021 Episode artwork Guest: Johnathan Foster of Proxima on disruptions from Suez Canal shutdown; How microfulfillment can create greener last miles; Finding drivers to meet post-pandemic demandApril 02, 2021 Episode artwork Guest Hanko Kiessner on sustainable packaging; The USPS charts a new course to keep it financially afloat; Demand is not going away for warehouse and DC space March 26, 2021 Episode artwork Guest: Peter Friedmann of the Agriculture Transportation Coalition on how the shortage of containers is creating a crisis for agriculture products exporters; Will a new infrastructure bill get done in Washington? How devastating were last month's storms?March 19, 2021 Episode artwork Guest: Bindiya Vakil discusses President Biden's plan to fix America's broken supply chains; Freight continues to take a bumpy ride; Ocean ports continue to see congestion worldwideMarch 12, 2021 Episode artwork Guest: Bill Brooks of Capgemini on bottlenecks for Covid-19 vaccine distribution; Logistics continues an economic expansion; Supply chain vendors make huge investments to meet consumer demandsMarch 05, 2021 Episode artwork Guest: Craig Hoskins from IFDA on pandemic challenges with food service distribution; Predictions for new technologies for trucking; Cargo theft shifts during the pandemic. February 26, 2021 Episode artwork Guest: Shawn Winter of Descartes discusses handling Super Peaks; Driver shortages create challenges for food distributors; Planning e-commerce supply chains for a post-pandemic world.February 19, 2021 Episode artwork Guest: Dwight Klappich of Gartner on robotic goods-to-person systems; How do business plan to spend their money this year? And new earnings reports show some reasons for optimism.February 12, 2021 Episode artwork Guest: Tim Pajak of CSCMP on inspiring young people about supply chain; The pandemic's lasting effects on retail; New figures on warehouse availabilityFebruary 05, 2021 Episode artwork Guest: Melinda McLaughlin of Prologis on the industrial real estate market; Walmart commits to building microfulfillment centers inside its stores; Study shows increasing demand for good-to-person technologiesJanuary 29, 2021 Episode artwork Guest: Joe Ruddy of the Port of Virginia on maritime issues; Will trade wars with China bring manufacturing home?; Truckload capacity expected to remain tight.January 22, 2021 Episode artwork Guest: Tony Sciarrotta of the Reverse Logistics Association on handling returns; How to compete with industry disruptors; Changing the retail experienceJanuary 15, 2021 Episode artwork Guest: Zac Rogers on logistics conditions in early 2021; Capacity remains tight for shippers; Assuring safety for container cargoJanuary 08, 2021 Episode artwork Guest: Kristi Montgomery of Kenco on the importance of innovation; Problems with our cold chains; New roads ahead for transportation.December 18, 2020 Episode artwork Guest: Kevin Paramore from Yale on technologies for social distancing in facilities; Carriers reach their capacity breaking points; What emerging technologies will have a lasting impact in years to come? December 11, 2020 Episode artwork Guest: Phil Rich of Sweetwater on his company's holiday season preparations; Transportation continues to be a volatile sector; and shippers prepare for the Brexit deadline.December 04, 2020 Episode artwork Guest: Kevin Doucette of C.H. Robinson on Global Trade; Automation is spurring industrial real estate; Volatility continues in the truckload freight sector.November 20, 2020 Episode artwork Guest: Colin Yankee of Tractor Supply on how his company has excelled during the pandemic; Some challenges await Covid-19 vaccine distribution; A new building boom for logistics facilities.November 13, 2020 Episode artwork Guest: Rebecca Brewster of ATRI on what worries the trucking industry; Prop 22 passes in California and may impact gig deliveries; New logistics numbers show a surge in economic recoveryNovember 06, 2020 Episode artwork Guest: Steven Horwitz of Ball State University on a holiday retail season like no other; Warehouse availability tightens; Logistics firms invest in venture capital markets October 30, 2020 Episode artwork Guest: Drew McElroy of Transfix on last-mile freight; Retailers prepare for peak; New options to handle returnsOctober 23, 2020 Episode artwork Guest: Dr. Yossi Sheffi of MIT discusses The New (Ab)Normal; The growing demand for warehouse automation; Who will work in our supply chains in the future?October 16, 2020 Episode artwork Guest: Gillan Hawkes on robotics for distribution; A surge in logistics activities; How retailers use marketplaces to reach customersOctober 09, 2020 Episode artwork Guest: Ron Dutt on lithium-ion battery technology; How Amazon's Prime Day may affect shippers; Moving toward sustainable supply chainsOctober 02, 2020 Episode artwork