International Logistics

Global logistics represents the process involved in getting a product from the factory floor to the store shelf, and everything in between. It includes the global sourcing of the product — where it’s manufactured — its transportation, the industrial real estate sites and warehouses that hold it prior to delivery, the logistics management software and other technology used throughout the supply chain and the third-party logistics providers who manage the process from beginning to end.

Commentary

News & Analysis

04 May 2016
CargoSmart Chief Commercial Officer Lionel Louie and JOC Senior Content Editor Alessandra Barrett chat at the 16th TPM Conference about the digitization of critical shipping information and the shortcomings of electronic data interchange, which is widely used in the industry. The two also talk about the challenges to digitizing data and how technology can help shippers in their daily operations.