Kuehne + Nagel unveils digital platforms

DC Velocity

Swiss firm launches smartphone app, web-based control center, and social-network-based sea-freight booking application. Technology

Nexiot Launches New Blockchain Digital Logistics Platform

Logistics Manager

Switzerland based technology company Nexiot has launched integration with a Blockchain type Distributed Ledger to add to their Digital Logistics Platform. Smart Contracts are now a reality thanks to Nexiot’s Digital Logistics Solution introducing legal accountability to the supply chain.

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Major forwarders begin the fight to get ahead in the digital supply chain race

The LoadStar

Digital start-ups may hit media headlines, but some of the biggest names in forwarding are making sizeable investments in digital technologies of their own. The post Major forwarders begin the fight to get ahead in the digital supply chain race appeared first on The Loadstar.

Is M&A Success Possible Without Digital Transformation?

Talking Logistics

In either case, digital transformation has been a key enabler for growth. . Digital transformation remains a key component of M&A. The Role of Digital Transformation and the Digital Supply Network. The execution of a merger, divestiture, or a joint venture process offers new transformative business model opportunities for organizations if they can leverage the capabilities of a digital supply network across their customers, suppliers, and logistics providers.

Digital disruptors risk ‘de-skilling’ the logistics market

The LoadStar

Digital disruptors are whittling away at the skills base of traditional forwarders, without providing a suitable alternative. The post Digital disruptors risk ‘de-skilling’ the logistics market appeared first on The Loadstar. Air Land Loadstar posts News Sea Supply chain Digital freight forwarder Digital revolution Digitisation Flexport Freightos Multimodal 2018 Skills SWG Global Tuscor Lloyds

Digitizing the Global Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

Ty Bordner, SVP of Marketing & Business Development at Amber Road , addresses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: What exactly does “digitizing the supply chain” mean? In what ways can companies achieve value from digitization?

Kuehne + Nagel Accelerate Digital Transformation with New Innovation Centers

Logistics Manager

The market for contract logistics services is transforming substantially due to the effects of digitization. The post Kuehne + Nagel Accelerate Digital Transformation with New Innovation Centers appeared first on Logistics Manager.

Unilode Partners OnAsset Intelligence to Accelerate Digital Transformation

Airfreight Logistics

Unilode the Swiss-based ULD Solutions Company has revealed their plans for the acceleration of the digital transformation of ULD management solutions. for the implementation of its digitization program, along with a leading ULD manufacturer.

The swashbuckling antidote to the threat of digital disruptors

The LoadStar

Yet both offer a digital rate platform and seem determined to drag the ocean freight sector into modernity. The post The swashbuckling antidote to the threat of digital disruptors appeared first on The Loadstar.

Kion strategy adapts to digitization trends

DC Velocity

Dematic acquisition and hot lift truck demand contribute to $9.4 billion revenue, firm says. Strategy

Digital Transformation: Kuehne + Nagel further simplifies digital accessibility and collaboration

The LoadStar

With the launch of three new digital solutions, Kuehne + Nagel is effectively contributing to one of its. The post Digital Transformation: Kuehne + Nagel further simplifies digital accessibility and collaboration appeared first on The Loadstar.

Forwarders face extinction in 10 years if they don’t ‘go digital’, says report

The LoadStar

Forwarders are still reluctant to fully embrace the digital revolution, with some 25% failing to provide adequate online contact and sales forms. The post Forwarders face extinction in 10 years if they don’t ‘go digital’, says report appeared first on The Loadstar. Air Land Loadstar posts News Sea Supply chain Agility Digital freight forwarder Digital revolution Digitisation Freightos Kueh Kuehne + Nagel

Digitizing the Apparel Supply Chain

Apparel Logistics

Digitizing the apparel industry is a critical move that can help these businesses gain the insights they need to improve corporate social responsibility (CSR) and enhance supply chain management. Over 80 percent of CPOs expect digitized end-to-end process management within the next five years.

Kuehne + Nagel Launch New Digital Platform – Sea Explorer

Logistics Manager

Switzerland based Kuehne + Nagel have announced the launch of their first digital platform for their sea freight services called Sea Explorer. Based on reliability, sustainability and transit time Sea Explorer provides a digital insight into the biggest service network for sea freight.

Li & Fung weaves its way towards fully digital apparel supply chain with sewbot deal

The LoadStar

The era of the digital textile supply chain came a step nearer yesterday after Hong Kong-based Li & Fung announced that it had signed a strategic cooperation agreement with US firm Softwear Automation, which has developed the Sewbot autonomous sewing workline.

3PLs must invest now in a digital future, or they will ‘simply get squashed’

The LoadStar

The post 3PLs must invest now in a digital future, or they will ‘simply get squashed’ appeared first on The Loadstar. Air Land Loadstar posts News Sea Supply chain Digital freight forwarder Digital revolution Digitisation Disruption response Inmarsat Multimodal 2018 Nexiot WiseTech Global

Warehouse Digitalization : The Future of Warehousing

Cyzerg

Looking at the next 2 to 10 years, a predicted surge in the preference for digital transformation will bring fundamental changes to the way warehouses operate, thus taking the adoption of disruptive warehouse digitalization to its apex. warehouse manager warehouse technology modern warehouse warehouse automation warehouse digitalization warehouse optimzation warehouse efficiency

Forwarders far more ‘digitally aware’ than industry disruptors believe, says BIFA DG

The LoadStar

Digital disruptors will no more kill-off today’s forwarding sector than the advent of European rail did in the 1800s, according to director general of the British International Freight Association (BIFA), Robert Keen. The post Forwarders far more ‘digitally aware’ than industry disruptors believe, says BIFA DG appeared first on The Loadstar. Air Land Loadstar posts News Sea Supply chain BIFA Digital freight forwarder Digital revolution Digitisation Tomorrow's world.

Digital evolution of air freight advances with e-Dangerous Goods Declaration

The LoadStar

The post Digital evolution of air freight advances with e-Dangerous Goods Declaration appeared first on The Loadstar. The air freight industry has moved a step closer to digitalisation and data-sharing with the launch of the e-Dangerous Goods Declaration (eDGD).

The digital imperative in container shipping

The LoadStar

The post The digital imperative in container shipping appeared first on The Loadstar. Loadstar leads Recommends Sea Boston Consulting Group Digital revolutionLong read from Boston Consulting Group, the current must-read on digitisation in the box shipping industry.

Cargonaut and Kale Logistics Sign MOU for Air Cargo Digital Corridor

Airfreight Logistics

This new initiative will create a Digital Air Corridor between both the Netherlands and India. The newly created digital corridor will expedite the information flow and optimize the visibility of cargo throughout the stakeholder network.

Kuehne + Nagel Launches New Digital Platform – KN SwiftLOG

Logistics Manager

Warehousing and Distribution are currently undergoing a digital transformation and Kuehne + Nagel are embracing new technology with the launch of their global warehouse management system (WMS) KN SwiftLOG. New key variables are processed digitalization, change in order profile, opportunistic inventory allocation and speed. With the partnership with JDA Warehouse Management, they have created a unique digital solution with a best-in-class platform for omnichannel fulfilment.

Digital Supply Chain: Are You Transformation Ready?

Talking Logistics

If you Google “digital transformation,” you get over 60 million hits—and a few million of those are related to supply chain management. It’s a journey many people and companies are talking about today, but what exactly does “digital supply chain transformation” mean? What is Digital Supply Chain Transformation? Let’s begin with a definition of what digital transformation really is. What Determines Digital Transformation Success?

Toyota opts for digital planning

Automotive Logistics

The post Toyota opts for digital planning appeared first on Automotive Logistics. Toyota Motor Corporation is to switch to a cloud-based supply chain management system from a manual set-up, to manage its automotive demand and supply chain processes.

Maritime firms launch digital supply chain management portals

DC Velocity

Evergreen, Kuehne + Nagel say online tools to improve data transfer and transparency for importers, exporters. Transportation

Digital Supply Chain: Hype, Confusion, and Reality

Talking Logistics

Everybody seems to be talking about the digital supply chain these days, but what exactly does that mean? Digital Transformation of Supply Chains is Taking Hold. The reality is that [digital transformation of supply chains] is taking hold.”. “We’re We’re still in the early innings of this digital revolution,” he added, and the business-to-business (B2B) world is still catching up with what we’re experiencing in the consumer realm.

‘Don’t grab at new tech in fear of digital forwarders, and make the wrong choice’

The LoadStar

While the freight industry has much work to do to go digital, players must not rush into decisions triggered by fear of rivals with better technology, forwarders and airlines have warned. “We The post ‘Don’t grab at new tech in fear of digital forwarders, and make the wrong choice’ appeared first on The Loadstar.

Jaxport Container Volumes Show Double-digit Growth

Logistics Manager

The post Jaxport Container Volumes Show Double-digit Growth appeared first on Logistics Manager. During the first six months of fiscal year 2018, Jaxport recorded 27 percent growth in total container shipments over the same period last year, moving 634,460 TEUs.

The Digital Transformation of Supply Chains

Talking Logistics

Robinson discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: What does “digital transformation” mean in the context of supply chain management? What are the main hurdles companies face in the digital transformation journey?

New Digital Weighing & Dimensioning Solution

Logistics Business Magazine

With its robust, patented design, the Avery Weigh- Tronix forklift scale, combined with a legal for trade mobile digital dimensioning solution, can quickly and accurately capture the weight and dimension of parcels and heavy / large freight. By removing these processing steps, collecting dimensional data digitally and weighing on the move, the new solution allows users to improve efficiency by up to 68% on standard manual methods.

Digitizing the Global Supply Chain: Three Ways to Create Value

Talking Logistics

The process of digitizing global supply chains continues to generate a lot of interest and discussion in the industry, perhaps because it’s really about embarking on a transformational journey. What are the prerequisites to digital supply chain transformation? What is a “Digitized” Supply Chain? Considering we have had spreadsheets, PDF documents, and other electronic representations of the supply chain for years, what makes a “digitized” supply chain different?

Your Path to the Digital Supply Chain

Logistics Management

Belief in the benefit of digital supply chains may be widespread, but it’s less clear how to create one. Fortunately for those seeking a path forward, there are methodologies for assessing which digital capabilities hold the highest value potential. Implementing Digital Supply Chain, Digitization in the Supply Chain

Indian government urges air cargo industry to speak out as it readies for a digital revolution

The LoadStar

The post Indian government urges air cargo industry to speak out as it readies for a digital revolution appeared first on The Loadstar. Air Land Loadstar posts News air cargo Air Cargo India 2018 Digital revolution IATA India Shining

ISM 2018: The digitization of procurement

247 Customs Broker

We both were witness to the disruption caused by digitization on long-standing, and once successful, business models in that world. The digital revolution that Tony Uphoff and I lived through working in New York publishing was head spinning and, frankly, a little frightening.

Drone-Powered Digital Inventory

Logistics Viewpoints

The post Drone-Powered Digital Inventory appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Even though 90% of inventory is stationary in the supply chain, inventory accuracy at distribution centers, warehouses, and plants ranges from 89% to 99%*. In retail stores, this number drops to below 60%**. That’s because most of the inventory management process is still a manual activity.

Roadblocks Preventing Digital Transformation in the Supply Chain

Material Handling and Logistics

The biggest roadblocks are cultural attitudes which hinder digital transformation, as logistics professionals’ core aptitude has historically been around concrete and physical objects such as packages and vehicles

Digitization in Transportation

Logistics Management

Companies of all sizes—and across all industries—are taking that careful "look" at their logistics operations and realizing that a digital freight marketplace is the perfect solution

Air group rolls out digital platform to streamline dangerous goods process

DC Velocity

IATA platform digitally matches shipper declaration with group's handling, transport regulations. Tool to end manual verification process. Transportation

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[Video] Digital Supply Chain Transformation: Are You Transformation Ready?

Talking Logistics

Adam Compain, CEO at ClearMetal , discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: How do you define Digital Supply Chain Transformation? Podcast version (click to play): The post [Video] Digital Supply Chain Transformation: Are You Transformation Ready?

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The Digital Pathway to the Logistics Industry’s Future 

Blue Grace Logistics

Make no mistake, digitalization is merely the pathway to the future of the industry. Digital services are changing the game, increasing mobility, visibility and information alike. Digitalization is Reshaping the Industry . The Effects of Digitalization on Legislation .