This Week in Logistics News (October 8-12, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Trucking costs to halve by 2030, study predicts (LLoyd’s Loading List). And this week ShippingEasy announced its integration “with Amazon Alexa to ship with your voice!” The VP of Supply Chain and Logistics at our house (aka my wife) has been out of the country this week.

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Kinaxis

HP has a printer that can order ink and have it shipped directly to your door automatically. He relayed how he saw a demo of true shelf-aware systems at a retail location that sends alerts in real-time when a stock out happens directly to a mobile phone.