[INFOGRAPHIC] Manufacturing Innovation Hubs Revitalize American Manufacturing

Cerasis

We have an employment skills gap , an uncoordinated approach to nurturing innovation, and an export imbalance. government is following suit by establishing a network of manufacturing innovation hubs throughout the country. The NNMI is the infrastructure for the innovation network.

Spend Matters Awards Chainalytics For Transportation Procurement Innovation

CHAINalytics

Our inclusion in this year’s list is another testament to the … The post Spend Matters Awards Chainalytics For Transportation Procurement Innovation appeared first on Chainalytics. Press Release Transportation Award Chainalytics freight sourcing ocean procurement sourcing optimization Transportation Procurement transportation sourcing Truckload procurement

Freight Rates News October 2015

Freightos

Since we live and breath freight, we constantly come across information that’s critical for our customers – logistic providers, shippers and carriers. And as freight innovators ourselves, we love seeing more innovation. Freight index jitters.

Ocean Freight Procurement and Going with the Stream

Freightos

The annual fixed-price contract is the current go-to for ocean freight procurement. Fixing a price is almost futile in a volatile market, and ocean freight now has much more volatility (both frequency and magnitude) than most other commodities. Source: SGX, Freightos Baltic Index.

Bringing Freight Online with WebCargoNet and Freightos

Freightos

Bringing Freight Online With WebCargoNet And Freightos. But this story is more about a vision for a better future of freight, than just another acquisition. The surest bet to escape this is technological innovation. 2016 is indeed the year freight goes online.

Freight Rate News November 2015

Freightos

Wouldn’t it be amazing if someone could cut through the hype and summarize the key freight and logistics trends every month? If you prefer to find the news yourself, head over to our free roundup of nearly 100 digital logistics and supply chain news sources. Freight Insights New

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. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID.

Disrupting Logistics: 4 Innovative Blockchain Startups to Watch in 2018

Techgistics

Source: The Daily Dot. Paper bills of lading are still the norm for sea-freight shipments and create a whole host of process inefficiencies and additional costs. The global logistics market is predicted to reach US 15.5 trillion in 2023.

Insights from Ryder Innovate 2014

Talking Logistics

Jason Mathers discussed the 5 Principles of Greener Freight, and provided real-world examples of those principles in action (read the Ocean Spray , Caterpillar , and Boise case studies, and also watch my conversation with Jason from earlier this year on Talking Logistics).

Freight Rates News December 2015

Freightos

Freight Rates News. Freight and logistics trends that rate in the news. Check out our roundup of nearly 100 digital logistics/supply chain sources. OUR TAKE There is a lot more flexibility with parcel delivery, but some aspects of this change also applies to freight.

Is Google the most innovative supply chain company in the world?

Freightos

The secret behind the innovation is Google X , a lab whose boss has the job title “Captain of Moonshot”, focused on looking at what everyone thinks is impossible and flipping it on its head. This, in turn, could reduce shipping and air freight volumes.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2017

Material Handling & Logistics

With all the natural disasters, political posturings and sexual harassment revelations dominating the news cycle of the past year, we sure could use some good news, and that’s exactly what we’ve got for you—the 2017 MH&L Innovation Awards. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID.

Worker Shortages and More Pose a Challenge to Freight Companies

Elementum

But issues surrounding labor and rising fuel prices pose real threats to the freight industry. Transportation companies are now tasked with holding up these safety standards, while finding new and innovative ways to boost efficiency. Technology Comes to the Aid of Freight Companies. truck drivers transportation freight truckingTransportation is one of the world's largest industries and deeply influences how efficiently global supply chains are able to run.

Worker Shortages and More Pose a Challenge to Freight Companies

Elementum

But issues surrounding labor and rising fuel prices pose real threats to the freight industry. Transportation companies are now tasked with holding up these safety standards, while finding new and innovative ways to boost efficiency. Technology Comes to the Aid of Freight Companies. truck drivers transportation freight truckingTransportation is one of the world's largest industries and deeply influences how efficiently global supply chains are able to run.

SAP and Uber Freight announce link-up

EFT

SAP SE (NYSE: SAP ) and Uber Freight today announced that Uber Freight will be integrated into SAP® Logistics Business Network. This will let customers access transportation rates from Uber's digitally activated carrier network, gain real-time quotes and book freight capacity. This is an industry-first integration for Uber Freight. Uber Freight is partnering with SAP to bring shippers and carriers together at the level where freight decisions are being made.

Freight Procurement Solutions Are Transforming Supply Chains

Jaggaer

Why You Should Consider Freight Procurement Sourcing Solution. Whether you’re in charge of ordering the “things” or managing how and where those things get from A to B, both sides of the procurement equation stand to benefit from freight procurement automation. The Challenges of Freight. In the world of procurement, freight sourcing is a unicorn… it’s unique and complex with multiple modes, varying capacities, innumerable regulation requirements and safety issues.

Amazon, FedEx and Adjacent Innovation

Techgistics

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 Tesla Semi Truck Will Change Freight

Freightos

The Tesla Semi Truck Will Change Freight. Freight innovation frequently focuses on moving data better – like visibility, eBookings , and the new generation of forwarders and brokers. The Tesla Semi in the Wild (Source: reddit). Freight Insights General LogTech

Technology Fuels Freight Logistics: Jeff Tucker in Wall Street Journal

DAT Solutions

Jeff Tucker 's guest column in yesterday's Wall Street Journal pointed to the pivotal role of technology, including DAT Load Boards , in freight logistics today. Jeff also highlighted the contribution of freight brokers to the efficient movement of cargo.

Logistics in 2020: The Future of Road Freight

BluJay Solutions

In a recent white paper , Kewill has looked at the issues facing the global supply chain, and how it may look in 2020, including the future picture for road freight. Road freight represents a major part of most Logistics Services Providers’ (LSPs') strategies. By 2020, the price per barrel of oil will be on average about $150, with much higher peaks possible (source: International Energy Agency Oil Market Outlook 2011).

Complete Innovations and the Xata Turnpike Solution Join AT&T’s Portfolio of Mobility Applications for Businesses

Supply Chain Network

AT&T* today announced the availability of three leading mobile transportation and dispatch management applications from Complete Innovations and Xata Corporation, enhancing AT&T’s portfolio of fleet management solutions. ” The Complete Innovations and Xata Corporation products join AT&T’s award-winning portfolio – ranked number one for Next-Generation Fleet Management Solutions by business decision-makers in 2010.(1). About Complete Innovations Inc.

Battery Assault: The Innovation of Batteries “Powering” Automotive Manufacturing & Manufacturing Industries

Cerasis

Modern electronics ratcheted up the demand for portable sources of electric power. The Convenience and Innovation of Light Weight Sustainable Power and Energy. This innovation cut the cost of storing electrical energy in batteries by 50 percent.

QAD Supplier Portal: An Introduction

QAD

Manufacturers we work with often mention their desire for a single source of truth that improves decision-making with suppliers, based on the same set of information. Excessive premium freight charges to meet customer delivery expectations.

The Ultimate List of Top Logistics Startups – Blog

Freightos

And it’s about to get hit by a freight train of innovation. How much do we love freight innovation? And we found that freight innovation is hot. Supply chain platform matching drop-ship retailers, manufacturers, distributors and freight forwarders.

Why We Bought Freightquote

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Most do not have the deep infrastructure to source transportation services in a multitude of lanes. We expect to integrate Freightquote’s innovative technology into our existing infrastructure. Ecommerce is going to be a bigger part of future supply chain services.

Eight Key Takeaways From FreighTech 2018:TLV

Freightos

This week, Freightos hosted over forty logistics and innovation executives for FreighTech 2018, a symposium dedicated to discussing challenges and opportunities in the industry. Freight used to start with a golf game or a phone call. Freight is cool again.

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The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play

Freightos

In his 2017 annual shareholder letter , Bezos lauded “divinely discontent” customers as innovation drivers. Not even B2B is spared from these changing expectations (which is why we at Freightos launched an online freight marketplace ). Source: Amazon.com.

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Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources

Freightos

So I went straight to the source and asked consultants, trade reporters, Wall Street Journal reporters and others, what their go-to logistics and supply chain sources were. is one of the industry’s most respected logistics sources. Ocean freight is split into 14!

Parade and MyCarrierPackets Have Partnered to Empower Leading Freight Brokerages

Parade

About Parade Parade, the leading Carrier Relationship Platform, empowers the modern freight brokerage to optimize their carrier relationships. SOURCE Parade Related Links [link].

Parade and MyCarrierPackets Have Partnered to Empower Leading Freight Brokerages

Parade

About Parade Parade, the leading Carrier Relationship Platform, empowers the modern freight brokerage to optimize their carrier relationships. SOURCE Parade Related Links [link].

Importing From China! The Essential Guide! (Video)

Supply Chain Game Changer

Design and innovation is another main driver, Chinese suppliers can provide a seemingly endless supply of unique and expertly-designed products that you simply will not be able to find elsewhere. China #Import #Export #Logistics #SupplyChain #SCM #Freight. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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6 Major Delivery Logistics Trends!

Supply Chain Game Changer

But before insights and analytics can be leveraged for a better supply chain, there’s a huge task at hand for the many organizations that need to first collate data points from all sources and align them to their business operations. SCM #SupplyChain #Logistics #Freight #ECommerce #Business.

This Week in Logistics News (December 5-9, 2016)

Talking Logistics

The sky and what’s beyond, an endless source of creativity and imagination for kids and adults alike. Announces Cloud-Based Marketplace Services and Platform Innovations. R2 Freight & Logistics, Inc.

Frost & Sullivan: Freightera Among Key Automated Freight Solutions in North America

Freightera

Frost & Sullivan places Freightera among ‘Key Automated On-Demand Brokerage Solutions in North America’ along with Uber Freight and Convoy. Frost & Sullivan estimates that despite massive investment in the digital freight space, with more than $2.3 Source: [link].

Supply Chain is Tackling Food Waste Like Never Before!

Supply Chain Game Changer

But it’s worth asking as Supply Chains become more sophisticated: what are some innovations down the line, particularly in forecasting, transportation and distribution that will help lower the amount of food wastage? ”. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer.

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