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The founder of a $600 million company shares the advice from Jamie Dimon that shaped his career

Jim McCann could talk for hours about his company, 1-800-Flowers.<p>He started with a single flower shop in 1976 and took it to a business with a market capitalization of around $600 million, with $1.2 billion in sales last year.<p>But he learned back in the 1990s, when 1-800-Flowers was taking off, that …

Reinventing The Freight Industry

There have been several articles published on the trucking industry that describe the money flowing into startup firms that are looking to disrupt the freight industry the way that Uber disrupted the taxi industry.<p>Here’s some excerpts from a Wall Street Journal article: “Investors are pouring …

Startups

4 Ways to Make Perishable LTL Shipments Easier on Your Supply Chain | Transportfolio

Every day, we talk to shippers and retailers about shipping produce and other perishable commodities in Frankly, most see these shipments as a …

Manufacturing

Are Shipping Containers the Future of Farming?

The startup Freight Farms is using repurposed freight containers and LED lights to grow acres’ worth of produce in a fraction of the space<p>INSIDE THE CAVERNOUS INTERIOR of a former Boston-area taxi depot—walls covered in graffiti, pools of water on the concrete floors—three gleaming green-and-white …

Aquaponics

The Who to play alongside The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd and Bob Dylan at the 'greatest' rock festival of all-time

Forget Glastonbury, the greatest festival line-up in the history of rock music has just been announced.<p>The Who’s Roger Daltrey has confirmed that …

Mode:lina designs shipping container-like burger cafe in Poland

A hip burger restaurant has popped up in the heart of the Poznan University of Technology campus in Poland. Created as the second venue for the …

Vietnamese logistics firms lose out to foreign competitors

Foreign businesses own 70-80 percent of Vietnam's logistics market. PHOTO: DIEP DUC MINH<p>Vietnam's logistics industry is growing an average of 20 …

Vietnam