Category Archives: Technology

Streetcars to Flying Cars

1940-Main-St-streetcar-No-201The city fathers in Milwaukee, WI pushed hard to get $69 million in Federal funding for a $128 million streetcar project. Milwaukee had streetcars in the late 1800s through 1950. Read more >

Trade Wars

CRANBERRYWhat started out in hard goods like steel and aluminum has made its way into fresh market produce like apples and cherries.  The tit-for-tat tariff race is affecting producers all across the country. Read more >

Intersection

022_053_design_graphic_filter_circles_intersection-512If we look at the intersection of what, where and when, we can accurately position our products for consumption.While online shopping is the go-to for many consumers, the practicality of delivering certain goods is beyond the capability of even the best central logistics system. Read more >

ALIGNMENT

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Alignment used to be limited to the front wheels on your car. Today the term describes unusual changes in retailer behavior trying to be at the intersection of consumer wants, product location and time. Read more >

Trucking Transition Part 2

IUntitled1t seems that technology is creeping into every aspect of our lives. My father-in-law was in or near the trucking industry his entire life. He could maneuver an 18 wheeler like it was a child’s toy. I bet he never ever dreamed that a computer guided driverless truck would be invented. Read more >