Successful Cargo Space Delivery


We’re huge fans of innovation in the logistics space. Which is why we’re taking our hats off to SpaceX for delivering 7,000 lbs of cargo to the International Space Station (ISS) this week using a reusable rocket – the Falcon 9. A Space cargo ship sounds like science fiction.

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What’s Holding Back Customer-Centric Air Cargo?


What’s Holding Back Customer-Centric Air Cargo? . As the cream of air cargo’s innovators held turns on the floor, this question came up time and again. The industry’s mindset is holding customer-centric air cargo back. Spearheading Tech Innovation.

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Logistics, Innovation, and the Future

Enterra Insights

If consumers ever think about supply chains and how the items they desire manage to find their way into their homes, they likely picture fleets of trucks, trains, airplanes, and cargo ships — the logistics part of supply chains. ”[1] He believes all of these innovations are good things. “More than any other time in history,” he concludes, “technology and innovation are here to make it happen.” ” E-commerce and logistics innovation.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

In that spirit, we’ve combed the MH&L archives for the most innovative supply chain developments of the past year, as reported in our print magazine, on our website, in our e-newsletters, or our various social media channels.

Marks and Spencer announced as guest speaker of EV Cargo’s packaging conference


EV Cargo Technology, one of the UK’s leading providers of supply chain management software, is pleased to announce the EV Cargo Packaging Conference on Thursday 5th September 2019 at the Palletforce Hub of Innovation in Burton-on-Trent.

Adjuno Joins Ev Cargo, The Largest Privately-owned Logistics Business In The Uk


Adjuno is one of six EmergeVest-backed companies forming EV Cargo. EV Cargo is a £850 million business focused on intersection of logistics and technology. Cargo-centric model delivers mission-critical supply chain services.

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Logistics Hubs as Drivers of Innovation

Supply Chain @ MIT

For example, the Cluster Association of Innovative Logistics of Aragón (ALIA) in Spain was created by ZLC, the Aragón Institute of Technology, Aragón’s Council of Chambers of Commerce, and the Foreign Investment Office of the Government of Aragón.

Air Cargo Got It Wright: 9 Incredible Air Cargo Facts


Celebrating the anniversary of this first flight, we’re taking a look at nine most amazing things you should know about air cargo. 1 First air cargo flight: 1910. 2 Craziest air cargo market entry: DHL Express. The company still aggressively pursues innovation. #3

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

6 River Systems

These 36 innovative companies have figured out how to hack their operations, gaining some financial or media recognition for their methods. Kick back, be inspired and happy innovating. The world of supply chain and logistics is changing every day.

A Sneak Peek into the Innovation Hub at FOCUS

Supply Chain Nation

FOCUS brings retail, warehouse and manufacturing professionals together to share best practices and hear how industry leaders are delivering real results with the help of JDA’s innovations. An exciting new addition to FOCUS is the Innovation Hub at the center of the Delivery Zone, where attendees have the opportunity to experience industry use cases leveraging various new innovations. The Digital Hub will also connect with Pepper bi-directionally in our story of innovation.

4 Companies Driving Transportation Technology Innovation


However, several innovative companies are challenging this norm. Overall, Peloton provides an awesome example of challenging the status quo in the trucking industry with innovative transportation technology. For decades, empty cargo containers have led to inefficiencies at ports.

Air Cargo’s Digital Lag And The Airlines Fixing It


It’s hardly news that cargo airline digitalization lags. One explanation for the lag is the relative influence of cargo businesses to the airline’s passenger business. Since the cargo division typically makes up just 9% of airline revenues , they are often overlooked for much-needed capital investment. But Chris Bohn, Product Owner Quote & Book at Air France KLM Martinair Cargo, sees a change. Some airlines still fly planes built in the 1970s.

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New Savi IoT Sensors Reduce Theft and Diversion of Sensitive Cargo While Supplying and Protecting Troops


Savi is proud to support DoD’s complex global supply chain and will continue to innovate in support of future mission success. The post New Savi IoT Sensors Reduce Theft and Diversion of Sensitive Cargo While Supplying and Protecting Troops appeared first on Savi Technology. The DoD runs the largest active Radio Frequency Identification (aRFID) enabled in-transit visibility tracking system in the world.

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Wanted: Innovative Responses to a New Security Threat

Supply Chain @ MIT

One of the main types of supply chain innovations (SCI) entails challenging the dominant design. And they are in the business of aiding and abetting the theft of cargo and competitive intelligence, and doing damage by altering information on customers and shipments.

First In Flight, Last in Drones: Regulation Hampers US Innovation


Last year Rolls-Royce unveiled a virtual prototype for unmanned freight cargo ships, showing that the future of drones isn't exclusively airborne. Amazon and Others Pioneer the Future of Commercial Drone Use.

Chainalytics and Drewry partner to create Ocean Buying Group for small and medium sized shippers


Atlanta, GA, 02 March 2018 – Chainalytics, a global leader in supply chain consulting, and Drewry, the global shipping consultancy, have partnered to launch an innovative ocean freight procurement solution for shippers.

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. They are an innovative producer of high quality sweeteners, breath mints and semi-pharmaceutical products, has begun working with arviem to improve its global supply chain visibility for trade lanes between China and Europe. Who said supply chains are boring?

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Top Connect Blog Posts of 2016: Panama Canal, Analysis Paralysis, and Innovation


This post examines how this change could alter the distribution of cargo between U.S. Innovation and technology is changing the supply chain industry faster than ever before.

Amazon, FedEx and Adjacent Innovation


Blackberry unit sales 2015: 7 million iPhone unit sales 2015: 233 million Back to the topic at hand, while there can be little doubt that the barriers to entry in the package delivery market are massive, we’ve seen this playbook before from Amazon in the form of adjacent innovation.

The Top Dozen Supply Chain Innovations of All-Time

Operations and Supply Chain Management

The Top Dozen Supply Chain Innovations of All-Time I am very keen on the subject of supply chain innovation right now, for a variety of reasons. First, CEOs across the globe are putting innovation as the top or near top priority for the companies they run. It’s pretty simple why: innovation is what drives the growth and attractive margins. Supply chain in turn obviously has a key role to play in overall corporate/product innovation. First Thoughts.

IoT enabled Supply Chain Visibility: The Holy Grail of Supply Chain Managers

Global Trade Management

IoT enabled supply chain analytics dashboards provide opportunities for supply chain leaders to have better access to real-time data and transform today’s outdated supply chain structures and create the supply chains of the future that are hyperconnected, innovative, transparent and intelligent.

Connecting The Dots Between Supply Chain Visibility, Traceability And Transparency For Your Supply Chain


Recently, the Economist reported that “In November 2017 a strike by German cargo-handlers stranded a shipment of ibm mainframe computers at Frankfurt airport. Unable to track its precise location, the firm assumed the pricey cargo was safe inside an airport warehouse.

Capturing E-commerce Volumes by Air and by Ocean

Logistics Trends and Insights

IATA has also made e-commerce a priority and is working to help drive change in the air cargo industry by calling on air cargo players to embrace and adapt. Air Cargo e-commerce ocean freight

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5 Reasons Why Carriers Are Customer-Obsessed


In their words: “freight made personal” waves proudly on Air France KLM Martinair Cargo ’s banner. “We Today’s air cargo customers want a quick and fully-digitized sales experience with extensive, agile self-service options”, United Cargo ’s President upon signing up with WebCargo.

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October Logistics Snapshot from the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics


We just received the October edition of the monthly Logistics Market Snapshot from our friends at the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics. for total roll-on/roll-off cargo, and the #1 in the Nation for new automobile imports , the Port of NY/NJ is now 2nd. (in For more information, visit the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics website.

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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How Blockchain Could Create the 'Autonomous Container'

Supply Chain Brain

Now, Smart Containers is combining the IoT with an even more recent innovation in information technology: the blockchain. All Technology EDI Communication (XML/EDI) Supply Chain Visibility Product Lifecycle Management Sourcing/Procurement/SRM SC Planning & Optimization Transportation Management Air Cargo All Logistics Transportation & Distribution

The Carbon Footprint in the Logistics Chain

Global Trade Management

The agreement will give confidence to both companies and investors to support clean energy investment and technological innovation that will ensure the necessary capacity to meet or exceed the stated targets. Real-time cargo monitoring could provide the relevant information, help to select areas of improvement and monitor the improvement year after year. The news called it a historic agreement, when U.S.

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Cross-Border Ecommerce: The Future is Here

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The business transaction, cargo shipping, payment wiring and collection, and document exchanges are no longer individual pieces of the chain. Global Transportation Innovation Supply Chain Asia Cross-Border Ecommerce International Shipping Supply Chain Technology

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Freight Rate News November 2015


Short Term Medium Term Special Feature Carriers & Cargo Innovation Freightos focus November 2015 freight and logistics trends that rate. CARRIERS & CARGO BRAVE NEW ROUTES. INNOVATION ONLINE MASTERS OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT.

5 Podcasts for Supply Chain and Logistics Professionals


Many episodes focus on technology and innovation. New episodes of the podcast have been published every Friday since its launch in 2013, touching on important topics like retail shifts, blockchain innovations, labor shortages, and the Internet of Things.

Eight Key Takeaways From FreighTech 2018:TLV


This week, Freightos hosted over forty logistics and innovation executives for FreighTech 2018, a symposium dedicated to discussing challenges and opportunities in the industry. For a couple of reasons but mostly because: Cargo is not the core revenue center of air carriers, passengers are.

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Amazon supply chain management pushes retail to the limit


Amazon supply chain management is driving innovation and change at a pace that’s putting the pressure on other businesses to find a way to keep up, or fold. Those left in its wake have no choice but to embrace change, innovation and find new ways to thrive.

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The History of the Shipping Container


Break-bulk loaded cargo was poorly secured required a Tetris-like approach to handle diverse sizes of packages. Small trucker, Malcom McLean, fumes at slow loading of cargo aboard ship – “There has to be a better way.”. Most international ocean cargo is now containerized.

Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources


Air Cargo World. This American based niche news site specialises in air cargo. Cargo Business based niche site, covering air, sea, rail and road cargo news. This niche site focusses on all things Aviation, with plenty of air cargo news.

Exception management: An important aspect of supply chain visibility

20Cube Logistics

With supply chain visibility, customers can easily know the location of the cargo movement and get full access to information on every factor of the supply chain process, improving process efficiencies. Exception management is an effective mechanism in supply chain management.

Digital Freight in 2019: The Next Chapter


At large enterprise companies, efforts started (slowly) to provide more internal visibility, triggering a surge in innovation roles at top tier providers. Delta Cargo rolled out instant online booking and Kuehne + Nagel followed suite with LCL – a true first – with Freightnet.