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Experts agree that there are thousands of potential uses for the “Internet of Things” (IoT) line of innovative thinking that enterprises will be connecting assets and leveraging predictive analytics and advanced intelligence as part of digital transformation in freight transport.
You’ve got a handle on many of the potential supply chain “disrupters” that can paralyze your business. But the real risk is embedded in areas you may have overlooked.
Brendan McCahill, Senior Vice President of Trade Data Content at Descartes, examines the current state of U.S. port infrastructure.
During the past four years, use of analytics to mitigate third-party supply chain fraud, waste, and abuse risk has jumped to 35 percent in 2017 from 25.2 percent in 2014, according to a Deloitte poll.
CBRE explained that this trend is being paced by online sales essentially creating instant, short-term demand for warehouse and distribution center space, something it also labeled as a potential headache for retailers that want to ensure prompt customer delivery.
Rail carloads dropped 1.7% annually to 266,652, and intermodal containers and trailers eked out a 0.01% annual increase to 272,087.
Port Commissioners have given initial approval to a landmark deal with CenterPoint Properties for a logistics center at the former decommissioned Army base.
The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) took an important step in its regulatory reform efforts this week when it voted to advance a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that simplifies and streamlines its Non-Vessel-Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC) Service Arrangements (NSA) and Negotiated Rate Arrangements (NRA) rules and procedures.
XPO Logistics is taking further steps to cement its position as the largest last mile logistics services provider in North America, with today’s announcement that it has completed the opening of eight last mile logistics hubs in advance of Black Friday on November 24.