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November 15, 2018

Logistics Tech Outlook Weekly Brief

Newsletter for Enterprise Technology Decision Makers

Feature of the Week
The global supply chain and distribution channel logistics include various complex tasks, and this presents challenges to the automation in the logistics industry.
Robotics has enabled innovation in many industries today. The introduction of robotics in the supply chain helps businesses to keep pace with distribution challenges and consumer demand for convenience and variety.
Organizations that maintain data-driven supply chain have the advantage of forecasting accuracy, identifying and resolving issues, and delivering customer requirements with high processing speed.
Featured Vendors
Creating an ecosystem for collaborators in the heavy building materials industry, where operational transparency and efficiency drive profits.
Delivers industrial asset tracking and analytics in construction, equipment rental, logistics, transportation, and utilities, helping to control and optimize businesses.
Provides fleet management services for the insurance, rental and leasing industries, car importers and companies that address businesses as well as consumers.
CIO Viewpoint
Sarah Ming Hsi, CIO, Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA)
I serve as the Assistant General Manager of Technology and Chief Information Officer for the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA).
Kirk Serjeantson, CIO, Dicom Transportation Group
Moving away from standard industrial devices has increased productivity and user satisfaction while significantly reducing costs.
CXO Insights
By Keith Brandis VP of Product Planning, Volvo Trucks North America
Electromobility is another rapidly-growing trend, and businesses in the freight industry need to carefully evaluate the cost and benefits on a case-by-case basis.
By Michael Campese, Vice President, Customer Integration, Estes Express Lines
At some point in the future, it is almost inevitable that every shipper will manage transportation with a Transportation Management System (TMS) of some kind.