Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT): 4 Ways it’s Advancing Supply Chain Management

The growth of the internet of things (IoT) has enabled significant advances in supply chain management—here are 4 of the most notable advantages it has afforded managers. The world of supply chain management touches upon technological innovations and vice versa. As such, it’s no surprise that the internet of things is having such a notable impact upon supply …

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3 Ways the Internet of Things (IoT) Will Optimize Third-Party Logistics Providers

The integration of the Internet of Things (IoT) can help third party logistic providers (3PLS) optimize their services to improve operations, transparency and the customer journey. The Internet of Things (IoT) simplifies our day-to-day through the sharing of data between devices. It is a technological movement that has contributed to the digital progression of many …

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Canada’s ELD Mandate Expected to Boost Intermodal Rates Later This Year

Canada’s Electronic Logging Device (ELD) Mandate is set to affect intermodal transportation favourably in rates, fuel prices and capacity. This is based on the Intermodal Competitive Index (ICI) of the freight transportation forecasting firm FTR. Earlier this week, the condition of intermodal versus truck was described as ‘moderately favourable’ according to freight transportation forecasting firm …

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9 Facts About the Industrial Internet of Things (IoT)

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) leverages the interconnectivity of machines and systems with sensors, intelligent data, and analytics to provide increased visibility and better insights into the performance of equipment and assets. Despite what its potential offers, attitudes surrounding IIoT are mixed. Some industry leaders are optimistic, others are dismissive. For this week’s infographic, …

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Saying Goodbye to Old Standbys – A Quick Look at the Changing Technology in Car Manufacturing

Last week, an article in the Wall Street Journal covered the changing technology that are now coming as standard in automotives, and how it is creating changes in car manufacturing supply chains. In the article, WSJ writers Yoko Kuota and Jeff Bennett reported that auto part makers are quickly looking to adapt after the entry …

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Infographic: Top 10 Logistics and Supply Chain Facts of 2014

We hope everyone has had a great holiday and we would like to wish all of our readers a Happy New Year! To kick off the year, we have finished compiling our infographic on the top logistics and supply chain facts from the news that we’ve collected throughout last year. As there is a large …

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What is the Internet of Things and How Does it Relate to Supply Chain?

We have been seeing a lot of posts these days on the Internet of Things (IoT) from industry professionals in supply chain and logistics. This week we thought we would focus on defining the IoT for those that may be unaware and shed light onto how it applies to the logistics and supply chain industry. …

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