Will the Freight Industry Move to a Discounted Pricing Model Like the Stock Brokerage Industry?

The Logistics of Logistics

To answer that question, let’s examine some of the similarities between the two industries. Back in the 70’s and 80’s full-service stock brokerages dominated the industry. The industry leaders, like Merrill Lynch, E.F

3 Tech Trends Reshaping the Logistics Industry

Now, That's Logistics

By optimizing workflows and order picking/packing accuracy; improving inventory management; and better utilizing human labor, technology is literally reshaping the logistics industry. The post 3 Tech Trends Reshaping the Logistics Industry appeared first on Now That's Logistics.

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Inventory Management in Service Logistics Industry

Talking Logistics

Not really because each industry is different, and so are organizations within the same industry and even different divisions within the same organization have their own unique drivers and constraints. Hence following so-called industry trends may not always yield targeted results.

Industry maintains strong economic outlook

DC Velocity

Logistics and transportation professionals optimistic about the U.S. economy, revenues and profitability, company survey shows. Strategy

Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

help it tune for the specific use case and industry. Building AI to Unlearn Bias in. Recruiting How to use AI and machine learning to ensure diversity in the. workforce By the creators of AllyO, the end-to-end AI recruiter www.allyo.com hello@allyo.com Bias is a problem we.

Delivery Drones? Industrial Paper Airplanes!

Logistics Matter

Industrial Paper Airplanes! Who didn’t fold paper airplanes as a kid? I sure did. Threw them out my bedroom window, until the neighbors complained about all the paper in their backyard… Is it a bird? Is it a drone? No, it’s a… Otherlab has taken this childhood pastime and formed it into a very clever low-cost highly efficient delivery system. Where until now […]. The post Delivery Drones? appeared first on LOGISTICSMATTER.

INTTRA urges industry-led standards for containers and logistics

Supply Chain and Logistics

Lee Hong Liang has written an interesting article about the call for standards in maritime documentation. To my view, it’s no doubt needed badly, and has been for years. The desires of maritime operators to work as local optimizers has hurt … Continue reading → Logistics Production Operations Shipping Supply Chains standards technology

Labor Shortage Hurts Logistics Industry

Material Handling and Logistics

Warehouse growth driven by e-commerce is running smack into the reality of nearly full employment

Power Your Business with the Enhanced Industry Energy Efficiency Package

The Logistics Academy

The Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing announced the enhancement of the Industry Energy Efficiency (IEE) package at the Singapore International Energy Week on 30 October 2018. Industry News Industry Trends Singapore Logistics Uncategorized

Shepherding the Blockchain Ecosystem with Industry Chains™


The potential for Loom Network to solve these problems coincides with a new term I just coined: “Industry Chains,” or the more lengthy “Open-access Industry-specific Distributed Ledgers.” But that’s just ShipChain® — who else should run an Industry Chain ?

RFID Enables Industrie 4.0

Logistics Viewpoints

However, the interest subsided until the 2010’s, when RFID technology was reignited by the fervor of Industrie 4.0 The post RFID Enables Industrie 4.0 Walmart that was pursuing RFID as an evolutionary step to manage inventory throughout the entire supply chain. and the rise of IIoT in manufacturing. . appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Track and Trace


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

Talking Logistics

Process industry businesses that embark on digital transformation journeys are becoming disruptors in the industry. The process industry has been burdened by effects from global economic strength, tariffs and trade balances, and infrastructure bottlenecks.

A digital supply chain for the chemical industry


The digital supply chain is predicted to have an especially significant impact on many areas of the chemical industry, leading to optimized business processes, faster decision-making and continuous performance improvements.

What is Industry 4.0?: Digitizing Logistics and Supply Chains

Morai Logistics

Industry 4.0, also referred to as the Fourth Industrial Revolution, has initiated a lucrative transition for transportation supply chains. Research on future trends of supply chain management found that over the next five years about 80% believe ‘ digital supply chain ’ will be the leading industry model and 72% of global companies will invest over US$900 billion each year on digitization. The Fourth Industrial Revolution in Supply Chain and Logistics. Industry 4.0

Companies report double-digit growth in industrial IoT usage

DC Velocity

Industrial firms are getting more sophisticated in their use of IoT for asset management, customer services, IFS survey shows. Technology

Transportation-industry economist launches website

DC Velocity

Truckstop.com's chief economist, Noël Perry, says Transport Futures site will offer insight and data for transport decision makers. Strategy

How An Industrial Computer Workstation Can Improve Industrial Supply Chains


A lot hinges on your industrial supply chain operating smoothly, not least the survival of your business. How then can the humble Industrial Computer Workstation serve to safeguard your supply chain? Then came the Industrial Computer Workstation….

Fragmentation in the 3PL Industry

Apparel Logistics

In most industries, there are brands or companies that are viewed as the clear leaders. However, in the third-party logistics (3PL) sector, the state of the industry is fragmented. The Industry Is Worth Billions.

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Which Industrial Winch? 3 Great Questions to Ask When Hiring and/or Buying Industrial Equipment


Our goal is and always will be to provide content to those in the industrial space which provides value and allows you to gather ideas to make your work life easier. . For a business, buying industrial equipment can seem scary, especially if this is your first buy.

From the industry: Driving predictive maintenance 

Automotive Logistics

Change is never easy, and the automotive industry is no exception,” says Delamare. The post From the industry: Driving predictive maintenance appeared first on Automotive Logistics. Intelligence From The Industry Gefco

UniCarriers to hold Forklift Industry Summit

DC Velocity

Meeting planned for Oct. 10 in Miami. Lift Trucks

How Traffic Congestion Affects the Trucking Industry

Fleet Owner

According to the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), traffic congestion cost the trucking industry a stunning $74.5 Inching along in snarled up traffic isn’t great for anyone’s stress level, but when a truck driver is stuck in traffic, it’s not just a matter of annoyance.

Myth Busting 5 Myths Regarding Industrial Facilities


Computers are costing jobs in industrial facilities… Desktop computers can’t be used in industrial settings. These are just two of the myths associated with industrial computing. Myth #1 - Industrial Computing is Costing Jobs. Myth #3 - Industrial Facilities Are Expensive.

Industry integration – a new approach and attitude to Army logistics

Logistics in War

Logistics is the stored potential of a military force, and industry is the battery from which energy is drawn. For Army to be successful operationally, the integration of logistics and industry is vital. Industry is where logistics begins. The delivery of impressive new capabilities including combat and support vehicles, communications and information systems, and soldier combat equipment certainly focuses the attention of Army staff and their industry partners.

British automotive industry finds new markets

Automotive Logistics

Following the global financial crisis a decade ago, productivity growth in the UK automotive industry has been stronger than any sector, increasing by 61% since 2008. But the country’s industry still lags behind its German counterpart in productivity terms, the report concedes.

Survey Finds Significant Success in the 3PL Industry Across the Supply Chain Industry


This post is from a press release sent to us regarding the recent survey of the 3PL industry. Survey Points to Continued Success of Shippers and the 3PL Industry. Today, the 22 nd Annual Surveys of Third Party Logistics Provider (3PL) CEOs, sponsored by Penske Logistics , revealed that 3PL CEOs are confident about the current state and future revenue growth potential of both their companies and the regional 3PL industries. 3PL 3pl industry

Employee Misclassification in The Trucking Industry

Mazars Ledger Manufacturing and Distribution

Articles Articles 2018 INDUSTRY M&D Watch M&D Watch September 2018 Manufacturing and Distribution The Ledger The Ledger 2018 September/October Transportation Year 2018 employee classification Transportation and Logistics trucking worker classifications

Freight shipping industry trends from the first half of 2016.


Freight shipping industry trends strongly influenced the first half of 2016. Take a closer look how

November Industry News Update

Trinity Logistics

Here’s a look at some of the top industry stories making headlines in November. You're reading November Industry News Update written by Brittany Siegel. Every month, we’ll be sharing some of the top stories in logistics and transportation right here on our blog.

Industry questions new box ship blockchain network

The LoadStar

GSBN will be a blockchain-enabled platform that will help digitise the industry, set standards and transform documentation flows, the companies said. The post Industry questions new box ship blockchain network appeared first on The Loadstar.

Geopolitics, technological innovation top global transport industry concerns

DC Velocity

Majority of companies surveyed say autonomous trucks will be a "viable option" within the next 10 years, IRU study shows. Transportation

Perception of Manufacturing: How Industrial Computing Can Change It


With that in mind, here’s how industrial computing can change the parent perception of manufacturing on the manufacturing floor…. … Manufacturing needs your help to get young people excited about a career in this illustrious industry. 1 – Industrial Computing Boosts Skills.

Freight-industry metrics are softening

Fleet Owner

FTR's Trucking Condition Index falls to its lowest level in 10 months; ACT's NA Commercial Vehicle Outlook slows for a second straight month

The Top 7 Trucking Trends in 2017 | Leading the Industry


million truckers on the road as we speak, the changes this industry is seeing has a significant effect on nearly every aspect of the American economy and way of life. More Industry Interdependence.

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How Will New Government Policies Impact the Transportation Industry?


Changes to regulations or policy that may impact the transportation industry take time to flush out from each newly elected official or congressional session to the next. In addition, history teaches trucking industry entities that promises of change do not always translate into actual changes. President Trump on the State of the Transportation Industry. This is probably one of the more important campaign promises that may impact the transportation industry.

Change Is Coming For The Trucking Industry

Blue Grace Logistics

Disruptive technologies will often alter the form and function of an industry, at least to some degree. The transportation industry, however, is standing at the precipice of total revolution. New Changes for the Trucking Industry . New Technology in the Industry .

Industrial Work Lights

Material Handling and Logistics

TVH has introduced the new 100 LED series to their line of beacons for a variety of material handling and industrial applications

Port of Vancouver opens light-industrial building

DC Velocity

Vancouver, Wash., facility offers 125,000 square feet for clients in advanced manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution. Material Handling

Fast Fashion: Why the Industry Requires a Vertical Integration Supply Chain Model

Morai Logistics

Businesses within the retail industry are rolling out vertical integration supply chain models to keep up with fast fashion. Research on the global fashion industry predicts an increase from ‘ $481.2 The Fashion Industry Today.

Prologis buys DCT Industrial

Automotive Logistics

Prologis is buying rival US-based logistics real estate developer DCT Industrial for $8.4 The acquisition gives Prologis more than 65 hectares of additional industrial project space and almost 80 hectares of land in pre-development, predominantly in Seattle, Atlanta, South Florida and Southern California. Along with BMW, Prologis supports a range of logistics providers servicing the automotive industry including Ceva, DB Schenker, DHL, Geodis, Kuehne + Nagel and XPO Logistics.

Trump Policies Expected to Benefit the Transportation Industry


A Trump presidency and a Republican-controlled Congress will bring some changes to the transportation industry. Trump was heavily backed by the trucking industry and they are looking for a return on their investment. Transportation News Logistics Business Logistics News Industry TrendsHere are some areas where a Trump administration could have an impact, based on the president’s campaign promises.

Demystifying Data Analytics and Consumer Products Industry Trends

Mazars Ledger Manufacturing and Distribution

Consumer Products Events Featured Events Manufacturing and Distribution Webcasts Year 2018 annual consumer products industry trends benchmarking study Consumer Products Industry Trends Data analytics leon zerbib Mazars Webcast retail stuart nussbaum

Students predict future of transportation industry

DC Velocity

MercuryGate names winners of essay contest. Technology