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May 16, 2019

Logistics Tech Outlook Weekly Brief

Newsletter for Enterprise Technology Decision Makers

Feature of the Week
Data warehousing can prevent injuries. By utilizing cameras and various applications, one can perform regular on-site safety audits.
The world is filled with shopaholics, creating an impact at an industrial level.
As e-commerce scales and customer demands are becoming increasingly complex, many retailers are opting for automated warehouse solutions to improve their logistics operations efficiency and also to drive down the costs.
Featured Vendors
Offers an inventory and warehouse management software for retailers, 3PLs, and wholesalers.
Core offers SaaS Warehouse Management System solutions for 3PL providers.
Delivers SaaS-based solutions leveraging multiple auto-ID and sensor technologies for the comprehensive tracking and management of physical assets.
Offers a trucking-specific GPS product that routes and tracks truck driver performance to drive fuel efficiency, safety/risk reduction, recruitment/retention, and incentive management.
CIO Viewpoint
Angela Yochem, CIO, BDP International
Challenges in the logistics sector include supply chain volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity. Our industry can no longer fine tune processes in a reactive mode.
Greg Smiley, CIO, Florida Department of Transportation
How can artificial intelligence support better business decisions when the decision maker can’t explain how the machine came to that answer?
CXO Insights
By Scott McDevitt, President & CEO, Translogistics
With the assistance of an experienced LSP and an intelligent TMS, there is no room for excuses about freight auditing being too time-consuming or burdensome.
By Brian Kirkland, Chief Technology Officer, Choice Hotels International
Antiquated systems are increasingly showing their age as increased demand challenges their ability to operate safely and efficiently. Older systems were not designed to support the volume that we see today, with digital travel sales worldwide.