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What’s going on with the US railway system?

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Many logistics experts have kept a close watch on congestion in ports and slowdowns in cross-country trucking in the past few years. While railways have perhaps received less media attention, they too have experienced recent disruptions.

IoT having control over a wide range of logistics methods.

Freight Telematics Ties The Supply Chain Together

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While advanced warehouse management technology has become commonplace in fulfillment, many trucking companies still largely operate as they have for decades. That is all starting to change, however, as IoT devices transform the way critical data points are connected along the supply chain. Freight telematics is one of those game-changing technologies that will likely take […]

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Holiday Logistics Outlook 2020: Our Predictions

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To put it mildly, 2020 has been quite a year, and “holly jolly” isn’t exactly how many people feel about the upcoming holiday season. The pandemic has shifted the logistics landscape in major ways this year, and the holiday season is sure to push capacity to the absolute extreme. To manage the massively increased pressures […]

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 […]

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Container Transport Services Can Play a Huge Role in Natural Disaster Recovery

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After Hurricane Matthew hit Haiti, humanitarian and aid organizations had to act fast to get supplies into affected areas. More than 60,000 people were displaced and an estimated 750,000 were in need of assistance. With clean water hard to come by, food and crops destroyed by flooding, and medical supplies scarce in some communities it […]

How Mergers Could Impact the Future of Shipping

In an effort to shore up the struggling global shipping economy, several of the major international shipping and logistics players are forming strategic alliances with one another. The Wall Street Journal announced recently that Chinese container operators China Ocean Shipping Co. (COSCO) and China Shipping Group Co. have recently merged and are currently in the […]