eft Weekly Newsletter 3rd July 2014

Internet of Things part III; Logistics CIO's interviewed; Konica Minolta talk 3PL relationships

Technology in a number of different guises is a mini-theme for this week’s newsletter.

Check out a Q&A series on how technology and logistics companies are becoming harder to distinguish, which has been produced in conjunction with the 16th Logistics CIO Forum in Amsterdam in November. There is also a video taken at the Hi-Tech and Electronics Supply Chain Summit between BLG and Konica Minolta about their 3PL & Customer relationship. Another feature worth highlighting is Steve Brady’s third column on the Internet of Things; this is a trend which everyone needs to keep their eye on.

Kind Regards,

Chris Saynor  
CEO, eft

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New This Week:

Navigating the New Normal
Dive into Kronos’ new ebook and find out how to avoid major workforce management issues challenging you

Mobile Devices vs. Desktop PCs - Current Online Market Trends 
In his first article for eft Nicolas Fincher compares Mobile devices and Desktop PCs across a number of different criteria from usability to social shopping 

The Internet of Things Part 3
Following on from his first and second articles Steve Brady is continuing his topic of the internet of things. In this third part he explains how the data can be shared and used and how it might empower small businesses. 

Hapag-Lloyd Ensures Continuity Within its Executive Management 
Rolf Habben-Jansen to become the new Chairman of the Executive Board & Michael Behrendt to leave on 30 June 2014 after more than twelve years at the helm of the liner shipping company 

Hot Housing News and the State of Logistics
John Wagner Jr provides figures, statistics ad his opinions on a variety of industries including housing, manufacturing and the supply chain 

Innovative Port Solutions for Ocean Freight Supply Chains 
New column by Mark Millar - Port operators continue to question the economic and business benefits from increasingly bigger vessels, especially at ports around the Asia region 

Lufthansa Cargo, Blue Water Shipping and Former CIO of Geodis Wilson Set to Weigh-in on the Future of Logistics Tech
In recent years, the line between technology company and logistics company seem to have become more and more blurred. To catch-up on what’s going on in Europe in the logistics technology space, eft caught-up with 3 experts in the field 

Video: 3PL & Customer Relationship Interview – BLG Logistics and Konica Minolta 
eft jumped on the opportunity at the Hi-tech Summit in Amsterdam last May to ask BLG Logistics & Konica Minolta about their 3PL & Customer relationship

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