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Amazon’s U.S. Logistics Footprint is Expanding, Inc. yesterday announced plans to open its first fulfillment center in Colorado, with the one-million square foot facility in Aurora is expected to create more than 1,000 new full-time jobs,

U.S. Dept. of Commerce Partners with USC Marshall Center to Advance Nation’s Supply Chain
A strategic partnership with the USC Marshall Center for Global Supply Chain Management aimed at improving the global competitiveness of the nation’s supply chains was signed by U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker.

Amazon Creating 120,000 Seasonal Jobs in Fulfillment and Customer Service
So far this year, Amazon has created tens of thousands of new full-time jobs at its U.S. fulfillment and customer service centers.

Warehouse Work: Path to the Middle Class or Road to Economic Insecurity?
Before claiming that warehouse jobs provide a pathway to the middle class, we need to assess whether official industry wage models accurately measure what workers in this sector actually earn.

Third Coast Reshoring
For several years, the Gulf or “Third Coast” has been primed for economic success, moving beyond recovery from events like Hurricanes Katrina and Rita and the Deepwater Horizon oil spill to a broader resurgence.

“The Third Coast” Port of Houston Primed for Success
While the West Coast struggles with congestion and dysfunctional politics, the Third Coast - the urbanized, broadly coastal region spanning the Gulf from Brownsville, Texas, to greater Tampa - is emerging as a center of industry, innovation, and economic growth.

The Use of Social Media in the Supply Chain: Survey and Extensions
This paper examines the use of social media to capture the impact on supply chain events and develop a context for those events. This paper also analyzes the use of social media in the supply chain to build relationships among supply chain participants.

What Black Friday Means for Warehouse Workers
Industry-wide wages are far higher than what blue-collar logistics workers actually make, according to Juan De Lara. He says this can be attributed to the fact that many warehouse workers aren't actually employed by major retailers such as Amazon, Wal-Mart, and Target.

Streamline Supply Chain Using Social Media
Social Media has been widely used in general business and marketing but the application in supply chain management context seems to be lagging behind. As a matter of fact, social media can be utilized to improve various aspects of supply chain and business results can be achieved rapidly.


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