Food

The New Logistics Behind Pizza Delivery

Few people appreciate what goes into having an item made and delivered to their home. For most, they simply order an item, wait the estimated time and then receive the package. It might as well be magic that made the delivery possible as far as they’re concerned. We explore the complicated business of pizza delivery …

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Supermarket Cold War Heats Up with Amazon Go Reveal – Part 2

In last week’s post, we covered the reveal of Amazon Go. This week, we’ll cover the steps Amazon’s competitors have taken to stay competitive. We will also be going into why with just a teaser video, Amazon may have already won the war for the future of retail. Before we begin, we need to do …

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The Global Chocolate Supply Chain: Will It Be Sweet or Bitter In 2016?

There was an article in the Wall Street Journal last week about everyone’s favorite treat. Candy makers Mars Inc., Hershey Co., Modelez International Inc. (maker of Cadbury), and other big food companies are sharing private data on cocoa farming practices and crop yields despite being competitors in an effort to help cocoa farmers see greater …

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Mastering the Logistics of Delivering Lunch: The Dabbawalas

Restaurants offering delivery of their items for a cost is nothing too special in most large cities. However, the service is typically only offered on orders over a certain amount and only for some items and not others. What would you say then if we told you than in Mumbai, India you could have your …

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5 Ways UAVs (Drones) Are Revolutionizing the World

We hope you’re all squeezing out that last little bit of summer that’s left! We thought we’d kick off September with a feature eBook on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, or UAVs, more commonly known as drones. Tracing back to 1849, drones are a year away from being a century-old technology. In order to celebrate a little …

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A Logistics Summer Post: Seafood, Coconuts, and Cashews

We hope you have been enjoying this summer so far! As we are now in the latter half of the warmest and sunniest of seasons, we would like to take the time to focus on some summer-themed logistics and supply chain related news. Nova Scotia Aims to Modernize Seafood Industry Trading Daily Business Buzz recently …

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Logistics Glossary Week for April 2014

Our mission to provide little tidbits on the vast library of logistics terminology month by month continues! We love to educate those who are interested in logistics to know more in manageable chunks. This month’s Logistics Glossary Week post is on food logistics. What kind of terminology along the supply chain are used when transporting …

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