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5 Ways Digitalization is Impacting Logistics

Here’s how supply chain digitalization is helping companies better serve their global customer bases. Digitalization is transforming every corner of the business environment, and promises to change the way nearly every industry conducts business, measures it success, and serves its customers. “As manufacturers and retailers continue to transform their strategies,” supply chain software provider JDA… Continue Reading


Odyssey North America Logistics Update

In 2018, the truck driver shortage, capacity issues, and rising rates all converged to create a challenging logistics environment in the US, with these trends continuing, though almost universally to a lesser extent into 2019. In the wake of a year full of record volumes and rates, 2019 looks to be a cooler, yet generally… Continue Reading


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