Proposed regulations mandated by the Sanitary Food Transportation Act and the Food Safety Modernization Act hold powerful implications for the future of the cold chain industry. The business environment is shifting, and the proposed rule is just one piece of this changing landscape, as the industry...
A new online service called PriceLocal aims to level the playing field and let local retailers price-match items and provide same day availability. PriceLocal was developed by a former Borders executive, Matt Chosid, as a way for smaller merchants to compete.
For the sixth month in succession, the Stifel Logistics Confidence Index declined. This trend resulted in the November Index score falling to the lowest registered for three years. The monthly decline registered in airfreight was more moderate than that witnessed in sea freight; the former was down...
Panasonic has created what it says is the world's first fully rugged detachable laptop.
Mallory Alexander International Logistics has been granted a Class A forwarder's license by the government of China, for operations based in Shanghai.
JLT Mobile Computers has enhanced its VERSO+ 10 rugged computer with a new cradle optimized for logistics markets, including warehousing and transportation.
Containership reliability took a small step backwards in October as the average on-time performance across all trades reached 77.9 percent, according to Carrier Performance Insight, the online schedule reliability tool provided by Drewry Supply Chain Advisors.
In early November, Amazon repriced 55 percent of its best-selling office/school products and 45 percent of its best-selling toys/games from one day to the next.
Customers of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 now have free access to the e-invoicing software of Tradeshift, a global network and platform that connects buyers and suppliers.
ALK Technologies has released a new version of its CoPilot Truck software for in-cab navigation.
SkyBitz, a vendor of remote asset-tracking and information-management software for transportation, has created a Detention Management application. The tool enables customers to improve detention awareness, customer relations and trailer time, the company said.
Even before the events in Paris on Friday Nov. 13, unrest in several geographic areas of the world has contributed to major disruption in the supply chain.
Jump Technologies Inc. has added capabilities to its InnerTrack application for receiving and package tracking.
Amber Road, a provider of global trade management (GTM) software, has achieved ISO 9001:2008 recertification for its proprietary process for collecting, translating, interpreting and updating country-specific trade regulations.
SAP SE has devised new capabilities for workforce management. It has integrated the products of SuccessFactors, a developer of cloud-based human capital-management applications, and Fieldglass, a provider of vendor-management system software.