Logistics Technology

By Josh Bond · January 4, 2016
'Vast disconnect' between employers and educators remains a persistent obstacle.
By Jeff Berman · September 23, 2015
Infor, a supply chain and logistics technology services and ERP software provider, said today that its planned acquisition of GT Nexus, a global provider of cloud-based global commerce technology, which was announced last month, has been completed.
By Josh Bond · July 24, 2015
Following heavy investment in 2014, many users of supply chain software have backed off from spending as they settle into their new systems. Nonetheless, the software market continues to steadily grow as concerns fall away.
By Jeff Berman · July 24, 2015
Regardless of how it gets done, an emphasis on high-level data quality and management needs attention from both shippers and providers.
By Michael Levans · May 1, 2015
Every year at this time I ask a few of the market’s most trusted supply chain technology analysts what trends they’re following—and, more importantly, what should be top of mind for logistics professionals looking to put software and technology to work inside their operations.
By Jeff Berman · January 28, 2014
Earlier this month, global third-party logistics (3PL) services provider CEVA Logistics introduced its new Mobility Suite, which it said is a strategic mobility and shared-network suite of solutions leveraging its TMS, CEVA Matrix.
By Patrick Burnson · November 20, 2013
E2open joins many leading, global businesses that have earned the prestigious ISO 27001 certification, including Amazon, Microsoft, and Salesforce.com
By Jeff Berman · November 19, 2013
It is not a secret that high-tech supply chains are among the most fluid and complicated as they are faced with myriad challenges in getting their goods from production to purchase. These challenges and ways in which high-tech logistics executives address them were front and center in the fourth annual global UPS Change in the (Supply) Chain survey released today by UPS.
By Patrick Burnson · August 16, 2013
The latest market data for emerging markets derived from the Cambashi Country Observatory (Q2 2013) shows that, in 2012, technical application spending in emerging countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, plus Columbia, Indonesia, Turkey and Vietnam) grew 12% or $1.7 billion.
By Bob Trebilcock · May 22, 2013
Retailers and solution providers are once again talking about the Internet of Things.
<p>Integrated systems that better gather and manage data to provide real-time supply chain decision making is now directly linked to competitive differentiation. Our esteemed analysts believe that this “visibility” is a reality, and fortune favors the bold who are brave enough to achieve it.</p> By Michael Levans · May 1, 2013
Integrated systems that better gather and manage data to provide real-time supply chain decision making is now directly linked to competitive differentiation. Our esteemed analysts believe that this “visibility” is a reality, and fortune favors the bold who are brave enough to achieve it.
By Patrick Burnson · March 5, 2013
Majority of manufacturers plan to beat 2012 revenue records, keep capital investments strong, and bring international sourcing closer to the U.S.
By Jeff Berman · January 4, 2013
Trimble officials said that bringing ALK into the fold is expected to augment and complement Trimble’s Transportation and Logistics product portfolio, including TMW Systems’ transportation management solutions.
By Jeff Berman · November 30, 2012
Global logistics services provider and freight forwarder C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. recently rolled out Navisphere, which it said is the next version of its single global technology platform.
By Jeff Berman · October 24, 2012
Earlier this week, BT, formerly known as British Telecom, introduced a cloud-based offering for its portfolio of supply chain solutions known as BT Trace, which is geared towards helping shippers navigate the myriad challenges related to managing complex supply chains.

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From the July 2016 Issue
While it’s currently a shippers market, the authors of this year’s report contend that we’ve entered a “period of transition” that will usher in a realignment of capacity, lower inventories, economic growth and “moderately higher” rates. It’s time to tighten the ties that bind.
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