The Ultimate List of Top Logistics Startups – Blog

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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. Supply chain platform matching drop-ship retailers, manufacturers, distributors and freight forwarders. Improved cargo capacity by innovative 40 foot container design (fold). Improved cargo capacity by innovative container design (fold and nest).

DHL expands green fleet with addition of new electric delivery vans

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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. The vans have ultra-low floors to reduce physical stress on workers' knees and back, and a high roof design that maximizes cargo space in a small footprint (1,008 cubic feet of cargo capacity). DHL will roll out the first 30 NGEN-1000 electric delivery cargo vans in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

In markets with high land values, such as New York City, Seattle and the San Francisco Bay Area, multistory distribution centers are emerging. Content Summary: Autonomous Boats Could Ferry Cargo in Busy Cities. The ledger tracking these medicines may be shared with stakeholders, including manufacturers, warehouses, distributors, pharmacies, hospitals, and doctors. We salute the year’s top advancements in supply chain technology and processes.

Smart Supply Chains Adapt to Overcome COVID-19 Challenges

Logistics Bureau

Some US manufacturers, however, have resorted to airlifting supplies from China at a premium price. These smart operators include: John Deere: The agricultural vehicle manufacturer says it expects to spend $40 million (USD) on expedited freight to ensure there is no disruption in supply. European electronic component distributor TTI says it is using air cargo companies UPS, FedEx, and DHL to mitigate the impact of holdups in China.

Who’s Using Blockchain in 2020, and How?

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For instance, in the United States, a regional brewer in the San Francisco Bay area, Alpha Acid, has teamed up with tech giant Oracle to develop a blockchain-technology platform that’s accelerating and automating supply chain transactions.

Logistics Technology Trends That Will Dominate 2017

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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. The Wildcard: President Trump Donald Trump was elected, in part, by talking about how American manufacturing jobs moved overseas as plants closed down and moved overseas.

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. Miami, November 2, 2017 —Ryder System, Inc.