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List: The most promising startups in logistics

The logistics business is not easy on the startups. It’s regulated. It’s hardware-driven (ships, rail, trucks, air). And there’s a reluctancy among …

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U.S. acts to block Turkish firm from sending GE engines to Iran | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Commerce Department on Monday issued a rare emergency order aimed at blocking the illegal re-export of two large, used U.S.-built commercial jet engines to Iran by a company based in Turkey.<p>Assistant Commerce Secretary David Mills, who oversees export enforcement, …

Automating B2B Payments: The Next Frontier

Commentary | <b>Viewpoint: Logistics & Supply Chain Analysis</b><p>Ed Glassman, Group Executive, Global Commercial Products, MasterCard Worldwide, …

British Fighter Jets Are Trying Out 3-D Printed Parts For The First Time

Sure, there are lots of things you can 3-D print at home that you don’t really need. But then there are fighter jets, which the British Royal Air Force (RAF) does need, and pays nearly $50,000 to operate per flight hour, according to Parliament records from 2010. British defense company BAE Systems …

Amazon Vs. Walmart: E-Commerce Vs. Omni-Channel Logistics

There were two stories this week about Amazon vs. Walmart. One story, in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), got it mostly wrong, Wal-Mart Builds Warehouse for Web Orders, and a story in USA Today got it mostly right, Retail stores become shipping hubs to battle Amazon.<p>Here are some excerpts from the …

5 Quick Questions: Globalization And The Supply Chain

Sean Rollings, Vice President, Product Marketing at E2open, offers insight into the global supply chain, and how companies can better manage it:<p><b>What</b> …