We would like to thank Ken Lyon and Transport Intelligence for providing us with the following piece about Blockchain and the challenges for its adoption in the logistics industry. Blockchain is a relatively new concept in the context of the logistics industry, and right now its full potential is yet to be uncovered for this
Every month we select one company which represents a positive example of innovation in logistics, and has the potential to alter the way the industry operates. This month we are proud to announce that FreightHub is recognized as the October company of the month for its leading role in digitalizing the European freight forwarding, and for pursuing the finest customer service in the industry. In order to understand their success, we asked them a couple of questions about their business. Congratulations, FreightHub!
We would like to thank Dr. Yingli Wang and Dr. Stephen Pettit for providing us with this article from their book E-Logistics: Managing Your Digital Supply Chains for Competitive Advantage. The increasing volume and detail of information generated by organisations, social media and the Internet of Things (IoT) has led to an ‘explosion’ in
As Logistics connects the world through complex delivery networks, Innovation unites the globe by bringing the power of technology to its every corner. While we are reading the news about IoT application at the Chinese manufacturing sites, Switzerland is testing drone delivery networks to service their healthcare systems. And while the government and retail businesses are collaborating to decrease traffic and pollution in British cities, more and more players appear in the US electric semi truck market creating an environment for healthy competition. The logistics industry of every country has its specifics. We should explore and study successful local innovations, because everything local has potential to become global.
Innovation leads the progress. It has become an unstoppable process. And the only way to keep up with this process, when you are a part of a highly complex industry as logistics, is to innovate yourself. Companies that are waiting for innovation and just planning to implement some current trends will stay behind the companies
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At Transmetrics, we believe that we live in the exciting times when digital disruption is happening in many industries including logistics. We are about to transfer the responsibility of driving to an autopilot powered by Artificial Intelligence in our cars and we are starting to get shipments right to our backyards with drones. As consumers, we already expect free same-day shipping without even thinking about the complexity of delivering goods from the manufacturer to our doorstep. And as a society which lives in the 21st century, we have a right to demand that. Governments and companies have to work closely to develop the legislations and strategies in order to address increased consumer demands by moving towards the renewable energy sources, creating new ways of delivering goods and to achieving seamless collaboration between humans and technologies. As primary users of the logistics services, our society has to embrace the innovations.
Welcome to the July Issue of “Across Logistics” news release, where we are discussing the latest innovation examples in the logistics sector and looking forward to the bright future.
Welcome to the June issue of “Across Logistics” news release. Today we want to highlight and discuss several important topics from the industry and try to give answers to several questions respectively. For example, what is the biggest threat to the IT infrastructure of your company in the 21st century and how you can prevent yourself from this threat? Or, why Uberization is unlikely to happen in the logistics industry, despite the fact that everyone is talking about that? Furthermore, you might be interested to know why the Alphabet’s autonomous car unit Waymo started developing their first vehicle with the steering wheel? If you want to know answers to these questions and to learn more about developments in the industry then – Enjoy your reading!
It’s an exciting time to be a part of the logistics industry. Innovation in the space has never been greater with new technologies like driverless trucks, artificial intelligence, delivery drones, smart infrastructures, collaborative platforms, and the industrial internet of things transforming the global logistics supply chain. Finally, an industry once criticized for being slow to embrace new ideas is getting recognized as the leading edge of how technology can solve real-world problems.
Welcome to the third Issue of our “Across Logistics” News Release. In this issue, we are covering news from logistics industry on such topics as Internet of Things, alternative energy sources, automated ship and Uber Freight. In addition to that, as usual, we are presenting the “Company of the Month” profile which is changing tank container industry by matching the supply and demand.