After compiling the top 10 articles, eft CEO Chris Saynor has assembled the top 10 research items that eft conducted in 2013
Over the last 12 months eft has produced numerous different pieces of content, including reports, webinars, info-graphics, surveys and maps.
You can find below the ten most accessed content pieces for 2013 in no particular order.
The maps that eft produced proved especially popular last year, including looking at the density of 3PL warehousing space in the USA. Another very well read piece was a joint effort with property company ProLogis, which surveyed which regions in Europe were the most popular as a logistics location.
Reports and surveys looking at supply chain’s in both the retail and Hi-Tech industries were well read as were focuses on the 3PL industry and also on Big Data within the Supply Chain.
Lastly, one webinar made our top 10 list which was delivered by Lora Cecere about big data. Lora is really doing some interesting analysis of the supply chain at the moment among a number of topics so it is great to have seen that so many people have watched this webinar.
We need to make the city's waste valuable again through smarter and cleaner waste collection. That would enhance the livability of neighborhoods, but it would also enable more reuse of goods. The waste chain of the city center needs to be reinvented.
John Wagner's latest article explores some of the critical factors to watch for this year; and overviews how they might affect the logistics and transportation landscapes.
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