Amazon by the Numbers! Time to find your place in an Amazon World! (Infographic)

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The infographic from Fortna in this post from Jeff Ashcroft provides a startling picture of where Amazon is at currently and how by 2021 they’re expected to handle over half of online e-commerce transactions with Walmart now only at 5% and growing! Subscribe Here! Email Address.

What is the Best E-Commerce Order Fulfillment Service for You? Amazon FBA or 3PL?

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dollars in 2016 to just over 485 billion US dollars in 2021. SCM #SupplyChain #Amazon #Freight #Logistics #Business #Leadership #ECommerce #Omnichannel. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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6 Tips for Improving Warehouse and Distribution Center Efficiency

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billion industry, and it’s expected to balloon to $22 billion by the year 2021. Freight and Logistics Guest Blog Post Inventory Management Lean Process Improvement Distribution Lean Logistics productivity supplychainmanagement warehouseSubscribe Here! Email Address.

The Top 5 Impacts of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Logistics!

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For example, DHL analyzes 58 different parameters of internal data to create a machine learning model for air freight. Rather than subjective guesswork, this method allows freight forwarders to predict if the average daily transit time is expected to rise or fall up to a week in advance. Such insights are incredibly valuable in a sector like air freight, where it accounts for only 1 percent of global trade in terms of tonnage but 35 percent in terms of value. Subscribe Here!

The Top 5 Changes That Occur With AI in Logistics


For example, DHL analyzes 58 different parameters of internal data to create a machine learning model for air freight. Rather than subjective guesswork, this method allows freight forwarders to predict if the average daily transit time is expected to rise or fall up to a week in advance.

Is Hyperloop the Next Great Supply Chain Technology?


The idea of tubes whisking freight across the land at near-supersonic speeds smacks of an old-school image of the future. The CEO of the company behind the test (Hyperloop One) estimates that the system will be transporting cargo by 2019 and passengers by 2021.

FedEx Getting into the Bulky Game

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This week, it was made public that FedEx’s freight business is piloting a full-service bulky product residential delivery service – called FedEx Freight Direct. Freight Shipping

How New GHG Regulations Affect the Future of Transportation

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Additional truck and trailer requirements, including fuel-efficiency guidelines and CO 2 emissions standards, will be implemented in 2021, 2024 and 2027. Phase 2 GHG emission regulations will affect every business involved in freight transportation.

Long-Haul Trucking: The First and Best Use Case for a Level 5 Self-Driving Vehicles


Ford is working on Level 4 self-driving taxis , planned for 2021. Economic: Since trucking moves about 70% of the nation’s freight and since highways account for about 80-90% of the mileage of a long haul truck, there is a highly compelling economic incentive to get fully autonomous long-haul trucks into operation. In July 2016 , inspired by Elon Musk’s Master Plan, Part Deux , I laid out a concept for self-driving vehicles for long-haul trucking.

Will Robotics Emerging Technology Improve Logistical Efficiency?


Among other things, the article reports that remotely-operated vessels will be common by 2030, semi-autonomous trucks will probably be common on American roads in five to 10 years, and the number of commercial drones will be 10 times higher in 2021 than 2017. Will Robotics Improve Efficiency?

Three Mega Trends Driving Supply Chain Transformations


We recently participated in two conferences that both focused on this topic: Transparency 18 , a freight visibility summit hosted by FreightWaves, and the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference —Move to Mastery: Innovate, Disrupt, and Scale the Digital Supply Chain.

Green Solutions in Trucking Industry

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While the EPA has given the trucking industry until 2021 to fully comply with the new set of standards, the state of California has already begun its green overhaul of the industry. The state acknowledges that it will take time to introduce that kind of widespread freight technology.

Going Green | Green Shipping Practices in the Trucking Industry


These measures start with green shipping practices recommendations for freight carriers and their drivers, to new regulations meant to minimize the impact of trucks on the environment. The deadline for full compliance with the new regulations is 2021. .

The logistical consequences of a soft, hard or no-deal Brexit


That is also the judgment of James Hookham, deputy chief executive at the British freight transport association FTA. said James Hookham, deputy chief executive of the British freight transport association FTA (Freight Transport Association).

Why Truckers Don’t Need to Worry About Automation

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billion tons of freight per year – 70.1 percent of all domestically transported freight. The prospect of self-driving vehicles (a promise Ford has made for 2021) may feel like an impending layoff for truckers, but this is simply not the case. Truckers provide numerous services that automation cannot hope to replace, including: Inspect freight loads. No, Automation Won’t Displace the Trucking Industry. The trucking industry moves about 10.5

Thailand Courts Foreign Investment, While Leadership Questions Remain

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Projects to improve physical networks include substantial investments in electric and high-speed trains, double-tracking of railways, and the development of multiple airports, all intended to support both tourism and the movement of freight. Infrastructure investment will reach $32bn between 2017 and 2021, with electricity projects worth more than $224bn over that time, Jatusripitak said. “Stop and go.” Sway and swing.”

This Week in Logistics News (November 27 – December 1, 2017)

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year-over-year in October, reaching an all-time high…Online freight marketplace DAT Solutions LLC said it saw the highest number of weekly loads in mid-November than it had ever measured for spot van freight, with demand up 20% year-over-year.

This Week in Logistics News (September 4-8, 2017)

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Hurricanes Disrupt Freight Sector, Send Rates Soaring (WSJ – sub. Global air freight rises again in July: IATA (Reuters). Only 8 days to go before I (along with my Logistics Leaders for T1D Cure teammates) cycle 100 miles at the JDRF Ride for the Cure in Saratoga Springs, NY.