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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.
Decades ago, Bradley Jacobs studied math and piano (classical and jazz) at Bennington and Brown before dropping out to make money. Now the balding 61-year-old CEO of XPO Logistics invokes that background to explain how he's parlayed sequential roll-ups in the gritty businesses of garbage...
DHL has been expanding its locations around the world to keep up with growing e-commerce and international trade demand — and its most recent expansion in southern California has doubled its intake capacity in Ontario, the company says.
Perryman Technologies is developing what it believes is the marine power source of the future — a source of powering marine engines that does not rely on combustion and does not result in any harmful emissions.
Huge retailers like Walmart, Amazon and Peapod are fighting for a piece of the online food delivery business.
As restaurant operators struggle to entice more people to eat out, they are increasingly turning to food delivery as a way to overcome stagnating traffic.
Northbound shipments to Canada are strong, and growing, with e-commerce leading the way.
Each business day, FedEx serves over 220 countries and territories with more than 600 aircraft as well as more than 190,000 on-road and off-road vehicles, which includes around 132,000 company-owned vehicles. The shipping company, which has $60 billion-plus in revenue, operates on an immense scale.
How those burdensome Customs rules and regulations imposed on importers and exporters can make companies more competitive and efficient.
Conversations with supply-chain executives how about how they are addressing the biggest challenges in fulfilling e-commerce orders to consumers today.
On Sunday night, a woman died after she was hit by a self-driving car operated by Uber in Tempe, Ariz. The car was operating autonomously, though a safety driver was behind the wheel, according to a statement from the local police.
The ability to reduce risk for companies that use 3PLs can be narrowed down to the type of relationship that exists between the two parties. Typically, companies opt for a "vendorship," in which they simply purchase a service at an optimal price. Ideally, they should have a partnership with their...
Multiple business influences mean that managing global supply chains in a digital economy requires a new perspective and skill set not yet robust in many firms. Achieving this end state requires transformation of key supply chain activities – one of which is transportation. -Karl B. Manrodt,...
Travel buyers should start talking to their travel management companies (TMCs) now about how changes to flight booking technologies could impact them, Red Bull’s head of procurement has said.
Companies are drowning in data, but are low on insights. Exciting advances in analytics are opening up new opportunities for supply chain teams. The challenge is that it means charting a new path and defining new processes to take advantages of new capabilities. The path forward means charting a...