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5 Ways IoT and Blockchain Are Transforming Supply Chains
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Anant Kadiyala, Director of Blockchain and IoT industry solutions, Oracle

Today’s customers demand superior product experience, better customer service, greater transparency, improved safety standards, and faster delivery. Rightfully so! On the other hand, supply chains are rife with inherent risks, including...

AI in Supply Chain Management: Proving the Potential
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Artificial Intelligence has had an impact that has already transformed the supply chain to a large extent. AI can increase efficiency in all areas of the supply chain. McKinsey estimated that businesses would gain 1.3 trillion dollars to 2...

Routing and Scheduling Pays Big Dividends
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Lee W Crump, GVP & CIO, Rollins, Inc.

At Rollins, Inc., the world’s largest and premier Pest Control Company, fleet expense is our second highest cost item. We are the owner of multiple Pest Control brands; Orkin being the largest and most well-known. We dispatch over 5000 Orkin...

Transport Pro Launches Freight Tracking Service for Brokers
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NASHVILLE, Tenn: Transport Pro, a Web-based TMS provider, unveiled its latest feature today, Load Beacon—a freight tracking service. Transport Pro subscribers can now take advantage of the company’s in-house freight tracking service,...

IoT's Impact on the Transportation and Logistics Sector
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Internet of Things (IoT) is not just a buzzword today. There are multiple sectors that are undergoing rapid transformations with the adoption of IoT. As per a study conducted by AT Kearney, IoT’s impact on the transportation and logistics...

Temperature-Controlled Intermodal Transportation
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Theodore Prince, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, Tiger Cool Express, LLC

The history of the development of the United States is a study in different transportation modes. The original development was waterborne. Initially, road construction was sporadic, and the move inland saw railroads complement rivers and canals....

How the Ag Industry is (and has been) Driving Automation in Transportation
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Ganesh Jayaram, Vice President of Information Technology, John Deere

Over the last decade, the automotive industry has gone through an immense transformation with the introduction of self-driving cars brought on by new technologies such as cloud computing, Internet of Things, artificial intelligence (AI) and...

Industry 4.0
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Venkat Nandikolla, Global Head of Manufacturing, Mindtree

1. What are the Benefits of Cloud Computing for the Manufacturing and Supply Chain Industry, and how has your Company Embraced it? In this era of Industry 4.0, the need for higher efficiencies both on the shop floor & in the enterprise,...

Simplify Supply Chain with Technology
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Stuart Scott, EVP and CIO, J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. [NASDAQ: JBHT]

Internet of Things (IoT) for Logistics and Supply Chain Industry According to research and advisory firm Gartner, five billion devices are connected to the internet today. By the year 2020, that number is projected to grow to twenty billion....

What the Next Stage of the IoT Means for Supply Chain Management
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Ashish Chona, SVP-IoT Software Solutions, ORBCOMM [NASDAQ:ORBC]

Supply chain managers need to get ready for the next stage of the Internet of Things (IoT). Business research company IHS Market forecasts that the IoT market will grow from an installed base of 15.4 billion devices in 2015 to 30.7 billion devices...

Time to Reach for the Clouds
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Mike Ruchensky, VP & CIO, Swift Transportation

Today’s fleet managers—and their drivers—face heightened responsibilities in an increasingly competitive transportation industry. Budget pressures and regulatory uncertainty can put the squeeze on fleets, coupled with the fact we...

Transportation Data Lives on Cloud Nine
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Blair Thomas, Director, Customer Care, Columbian Logistics Network

The transportation industry can often be seen as a stodgy place to make a living. In the regulated days of the 1970’s, there was little a carrier could do to differentiate itself besides hosting the nicest happy hours or spiffing the best...

An Agile, Customer-focused Approach to Logistics
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Ray Lowrey, CTO, MV Transportation

The realm of transportation logistics is going through significant change, ranging from the advent of transportation network companies (TNC) to the introduction of autonomous vehicles. In light of this transformation, it’s essential that...

Carrier Technology: Why it's Important for Supply Chains
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Chad Lindbloom, CIO, C.H. Robinson

Like many service companies, logistics providers work hard to meet—or in the case of exceptional providers, exceed—their customers’ expectations. One way to do that in today’s tech-obsessed world is through advanced...

The Commoditization of the 3PL Back Office
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David Broering, SVP - NFI Integrated Solutions, NFI

In this day and age, it is not uncommon to hear about the next market that is going to get “Uberized” or even automated–especially the 3PL marketplace. There are many who believe that transportation market is the next market...

New Track and Trace Feature in VIA
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PERRYSBURG, OH: Tranztec Solutions, a company offering transportation technology solution, has enhanced its Visual Transportation Manager (VIA) product by adding ‘track and trace’ feature for instant visibility of loads all over North...

Increasing Industrial Dominance of IoT
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Blaine Kelton, a blogger and freelance writer from Beverly Hills

When we think about how technology is changing major industries, a lot of the focus tends to be on Internet innovation. In many cases, online stores are replacing retail locations, e-commerce is becoming commerce, and there are countless changes...

At Columbian Logistics Network, Transportation Data Lives on Cloud Nine
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Blair Thomas, Director, Customer Care, Columbian Logistics Network

The transportation industry can often be seen as a stodgy place to make a living. In the regulated days of the 1970’s, there was little a carrier could do to differentiate itself besides hosting the nicest happy hours or spiffing the best...

3 Technological Trends Driving Customer Value in Logistics
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Lance Malesh, Chief Commercial Officer, BDP International

Logistics companies invest in advanced technology for simple reasons: customers demand it and find value in it. In the modern logistics industry, one could argue that the value we bring to our customers is heavily dependent upon great technology....

Technology Changing the Game in Student Transportation
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Thomas Kominsky, Chief Growth Officer, Student Transportation Inc.

A few caveats for our friends and peers across various industries encompassed by the transportation and logistics spectrum; the school bus transportation industry is, for lack of better words, “old school”. For example, it has been...

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