Logistics Technology

In-depth coverage of the latest shipping technology news.


Digital forwarders and online marketplaces akin to Expedia for freight are taking verbal shots at each other, showing how unsettled the emerging digital space in shipping is as business models remain fluid.

News & Analysis

23 Jun 2017
To effectively leverage data and harness the tremendous potential of current technology, you don't need to wait for the p
Prestroenning-JOC Interview2017
22 Jun 2017
DB Schenker's Trond Prestroenning on the "5PL," impact of recent consolidation, and NVO opportunities as carriers adjust service model.
20 Jun 2017
Artificial intelligence advancements in gathering and analyzing logistics data are providing ways for the container shipping industry to plan further out and more accurately.
20 Jun 2017
Insufficient transparency and coordination are hindering cargo movements, but it is unclear whether the industry is ready to accept the remedies needed.
16 Jun 2017
Launched last year, BoxTech contains the tare weight, max gross mass, and size type for containers from all over the world — particularly helpful for BCOs and forwarders meeting the new international SOLAS container weight requirements.
15 Jun 2017
Kuehne + Nagel's Otto Schacht discussed the areas of tech investment that will yield the most improvement in the supply c
12 Jun 2017
Trucking outfits and shippers that delayed preparing for electronic logging will have to accelerate plans as Supreme Court rejects appeal of ELD rule.
09 Jun 2017
The platform can give real-time visibility to the location of freight.
07 Jun 2017
With API tool, logistics technology company project44 aims to help shippers find capacity for lower-cost "volume LTL" shipments.
06 Jun 2017
More than 11 million trucks transit the borders between the United States, Canada, and Mexico every year.