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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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CMA CGM has been investing in Traxens container monitoring solutions, one of which is pictured, since 2015.
27 Jul 2016
Mediterranean Shipping Co. has joined CMA CGM as a co-investor in Traxens.
26 Jul 2016
Automating the freight booking process may be a little closer with the launching of an online marketplace for China-U.S. shipments.
25 Jul 2016
A Phoenix-based provider of remote-controlled gas, nitro-powered and electric cars faced major challenges managing its expanding flow of shipments to resellers and individual online and traditional store consumers.
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.