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IoT – what’s really in it for logistics?
In an effort to better understand the Internet of Things and what it means for logistics, eft engaged with IoT experts at the global IT service provider, Luxoft, for answers.
The buzz surrounding IoT is taking off – and for good reason. Connected devices have existed for years – for example, in 1982 a Coke machine was able to report on its own inventory and RFID has been used for decades. As the costs associated with various sensors plummets, wireless connectivity expands and improves, the opportunities for what has now been packaged as ‘IoT’ seem boundless. Given logistics’ many moving parts, IoT is inevitably set to benefit.
In this interview we discuss everything from IoT’s history to its ROI in logistics companies. We look at how organizations should be incorporating IoT into their strategies and the costs to become a connected business.
Michael Minkevich – VP Technology Services, Luxoft
Anders Brown – MD IoT Practice, Luxoft
Patrick Corcoran – Director of Analyst & Advisor Relations, Luxoft
Luxoft Holding, Inc (NYSE:LXFT) is a leading provider of software development services and innovative IT solutions to a global client base consisting primarily of large multinational corporations. Luxoft’s software development services consist of core and mission critical custom software development and support, product engineering and testing, and technology consulting. Luxoft’s solutions are based on its proprietary products and platforms that directly impact its clients’ business outcomes and efficiently deliver continuous innovation. The Company develops its solutions and delivers its services from 24 dedicated delivery centers worldwide. It has over 9,000 employees across 27 offices in 15 countries in North America, Mexico, Western and Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific, and South Africa. Luxoft is incorporated in Tortola, British Virgin Islands, has its operating headquarters office in Zug, Switzerland and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. For more information, please visit: http://www.luxoft.com.
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