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Legacy systems often get a bad rap as old software that is outdated and difficult to replace. There has always been a belief that somewhere there exists one superior logistics platform that can replace aging systems and transform technical capabilities, providing an advantage over your competition....
Convinced that blockchain is on the brink of transforming the package-delivery business, FedEx Corp. is testing the technology to track large, higher-value cargo.
A new report by the International Transport Forum at the OECD concludes that Japan’s ambition to become an international bunkering hub for LNG is likely to be successful.
When Johnson & Johnson heard complaints in 2009 about a musty odor coming from Tylenol Arthritis Pain caplets, it retraced its entire supply chain to find the source. The culprit: shipping pallets.
One year ago it was the WannaCry ransomware attack. Less than a year ago, the NotPetya cyberattack cost organizations like Merck & Co., FedEx, the port of Rotterdam and a whole host of others billions of dollars in total. Today geopolitical tensions are increasing and with them, the threat of more,...
“Autonomous vehicle” tends to conjure images of flying drones and quadcopters. But autonomous trucks will have a far more immediate and lasting impact on cargo, says Dan Murray, vice president of the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) — although it may be some time before such...
Before the financial crisis hit more than a decade ago, the easy way to test the global outlook was to apply the maxim that when the U.S. sneezes the rest of the world catches a cold.
Africa needs to take advantage of the economic potential of its ports if it is to realize its growth ambitions, and investment is not always about building new ports or terminals. That's one of the key findings in a recent analysis of port development in sub-Saharan Africa issued by PwC.
The big Japanese akita dog is stopped in his tracks by the box on wheels, unsure whether it is an equal to be greeted or another south London surface to be marked. His owner, hot on his heels, is just as surprised when he rounds the corner.
Say what you will about the Trump Administration, but it certainly hasn’t shied away from most talk about trade: In early 2017, just months after taking office, Trump sounded the alarm about a perceived trade deficits, starting with Canada of all places.
Samsung could stand to realize significant savings if the company turns to blockchain for its global supply chain.
With a commercial truck driver shortage looming, a high school in Patterson, Calif., decided to take a proactive approach by creating a truck driving school program dedicated to bringing new drivers into the industry.
The computer on which this article was written is sitting on a laptop stand that tells you everything you need to know about how Amazon does business.
Of all the ways Walmart Inc. will do battle with Amazon.com Inc., I suspect none will be more important than their face-off in the grocery business.
DHL and IBM have released a joint report on the development of artificial intelligence (A.I.) technology and its potential to change the logistics industry — noting that, in many ways, A.I. is already making profound changes to the retail environment, not all of which are positive.