Defective Souvenir Is Unexpectedly Popular

Tea sets, mugs, and plates are sporting a royal goof. In the run-up to Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee, the celebration the 70 years since her ascension to the throne, a Chinese manufacturer produced 10,800 items for an online trader wanting to sell mementos.

These keepsakes bear the humorous inscription of “Queen’s Platinum Jubbly” or “Queen’s Platinum Jubblee” instead of “Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.”

Brits are finding this goof especially humorous because a famous comedic TV character, “Del Boy,” has a favorite catch phrase, “lovely […]

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IKEA To Decarbonize Its Last Mile Delivery

IKEA is partnering with Bolt Logistics to reach its goal of 100% zero emission deliveries by 2025 in Canada.

By using its fleet of electric trucks for last mile delivery, Bolt Logistics helps IKEA decarbonize its supply chain.  The partnership demonstrates both companies’ commitment to environmental sustainability.

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GXO Provides Logistics For Leading Retailers

Saks outsourced its logistics to GXO fulfillment center in Middletown, Pennsylvania to ship directly to customers nationwide.

This outsourcing move allowed Saks to meet surging e-commerce demand as the 2021 holiday season approached. The use of GXO’s collaborative robots and shared-space distribution network reduced transit times, freight costs, and supply chain congestion.

Most recently GXO announced it will handle warehouse operations for Zooplus, Europe’s leading online retailer for pet food and accessories.

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Peloton Manufacturing Cycles to the U.S.

Peloton has selected Troy Township, Ohio, as the location for its first factory in the U.S. to build bikes and high-end treadmill machines.

The factory will have one million square feet of manufacturing, office, and amenities space.  More than 2,000 jobs will be added to the area.  When the new factory is up and running by 2023, Peloton will become less dependent on its third-party manufacturers in Asia to produce home fitness equipment to meet surging local demand in the U.S..

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