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The UK government plans to start making drone owners take safety tests

Citizens that own drones weighing more than 250g (80z) may need to register their drone and attend safety awareness courses under new government rules announced on Saturday. The proposals come after a number of near misses with larger aircraft in the sky.<p>The Department of Transport did not specify …

The FAA is now refunding Americans who registered their drones

The FAA may have collected over $4 million in drone registration fees.<p>If you registered to fly your drone, but only fly for fun, you can now remove your name from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration’s drone registration database and get your $5 back.<p>The FAA now has a page on its website where …

Here Are Three Hot Apps You May Never Have Heard Of

Most people who work in or around the tech sector know about Slack, the hot chat app used by businesses of all sizes. But what about Zoom? Or …

Apps

Kontainers brings digitization and machine learning to freight forwarding

The current process of ocean freight forwarding is burdened with inefficiency, lack of upfront options and hidden charges. Kontainers is created …

What is Supply Chain? The Objective of a Supply Chain

A supply chain consists of all parties involved, directly or indirectly, in fulfilling a customer request. The supply chain not only includes the …

Profit

Will Amazon Kill FedEx?

The first public flight of Amazon’s Prime Air plane, over the Seafair festival in Seattle.<p>For UPS and FedEx, Amazon’s been great for business. Now …

What CEOs are reading

Leaders of some of the world’s biggest organizations reveal which books will keep them occupied in the coming months.<p><b>The slightly lazier days</b> of …

Books

It’s time to re-regulate the airline industry — here’s why

Let’s re-regulate airlines. <br>And by “re-regulate” I don’t mean Congress should overturn the Airline Deregulation Act of 1978, which unshackled …

Consumer Protection

Recommended Reading for Startup Founders, Part I

I frequently receive requests for recommendations on quality reading material for startup founders. Over the years I’ve put together a list of books …

Startups

12 Powerful Inventory Reduction Tips to Free Up Cash

Inventory Reduction Tips<p>Inventory reduction is one of the key goals for most businesses. In this article I have outlined 12 tried and test tips which …

Selling

Convoy of self-driving trucks completes first European cross-border trip

‘Platoon’ of wireless-linked trucks arrives in Netherlands port city of Rotterdam, giving a glimpse of the future of road haulage<p>Six convoys of semi-automated “smart” trucks arrived in Rotterdam’s harbour on Wednesday after an experiment its organisers say will revolutionise future road transport …

Trucks

Small Business Ideas and Resources for Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship

Supply chain transparency: Modern Slavery Act 2015

The UK Modern Slavery Act 2015 introduces a new requirement on businesses for compliance. Shoosmiths LLP partner, Ron Reid explores the issue.<p>Under …

Manufacturing

5 technological shifts that will change supply chains

The World Economic Forum’s recently published report, Technological Tipping Points and Societal Impact, looks into the timing and impact of 21 …

SUMMER READING LIST ON THE FUTURE OF WORK

FREE BOOKS: 100 legal sites to download literature

Looking for the next great book to sink your teeth into? Look no further. Below are over 100 links to websites that provide free e-books on a huge …

What It Takes To Change Your Brain's Patterns After Age 25

Most of our brain’s patterns are solidified by our mid-20s, but it’s possible to change your brain’s pathways and patterns with these methods.<p>“In most of us, by the age of thirty, the character has set like plaster, and will never soften again.”<p>That quote was made famous by Harvard psychologist …

18 free things to do in Barcelona

Barcelona has enough to keep the most voracious of culture vultures and self-indulgent of gourmands happy for weeks, but all those entry fees and tapas bills can mount up. Fortunately, help is at hand with a variety of ways to make your holiday budget stretch a little further.<p>In addition to the …

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Amazon trial delivers packages directly to Audi cars

Tired of having to stay home (or ship to the office) just to collect your online orders? If you live in Germany and drive the right car, you might not have to. In an expansion of what Volvo tried last year, Amazon is teaming up with Audi and DHL for a trial that delivers Amazon Prime purchases …

How agile is your supply chain?

Our research shows that ten operating practices are tied to higher service levels and lower inventory costs.<p><b>What would it take</b> for manufacturing …

Infographic: Top 10 Logistics and Supply Chain Facts of 2014

We hope everyone has had a great holiday and we would like to wish all of our readers a Happy New Year! To kick off the year, we have finished …

A New Revolution Modernizes The Revenue Supply Chain

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Bruce Cleveland and Doug Pepper are experienced investors and have collectively backed more than 20 SaaS-based enterprise software companies including: Aria Systems, Marketo, Optimizely and Spredfast. Their latest investment in Engagio falls into both the RevTech and EmpTech</i> …

Rethinking the Global Supply Chain

Shifting global dynamics and internal business process changes are compelling manufacturers and retailers to challenge the status quo and reinvent …

Innovation

Intermodal: Too Much of a Good Thing?

The growing popularity of intermodal transportation leaves more shippers planning their way around equipment shortages and traffic jams.<p>Intermodal …

Disrupting Logistics: The Startups That Are Unbundling FedEx & UPS

From local delivery to on-demand shipping and heavy freight, startups are pinpointing a range of services traditionally associated with logistics …

A guide to supply chain finance basics

Shanghai bridgeSupply chains are more complex than they have ever been.For multinational companies, supply networks extend around the globe, and can …

Expert Reveals 7 Supply Chain Trends to Watch

In this article, Professor Burcu Keskin from the University of Alabama will share 7 supply chain trends that working professionals should watch.<p>As …

Trends

Delivering With Data: How Logistics Companies Are Shipping On Time

With the immediacy technology has brought to life, customer service expectations are at an all-time high. No industry is immune from those expectations, including the logistics industry, where delivery services face greater pressure to get packages to their destination in the most timely and …

Customer Service

15 Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get Stuff Done

So you’re feeling uninspired. You went to Instagram to look for style inspo, then Pinterest to plan your future dream home and now you’re here. We’re flattered, but we really do want you to start working on that project. If your to-do list is looking impossible or you’ve been postponing a …

The 6 Best Places to Legally Download Ebooks for Free

If you're a voracious reader who's just gone digital, you must be loving the convenience of having all your books on you at any time, along with the …