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Most Important ProMatDX Innovation

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April 12 -15 ProMatDX, the largest material handling event, will take place virtually. It will feature dozens of AGV vendors.

The Power of IoT to Get Better Visibility Over Shipments

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Visibility over shipments is the hot supply chain topic these days. Corporations are eager to know where their shipments are at all. Consumer expectations for rapid and low-cost business in a global and highly competitive environment prompt shippers to provide better and faster services.

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How Fleet Managers Can Save Money

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Managing a business’s fleet is no small expense. Yahoo reports that the global fleet management market is expected to be worth USD 55 billion (EUR 43 billion) by 2026.

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Could Stockless Stores Be the Future of the High Street

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We have all seen the headlines & plethora of statistics about the uptick in online shopping over the last twelve months.

Just In: Inventory Optimization Research

How are organizations performing on inventory optimization? How can new technologies help your team improve? Find out in this new research report.

Innovation and Start-ups: Last Mile Delivery, Platforms and Drones

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Trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. That’s what this blog is all bout. Therefore I bring you an overview of my highlights of the news this week on logistics start-ups and innovations below.

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Innovations and Start-ups: Zero-Emission Trucking, Drones, and Technological Disruption

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Trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. That’s what this blog is all bout. Therefore I bring you an overview of my highlights of the news this week on logistics start-ups and innovations below.

New Podcast Episode: Cargoloop, the Hyperloop for Freight

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The Does LogisticsMatter? Podcast is all about trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. This episode features Rik Roeske and Edwin Wenink of Hardt Hyperloop.

B2B eCommerce Technology Supports the Link Between Food Manufacturing, Distribution, and Logistics

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Once packaged food leaves the plant floor, the chain of custody must be tracked and monitored both for safety concerns and order delivery expectations. Orders placed in the morning are expected that afternoon. B2B eCommerce technology excels in keeping the chain monitored and efficient.

New Podcast Episode: Proof of Condition

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The Does LogisticsMatter Podcast is all about trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. This episode features Marcel Merkx, the Founder and CEO of Cargosnap. I had a great time at the Cargosnap offices where we recorded the podcast.

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What Happens When Machine Learning Meets Ocean Shipping?

Read how Unilever developed a first-of-its-kind digital Control Tower with ClearMetal that provides extremely accurate real-time visibility across their sea freight operations.

Innovations and Start-ups: Autonomous Vehicles, Robots, Tunnels and More.

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With the Netherlands still in a lockdown, I have been working at home all week. I was getting tired of it, but this was a week of snow and it is ending with a few days of sunshine. Great to be working from home after all! Instead of being in traffic, I get to take walks in the sun and […].

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The Logistical and Environmental Benefits of GCCMs

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Throughout the world, there are problems which need inventive solutions. Problems which can’t be fixed with traditional methods. In these cases, it can often require something new to come along, which hadn’t been available before.

Innovations and Start-ups: Autonomous Trucks, Delivery Robots, and Warehouse Robots

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Trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. That’s what this blog is all bout. Therefore I bring you an overview of my highlights of the news this week on logistics start-ups and innovations below.

Pick-by-Vision for 3PLs with Multi-shift Picks Provides Rapid ROI

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Pick-by-vision is simplifying the complex and diverse world of third-party logistics (3PL). The outdated use of pick-to-light and voice picking have given way to the affordable, efficacious, and efficiency of pick-by-vision.

The Business Costs of Supply Chain Disruption

Supply chains have weathered a lot recently: a pandemic, natural disasters, trade wars and more. The Economist and GEP surveyed 400 senior execs to find out their real business impacts. The results? Shocking, but not surprising. Read the report now.

Could Stockless Stores Be the Future of the High Street

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We have all seen the headlines & plethora of statistics about the uptick in online shopping over the last twelve months.

Sales & Operations Planning – The Science Behind Inventory Planning in the European Food Industry

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There are misconceptions that Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) requires a big IT project, which is false. In today’s volatile market, what matters most is achieving service levels. From supply shortages to competition, the need to adapt new models of selling is required to accommodate new buying preferences and practices. Driven by a rapidly changing market (leading with ecommerce and […].

LogisticsMatter is Under Construction

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LogisticsMatter.com is being redesigned. The site is fully functioning, but not everything looks as it should yet. The new design will be launched next week. In the meantime: enjoy your stay! Thank you for visiting LogisticsMatter.com.

How Two Companies Are Enabling Deliveries to Places Without an Address

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There are many places on earth that don’t have addresses. Would you believe it if I told you that around 4 billion people don’t have an address?

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5 Tips to Advance Your Career as a Technical Recruiter

Just as the tech industry revolves around innovation, so does technical recruiting. To advance their career by attracting top candidates in a competitive landscape, modern recruiters must commit to actively adapting and advancing their hiring strategies. This step-by-step guide is designed to provide technical recruiters with tips and tricks to achieve tangible results that accelerate their recruiting efforts—and career.

Innovations and Start-ups: Wind-Powered Freight, Urban Logistics, and Blockchain

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Trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. That’s what this blog is all bout. Therefore I bring you an overview of my highlights of the news this week on logistics start-ups and innovations below.

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The Evolving Role of AI in Supply Chains

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What a year it has been. Supply Chains will always be disrupted to some extend, but the disruptions companies faced in 2020 because of the COVID pandemic were of a different order. Global Supply Chains are still in the process of recovering. Take for example the issues with empty containers.

LogisticsMatter is Under Construction

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LogisticsMatter.com is being redesigned. The site is fully functioning, but not everything looks as it should yet. The new design will be launched next week. In the meantime: enjoy your stay! Thank you for visiting LogisticsMatter.com.

270,000 New Robots Working in Logistics This Year

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The IFR, the International Federation of Robotics has published their World Robotics Report 2020. The report gives an overview of the use of robots in different industries, applications, and regions. A total of 2,7 million robots are deployed in factories and warehouses worldwide.

Get More Help With Merchant Onboarding and Get Payments Going Your Way

Software companies are increasingly looking to move up in the payments food chain and play a bigger role. This whitepaper discusses where you'll fit in the chain, your cut of the revenue, and the benefits of becoming a payment facilitator.

New Podcast Episode: Zero-Emission Trucking

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The Does LogisticsMatter Podcast is all about trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. This episode features Marie-José and Jeroen Baartmans, founders of zero-emission transport company BREYTNER. Thank you Marie José and Jeroen for your hospitality and insights.

Profitability, Customs Experience & Environmentalism: The True Value of Streamlined Returns

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With hundreds of millions of us around the globe still very much confined to the four walls of our homes (as was the case for much of last year too), online spending over the last twelve months has unsurprisingly boomed. While ecommerce has been a lifeline for many retailers, the inadvertent explosion of returns has manifested itself as a major pain point too, with issues such as; how to get […].

The Importance of Proof of Condition

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Supply chains are as global as they are ever going to be, and unless we start trading with other planets, they are not going to get much more complex. The larger and more complex a supply chain, the more can go wrong.

Robots to the Rescue

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COVID-19 has transformed the way we conduct our daily lives and with this, the use of robotics has expanded beyond the walls of warehouses and distribution centres (DCs).

Webinar On-Demand: 3 Ways to Make Your Operational Execution More Robust With S&OE

Speaker: Sander van Lokven and N.S. Krishnan

S&OE provides an early warning system that helps business stakeholders sense and optimize their responses. This keeps the supply chain out of firefighting mode, smoothens relationships with customers and suppliers, and helps sustain margins by reducing the cost to serve.

Supply Chain Transparency, and How It Can Help the Planet

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Sustainability is an increasingly important subject. Consumers are getting more critical every day when it comes to what they buy and who they buy it from. This effect is trickling down to supply chains as well, where there is also a growing demand for sustainable processes and products.

Innovations and Start-Ups: Uber for Trucking, Autonomous Freight, Drones, and More…

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Trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. That’s what this blog is all bout. Therefore I bring you an overview of my highlights of the news this week on logistics start-ups and innovations below. Follow @LogisticsMatter on Twitter to stay up to date with the latest news and the best background stories. Last week it was Autonomous Vehicles, Robots, […].

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How COVID19 is Crippling the Global Supply Chain

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While a lot of businesses and industries have been hit hard, the impact of Covid19 on Global Supply Chain has been particularly devastating.

Warehouse Innovations and Warehouse Management Systems

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Rock Your Warehouse! Last month I launched a new podcast series called “Does Logistics Matter?”, ”, about trends an innovations in supply chain and logistics.

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Perfect Delivery: The New Rules for Survival, Innovation, and Growth

As supply chain complexity increases, so do challenges to achieving the perfect order. ARC Advisory Group shares: hurdles faced in achieving the perfect order, opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and reduce costs, and how cloud SCM contributes to operational flexibility.