Logistics Technology

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Midyear Trucking Report: Is a Rally or Retreat Ahead?
Aug 25, 2016 2:00PM EDT

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Digitalization offers logistics companies the possibility to generate better margins in their troubled industry through intelligent, automated pricing.

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The acquisition by REZ shows the growing importance of digital platforms in the chassis market.
22 Jul 2016
Direct ChassisLink's acquisition this week of a technology company will broaden the intermodal equipment manager’s ability to manage assets.
Computer numeric control machining, pictured, is used to make complex shapes and components for industrial manufacturing. Toolots is a specialized web platform for shippers of such machinery.
20 Jul 2016
A new start-up offers to make life easier for shippers of manufacturing machinery, from finding buyers to providing logistics.
19 Jul 2016
New online sales events such as Amazon's Prime Day increase demand for last-mile capacity.
13 Jul 2016
Established logistics companies and brokers could partner with digital start-ups to speed the "evolution" of technology demanded by shippers, the CEO of Echo Global Logistics says.
07 Jul 2016
There is plenty of innovation to be found on the technology side of logistics, and funding is up sharply this year.
04 Jul 2016
Shippers at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust are preparing for another service levy as India’s biggest container handler rolls out more ease-of-doing-business initiatives.
03 Jul 2016
Maersk Line employs remote container management to check the status of refrigerated containers.
29 Jun 2016
Truck turn times at Cochin Port should improve greatly because of a new technological initiative rolled out by the port authority.
28 Jun 2016
Can the notoriously complicated, not to mention technologically hidebound, freight forwarding industry be turned into a streamlined, digitally driven paragon of efficiency?
23 Jun 2016
Ghana is targeting the complete elimination of paper in trade transactions at the country’s ports.