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Turning Empty Space into Higher Revenues

Turning Empty Space into Higher Revenues

By Brett Parker, President & Co-Founder, Cargomatic

The rapid success of startups like Uber and Airbnb have spawned a bevy of consumer-facing mobile apps that promise to pair supply and demand for everything from dog-walking services to in-home massages.

Decoding the Information Revolution

By Daniel Cavallin, CIO, Celistics

One of the main challenges in the supply chain industry is the data consolidation. Very often, not all the links of a chain are directed by the same entity and, as a consequence, each one uses a different code to refer to the same products

Technology Convergence in the Logistics Industry

Technology Convergence in the Logistics Industry

By Leo Shuster, Director, IT, Panther Premium Logistics

Some people may not think of the logistics industry as cutting edge or...

Big Data: A Key to Improved Trucking Profitability

Big Data: A Key to Improved Trucking Profitability

By Terry Kline, CIO, Navistar, Inc., Parent of International Trucks

Big data is offering truck fleets expanded opportunity to enhance their operational...

Riding the Technological Momentum

Riding the Technological Momentum

By Gary Acromite, CIO & Chief Logistics Officer, Gavilon Group

Generally speaking, many of the biggest technology challenges facing the Agribusiness sector are a combination of factors; the degree of technology offering fragmentation; the existence of legacy / traditional applications.

Making the Physical, Digital

Making the Physical, Digital

By Mike Wilson, Global Head of Logistics, Panalpina & Christoph Lienhard, SVP , Panalpina

In four to five years, the typical working day of an employee of a third-party logistics provider (3PL) will look quite different from what it does today.

Creating Big News for Future

Creating Big News for Future

By Darren Cockrel, CIO, Coyote Logistics

Most businesses these days are after more and more data; they’re looking for new ways to apply it to improve service and offer new options—to help create something more desirable than the competition.

Why Haven't There Been More Technological Innovations in Logistics?

Why Haven't There Been More Technological Innovations in Logistics?

By Sanne Mander, COO, Flexport

Here’s an interesting feature of the logistics industry: The same technologies have been predicted to change everything over a decade. Really: A list of innovations that people are excited for now is little different from a list drawn up

Out of this World to the Ends of the Earth, Details Matter

Out of this World to the Ends of the Earth, Details Matter

By Art Ibers, VP-Exploration & Mission Support, Lockheed Martin

Supply chains vary greatly in length and complexity. They can be as simple as moving office supplies across town, or as complex as coordinating just-in-time parts deliveries from multiple suppliers across thousands of miles.

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