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Top Supply Chain and Logistics Automation Trends to Watch for in 2019


The concept of automating processes and activities is a major sticking point for supply chain and logistics. Shippers need to understand the top supply chain and logistics automation trends to watch for in 2019. Download WhitePaper. Automation Logistics Supply Chain Trends

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This Week in Logistics News (April 20-24, 2015)

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Lots of supply chain and logistics news this week, so let’s go straight to the items that caught my attention: Amazon now ships to your Audi’s trunk ( USA Today ). UPS Brings Technology and Logistics Expertise to Study of Drone Use in Humanitarian Response.

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Transplace’s Q2 2020 Logistics Market Quarterly Update


Transplace’s Q2 2020 Logistics Market Quarterly Update. Logistics industry specialists can look to Transplace’s Logistics Quarterly Market Update and Outlook Report to gain insights from Q2 2020 and an outlook for what’s to come. North America and International Updates.

Business intelligence critical for logistics firms as IT investment environment improves


Transport and logistics companies are investing into four key areas above all others: Business intelligence; transportation management; warehouse management; and supply chain visibility. Transportation management goes hand in hand with the push towards increased visibility.

IoT and AI expected to be most disruptive technologies for logistics in 2020


It was closely followed by Artificial Intelligence (AI) and these two technologies are also rated as top for generating Return on investment (RoI) for logistics firms in 2019. Download the complete report here. .

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

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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.

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015


Are you up-to-date with the latest events in freight shipping and logistics? Check out some of the country’s top freight shipping conferences and events for the rest of 2015: Can innovative technology, new business models and eCommerce re-boot the business of logistics?

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

Talking Logistics

Con-way Truckload and Con-way Multimodal Join Forces to Launch New Intermodal Service for North America. CombineNet and Transplace Extend Partnership in Delivering Advanced Transportation Procurement Solution to North America.

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Logistics Services Providers Shift Investment Focus Outside BRIC Markets

BluJay Solutions

In particular China and India, with annual economic growth rates many multiples ahead of North America and Europe. Logistics software providers including Kewill are seeing a definite increase in logistics services providers expanding their operations to include these countries.


Kewill Transport TMS Gets Cozy with Trucking Industry Titans

BluJay Solutions

One of the things that sets Kewill Transport apart in the transportation management system [TMS] space is its built-in carrier network – the largest in the United States with 16,000+ carriers and growing. That includes most of the biggest carriers in North America.

Good Safety is Good Business at the LogiChem 2015 Conference

CH Robinson Transportfolio

At LogiChem, attendees interacted through roundtables and panel discussions on topics that identified best practices around inventory and supply chain metrics, third party logistics provider (3PL) management, rail logistics strategy to combat the driver shortage dilemma, and a host of other topics.

LSPs and Freight Forwarders optimistic on market recovery

BluJay Solutions

The survey was developed to examine what impact the global economic downturn has had on logistics service providers, and the role of IT in ensuring their survival. This highlights the impact that the on-going Euro crisis has had on European logistics service providers.

Logistics Technology and Startup Roundup: Q1 2016


Logistics Technology Updates: Q1 2016. Overview | Industry Research | Tech Giants | Logistics | On-Demand | On-Demand Food. Ongoing investments in the logistics sector continued strong in Q1 2016, following the investment of $1.5 Dropping logistics sector profitability.

Retail Distribution Center Automation: 6 Factors to Consider

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Download for later. 7] As warehousing requirements have increased , the most desirable lands just outside city cores that are close to transport arteries have been snapped up. 10] " Technology Friendly ", Emily Atkins, Inside Logistics , December 26, 2018. [11]

Shippers Caused the Truck Driver Shortage


40 percent of butter is sold in November and December and needs to be transported in refrigerated trucks. Land O’Lakes has implemented a real-time transportation visibility solution from FourKites. First posted to Logistics Viewpoints. . .

Unilever Gains Visibility & Control Over the Most Unpredictable Spend Category


Unilever’s relationship with JAGGAER goes all the way back to 1998 with what was then Unilever’s Transportation Business Center (TBC) in North America. In the transportation and logistics category there are infinite variables and unpredictable circumstances.

26 warehouse pros reveal the most important factors to consider when moving to an automated warehouse

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The world of logistics is increasingly driven by technology , with artificial intelligence, big data, the Internet of Things (IoT) and automation among the biggest logistics trends today. Earlier, Ron was a senior logistics executive at a supermarket chain and a prestigious retailer.

28 supply chain professionals share the biggest challenges of supply chain management

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University of North Texas. After 12 years as an Air Force logistics officer, Michael got his PhD in a top 5 logistics program, and now teaches supply chain management and marketing. Laura Gonzalez @AutoNation Laura Gonzalez is the Logistics Manager at Audi Spokane.

Lull Case Study: Order Fulfillment that Doesn’t Keep You Up at Night


Limited Options: It didn’t make sense to continue with only dropshipping, but signing a long-term contract with a third-party logistics provider (3PL) wasn’t the right fit. They make it possible to solve traditional logistics challenges.”.

TIA adds VPs to enhance membership and government affairs

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The Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) has appointed three new vice presidents to enhance its new membership and government affairs efforts. TIA is North America's leading association for freight brokers and 3PLs, with more than 1,700 members.

New online insight hub revealed to increase intelligence resources for supply chain decision makers


Historically, we’ve done this through free to download whitepapers and reports but have increasingly looked to webinars where key decision makers and influential stakeholders can share best practice in their industry directly with the market between events as well. .