NextBillion AI, a startup in mapping platforms that provides software-as-a-service for enterprises, recently announced solutions for hyperlocal custom map API industry pitfalls in on-demand deliveries, telematics and last-mile logistics.
Swissterminal AG, a Switzerland-based integrated logistics provider, and DP World have announced the introduction of a regular barge service from Basel-Kleinhüningen and Basel-Birsfelden to various deepsea terminals at the ports of Rotterdam and Antwerp.
The supply chain continues to substantially transform as businesses become increasingly digitized, global, and networked. Organizations are leveraging a range of systems and partnerships to effectively fulfill orders under tighter timelines and the pressures of greater customer and consumer demands.
In recent years, the supply chain industry has undergone significant changes. With the advent of e-commerce, businesses are under increasing pressure to keep pace with growing customer demands, shorter product lifecycles, and global competition. Multi-enterprise business networks have been an effective first step to meeting these challenges and leveraging the vast potential of this new landscape.
Challenge: A global third-party logistics provider (3PL) was looking for distance calculations between fixed locations to be used for cost analysis, bid response and rate quoting. The company also wanted predictive calculation capabilities for shipment delivery delays based on real-time traffic incident data.
Thursday, January 28, 2021 12:00 to Wednesday, April 28, 2021 12:00
Yesterday’s luxuries are today’s necessities. With regards to retail, big box and food & grocery, trends that were anticipated to get picked up in the next 4-5 years have already become mainstream, putting immense pressure on the last mile delivery ecosystem.
Existing hub and spoke delivery models that lack digital capabilities will be soon pushed towards redundancy by evolving customer expectations and new delivery models like curbside pickups, contactless deliveries, Buy Online Pick-Up In-Store, same day delivery and more.
The question is how do brands make their last mile network resilient to changing market dynamics?
Our latest webinar “The Big Picture: What It Takes to Make Last-Mile Delivery Work” will help unearth little-known ways to deal with the last mile conundrum.
• How to take your fulfillment services 5-years ahead of its time
• Importance of orchestrating every little logistics touchpoint
• What it means to go beyond tracking and tracing
• Leveraging modern delivery models to create new revenue streams