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NOTED: Supply Chain Highlights

NOTED: Supply Chain Highlights

↑ South Carolina Ports awarded $253,000 to 116 South Carolina nonprofits and community organizations as part of its Community Giving program for fiscal year 2024, marking the highest number of grants awarded since the program began in 2013. Awards were given in amounts of $7,500, $5,000, $2,500 and $1,000.

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IN BRIEF: New Services and Solutions

IN BRIEF: New Services and Solutions

Origify from Bosch lets manufacturers give sneakers and other high-value products a digital fingerprint as early as the production or packaging phase. The authentication solution photographs each product and converts the image into a binary and non-manipulable data record of a few kilobytes, which is stored in a cloud.

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

For your planning pleasure, this handy calendar highlights holidays, potential promotions, seasonal swings, and logistics appreciation days for the coming year.

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IN BRIEF: New Services and Solutions

IN BRIEF: New Services and Solutions

The MULTILIFT Ultima 28Z from Hiab, part of Cargotec, is a heavy-duty hooklift designed to help companies complete demanding materials handling tasks with fewer hauls. The hooklift provides a low loading angle for handling fragile goods and navigating height-limited environments.

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VERTICAL FOCUS: Luxury/High-Value Products

VERTICAL FOCUS: Luxury/High-Value Products

The world’s most expensive fountain pen, Fulgor Nocturnus by Tibaldi, was sold for $8 million at an auction in Shanghai in 2010. The pen includes 945 black diamonds and 123 rubies. It has 16 clips above the small button on the cap and a golden nib for durability. Only one exists in the entire world.

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NOTED: Supply Chain Highlights

NOTED: Supply Chain Highlights

DHL Express, Kalitta Air, and Kalitta Motorsports united efforts in the “Race to End Hunger,” an initiative that provides hunger relief for families in need. After completing six racing events, the program raised the money to provide one million meals.

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