Sat.May 11, 2019

Is "Freight-Tech" the future or Has Uber and Lyft Killed the Dream?


While I personally was unable to attend the annual Freightwaves Transparency19 conference this year I did watch a lot of the clips and I was fascinated by the shear volume of "Freight-tech"(I will abbreviate FT) companies coming out of the woodwork to help shippers ship product. We are in the "golden age" of FT launches, venture capital money and potentially IPOs. Or, as the title stated, has Uber and Lyft killed the dream?

Far from Sanctuaries: Sustaining a Fifth-Generation Fight in the Indo-Pacific

Logistics in War

By Donna Cain-Riva. ‘ Logistics In War’ and ‘The Central Blue’ are jointly publishing the #selfsustain series.

Loop : What about we get rid of packages?

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

E-commerce is one of the major business that have been developed over the years, in parallel with retail. Nowadays, we don’t care anymore about if we are going to miss any food, drink, shampoo or even toothpaste : we just need to order it or to go to our nearest shopping store.

Disaster Management & Logistics

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

In this subject, we have talked a lot about how Supply & Logistics Management became a key component inside companies. With the development of communication, transportation systems, the demand is increasing and diversifying constantly.

How does your demand forecasting compare to your peers?

Demand forecasts are becoming increasingly more difficult to predict and less accurate. How are supply chain professionals dealing with this? What kind of technology are they using to deal with this shift? How is their approach to forecasting evolving? Take this assessment to find out how your demand forecasting process stacks up against others. It’s also a handy resource to identify improvement areas for your team. It only takes a few minutes and you get instant feedback.

World Cup 2018 – Transport Planning Challenge & Strategy

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

As we are digging up into flow management during the Logistics class, I wondered myself about events that required a really complex organization and planning. I’ve been to a lot of concerts, conferences, festivals… But nothing as big as the World Cup.