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Logistics in 2020: The Future of Road Freight

BluJay Solutions

The logistics industry is shaping up for some radical changes. In a recent white paper , Kewill has looked at the issues facing the global supply chain, and how it may look in 2020, including the future picture for road freight. Road freight represents a major part of most Logistics Services Providers’ (LSPs') strategies. Green logistics; traffic congestion will certainly not have been resigned to history.

50 expert tips on logistics planning and strategy

6 River Systems

As the biggest players in fulfillment, distribution and omnichannel retail continue to push boundaries, logistics and planning strategists are forced to innovate. Luckily, the current movers and shakers of the logistics and supply chain world are all too happy to dole out sage advice in the form of blog posts, interviews, podcasts — you name it. Logistics strategies for streamlined fulfillment. Logistics personnel and supplier management pointers.


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Technologies Reshaping the Global Digital Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

It is estimated that 5 billion people will live in urban areas by 2030. Failure to plan for this eventual inevitability would be a mistake for players in the logistics industry. In addition to these benefits, robotics is a source of reliable labor, high quality, virtually mistake-free, job performance and significant cost savings over humans. The applications in Logistics and transportation are real as well. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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XPO Logistics plans to spin off warehousing business. XPO Logistics Inc said on Wednesday it plans to spin off its warehousing and logistics business into a separate publicly traded company. Chinese air freight firm Apex up for sale after coronavirus boost: sources.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

Thanks to omni-channel distribution, 3-D printing, self-service logistics and other avenues of disintermediation, traditional supply chain roles are rapidly being transformed into all-new opportunities. Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2016 : robot pickers, bridge-inspecting drones, autonomous freight shuttles, and more. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Self-Service Logistics. Source ID. Source ID.

TMS Delivers on NASSTRAC’s Five Common Sense Suggestions for Shippers

Supply Chain Collaborator

The hard-hitting new report from the National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council (NASSTRAC) is titled, “ Logistics 2030: Navigating a Disruptive Decade, Year 1 – Freight Transportation ” and it is full of powerful conclusions about what shippers are facing in the coming decade as the pace of technological advancement and change continues to accelerate. Freight Payment and Audit automation makes settlement predictable and easy which is always appreciated by carriers.

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Apple to remove Carbon from supply chain, products by 2030. Softbank pulls investment from Credit Suisse supply chain funds: sources. e-commerce firm planning to keep a minority stake, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday.

Green Future of Freight [Infographic]


Please share this infographic on you site by copying and pasting the code below: Source: The Green Future of Freight – An infographic by the team at Freightera. FREIGHT SHIPPING EMISSIONS TODAY. Heavy-duty trucks account for the dominant share of all logistics-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissons: Road freight: 57%. Ocean freight: 17%. Air freight: 9%. Rail freight: 6%. Heavy trucks emit 57% of all logistics related greenhouse gases.

Blockchain and the Law of Unintended Consequences

Enterra Insights

” Many analysts are touting blockchain because it holds the potential to solve many challenges currently found in supply chains associated with things like fraud, visibility, and sourcing. Freight Tracking. “Cargo Volume often defines the cost of shipping freight. “Smart Contracts may be the single most impactful blockchain enabled feature to the freight industry.

Surging Package Volume Explains Why Drones Make Sense


Source: Amazon. retail sales will be via e-commerce by 2030. The US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Fox, via Wired , has acknowledged the strain on infrastructure and the need to find alternative delivery methods: The stress on our freight system is increasing…the DOT is is looking at the potential commercial uses of drones as a reliever of the surface transportation system.

Apple – carbon

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Needleman reports, in a plan aimed at having every Apple device by 2030 to be produced with no net release of carbon into the atmosphere. The company’s initiative means that it will work to transition its manufacturing suppliers to renewable sources of electricity to power their operations.