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WSI’s Tanya Rogers Named Responsible Care Partner Employee of the Year WSI’s Tanya Rogers Named Responsible Care Partner Employee of the Year - Apr 16 2019

Seven years ago, WSI employees Tanya Rogers, Environment & Safety Coordinator, and Ryan Hannam, then Director of Safety, brought the company into the American Chemistry Council’s Responsible Care (RC) program. The RC program includes 220 chemical manufacturers and hundreds of their partners who are directly involved in the sales, shipping, storage, treatment, and disposal of chemical products.

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The Value of Building Trusted Partnerships Across Your Supply Chain The Value of Building Trusted Partnerships Across Your Supply Chain - Apr 16 2019

Few shippers can handle end-to-end supply chain activities all on their own. Materials must be sourced. Products must be designed, prototyped, and tested. Then they will be manufactured, shipped, and sold. Returns must be handled and processed. If one link in the supply chain should fail, the entire process could potentially fail with it. That’s why it’s important to work only with trusted suppliers, contractors, and logistics providers that value your business as much as you do.

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Deal or No Deal? China Tariffs After the 90-Day Pause Deal or No Deal? China Tariffs After the 90-Day Pause - Apr 04 2019

The entirety of 2018 was marked by a near-constant stream of retaliatory tariffs levied in both directions by United States and China as each country tried to scare the other into backing down. At the end of the year, President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to put new tariffs on hold for 90 days while they tried to hammer out a trade deal.

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How AI is Driving the Development of Automated Guided Vehicles How AI is Driving the Development of Automated Guided Vehicles - Mar 27 2019

Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV) have been used in distribution, fulfillment, and manufacturing for several years to improve operational efficiency and address shortages in labor. They can pick and carry lighter items and move on a predefined course between two or more locations—which was something out of science fiction at the turn of the century.

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Warehouse Supervisor Keith Tezino Works Hard But Plays Harder Warehouse Supervisor Keith Tezino Works Hard But Plays Harder - Mar 13 2019

Our employees are the backbone of our success, and we strive to recognize them for the hard work they do for us and for our customers. We have many employees who go above and beyond every day, and we will continue to feature them as part of our ongoing effort to acknowledge their contributions and loyalty to WSI.

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The Need for Speed in Automated Truck Policy - Dec 11 2017

In the 1970s, Congress held hearings about whether a personal computer could be trusted not to read user brainwaves – a fine example of how those responsible for regulating technology tend to trip over what they don’t understand.

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Recent Industry Disruptions Challenge, Improve Retail Logistics and Supply Chain - Aug 01 2017

American consumers are now living in an era of supply chain domination, in which we sometimes sacrifice privacy for convenience, or a few extra dollars for speed.

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Need Flexibility? Seek out Full-Service 3PLs - Jul 10 2017

The retail and supply chain worlds have changed–and are changing–rapidly.

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Handle With Care: How to Be the Best At Fulfilling Your Clients' Chemical Handling Needs - Jun 01 2017

Chemical handling is an important function of a third-party logistics provider.

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Working Alongside Robots: No Longer Science Fiction - May 01 2017

Working alongside robots in warehouses is the way of the present, rather than the way of the future.

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