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How Will Machine Learning Impact the Supply Chain?

Categories: Warehouse.

Widespread adoption of machine learning in the supply chain represents a quantum leap for optimization and efficiency analysis efforts. Powerful software can do the work of dozens of human analysts in a fraction of the time, freeing up your experts to focus on teasing out trends and often finding solutions for inefficiencies we didn’t know existed.

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New Drayage and Portside Tech Wrap-up 2019

Categories: Port Drayage.

Drayage has long been one of the least understood and most critical processes in the supply chain. Without effective drayage systems, cargo doesn’t get unloaded from container ships and international trucks in a timely manner, creating backups that slow operations at warehouses, retailers, ecommerce hubs, and more.

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Supply Chain Cybersecurity Should Be On Your Radar

Categories: Trucking.

While other industries were shifting to digital solutions, many companies on the supply chain operated using the old methods –┬ápaper and pen, in many cases. Now that tech innovation is starting has penetrated into warehousing and logistics in a big way, there’s a lot of cybersecurity catch-up to be done.

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Catching Up With Autonomous Ship Technology

Catching Up With Autonomous Ship Technology

Autonomous ships are set to transform the way international shipping operates in the years to come, but that’s been the headline for almost half a decade. Automation is expected to improve efficiency, both in time and carbon emissions, and help reduce to overhead costs. Contrary to the anxieties of critics, autonomous shipping could make transportation safer, too — between 75% and 96% of maritime-related accidents are caused by human error, according to Allianz.

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