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Logistics
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project44 Extends Advanced Visibility Platform with New Truckload Capabilities
EBN Newswire  
10/5/2018   Post a comment
New features enable organizations to greatly improve customer service and efficiencies.
DHL & WE Continue to Empower Exceptional Young Americans With the Third Annual Youth Fellowship Award
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10/5/2018   Post a comment
The DHL Youth Volunteer Fellowship Award celebrates young Americans who are leading change through their commitment to social service.
The Benefits of Environment-Controlled Logistics for Product Integrity
Paul Washicko  
10/4/2018   Post a comment
All transportation modes present environmental risks to shipments and the electronics industry is particular prone to this type of damage. Here's how technology can help.
4 Factors to Consider When Optimizing the Supply Chain
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
9/28/2018   Post a comment
Organizations can must implement strategic, innovative and customer-centric models to compete in today’s global market. This infographic shows the path forward.
Major Technology Trends Affect Retail Supply Chains in 2018
Spencer Askew  
9/24/2018   Post a comment
A recent study reveals many of the challenges and opportunities present in the retail sector. As the industry gets more complex and demanding, retail organizations are making significant innovations to combat these changes and enable new chances for growth.
Descartes MacroPoint Capacity Matching Helps Freight Brokers Address Tight Transportation Capacity Market
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9/12/2018   Post a comment
Descartes Systems Group announced that it has successfully deployed its advanced capacity matching solution, Descartes MacroPoint Capacity Matching, with several freight brokers.
Kenco Celebrates 68th Anniversary with Historical Growth & Strategic Innovation
EBN Newswire  
8/14/2018   (1) comment
Kenco Logistics announced today the addition of two strategic hires, historic company growth and a year’s worth of accomplishments.
Oracle Launches Cloud-Based Transportation & Trade Apps
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
8/14/2018   Post a comment
Oracle Transportation Management Cloud and Oracle Global Trade Management Cloud aim to reduce costs, streamline trade regulatory compliance, and accelerate customer fulfillment.
Flatbed Truck Demand Spikes in the Market
Ed Moran  
8/9/2018   Post a comment
Truck shortages are likely to translate into delays if not properly managed. For manufacturers that could mean production halts and eroding customer satisfaction.
GrandCanals Upgrades Fulfillment & Delivery Platform with Real-Time Capabilities
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
8/8/2018   (1) comment
Version 4.0 of GrandCanals Fulfillment Intelligence Cloud adds real time carrier delivery performance monitoring and alerts and tracking for customer deliveries to allow organizations to improve the customer experience and build loyalty through better visibility and proactive communication.
Foil Thieves With a Smarter Way to Transport High-Value Electronics
Paul Washicko  
7/30/2018   Post a comment
Real-time insight into every shipment during its transit time is becoming critical to prevent damaged or lost products and improve on-time delivery.
Tracing Supply Chain System Evolution
Puga Sankara  
7/27/2018   Post a comment
It’s important to remember that not all distributions run the same version of software or even the same programs.
Venture Research Creates Next Generation RFID & IoT Forklift Reader for the Most Demanding Warehouse & Logistics Applications
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7/25/2018   Post a comment
The intelligent Forklift RFID Reader can autonomously manage a pick, drop, stack and move operation using an array of RFID and IoT sensors.
DHL Ramps Up in Charleston with New $2.2M Facility
EBN Newswire  
7/24/2018   (1) comment
DHL, the world’s leading international express services provider, has opened a new facility in Charleston, S.C.
Put Your Dock on the Clock
Matt Shearon  
7/24/2018   (1) comment
Hours of Service regulations should be shaping your dock, yard, and delivery management. Here’s why.
Kuebix Weighs-In on Amazon Prime Day's Impact on the Supply Chain Industry
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7/16/2018   Post a comment
Summer’s “Black Friday” Starts Today; Retailers Ready Themselves for Increased Volume and Customer Expectations
Logistyx Technologies Acquires Transparix to Support & Enhance Its Industry-Leading Parcel Shipping SaaS Solution
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7/6/2018   Post a comment
Acquisition of European SaaS transportation software company continues growth of world’s most extensive multi-carrier parcel shipping software
Image Enable Your Supply Chain, Block Chain Enable Your Images
Puga Sankara  
6/29/2018   Post a comment
Block chain is the next evolution in the history of technologies that have allowed collaboration and transparency in the supply chain.
What's Happened & What's Still to Come for Supply Chain & Logistics in 2018
Dan Clark  
6/28/2018   (1) comment
New regulations, a lack of drivers and the needs of digital-age consumers will cut into shippers’ bottom lines if not addressed. In order to combat these challenges, shippers must leverage technology to streamline their logistics operations.
Skills Adoption Prepares Logistics Employees for Autonomous Transportation
Robert O’Dwyer  
6/13/2018   (1) comment
Autonomous transportation will help logistics pros acquire new skills.
Great Post-Sales Experience Creates Differentiation
Simon Bhadra  
6/7/2018   (1) comment
Industrial buyers now expect a higher level of service with the products they buy--and thats factoring in with which suppliers they choose.
9 Ways Additive Manufacturing Shifts Supply Chain
Rush LaSelle  
6/5/2018   (1) comment
Additive manufacturing is changing the way OEMs work and the supply chain must evolve along with it in a bunch of ways.
DMI & Information Builders Deliver IoT Accelerators for Asset Tracking, Fleet Management & Predictive Maintenance
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5/23/2018   Post a comment
Fuel Management Solutions Provider Veeder-Root Taps Companies’ Combined IoT and Analytics Offering to Boost Predictive Capabilities
Half Year in Review: 5 Supply Chain Fulfillment Predictions for Mid-2018
Andrew Atkinson  
5/21/2018   Post a comment
We've done our best to identify the top five supply chain fulfillment trends for the rest of the year to help retailers and e-commerce vendors can prepared to get out ahead of them.
20 High-Tech Companies Leading the Charge to Good
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
5/10/2018   Post a comment
A variety of high-tech and electronics related organizations claimed a spot on the list of the 2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies. These companies know that ethics and compliance efforts hit the bottom line.
Going the E‑Commerce "Extra Mile"-E‑Commerce Logistics Costs Hit $117.2 Billion in 2017
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5/4/2018   Post a comment
Armstrong & Associates is pleased to announce the release of a new report, “E-Commerce Logistics in the United States.”
Dachser USA Launches Additional LCL Services from Germany
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5/1/2018   Post a comment
Dachser USA Air & Sea Logistics announced that shippers looking for direct access from Germany to the United States can now take advantage of weekly LCL services from Bremen serving five additional U.S. cities.
e-Commerce Shoppers Demand More
Louis DeJianne  
5/1/2018   Post a comment
A new report from UPS suggests that the expectations of online shoppers continue to grow evolve.
Pilot Freight Services Implements Amber Road's On-Demand Export Compliance Solution
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4/24/2018   Post a comment
Shippers Safeguarded by Industry-Leading Database of 590 Restricted Party Lists
Amazon & Uber Digitize Logistics
Molly Connell  
3/30/2018   (3) comments
Well-known companies originally not focused on logistics\ are devoting more and more attention to shipping and the power of digitization.
3 Startups Hoping to Blockchain the Supply Chain
B. Cameron Gain  
3/26/2018   (2) comments
Ahead of the almost inevitable wave of startups yet to be created for supply chain-related requirements, we found three companies that sparked our interest.
42 Grams Movie Teaches Team Building
Puga Sankara  
3/23/2018   (2) comments
I saw a great movie lately, and it pointed to a great reminder about management basics.
Trade Tools Deliver Freight Visibility & Transparency
Barbara Jorgensen  
3/21/2018   Post a comment
Freight providers should be providing tools to help customers maximize their choices.
Global Shipping Trends Optimize Supply Chain Logistics
Tommaso Tamburnotti  
3/15/2018   (1) comment
Logistics customers are expecting some of the same perks they get as consumers to be available when buying for business. Here's a look at the biggest shifts in global shipping.
2018 Survey from the Transporeon Group Uncovers Issues & Opportunities in Carrier Capacity
Latest Research  
3/6/2018   Post a comment
Securing & Increasing Carrier Capacity Requires New Approaches, Smarter Sourcing, and Better Technology
3PL Panacea: The Flexible Mobile Supply Chain Platform
Puga Sankara  
3/2/2018   Post a comment
For 3PLs, flexibility is key to winning and keeping business. A mobile supply chain platform is key to creating and maintaining that flexibility.
The Ebb & Flow of Retail Supply Chain: Is AI the Answer?
Puga Sankara  
2/23/2018   (1) comment
The holidays are over, but it's never too early to look at how technology can help close supply chain gaps caused by shifting demand.
Taking the Dude Out of the Supply Chain
B. Cameron Gain  
2/21/2018   Post a comment
Supply chain logistics is on the dawn of a not-so-distant era, as robotics and artificial intelligence replace humans for the delivery and transport of goods across the supply chain.
5 Industrial Trends Transforming the Industrial Space
Simon Bhadra  
2/15/2018   (3) comments
E-commerce trends are changing the supply chain landscape, making transformation the word of the day.
Descartes Acquires Aljex
EBN Newswire  
2/12/2018   (1) comment
Expands Solution Footprint for Freight Brokers and Transportation Providers
Special Delivery: How Logistics Providers are Slashing Inefficiencies with Machine Learning & IoT
Raghu Ramanathan  
1/25/2018   (1) comment
When we look at transportation industries today, we see good use tools already ranging from artificial intelligence (AI), computer processing power, Internet of Things (IoT), and blockchain. Collectively, they have the potential to change business drastically.
Kuebix Empowers E-Commerce Businesses with Profitable Transportation Operations
EBN Newswire  
1/23/2018   Post a comment
Streamline Operations, Control Costs, Improve Customer Service
Threat of Robot Warehouse Invasion Overblown
Puga Sankara  
1/19/2018   (2) comments
Everyone is talking about robots taking over the warehouse, but when you talk to people in the real world it's not such a simple equation.
5 Trends Impacting Logistics in 2018
Sam Mikles  
1/12/2018   (1) comment
The forces that made 2017 a wild ride for supply chain professionals will continue with increased speed in 2018.
Modern Day Silk Road Logistics Could Open New High-Tech Markets
Logical Link  
12/18/2017   Post a comment
The BTK Railway closes an overland cargo gap in transcontinental logistics, reduces delivery time and creates new transportation options and possible new markets for many industries, including the high-tech sector.
Engineering Services Meet IoT
Mayank Bhushan  
12/11/2017   Post a comment
Traditional product engineering service providers are bringing new IoT engineering services to their OEM customers.
Collaboration in Logistics: From Blockchain to the Physical Internet
Susan Fourtané  
12/6/2017   Post a comment
Take a virtual tour of the recent Logistics Meets Innovation 2017 Conference. The conference pointed to topics ranging from the idea of the physical internet for logistics, the importance of data, and analytics for collaboration, and what potential value blockchain technology can bring to the transportation and logistics industry.
Power the Supply Chain Workforce with Mobile & AI
Amanda Nichols  
12/5/2017   Post a comment
Mobile and AI tech is critical to addressing the talent shortage and other logistics challenges.
10 Ways Robots Will Change Manufacturing in the Next 5 Years
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
11/17/2017   (6) comments
Over the next five years, the high-tech industry will leverage this new generation of robotics in new and unexpected way to get business done. We sat down with leading research firm IDC to find out their best guess about what will happen in the next five years.
Top Risks to Supply Chain Executives, from Transportation to Manufacturing
Nicole DiGiose  
11/16/2017   (1) comment
2017 Travelers Business Risk Index reveals the top risks according to supply chain executives, from transportation to manufacturing.
project44 Launches Enhanced Truckload Visibility Solution
EBN Newswire  
11/14/2017   (1) comment
New technology fits into a larger suite of multimodal products designed to enable smarter information flow across a customer’s entire supply chain.
Innovation Now: How Technology Drives Supply Chain Evolution
Shanton Wilcox  
11/9/2017   (1) comment
The supply chain is constantly pressured to deliver more. With supply chain technology advancements, shippers have increased expectations of what logistics providers can accomplish.
AR Makes Seasonal Workers Warehouse Smart
Brian Ballard  
11/8/2017   Post a comment
Augmented reality (AR) delivered via smart glasses provides access to visual information, real-time updates, documents, human expertise, enterprise systems and step-by-step guidance, smoothing the integration between people, data and machines in the smart, connected warehouse. As a result, warehouses can more quickly help material handlers turn the challenges of the seasonal surge into the opportunity to maximize results.
Exploring the Brave New World of AI, Robotics & Autonomous Cars
Jim O'Reilly  
11/2/2017   Post a comment
What is the Brave New World of sophisticated technology going to look like? Only time will tell, but we can make an educated guess.
Rise of Consumer Driven Supply Chain Pushes Demand for Drop Ship
Peter Edlund  
11/2/2017   Post a comment
What were once competitive advantages for retailers, endless inventory, overnight shipping, and free return shipping have become standard in manufacturing as well.
Digitizing the Supply Chain: The Promise of IoT & Sensors
Tom O’Boyle  
10/23/2017   (3) comments
More companies benefit from a digital supply chain as cloud technology and the Internet of Things evolve.
5 Ways Blockchain Revolution Supports Supply Chain Evolution
Dan Juliano  
10/18/2017   Post a comment
Many of global supply chain challenges can be solved with blockchain, which provides the foundation for a radically new approach to supply chain management
E-Commerce & Continued Outsourcing is Fueling Global Third-Party Logistics Market Growth Driving 3PL Revenues to Over $1.1 Trillion by 2022
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10/6/2017   Post a comment
In 2016, the global third-party logistics market reached $802 billion and is on track to exceed $1.1 trillion in 2022.
“Registered” ELD Vendors Creates Potential Global Supply Chain Nightmare
Frank Cavallaro  
10/3/2017   (1) comment
New electronic logging device (ELD) regulations have the potential to rock supply chains and manufacturers around the globe — and not just because of anticipated transportation disruptions and increases in costs.
Obexion Tackles Lithium Battery Shipping Challenges
Nicole DiGiose  
9/21/2017   Post a comment
Labelmaster and Procyon-Alpha Squared (PA²) have teamed up to develop and manufacture a new line of protective packaging solutions to address the complexities of shipping lithium batteries.
Why AI-Driven Predictive Logistics is Exactly What the Industry Needs
Stuart Reichenbach  
9/20/2017   Post a comment
The logistics industry is ready for digital transformation. Now, we have to forge the path forward.
The New 3PL: The Value of Radical Transparency in 2017
Scott McDevitt  
9/18/2017   Post a comment
In transportation, transparency has taken somewhat of a backseat, but the time has come to change that.
Green Shipping Easier than Ever Before
Kathrin Brost  
9/13/2017   Post a comment
While using air freight has its appeal, it is important to consider its environmental impact as well.
Powering Your Digital Supply Chain: Attribute-Based Forecasting
Puneet Saxena  
9/11/2017   (1) comment
As manufacturers and retailers attempt to cater to disparate markets and a wide variety of preferences, forecasting product demand is getting more complex but not impossible.
How to Reduce Supplier Inventory Costs
John Kelser  
9/7/2017   (1) comment
It’s not unusual to see pallets and pallets of supplier goods stacked up in receiving waiting to be sorted out and relabeled.There is a better way…and it points to the label.
How to Build a Supply Chain X.0 Strategy
Susan Fourtané  
8/30/2017   Post a comment
What does it take to build next-generation supply chain capabilities? A supply chain X.0 strategy may be the answer.
Amazon Bets on Advanced Robotics for Future Fulfillment Centers
Pablo Valerio  
8/29/2017   (1) comment
Amazon has identified robotics fulfillment as a key technology strategy and is looking for the newest developments to run its warehouses.
Inventory Missing? Use Technology to Pinpoint Areas of Loss & Theft
Krish Kupathil  
8/24/2017   Post a comment
The advent of digital technologies to monitor inventory are set to change the cargo theft scenario and make life easier for businesses and supply chain companies worldwide.
3 Mindsets Logistics Providers Can Drop to Improve Competitiveness
Stephanie Johnson  
8/23/2017   Post a comment
The logistics industry is rapidly changing, yet many logistics providers refuse to adapt based on some key harmful mindsets.
Seegrid Announces New Self-Driving Vision Guided Vehicle For Materials Handling
EBN Newswire  
8/22/2017   Post a comment
Responding to customer demand, Seegrid’s new GP8 Series 6 self-driving vehicle enables companies to automate for efficiency, safety, and experience a rapid payback
3GTMS Partners with project44 to Deliver Automated, Real-Time LTL and Volume LTL Solutions
EBN Newswire  
8/15/2017   (2) comments
3GTMS Users Granted Immediate Access to Modern API-based Connectivity with their Carriers
Automation to Deliver Sea Change in Cargo Transport
Ariella Brown  
7/25/2017   Post a comment
Although automated cars are stealing most of the headlines, automated transport over water may become a reality within just a few years.
Digital Transformation: Major Gains with Minimal Pain
Earl van As  
7/25/2017   (3) comments
Simple-to-implement digital transformation methods that should be considered by supply chain executives to increase operational efficiency and ROI.
What Distributors Can Learn from Retailers
Kelly Brock  
7/19/2017   Post a comment
Distributors face the most profound business model shift in decades. They have the choice of adapting or risking being obsolete.
Will MTBF Kill Drone Delivery?
Jim O'Reilly  
7/13/2017   Post a comment
When we do the math, failure rates are likely to ground delivery by drone before it ever really takes off.
AIT Worldwide Logistics’ Vaughn Moore Joins the Center for Enriched Living’s Board of Directors
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7/11/2017   Post a comment
Vaughn Moore, President and CEO of AIT Worldwide Logistics, began serving on the Center for Enriched Living’s (CEL) board of directors effective July 1.
What’s Trending Now: Top Warehouse Technologies
Evan Garber  
7/6/2017   Post a comment
E-commerce and consumer buying habits are shaping the future of the supply chain industry. Companies are looking for new ways to stay ahead while increasing profit margins. Technological innovations (both proactive and necessitated) play a major role, specifically in streamlining warehouse management. But implementing the right technologies may mean the difference between staying in business or not.
On-Demand Trucking: The Birth of Uber Freight
Susan Fourtané  
6/28/2017   (2) comments
Ride-sharing service Uber has entered the freight transportation market offering an app that matches truckers and trucking companies with loads to haul.
More Trade with Asia Comes at a Shipping Price
B. Cameron Gain  
6/22/2017   (1) comment
Shipping to Asia is getting harder. The problem: a huge capacity backlog sitting and waiting for container ships
Supply Chain Resilience in the Age of Nationalism
Logical Link  
6/19/2017   Post a comment
Supply chain professionals face a dilemma: Creating resiliency as nationalistic sentiments increase worldwide.
Combating Excess Capacity Issues
Jett McCandless  
6/19/2017   Post a comment
Carriers must become smarter about their use of technology and act quickly to weather today’s soft market—while at the same time, preparing themselves for a profitable future.
GrandCanals Introduces Fulfillment Intelligence Cloud for 3PLs
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6/14/2017   Post a comment
First Purpose-Built Analytics Platform That Helps 3PLs and their Customers Optimize their Shipping and Fulfillment on Display at 3PL & Supply Chain Summit
Trucking Regulations: What Supply Chain Managers Need to Know
Susan Fourtané  
6/13/2017   Post a comment
Coming regulations are anticipated to decrease the driver pool and truck capacity with immediate consequences disrupting over-the-road shipping.
Supply Chain Visibility: Digitizing Transforms Shipping Industry
Matt Elenjickal  
6/12/2017   Post a comment
For transportation companies and enterprise supply chain executives, developing and executing a digital transformation process requires the resolve to modernize decades old processest. The entire supply chain, including visibility, will be affected by digital transformation
Greening Global Shopping Cart Webinar Launches to Help Companies Meet Climate Targets
EBN Newswire  
6/9/2017   Post a comment
New series will offer supply chain solutions for companies looking to eliminate emissions in the supply chain
project44 Extends Platform with Industry’s First Real-time Volume LTL Solution
EBN Newswire  
6/9/2017   Post a comment
New platform delivers real-time quoting and automated tendering for Volume Less-Than-Truckload Shipments
Maersk Gets a Grip on Supply Chain Data with the Cloud
Ariella Brown  
6/7/2017   Post a comment
Microsoft's Azure cloud platform is intended to enable Maersk to pursue its goal of digital transformation and advance its strategy “of becoming the global integrator of container logistics.”
Descartes Acquires PCSTrac Business
EBN Newswire  
6/5/2017   Post a comment
Expands Community and Extends Technology Platform for Pool Distribution and Carton-Level Tracking
The Humble Pallet Gets Smart
Pablo Valerio  
6/5/2017   (4) comments
Pallets move the world, and now they get to sense, monitor, and communicate, as well.
Your Warehouse Will Love Artificial Intelligence
Nathan Brown  
6/1/2017   Post a comment
The supply chain and the companies within its ecosystem are constantly evolving to adapt to new market factors. Artificial intelligence is leading to exponentially faster, more accurate decision making that reduces costly errors. But as with any change, there’s some resistance.
Jabil Launches InControl Supply Chain Decision Support Platform
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
5/23/2017   Post a comment
Jabil's new modular supply chain SaaS platform is designed to bring diverse information sets together to provide business insights that supply quick and accurate supply chain decisions.
Omnichannel Puts Retailers on a New Path
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
5/19/2017   Post a comment
Omnichannel is changing the way electronics retailers need to think about their supply chains.
GrandCanals Launches Fulfillment Intelligence Cloud 3.0 & Closes $4.8M in Series A Funding to Fuel Corporate Growth
EBN Newswire  
5/16/2017   Post a comment
Fulfillment Intelligence Cloud 3.0 Enables Retailers and Ecommerce Companies to Fulfill and Delight their Customers Like Amazon.com
Azkar is Now Dachser
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5/10/2017   Post a comment
Rev Up Supply Chain Efficiencies with Automotive Labeling
Harold Desjarlais  
5/10/2017   Post a comment
Labeling can make a huge difference, enabling IT and supply chain decision makers to not just overcome challenges, but provide their company with a distinct competitive advantage. Here's how.
Rogers Corporation Expands Use of Descartes' Denied Party Screening Solution to Strengthen Global Trade Compliance
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5/2/2017   Post a comment
Rogers Corporation has expanded its use of the Descartes MK Dynamic Screening solution to further mitigate the risk of conducting business with parties that may be subject to trade restrictions.
Find the Fire: Great Teams Need Passion
Puga Sankara  
4/21/2017   (3) comments
Every company needs people who have fire in their bellies. In the high-tech electronics space, though, the need is even more critical.
Robotics in Logistics: An Indian Version
Logical Link  
4/20/2017   (1) comment
Logistics may be an obvious area where robotics will find a use for place. An Indian company is building its reputation in that space.




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The number of cyberattacks is on the rise and hackers are targeting the supply chain. Drew Smith, founder and CEO of InfoArmor, will be on hand to discuss the reality of today's threat landscape and what to do about it.