When someone mentions the Internet of Things (IoT), people often think of smart devices, wearables, or even how your heating at home regulates itself. However, the influence of the IoT goes far beyond that. More specifically, it’s impacting the logistics world and global supply chains.
In an environment where e-commerce continues to enjoy double digit growth, retailers require fresh solutions from their logistics partners tailored to their ever changing distribution channels. Whether you're supporting a hub and spoke system or a network of brick and mortar retail sites; your ability to adjust and adapt is critical. Quite often "speed to market" is your most important different
Uber freight was front and center on our radar this week. They’re going to be on-hand at the 3PL Summit in Chicago in a couple weeks time (June 14-16) along-side Otto. Just saying, might be worth checking it out.
Shippers often forget about the possible savings through an effective inbound logistics strategy. Unfortunately, this disconnect could be costing tens of thousands of dollars and eating away at your bottom line. In addition, managing vendors and inbound logistics can feel like a lot of work for little gain, yet the possible savings by implementing an inbound logistics program can add up through th
Volvo Trucks North America, together with FedEx and the North Carolina Turnpike Authority, used advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) technology to conduct on-highway truck platooning as part of ongoing research collaboration.
The delivery landscape is changing so fast that it’s hard to keep up, but it’s clear that those who do not adapt will get left behind. What strategic logistical changes do retailers, consumer goods companies and logistics providers need to make in order to remain viable?