Logistics

EtherCAT Charts Exponential Growth with Almost 60 Million Nodes EtherCAT Charts Exponential Growth with Almost 60 Million Nodes

In 2022, 18.4 million EtherCAT chips were sold, bringing the total number of EtherCAT nodes (not..
Omnichannel Retailers Leverage Optimization for Order-Promising Omnichannel Retailers Leverage Optimization for Order-Promising

Historically, omnichannel software solutions were not capable of optimization. This meant that..
Best Logistics and Supply Chain Conferences to Attend in 2024 Best Logistics and Supply Chain Conferences to Attend in 2024

Welcome 2024! This year, as with years in the past, there is a broad and deep line-up of supply..
FRA warns of dangers in handling extra-long trains FRA warns of dangers in handling extra-long trains

Agency asks railroads to prevent the loss of communications among train crews, and to mitigate..
Global 3PL market revenue rose 14.5% over 2021, Armstrong & Associates says Global 3PL market revenue rose 14.5% over 2021, Armstrong & Associates says

Report describes trends like a rise in 3PL use by SMBs, consolidation and acquisition among the..
This Week in Logistics News (December 2 – 8) This Week in Logistics News (December 2 – 8)

I saw an article recently about a cargo flight headed to Belgium from New York that had to turn..
CSX and CPKC Will Connect to Increase Traffic in Southeast CSX and CPKC Will Connect to Increase Traffic in Southeast

CSX and CPKC railroads announced a deal June 28 that will allow them to beef up a little-used..
FourKites Named a Great Place to Work FourKites Named a Great Place to Work

Company was recognized in India for the fifth consecutive year for its great leadership, consistent ..
5 Myths of Making Robots Work with People 5 Myths of Making Robots Work with People

Robotics and automation in the warehouse continue to be a growing trend, with a recent study..
U.S. Grant, Master Logistician U.S. Grant, Master Logistician

There has been an ongoing debate, was Robert E. Lee or Ulysses Grant the better general? Grant was. ..
Tower Cold Chain secures spot in Financial Times top 1000 fastest-growing companies Tower Cold Chain secures spot in Financial Times top 1000 fastest-growing companies

Temperature-controlled container specialist, Tower Cold Chain, has secured a position in the..
OTTO Motors Commits to Production Logistics OTTO Motors Commits to Production Logistics

OTTO Motors’ business is focused on production logistics– as opposed to warehousing and fulfillment...
This Week in Logistics News (November 11 – 17) This Week in Logistics News (November 11 – 17)

“Stand your butt up!” These aren’t the words we are used to hearing at a Senate hearing, but that’s ..
Car Prices Are Starting to Ease to Pre-Pandemic Levels Car Prices Are Starting to Ease to Pre-Pandemic Levels

The U.S. new car market is returning to pre-pandemic norms as supply chain issues resolve, forcing..
Kolton Schultz Returns to NTDC Stage With Idaho Victory Kolton Schultz Returns to NTDC Stage With Idaho Victory

XPO driver Kolton Schultz credits his instincts for winning the 3-axle class and claiming grand..
Survey: only 55% of shippers filled their LTL trucks to full capacity in 2022 Survey: only 55% of shippers filled their LTL trucks to full capacity in 2022

Flock Freight says exorbitant fees and wasted capacity threatened shippers’ profitability.
RK Logistics Group Enters Texas Market with Inaugural Facility in Austin’s Silicon Hills RK Logistics Group Enters Texas Market with Inaugural Facility in Austin’s Silicon Hills

First Texas operation is 200,000 sq. ft. warehousing and distribution center at Vista Ridge serving ..
Gamification is Badly Overhyped, but it Really Can Work in Retail Gamification is Badly Overhyped, but it Really Can Work in Retail

The book You’ve Been Played was written by a software developer who created one of the most popular ..
Hytrol’s Marketing Team Wins AAF District ADDY Hytrol’s Marketing Team Wins AAF District ADDY

Hytrol Conveyor Company has been announced as a winner at the district level of the American..
Chinese Truck Maker Eyes Mexico Facility, US Market Chinese Truck Maker Eyes Mexico Facility, US Market

Chinese truck maker Beiqi Foton Motor Co. is planning a second plant in Mexico to manufacture..
This Week in Logistics News (September 9 – 15) This Week in Logistics News (September 9 – 15)

At its annual event, Apple unveiled the new iPhone 15 lineup. And while the company touted upgrades ..
3G Launches Pacejet Shipping Upgrade to Deliver Future-Proof Order Fulfillment 3G Launches Pacejet Shipping Upgrade to Deliver Future-Proof Order Fulfillment

New tools help shippers quickly deploy new carrier services, rapidly respond to changing compliance ..
Imaginnovate creates Data Science Services unit for logistics Imaginnovate creates Data Science Services unit for logistics

Machine learning, AI to help make supply chain decisions
California OKs Advanced Clean Fleets Regulation California OKs Advanced Clean Fleets Regulation

The California Air Resources Board approved its Advanced Clean Fleets regulation that will require..
Thermocouple Shallow Depth Type J Thermocouple Shallow Depth Type J

The operating Temperature is 900F Max. Lead insulation to be fiberglass Formerly Rama Part No RTC-3 ..
New VP of Sales & Marketing Sets Growth Plan for Bonded Logistics New VP of Sales & Marketing Sets Growth Plan for Bonded Logistics

Logistics industry veteran D’Artis Jones leading sales and marketing efforts across all three..
DOT Focuses on Strategic Investments in Supply Chain DOT Focuses on Strategic Investments in Supply Chain

WASHINGTON — Department of Transportation leaders want to make strategic federal investments in..
From Real-Time Visibility to Real-Time Decisions: Data’s Value Is Propagating Across Global Supply.. From Real-Time Visibility to Real-Time Decisions: Data’s Value Is Propagating Across Global Supply..

Real-time transportation visibility - leveraging real-time data, ML and AI to help countless..
My Nuggets of Wisdom about the WMS Consulting Market My Nuggets of Wisdom about the WMS Consulting Market

ARC Advisory Group’s research on the global WMS consulting market is almost complete. This research ..
House GOP OKs Broad Bill to ‘Unleash’ American Energy House GOP OKs Broad Bill to ‘Unleash’ American Energy

WASHINGTON — House Republicans on March 30 approved a sprawling energy package that seeks to undo..
Top Transportation Management System (TMS) Providers Top Transportation Management System (TMS) Providers

A transportation management system (TMS) helps companies move freight from origin to destination..
Tesla Pursues US Battery Plant With China’s CATL Tesla Pursues US Battery Plant With China’s CATL

Tesla Inc. is looking to build a battery plant in the U.S., according to people familiar with the..
Environmental Sustainability in Logistics Environmental Sustainability in Logistics

Supply chain sustainability can mean a lot of things to a lot of people. As I have written about..
The Different Types of Software Development The Different Types of Software Development

Computers, business systems, cell phones, and even cars rely on software development to function. ..
What Is Quantum Computing? What Is Quantum Computing?

Quantum computing is a new approach to computer science. It uses quantum mechanics to solve..
Medical Imaging Medical Imaging

Medical imaging uses specialized techniques to make detailed pictures of the inside of your body. ..
Computer Vision - The Field of Artificial Intelligence Computer Vision - The Field of Artificial Intelligence

Computer vision is the field of artificial intelligence that deals with the ability to understand ..
Augmented Reality for Business Augmented Reality for Business

Augmented reality is an immersive technology that superimposes virtual information on a user’s..
Plus One Robotics lands $50 million funding for its parcel handling technology Plus One Robotics lands $50 million funding for its parcel handling technology

Texas firm says its AI-powered vision system can help alleviate shortage of manual labor in the..
Forward, always forward Forward, always forward

As supply chains catch their breath, now is the time to innovate.