The March of Technology – Inbound Logistics

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July 13, 2016 | By Tom Heine Tags: Trucking, Transportation, Logistics, Technology , Supply Chain How are you going to make money at the lower margins of 2016? Freight is down, trucks are plentiful, and fuel is down so much that you need to get a lot of new business […]

Adapters Win in the Multi-Modal, Omni-Channel Fast Lane

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July 13, 2016 | By Rick Brumett Tags: Trucking, Lean, Transportation, Logistics, Technology , Supply Chain In today’s digital supply chain era, market-leading shippers in North America are racing to adapt to the growing need for the speed, choice, precision, agility and visibility required to satisfy end customers. Responding to […]

Boosting DC Productivity – Inbound Logistics

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November 15, 2021 Tags: Distribution, Technology , Fulfillment Faced with increasing e-commerce complexity, distribution centers have to balance flexibility with efficiency. Here are the products, equipment, and systems that streamline DC operations. Among the challenges, such as port congestion and raw material shortages, buffeting many supply chain and logistics operations, […]

The Role of Relationships in Automated Brokerage

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September 20, 2016 | By Brian Easton Tags: Trucking, Transportation, Logistics, Technology , Supply Chain Q: Recently we have seen an emphasis on technological tools working towards an “Uber for trucking” model. Is this achievable in the brokerage industry? A: To answer this question, let’s first clarify the analogy itself—Uber […]

How Driverless Trucks Will Change Supply Chain Strategy

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December 29, 2016 | By Jeff Potts Tags: Trucking, Transportation, Logistics, Technology , Supply Chain In the popular 1985 movie “Back to the Future”, it was predicted that by the year 2015, we would have the ability to fly our cars in the friendly skies. While that version of the […]

Leveraging Your Routing Guide – Inbound Logistics

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January 17, 2017 Tags: 3PL, Trucking, Transportation, Logistics, Technology , Third-Party Logistics, Supply Chain A routing guide plays an important role in setting the strategy for carrier selection. It is essentially a shipper’s guide to choosing a carrier to move a particular shipment. While there are many forms of routing […]

Cloud Collaboration Increases Supply Chain Efficiency

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January 17, 2017 | By Dan Clark Tags: Trucking, Transportation, Logistics, Technology , Supply Chain Defined as the art of working together to produce or create something, collaboration has become a focal point for organizations that want to work smarter, better, and more efficiently in today’s competitive business world. Enabled […]

Today’s Competitive Supply Chain: Digital, Smaller, More Resilient

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March 27, 2017 | By Sean Riley Tags: 3PL, Ocean, Trucking, Cloud Computing, Transportation, Logistics, Technology , Third-Party Logistics, Supply Chain Sean Riley is Global Industry Director, Supply Chain, Manufacturing & Transportation, Software AG, 630-434-0720 Historically, the supply chain and manufacturing industry has been relatively slow to embrace the […]

Old Processes Impede New Inventory Strategies

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December 07, 2021 | By Jaclyn Ix Tags: Inventory Management, Warehousing, Fulfillment Few businesses use new technologies to tackle supply chain issues caused by the pandemic due to tighter costs and dependence on legacy work processes, says a recent survey from intelligence platform Verusen. This results in lost revenue and […]

Supply Chain Lessons Learned: The Technology Spin

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January 31, 2022 | By Karen Kroll Tags: Risk Management, Manufacturing, Technology Digital transformation will be fundamental as we tune into a post-pandemic supply chain. Supply chains historically have been “starved of investment in technology, with many companies still using spreadsheets and email,” says Sumit Vakil, chief product officer with […]

The Impact of Technology on Trucking

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April 17, 2019 | By Bill Mathews Tags: Trucking, Technology , Supply Chain Trucking companies and fleet managers must incorporate emergent tech and process innovations to stay relevant and retain their competitive edge. Traditionally, business models, processes and operations in the transportation and logistics industry have been defined by infrastructure […]

Technology Lifts Global Forklift Market

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April 17, 2019 Tags: Forklifts, Trucking, Supply Chain The global forklift truck market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 6.4% during the forecasted period of 2017-2024, according to Research and Markets’ latest report. Technological advancement to help improve forklifts where they are integrated with sensors and other components, […]

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