JD.com, a kind of company Amazon hopes to ultimately become (Wired), and the biggest company you may not know much about (DC Velocity), signed an agreement with the Berlin-based non-profit MXC Foundation on stage during the Hannover Messe
Softeon, a global supply chain software provider with the industry's best record of customer success, announced recently it will be launching its new Warehouse Execution System (WES) capabilities at the ProMat 2019 trade show in Chicago, April 8-11
Vonage (NYSE: VG), a global business cloud communications leader, today announced that Aramex has successfully digitally transformed its last-mile delivery processes using Nexmo, the Vonage API Platform
Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced that Contrans, a TFI International company, has begun installing the Trimble® Video Intelligence™ solution in a majority of its fleet. Based in Ontario, Canada, Contrans operates nearly 3,000 tractors and is one of North America's most diversified freight transportation providers with a broad service portfolio that consists of solutions for the van, flatbed, waste, tank, dump and logistics sectors
Transplace, a leading provider of transportation management services and logistics technology, recently announced its partnership with Riskpulse to enhance real-time, predictive risk analytics capabilities
Nodal Exchange, in collaboration with FreightWaves, the leading provider of freight market news, data and analytics, and DAT, the largest spot freight marketplace in North America, announced today the successful launch of the world’s first Trucking Freight Futures contracts
The rapidly escalating growth curve of Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Market is quite evident from the numerous collaborations witnessed across this business sphere. For instance, recently, CFAO Equipment Ltd, one of the many leading suppliers of industrial and construction equipment across the globe, has signed an agreement with a Ghana-based logistics company called Third Party Logistics Limited. As per the conditions of this partnership, CFAO Equipment will be providing Toyota forklifts to Third Party Logistics to be used in its business operations. Third party logistics industry is characterized by innumerable such acquisitions, subject to the widespread utilization of these services by major companies across myriad geographies, owing to which Global Market Insights, Inc. claim 3PL market size to cross the frontier of USD 1,100 billion by 2024.
If you are in the shipping and transportation business and do not have logistics automation, you are missing out on a lot of action. Logistics automation improves quality, precision and accuracy in the business, and saves money on labor, materials and energy used. In this article, we will look at 8 ways your company can benefit from incorporating automation in the business.
Today’s motor vehicle is no longer for transportation only – it’s also a highly advanced mobile office that integrates voice, data, video, warning and operating systems. As new technologies evolve, vehicles are becoming more complex – and so do their upfits. Vehicle upfits for mobile offices must solve specific business problems and meet work function requirements, all while accounting for occupant safety and ergonomics concerns – not to mention time and budget constraints.
Maintaining the reliability of mobile computing systems in the field is one of the most challenging aspects of fleet professionals today. These devices must perform critical job functions and maintain data flow in tough operating conditions. While there are several keys to a total mobility solution including Software, Hardware, Connectivity, Docking & Mounting, and Professional Installation; having a reliable continuous power supply is the most critical factor to ensure productivity on the jobsite.
With this year’s Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) mandate looming ahead, it’s important for fleets to understand the impact it has on their business and strategically plan how to implement the new standards. Beyond choosing eligible devices and software to track, manage and share data, consider how those devices will be secured inside a vehicle. The right in-vehicle docking and mounting solution for devices not only protects the fleet’s investment in equipment, but also ensures a safe and comfortable mobile office for drivers – reducing the risk of distraction and increasing productivity.
Nordstrom, T-Mobile, and 1800flowers are among UberRUSH's new partners.
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