How the Internet of Things Is Improving Freight Transport Accountability
The internet of things (IoT) is making waves in virtually every industry today. However, few industries stand to benefit as much or as broadly as those in the freight transportation sector. Already, IoT innovations have begun to bring efficiencies and better oversight to global supply chains. Now, the focus is on improving accountability. […]
Know Your Pain Points: Where Is Your Supply Chain Suffering?
Are you able to see every part of your supply chain clearly? Do you have control over its various facets of operation? Is your supply chain agile and flexible? These might seem like logistical problems, but they actually have more to do with visibility. The better your supply chain visibility, the more power you have to [...]
The EU’s Newest Trucking Rules Could Upend the Industry
The winds of change are blowing across the roads of the European Union (EU), and they’re taking truckers by surprise. Recently passed legislation will raise wages, mandate better record keeping, and create better working conditions for truckers. Not everyone is happy, though. What’s good for some countries is brewing hardship for others. […]
Moving Freight into the Future: Cloud-Based Transportation Management Systems
Across the logistics industry, executives continue to rely on legacy transportation management systems (TMSs). Traditional TMS software exists on a single computer or unified internal network and, while these systems consolidate freight data, investing in cloud-based TMS tools can drastically improve overall company efficiency and revolutionize the way supply chain leaders handle transportation. […]
eCommerce Is Revolutionizing the Logistics Industry
Across the retail industry, eCommerce is continuing to expand and dominate a wider range of markets. In fact, data indicates as much as 51% of Americans prefer shopping online as opposed to visiting brick-and-mortar stores. This is leading to physical retail stores shuttering their doors and moving the bulk of their operations online. […]
Should You Incorporate Blockchain in Your Supply Chain’s Future?
You may have heard about blockchain technology and how critically important it could be to the logistics industry in the coming years. But for all the talk about blockchain’s significance, there’s very little explanation of exactly what blockchain entails and how it could change your business. […]