Allying for Better Ocean Solutions

In April 2017, most ocean carriers changed their alliance agreements, requiring Dunavant to present clients with the potential negative impact on their retail lead times. Mergers, acquisitions, and bankruptcy also limited the number of available carriers to use in the marketplace. This white paper details how Dunavant balanced these changes… Source: http://www.joc.com

August 31, 2017
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NYSHEX: How shippers feel about ocean carrier relationships, IHS Markit survey

An August 2017 survey conducted by The Journal of Commerce/IHS Markit suggests that the current shipper-carrier relationship is strained due to longstanding industry practices that impact carrier and supply chain performance. For two parties that rely so intrinsically on one another for the success of their respective enterprises, the key objectives… Source: http://www.joc.com

August 31, 2017
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Nutanix beats Q4 expectations

Nutanix closed its first year as a public company by posting a record number of large deals and growing its quarterly revenue 62 percent year-over-year. Source: http://www.zdnet.com

August 31, 2017
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A Canadian University Gave $11 Million To a Scammer

A Canadian university transferred more than $11 million CAD (around $9 million USD) to a scammer that university staff believed to be a vendor in a phishing attack, a university statement published on Thursday states. From a report: Staff at MacEwan University in Edmonton, Alberta became aware of the fraud on Wednesday, August 23, the statement says. According to the university, the attacker sent a series of emails that convinced…

August 31, 2017
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The FCC Website Lets You Upload Malware Using Its Own Public API Key

The FCC lets you upload any file to their website and make that file publicly accessible using the FCC.gov domain. Or rather they don’t, but they have somehow not realized that they are letting people do it and telling them how in their own documentation. From a report: Take a look at this document about FCC Chairman Ajit Pai which has clearly not been put there by anyone who works…

August 31, 2017
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California DMV website shows Samsung has secured a permit to test self-driving cars (Darrell Etherington/TechCrunch)

August 31, 2017

Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch: California DMV website shows Samsung has secured a permit to test self-driving cars  —  Samsung got approval to test autonomous vehicles on state roads in California, according to the CA Department of Motor Vehicle’s website.  The DMV maintains an ongoing list of companies and organizations … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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