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5 Ways How Advanced Technology Is Disrupting Transport And Logistics Business Models

Editor’s Note: Today’s blog is written by Michael Gorman, who discusses 5 different ways that advanced technology is changing the way traditional transportation and logistics business models function. The transport and logistics industry has a lot of suppliers who have had to change the model of their business in the last few years. Many of them have had to adapt and…read …

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[WHITE PAPER] The Freight & Logistics Technology 2020 Guide

Fill out the Form Below to Get a Free Copy of the White Paper to Your Inbox! The shipping industry remains susceptible to global disruptions. The latest disruption—economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic—is on the minds of all shippers and carriers, not to mention consumers. The demand for household products and medical supplies is at…read …

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What Is an Inventory Management System & Its Role in Omnichannel Fulfillment?

Supply chain leaders often interchangeably refer to both a warehouse management system and an inventory management system as one and the same. However, systems used to manage inventory refer to the combination of technology, including hardware and software, for the following:   Product identification   Product matching to orders   Data analysis   Product labeling and management  Documentation  Reporting  The use…read …

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WMS Benefits: 10 Benefits Of Choosing the Correct WMS

Finding the correct warehouse management system (WMS) for your operation must be based on assumptions about the specific industry. Even though Walmart and Amazon have found paths that work for them, these paths may not translate into feasible strategies for your organization. However, the right WMS will provide key benefits to the warehouse, workforce, transportation…read …

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The Ever-Expanding Role of AI and AR in Food Logistics

The food supply chain is unlike any other. While electronics, automotive, and consumer goods’ supply chains promote their products, the food supply chain represents a basic human necessity–food. As a requirement to everyone, foods and beverages deserve a highlighted view of the use of new technologies, including artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality (AR) to…read …

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[PODCAST] Robotics Process Automation (RPA): The Next Game Changer in Logistics

Listen to “Robotics Process Automation (RPA): The Next Game Changer in Logistics” on Spreaker. Logistics Technology Resources An Introduction to Blockchain and Its Potential Benefits and Drawbacks in Supply Chain Management Download White Paper Revenue Growth At The Hand Of Improved Digital Supply Chains Download White Paper The Digital Supply Chain: The Landscape, Trends, Types,…read …

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Getting Faster Air & Ocean Freight Quotes With APIs… So You Win the Customer

“I need to get a quote to move three containers from the Port of Rotterdam to Port Miami. I’d like to have it by this evening if possible, or I may have to look elsewhere,” says the freight manager. The freight forwarder responds, “Sure, I can’t guarantee it, but let me get to work.” After…read …

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4 Innovative Solutions for More Productive Warehouse Management

Over the past 30 years, technology has transformed warehouse operations, making them more efficient as well as reducing the number of required workers. And, given that technology advances at an exponential rate, warehouse managers may find it difficult to imagine what the warehouses of the future will look like. One can be sure that Industry…read …

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[PODCAST] Logistics Industry Investments: A Conversation with an Investor & Tech Founder

Listen to “Logistics Industry Investments: A Conversation with an Investment Firm” on Spreaker. Logistics Technology Resources An Introduction to Blockchain and Its Potential Benefits and Drawbacks in Supply Chain Management Download White Paper Revenue Growth At The Hand Of Improved Digital Supply Chains Download White Paper The Digital Supply Chain: The Landscape, Trends, Types, and…read …

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Advanced Logistics Technology Trends: A Look at the Cloud, Machine Learning, IoT, Blockchain & More

Advanced logistics technologies provide an opportunity to do more with less, improve the use of automation within the supply chain, learn from the mountain of data, and find ways to create more engaging experiences in a digital world. Plenty of newer technologies have taken the focal point, including the cloud, machine learning, the Internet of…read …

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