Technology

Technology

In 1952, Malcom McLean successfully tested a new model of shipping and the industry was forever changed. From email and online scheduling to EDI use, one hallmark of the trade and transportation business is its appreciation for innovation. In the last decade, the most quickly adopted have been technology-related changes. Customers are seeking visibility at all stages of the supply chain, and the providers with the most nimble technology are charting the course for the industry’s future.

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News & Analysis

29 Nov 2018
Sponsored: Remote container management is a game changer for the reefer cargo, said Hamburg Süd's Smet in a 2018 JOC Container Trade Europe Conference panel.
19 Nov 2018
Sponsored: CenterPoint Properties Senior Vice President Brian McKiernan, a panelist at the
16 Nov 2018
Sponsored: Xeneta's Thomas Sørbø on opportunities for supply chain redesign when resources are not tied up in a cumbersome tendering process.
12 Nov 2018
Sponsored: The development of smart containers will shape the future of the container shipping industry, said MSC's Maurizio Aponte, who discussed data standardization, partnering with platform providers, and the mechanics of smart container operations.
A truck being loaded in the United States.
08 Nov 2018
Shippers plagued by capacity shortages need to eliminate inefficiencies and wasted time to effectively create capacity now out of reach.
12 Jun 2018
Sponsored: Kuehne + Nagel's Meincke and Williams on the value in layering technologies and digitization on existing collaboration models. 

Commentary

The modern supply chain is complex, global, multi-modal, and full of visibility gaps.

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