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Qlik Luminary Program Selects Odyssey’s Joe Easley for Class of 2019

Odyssey Qlik Administrator Joe Easley has been selected to the Qlik Luminary Program’s Class of 2019 Qlik, a global leader in business intelligence software, has selected Odyssey’s own Joe Easley to be a part of its annual Luminary Program. Qlik provides end-to-end solutions for businesses to improve transparency and efficiency through real-time, data-driven decision making…. Continue Reading


Produce Season 2019

While the North American produce season doesn’t typically pick up a full head of steam until March each year, it’s never too early to start planning for this event in the logistics landscape. What is the produce season? As the days begin to grow longer and temperatures start climbing towards the tail-end of winter, the… Continue Reading


2019 Chinese New Year – What You Need to Know

Here’s what you and your supply chain need to know to prepare for Chinese New Year (CNY): The 2019 Chinese New Year celebration, also known as the Spring Festival, will take place between February 5th and February 19th, a total of roughly two weeks. What used to be a local and regional celebration has grown… Continue Reading


Ongoing Port of Montreal Labor Negotiations

Port of Montreal ILA Votes in Support of Strike Mandate Longshoreman at the Port of Montreal, Canada’s second-largest port, have voted almost unanimously in support of giving Union leadership the option to strike at any point during ongoing contract negotiations. Negotiations between the Local 1657 branch of the International Longshoremen’s Association (Montreal Checkers and Coopers)… Continue Reading


Save the Date: Your 2019 Logistics Calendar

Key dates that could impact transportation capacity or pricing during the upcoming year. With every new year comes new concerns about capacity and costs, and new opportunities to make good decisions about both. “It’s never too early to start planning for peak season supply chain capacity,” Paul Myerson writes in Inbound Logistics. “To meet customer… Continue Reading


Winter Storm Diego

Winter Storm Diego impacted the Southeast over the weekend, dropping a staggering amount of snow, ice, and rain across the region. The storm was responsible for multiple deaths, thousands of power outages, and road closures/blockages.Although the worst of the storm fall is behind us, the post-storm temperatures dipping below freezing could mean more ice related… Continue Reading


How Are the US-China Tariffs Impacting Logistics?

Here’s how the tariff wars are playing out in the world’s supply chains, and how good visibility, proactive thinking, and reliable supply chain partners can help protect companies of all sizes from the impacts.   In May, we first reported on the potential impact that the U.S.-China tariffs and other “trade wars” could have on… Continue Reading


UPS Freight Labor Negotiations

UPDATE: 11/11/2018: UPS and Teamsters Ratify UPS Freight Contract A new labor agreement between UPS Freight, the less-than-truckload unit of UPS, and the Teamsters Union was reached over the weekend avoiding a potential work stoppage and service disruptions. UPS Fright announced in their their release, “we will resume normal operations and will immediately begin accepting new… Continue Reading