The subject of supply-chain risk is high on the agenda of business executives today. Many companies bear scars of past disruptions, including a spate of natural disasters over the past decade. But they haven’t necessarily given the subject the full attention it deserves, especially in the age of COVID-19.
Kuebix, a Trimble Company and transportation management system provider, and Loadsmart, a digital freight technology company, announced that every shipper in Kuebix can now receive real-time Loadsmart spot quotes on truckload shipments.
Procurement technology is developing rapidly. Systems driven by machine learning and artificial intelligence are taking over key decisions about supply strategy and practice that were once the exclusive province of humans.