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Digitalisation of Logistics Industry and its Impact

20Cube Logistics

With rapid growth in technology, the logistics industry across the globe is experiencing a paradigm shift with fast track development driven by unique innovation and sturdy growth in the evolution of technology. This results in optimised routing and scheduling of the cargo movement.

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Countdown to Black Friday: Are You an Easy Target for Cargo Theft?

Talking Logistics

With Black Friday on the horizon, consumer goods of all kinds are making their way from manufacturers to distribution centers and retail locations across the country. Leverage relationships with your third party logistics provider (3PL).

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5 Podcasts for Supply Chain and Logistics Professionals

Cerasis

These podcasts bring the latest news and thought leadership in the supply chain and logistics industries right to your earbuds. If you’re looking to increase your podcast listening , here are five that highlight topics of interest to supply chain and logistics professionals.

This Week in Logistics News (March 25-29, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Speaking of learning, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Will Truckers Trade Futures? But as history has shown in the transportation industry, overcoming “the way we’ve always done things” is always the biggest obstacle.

The Industrial Side of the Internet of Things

Enterra Insights

When the Internet of Things (IoT) was first imagined, the vision was a vast network of connected machines benefiting the industrial sector. To distinguish consumer- and industrial-related IoT applications, some analysts divide discussions into IoT and Industrial IoT (IIoT) categories. The real promise of IoT, though, can be seen in the industrial realm — and those are the applications that are coming to the fore.”[1] ” Industry 4.0 The Industry 4.0

This Week in Logistics News (July 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

It was a relatively quiet week for supply chain and logistics news, with robots and weak freight demand dominating the headlines. Air cargo firms feel the pressure from plunge in freight prices (Reuters).

Countdown to Black Friday: Are You an Easy Target for Cargo Theft?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Countdown to Black Friday: Are You an Easy Target for Cargo Theft? With Black Friday on the horizon, consumer goods of all kinds are making their way from manufacturers to distribution centers and retail locations across the country.

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Webinar: The Servitization Revolution in Industrial Manufacturing

Material Handling & Logistics

Engineering & Manufacturing (E&M) companies are advancing their business models to focus more on providing services and capability to their customers, a practice known as “servitization.” He spent ten years working in manufacturing businesses, beginning his career as an apprentice.

Manufacturing and Logistics: Manufacturers Look towards Logistics Efficiency to Stay Competitive

Cerasis

A traditional viewpoint of manufacturers reveals many flaws in the efficiencies of standard shipping, transportation, and other logistics processes. Inherently, manufacturing and logistics go hand in hand. Where and Why Is the Logistics Industry Growing?

Top 12 logistics influencers on Twitter

DELMIA Quintiq

Finding logistics people to follow on Twitter is easy. Simply key in “logistics” and voila: You’re given a long list of individuals whose profiles contain these words. Morai Logistics. Logistics Viewpoints. Their daily coverage of the logistics world is quite extensive.

7 Incredible Benefits of Cloud-Based Logistics Management

Cerasis

In the below article I propose to have a look at the main benefits and advantages of the cloud-based logistics management. More findings on the cloud cargo transportation and warehouse management systems you may discover on the web. The cloud-based logistics is a “pay-per-use” model.

Transportation Industry Braces for a Looming Transportation Capacity Crunch Crisis in 2017

Cerasis

Among the most discussed catalysts for the next approaching transportation capacity crunch, we have to look at collaboratio n between all the players in the myriad of logistics layers. Expected Transportation Capacity Issues.

Transportation TIP List: Week of June 30th, 2019

Transplace

As you look forward to the hot dogs, hamburgers and potato chips that are sure to be present at your Fourth of July celebration this week, we wanted to serve up some sizzling trends within the industry. Read on to see what’s cooking in the industry!

[INFOGRAPHIC] Interesting Facts & Financial Breakdown of the Global Logistics Market

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: Almost 14 months ago we wrote one of our most popular posts entitled, “ The History of Supply Chain and Logistics Management ” contained a bit of history, definitions, and a great infographic visually going through the history of supply chain and logistics management. In this infographic you will learn, for example, that the global market value for logistics has surpassed $4trillion. You will also learn: Interesting global logistics facts.

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This Week in Logistics News (October 15-19, 2018)

Talking Logistics

And with that, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Powerloop, new venture from Uber, offers trailer pooling platform (CCJ). project44 and GateHouse Logistics Announce Exclusive Partnership.

Blockchain Technology in Logistics: What Are the Implementation Challenges?

Cerasis

Blockchain explores more and more industries every day. Entrepreneurs from many other industries are trying to use the blockchain technology in other areas, and the window of opportunities looks impressive. The logistics industry involves many parties: manufacturers, customers, suppliers, auditors, etc. It allows customers to track the product and trace the whole chain of product manufacturing.

This Week in Logistics News (February 4-8, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week. req’d) Walmart taking over operations at Inland distribution centers [operated by Schneider Logistics] (The Press-Enterprise). Stating the Obvious: Amazon Competes in Transportation and Logistics Services.

Logistics Alert: The Gridlock Situation at the U.S.-Mexico Border

Transplace

Logistics Alert: The Gridlock Situation at the U.S.-Mexico Customs and Border Protection (CBP) staff normally assigned to cargo release functions have been re-assigned to support the Border Patrol (approximately 750 officers). The post Logistics Alert: The Gridlock Situation at the U.S.-Mexico

The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play

Freightos

These examples are from retail, but I sense that the same customer empowerment phenomenon is happening broadly across everything we do at Amazon and most other industries as well. Fulfillment and global logistics is increasingly a goal in and of itself. Amazon’s logistics hiring plans.

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Transportation TIP List: Week of February 17th, 2019

Transplace

In honor of the holiday, we’ve curated this week’s TIP List to showcase some of the trends shaping the future of the transportation and supply chain industry. Starting in August, manufacturers with products identified for the packaging improvement program will be charged $1.99

Market Update: Transportation Industry News

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Market Update: Transportation Industry News. In the transportation industry, there are many moving parts that can impact your day-to-day operations. West Coast ports can now resume full operation, it will take months for trucks to clear the cargo backlog.

Pharma Market Remains Attractive But Can it Save the Air Cargo Market?

Logistics Trends and Insights

As the air cargo market continues to experience downward pressures, carriers, airports, and air freight forwarders are once again turning towards niche industry solutions to help not only jumpstart declining volumes but also revenues.

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Seeking Logistics Perfection

Enterra Insights

Logistics professionals could adopt that statement as their motto. Half-a-decade ago, Apptricity analysts wrote, “In the world of supply chain and logistics management, perfection remains an elusive goal. ”[1] Between then and now, logistics has become a focal point in today’s e-commerce environment; but, the perfect order remains the elusive ideal. “Logistics companies cannot afford not to be innovative,” he explains.

The Future of IoT in Manufacturing

BluJay Solutions

Gartner also believes that IoT will have an enormous impact on how the supply chain operates and with the information available to supply chain and manufacturing leaders. The Current State of IoT in Manufacturing. IoT to Protect Against Cargo Theft.

Transportation TIP List: Week of June 30th, 2019

Transplace

As you look forward to the hot dogs, hamburgers and potato chips that are sure to be present at your Fourth of July celebration this week, we wanted to serve up some sizzling trends within the industry. This week’s TIP List includes stories about increased cargo thefts during the Independence Day holiday and some of the ways that Chinese exporters are avoiding American tariffs. Read on to see what’s cooking in the industry! Transportation TIP List: Week of June 30 th , 2019.

Transportation TIP List: Week of February 3rd, 2019

Transplace

Dive in below for info on how the emergence of millennials is impacting the industry and a report to help retail shippers meet changing delivery requirements. Transportation TIP List: Week of February 3 rd , 2019.

Logistics Trends Part 2

BluJay Solutions

One of the longest term trends in the industry has been dilution of yields, which means that forwarders have to work harder to maintain their revenues. Global manufacturers have found ways in which to flex their supply chains to utilize lower cost sea freight rather than more expensive air cargo. The global logistics industry is already seeing a major change to the relationship that drove its development for the last three decades and before.

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

Logistics can be traced all the way back to the Greek and Roman empires , but it’s undergone several major transformations as new technologies provide opportunities to more efficiently manage the movement and storage of goods. ” Meet Our Panel of Logistics Pros: Brian Jessup.

This Week in Logistics News (March 4-8, 2019)

Talking Logistics

And with that, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Walmart Toughens Delivery Demands for Suppliers (WSJ – sub. P&G and Wayfair: More Shippers Taking Direct Control of Logistics Operations.

10 Books Logistics And Supply Chain Experts Need To Read

Freightos

There are tens of thousands of books about logistics and supply chains. Amazon has 31,817 books about supply chain and 24,934 about logistics. That’s 56,751 supply chain and logistics books. Why this Supply Chain & Logistics Book List Rocks.

The Ultimate List of Top Logistics Startups – Blog

Freightos

Logistics is the prime example of a changing industry – colossal, ripe for disruption and utterly opaque. It’s no coincidence that Transport Intelligence just emailed me an invitation to The Future of Logistics conference. The Ultimate Logistics Startup List.

This Week in Logistics News (April 27 – May 1, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Moving on to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week… XPO Logistics to Acquire Norbert Dentressangle SA. Fetch Robotics Unveils Robotics System for Logistics Industry. Note: JDA Software is Talking Logistics sponsor.

This Week in Logistics News (November 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

In this week’s news… XPO Logistics Acquires Optima Service Solutions. Port truck drivers on West Coast protest costs, working conditions ( Cargo Business News ). Robinson is a Talking Logistics sponsor.

Doing Business in the Netherlands

QAD

The Netherlands is a modern and highly industrialized country located in Western Europe. Manufacturing in the Netherlands. The country is the second largest agricultural exporter in the world, thanks to its highly-efficient mechanized agricultural industry.

Maritime and Container Logistics: Who Will be the Catalysts to Drive Total Value Optimization?

Maine Pointe

Mike Notarangeli, is EVP, Logistics at Maine Pointe and a former Executive Director for the Semiconductor Manufacturing Global Council at RosettaNet / GS1 US. Mike recently attended TPM19, the industry event for the Trans-Pacific Maritime Conference. Logistics Sustainability Supply Chain Performance

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Who said supply chains are boring?: Using GPS to track cargo.

Supply Chains Rock

Using GPS to track cargo containers. Many months ago I blogged about some new services that were being created to help shippers track cargo using wireless technologies. 4 comments: logistics malaysia. About.com - Martins Logistics Blog. EU Logistics Hub Blog. Industrial Interface. Latin American Logistics. Manufacturing Central. Who said supply chains are boring?

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Transportation TIP List: Week of April 21st, 2019

Transplace

Annual 72-hour Roadcheck Inspection Blitz Set for June : The annual International Roadcheck 72-hour inspection blitz will be held June 4-6, and primarily consist of a Level I inspection, which includes brake checks, cargo securement, lights, steering, suspension, tires and more.