The Ultimate List of Top Logistics Startups – Blog

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Logistics is the prime example of a changing industry – colossal, ripe for disruption and utterly opaque. Enough to go through every single article published in the top tech blogs – Techcrunch, Verge, Mashable and Recode – since 2007 to count how often articles about logistics startups, freight or cargo were published. It’s no coincidence that Transport Intelligence just emailed me an invitation to The Future of Logistics conference.

This Week in Logistics News (September 26-30, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Another Friday where I have limited time, so let’s go straight to this week’s supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention: Uber to move freight, target trucking for the long haul (Reuters). ” Uber is not the first company trying to disrupt the trucking and freight brokerage business (see Transfix , Convoy and Cargo Chief ), but it certainly has the most funding and brand recognition, and with Bill Driegert on board, a proven executive who understands the industry.

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This Week in Logistics News (June 15-19, 2015)

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It’s the last Friday of school and my kids are showing off their work this morning, so as I fill my coffee mug and get ready for the walk to school, let’s go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Amazon’s Next Delivery Drone: You (WSJ – sub. Cloud Logistics Offers New Innovations in Second Upgrade of 2015. Those ports will then become more cost competitive because it is cheaper to move cargo by water than over land.

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This Week in Logistics News (October 12-16, 2015)

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— In this week’s supply chain and logistics news… DSV agrees to acquire UTi Worldwide Inc. Port of Long Beach sees highest Q3 cargo volume in history (Cargo Business News). Furthermore, DSV will now be truly global within contract logistics and expand into road freight activities outside Europe. Do customers really want to put more (or all) of their logistics eggs in one service provider basket? Note: GT Nexus is a Talking Logistics sponsor.

Ocean Freight Routing Terms Explained

Material Handling & Logistics

This acronym stands for All Water Service, which is one of the most cost-effective ways to ship your cargo, and also one of the most eco-friendly ; however, it’s also one of the slowest forms of freight transportation. With AWS, your cargo will be shipped from the port of origin to its destination using only water routes. In the above example of an IPI move to Chicago, the cargo arrives on the U.S. Knowing the best way to route your shipment can save you headaches and money.

Boom Time for the Shared Economy within Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

In logistics and supply chain management, however, transport and warehousing are the most significant sharing processes thanks to a welter of economic benefits for all parties—and the trend is accelerating despite the dampening effect of the COVID-19 pandemic.

DHL expands green fleet with addition of new electric delivery vans

EFT

DHL has set a target of operating 70% of first- and last-mile delivery services with clean transport modes by 2025 as part of its longer-term corporate commitment to reduce its logistics-related emissions to zero by 2050. The fleet of 63 NGEN-1000 electric delivery cargo vans are produced by equipment manufacturer Workhorse Group and are capable of running up to 100 miles on a charge. DHL will roll out a new fleet of electric delivery vans that will serve US markets in 2019.

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. cities have launched Smart City Logistics innovations and protocols, following the lead of Europe and Asia. ? In markets with high land values, such as New York City, Seattle and the San Francisco Bay Area, multistory distribution centers are emerging.

Smart Supply Chains Adapt to Overcome COVID-19 Challenges

Logistics Bureau

European electronic component distributor TTI says it is using air cargo companies UPS, FedEx, and DHL to mitigate the impact of holdups in China. Let’s look at some examples: Michelin-guide restaurant The Morris in San Francisco, offers kerbside pickups of its entire fine dining menu, including charcuterie and its signature dish, smoked duck.

The 2016 Techgistics Year in Review

Techgistics

2016 was an incredible year for tech in logistics as companies both large and small are working on some transformative technologies not just for logistics, but for society as a whole. Ford announced plans for self-driving cars, Uber launched trials in Pittsburgh and San Francisco , acquired self-driving truck startup OTTO , Google spun off their self-driving car group into Waymo , and Elon Musk wrote his Master Plan Part Deux on self-driving cars.

Who’s Using Blockchain in 2020, and How?

Logistics Bureau

Other opportunities presented by the use of Walmart’s blockchain solutions include the ability for consumers to scan products in-store and receive instant information about them, including their sources and the logistics processes involved in their journeys from origin to retail outlet.

Logistics Technology Trends That Will Dominate 2017

Techgistics

Ford announced plans for self-driving cars, Uber launched trials in Pittsburgh and San Francisco , acquired self-driving truck startup OTTO , Google spun off their self-driving car group into Waymo , and Elon Musk wrote his Master Plan Part Deux on self-driving cars. foreshadowing the potential of self-driving trucks in logistics. How fast will Amazon expand into logistics in 2017 and what will be the impact on logistics providers?

This Week in Logistics News (November 27 – December 1, 2017)

Talking Logistics

The mad dash begins to finish all the work that needs to get done before 2018 arrives, so without delay, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: E-Commerce Boosts U.S. Ryder Forms Strategic Partnership with Plug and Play to Support Development of Innovative Supply Chain and Logistics Startups. Kane Is Able Purchases Vintners Logistics. It’s December 1, the beginning of the end of 2017. How did we get here so fast?

Ryder Places First Medium-Duty Electric Vehicle Order with Chanje Energy and Begins to Roll Out Charging Stations

Supply Chain Network

The Chanje all-electric large delivery style van is equipped to haul up to 6,000 pounds and up to 580 cubic feet of cargo, all with zero vehicle exhaust emissions. Ryder also plans to equip its maintenance facilities in the San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Sacramento, and San Jose, Calif. Inbound Logistics magazine has included Ryder in its “Green Partners” listing for eight years in a row. Miami, November 2, 2017 —Ryder System, Inc.

This Week in Logistics News (July 24-28, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Revenues increased 25 percent to $38 billion in the quarter compared to Q2 2016, but profits fell by 77 percent as the company continues to invest heavily in its various businesses, including its logistics and fulfillment network. Moving on, here’s the rest of this week’s supply chain and logistics news: Freight-Booking Startup Convoy Raises $62 Million (WSJ – sub. Tesco launches nationwide same-day delivery (Logistics Manager).