Category Archives: Freight Forwarder

Entitlement Management Is a Key Focus Area for IoT Security

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As IoT technologies continue to proliferate throughout the supply chain, careful IoT entitlement management to thwart would-be bad actors is increasingly critical for maintaining cybersecurity. Unfortunately, many firms aren’t keeping pace with changing times. One study from HP revealed that 70% of the most commonly used IoT-enabled devices contain serious security vulnerabilities. At the same […]

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Supply Chain Visibility Is More Important than Ever

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End-to-end supply chain visibility has become more and more essential in the past decade, and as technology continues to evolve, it also becomes more achievable. Now, in light of the global COVID-19 crisis, supply chain visibility is more important than ever before. From transporting essential materials to responding to potential supply chain disruptions, visibility will […]

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COVID-19 and the Global Supply Chain

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It’s impossible to ignore the ongoing impact of COVID-19, the pandemic commonly known as coronavirus. For millions of residents in the world’s largest cities, shelter-in-place orders have all but halted commerce, leading to massive layoffs, market chaos, and a full-scale, ad hoc reimagining of workforce best practices.

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Is Uber Freight Taking Over the Shipping Industry?

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On September 9, Uber announced an expansion of its shipping and logistics operation, Uber Freight. The company signed a 10-year lease in Chicago, where it will open a new office and hire 2,000 people in the area over the next three years, mainly for the freight unit.

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What is 4PL? Understanding the Next Level of Logistics Outsourcing

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3PLs are well established as vital partners in the modern supply chain landscape. They fill essential logistical roles in warehousing, drayage, intermodal transport, and much more, allowing companies to scale operations at a sustainable pace without taking on massive amounts of infrastructure and investment.