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13 \ NEWSWORTHY \
n Industry outlook brightens as trade
n Report: Manufacturing execs say global
recession is likely in 2020
n Consumer survey reveals love/hate
relationship with Amazon
n Short takes
n Consumer spending, e-commerce to drive
demand for warehouse space in 2020
n Gartner: Supply chain players need to
digitalize before blockchain can take root
n Robotic-gripper designer Soft Robotics
n Alliances: who’s sealed a deal
n Buyout specialist XPO looks to sell off
“one or more” business units in bid to
boost stock price
n Super Bowl features clash of ground,
n Newsmakers: people on the fast track
n Supply chain disruptions from coronavirus
could last up to six months
n Groundbreakers: who’s building a new DC?
n Survey: Millennials ready and willing to
embrace “smart stores”
IN EVERY ISSUE
1 \ INBOUND \
Industry news at a glance
37 \ INPERSON \
An industry insider looks at the supply chain
43 \ ROLLOUTS \
New logistics products and services
55 \ ADINDEX \
How to reach our advertisers
11 \ BIGPICTURE \
Supply chain professionals need to
take the lead on climate change \
56 \ OUTBOUND \
The coronavirus’s next phase \
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