Company of the Month: Xeneta

Company of the Month: Xeneta

Company of the Month: Xeneta

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, Transmetrics selected Xeneta, the leading ocean freight price benchmarking and market intelligence platform, as the April “Company of the Month” for its remarkable pursuit of transparency and transformation in the shipping and logistics industry. In order to learn more about the company and what they do, we talked with Patrik Berglund, CEO & Co-founder of Xeneta, and asked him several questions about the business and the industry.

Congratulations, Xeneta!

Blockchain in Logistics – Will it Change the Industry? (Part 2)

Blockchain in Logistics – Will it Change the Industry? (Part 2)

Blockchain in Logistics – Will it Change the Industry? (Part 2)

In our previous post, we discussed the history of blockchain and some of the benefits it has for the transportation and logistics industry. This is a continuation of the interview with a blockchain expert Martijn Siebrand, who talks more about the intersection of blockchain and logistics – more specifically, on how the technology is already being used in the industry, how it could be used in the future and what logistics companies need to do to get on board.

Across Logistics: March 2018

Across Logistics: March 2018

Across Logistics: March 2018

Welcome to the March 2018 issue of “Across Logistics” news release, where we are presenting you the latest innovative technologies and important news in logistics that happened in March. 

Here is the list of topics in this issue:

Company of the Month: We4Sea

Company of the Month: We4Sea

Company of the Month: We4Sea

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, Transmetrics selected We4Sea, a fuel-efficiency solution for ships, as the March “Company of the Month” for its outstanding usage of data analytics to save fuel, decrease emissions and accelerate the sustainability of the shipping industry. In order to learn more about the company and what they do, we talked with Dan Veen, CEO of We4Sea, and asked him several questions about the business.

Congratulations, We4Sea!

“6 Ways to Improve Logistics Performance With Big Data” – Guest Article by Youredi

“6 Ways to Improve Logistics Performance With Big Data” – Guest Article by Youredi

“6 Ways to Improve Logistics Performance With Big Data” – Guest Article by Youredi

From improving healthcare to suggesting what movies to watch, big data is being used to improve our lives on a daily basis. Accordingly, businesses across the globe — and across industries — have spent extensive amounts of their marketing budgets on using this data to gain expert insight into both their businesses and their customers.

Blockchain in Logistics – Will It Change the Industry? (Part 1)

Blockchain in Logistics – Will It Change the Industry? (Part 1)

Blockchain in Logistics – Will It Change the Industry? (Part 1)

Since its first implementation with bitcoin back in 2008, blockchain has shown extreme promise to upend a number of industries – and most recently, the industry in the spotlight has been transport and logistics. In December, logistics leader UPS joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance. In January, Maersk and IBM announced their intention to form a blockchain joint venture. And in February, Warren Buffet’s BNSF Railway joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance as the first of seven major railroads to do so.

To understand more about this industry transition, Transmetrics’ Co-Founder and CCO Anna Shaposhnikova spoke with Martijn Siebrand, expert and advisor in blockchain technology in Supply Chains.

Is data quality an obstacle for predictive analytics optimization?

Is data quality an obstacle for predictive analytics optimization?

Is data quality an obstacle for predictive analytics optimization?

Is data quality an obstacle for predictive analytics optimization?

First of all, If you try to put any data that you have into the predictive algorithm, it is going to predict some results, but they’re not going to be what you need. Instead, the algorithm is going to deliver you a set of very low-quality predictions. In other words, it follows the principle “garbage in, garbage out”, in which the decision-making might be flawed due to incomplete, or imprecise data. Improving the quality of the historical logistics data is extremely difficult but it is a must before you even start thinking about predictive optimization.

Across Logistics: February 2018

Across Logistics: February 2018

Across Logistics: February 2018

Welcome to the February 2018 issue of “Across Logistics” news release, where we are presenting you the latest innovative technologies and important news in logistics that happened in February. 

Here is the list of topics in this issue:

Company of the month: Einride

Company of the month: Einride

Company of the month: Einride

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, Transmetrics selected Einride, the producer of fully autonomous transport vehicles, as the February “Company of the Month” for its exceptional vision for the future of the road transportation as well as the development of innovative automation technologies. In order to learn more about the company and what they do, we asked them several questions about their business that you can read in the interview below.

Congratulations, Einride!

10 Logistics and Supply Chain Events in Europe You Should Visit in 2018

10 Logistics and Supply Chain Events in Europe You Should Visit in 2018

10 Logistics and Supply Chain Events in Europe You Should Visit in 2018

Attending the best logistics and supply chain conferences can help your company learn about the industry’s best practices and stay ahead of the game. Even though each conference has its own strengths, unfortunately, it is almost impossible to attend all of the good conferences due to the limited time and budget. Moreover, it’s not always easy to decide which event is worth attending. We made for you a list of 10 best logistics and supply chain conferences happening in Europe in 2018. We tried to add the conferences that have high-quality attendees and are designed to make a real impact on your business, so that you can choose those that best fit your needs and your schedule: