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Five Technology Trends That Will Change Global Freight

Freightos

Five Tech Trends That Will Change Freight. Better last mile shipping. Persistent growth in ecommerce, door delivery and expectations for “free” shipping have many in the industry talking up the potential for drones to change the industry. However recent Freightos research found that only 32% of logistics professionals believe that drones will change the industry in the next five years (with nascent signs that drones are taking on some niche shipping tasks.

Why investors are looking at supply chain technologies in 2020

Requis

Insiders joke (quite fairly, as it turns out) about billion-dollar procurement-management-disposition cycles that are managed in spreadsheets. In the procurement space, what I want to be able to assess is risk management.

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How Europe is Coping with Supply Chain Disruption

Jaggaer

Define your procurement response strategy. Yet with the autobahns, motorways and highways largely free of traffic apart from freight, goods are generally getting through and we are yet to see long-term shortages of food and other essential items. Elizabeth de Jong of the UK Freight Trade Association told the BBC that the demand has been 50 to 100 per cent above usual, and road hauliers have adapted to keep up. Adapting to the present and future challenges of COVID-19.

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

Bed Bath & Beyond @BedBathBeyond Bed Bath & Beyond has discovered a way to save millions of dollars on freight over the next few years, thanks to a new 755,000 square-foot distribution facility slated to open in the fall of 2019. The new facility will allow the company to offer two-day shipping to most (about 90%) of the U.S. When customers order items not stocked at one of Belk’s fulfillment centers, those items are shipped directly from the vendor.

This Week in Logistics News (April 17-21, 2017)

Talking Logistics

This morning apparel retailer Bebe Stores announced that it is closing all of its stores by the end of May. In order to increase efficiency, the goods would be manufactured in batches based on factors such as the customer shipping address, the patent says. By aggregating orders from various geographic locations and coordinating apparel assembly processes on a large scale, the embodiments provide new ways to increase efficiency in apparel manufacturing.”.