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What is Integrated Supply Chain Planning?

22.10.2018

Mike Reibsamen – the Director of Integrated Supply Chain – at Berry Global, spoke about Berry Global’s supply chain transformation at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) annual conference in early October. Mr. Reibsamen’s primary point was that companies will get much better payback from their supply chain projects if they don’t do […]


Warehouse Optimization Tips You Need to Know

22.10.2018

Technology is quickly removing any excuse for doing business out of a disorganized warehouse. However, it can be difficult to know where to start and to judge which changes are… Source: News


ABN Amro, Rotterdam Port, Samsung SDS Launch Container Logistics Blockchain Pilot

22.10.2018

The Port of Rotterdam Authority, Samsung SDS and ABN AMRO are preparing to launch a container logistics blockchain pilot.The pilot will seek to use blockchain technology to build a platform for efficient and paperless administration processes… Source: News


BVL Congress Displayed Stunning Innovations in Logistics and Air Freight

22.10.2018

Logistics has built up a rock-solid reputation for being conservative, lacking dynamism, trailing other industries in many ways, thus falling behind developments in automotive, trade or mechanical engineering. This may apply to the past. Meanwhile, the wind has changed, evidenced at the 35th German Logistics Congress held in Berlin last week and organized by Bundesvereinigung […]


Jettainer Develops Black Box for ULDs

22.10.2018

Unit Load Device manager Jettainer announced the launch of a Black Box that will be attached to containers, to monitor multi-sensorial noise, vibration, humidity, temperature, and a multitude of other aspects from the loading of shipments by air until their unloading at destination. At the beginning of 2019 the practical proof of concept phase will […]


Perpetual pilot purgatory

19.10.2018

To move emerging technologies forward, the materials handling community needs to move beyond pilots and share results Source: News


Stena’s battery ship completes first tests

19.10.2018

The Stena Jutlandica has completed its first month of operation as a battery hybrid vessel on the Gothenburg-Frederikshavn route. In the first stage of test, electric power is being used for manoeuvring in port. The second stage will be to run on electrical power for about ten nautical miles. In the third stage it is […]


Get ready for worst-case Brexit, warns FTA

19.10.2018

The Freight Transport Association is advising companies to be prepared for a worst case Brexit scenario, in the light of the lack of progress in the negotiations between the UK and EU. Head of European policy Pauline Bastidon said: “There are massive decisions which need to be made urgently by companies and cannot be left […]


Local authorities not ready for growth in last mile logistics

19.10.2018

Urban logistics facilities are expected to expand by 40 per cent over the next four years, but only a quarter of local authorities have policies to deal with the demand, according to a study by planning consultant Lichfields. ‘Going the last mile: Planning for last mile logistics’ found that 80 per cent of councils have […]


All electric 25-tonner on trial in Hamburg

19.10.2018

Meyer-Logistik has taken delivery of an all-electric Mercedes-Benz eActros which it will test over the course of the next year. The 25-tonne refrigerated rigid will be used to serve supermarkets in the centre of Hamburg. It has payload of ten tonnes and is expected to cover 100 kilometres a day. The range of the eActos […]


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