Logistics Technology

Logistics Technology

In-depth coverage of the latest shipping technology news.

Commentary

The ocean shipping industry faces two overriding challenges: improving cost efficiencies and improving customer experiences.

News & Analysis

computer malware
18 Jul 2014
A sophisticated computer attack launched from China stole financial records, customer data and shipment manifests from as many as seven shipping and logistics companies, using handheld scanners infected with malicious software to crack through corporate security systems.
14 Jul 2014
China e-commerce giant Alibaba will partner with state-owned China Shipping Group to set up an integrated and
27 Jun 2014
Waterloo, Ontario-based Descartes Systems Group announced the pricing of its public shares this week as sales start to bring the global logistics technology provider to the U.S. and Canadian stock exchanges.
Augmented reality
26 Jun 2014
Driverless trucks and completely automated warehousing systems may seem like futuristic gimmicks, but some technological advances could have a big impact on the shipping industry’s efficiency and reliability in the coming years, and they don’t involve robots and flying cars.
24 Jun 2014
The “Uberization” of trucking appears to be gaining momentum.
23 Jun 2014
Kongsberg Norcontrol IT will lead a new three-year research project, SESAME Straits, that it hopes will improve ship traffic management in the straits of Malacca and Singapore and lay groundwork for the International Maritime Organization’s e-navigation implementation strategy.
23 Jun 2014
The Port of Virginia has launched its Navis N4 terminal operating system at Norfolk International Terminals two weeks ahead of the scheduled July 4 start date.
19 Jun 2014
WASHINGTON — The U.S.
13 Jun 2014
Like other fashionable buzzwords in the past, the catchphrase “Big Data” has grabbed many headlines in recent months, even as it has left many potential users bewildered about its scope and potential benefits.
02 Jun 2014
Descartes Systems Group has acquired Customs Info LLC, which provides trade data research tools used in global trade management systems.