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.

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

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Warehouse Robots Enable a Digital Transformation

Logistics Viewpoints

A leading MRO began a digital transformation three years ago. Because about half of this company’s 2017 revenues are related to warehousing services, several of their digital projects have been related to improving efficiency in their warehouses. The post Warehouse Robots Enable a Digital Transformation appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Warehouse Automation digital robots supply chain

The Digital Transformation Journey: The Alignment of Industry, Company, and Technology

Talking Logistics

In today’s market, it is imperative for process businesses to pursue digital transformations to meet changing customer expectations, global market demands, and increased competition. The rules of business are being rewritten with these new digital technologies.

Hapag-Lloyd and CargoSphere Launch Digital Rate Distribution

Logistics Manager

” CargoSphere Managing Director, Neil Barni said, “The CargoSphere team is thrilled to deliver a real-world, ocean carrier integrated, digital, rate-processing solution to the vast global container shipping industry.

Kion names chief digital officer to lead technology transformation

DC Velocity

Schneeberger will head supply chain solutions unit after roles with Konecranes, Demag, Trelleborg. Strategy

Unlocking The Benefits of Digital Supply Networks

Blue Grace Logistics

Digital” has become one of the biggest buzzwords in the transportation and logistics industry. Everything, it seems, is going through a digital revolution. Supply chain managers are taking a cautious approach to digitization,” he says.

Confronting your digital addiction

Fleet Owner

Do you feel like it’s time to go on a digital diet? If you are like most of us, the answer is probably yes. According to Daniel Sieberg, senior marketing manager at Google, we all are constantly checking our phones throughout the day. Make that 100 t

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.

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.

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.

Kion strategy adapts to digitization trends

DC Velocity

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

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

5 Ways to Digitize Your Supply Chain

Now, That's Logistics

Digitization can make your company’s global supply chain more efficient, cost-effective, and customer-focused while making sure it doesn’t fall behind the curve. How digitization makes the supply chain more efficient, agile, and customer-focused. Additional language available.

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.

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.

Digital Transformation in the Heavy Building Materials Industry

Talking Logistics

Virtually all industries today are undergoing digital transformation, but the opportunities for cost savings, as well as productivity and service improvements, are arguably greatest in the Heavy Building Materials (HBM) industry because of all of their current manual and paper-based processes. How is digitization starting to transform this industry? Thus, there is a lot of room for improvement and digitization.”. Unlimited Opportunities for Digitization to Help.

What is a Digital Supply Chain?

PLS Logistics

The term digital supply chain is very prevalent in current logistics and supply chain news, but it is a term that many people are still unfamiliar with. It is important to understand what a digital supply chain consists of and how it could potentially save your company money, time and even your environmental footprint. In order to decide if it could be right for your company, we will break down what it means to have a digital supply chain.

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.

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.

Digital freight forwarder Shipwaves has come a long way in three years

The LoadStar

Mumbai-based digital freight forwarder Shipwaves, which ditched a marketplace model to focus on its individual offering, opened its Middle East headquarters in Dubai this month, capping an impressive three years since launching in 2015.

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

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.

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?

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?

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.

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

Start-up Opus9 launches digital freight platform

Fleet Owner

A new start-up firm known as Opus9 launched earlier this week, and said it has developed a digital platform focused on optimizing shipping for truckload and less-than-truckload freight.

Forwarders set to reap the rewards as Lufthansa and AF-KLM go digital

The LoadStar

The post Forwarders set to reap the rewards as Lufthansa and AF-KLM go digital appeared first on The Loadstar. Air Loadstar posts News Pharmaceuticals Supply chain AF-KLM Cargo Digital revolution Digitisation Freightos Lufthansa Cargo

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 .

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.

Supply Chain Transformation: Not Just Digital, But Physical Too

Talking Logistics

Over the past couple of years, we have published many blog posts and produced several video episodes on supply chain digital transformation (see our archives ). What’s becoming clear, however, is that digital supply chain transformation is not enough; companies also have to transform their physical supply chain networks to adequately meet the more demanding challenges and opportunities before them.

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.

[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 Supply Chain Manager of The Digital Age

Blue Grace Logistics

New digital technologies that have the potential to take over supply chain management entirely are disrupting traditional ways of working. With a digital foundation in place, companies can capture, analyze, integrate, easily access, and interpret high quality, real-time data — data that fuels process automation, predictive analytics, artificial intelligence, and robotics, the technologies that will soon take over supply chain management,” HBR adds. .

Material Handling in the Digital Factory: A Look Ahead

Material Handling and Logistics

Material handling is playing a vital role in the emergence of the digital factory, as data analytics reshapes the workforce

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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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

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

How to Leverage Digital Technology in the Supply Chain

Material Handling and Logistics

"The digital technologies hitting the marketplace today promise to make the changes in supply chain practice over the next five to 10 years dwarf that which we have seen in the last 10,” says Ted Stank, of UT’s Haslam College of Business.