Logistics news stories
How manufacturers can respond to rapid change with technology
Disruption, innovation, and continual refinement of shop floor processes are driving factors in today’s complex market landscape.
Robust digital warehouse management crucial in Asia-Pacific
Thanks to a network of “cloud” stores, grocery and food delivery providers such as Foodpanda can arrange for these commonly requested items to get packed up and sent over in almost no time.
Kyndryl recognised as Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2022
Kyndryl has been recognised as a Leader in the Gartner May 2022 'Magic Quadrant for Managed Mobility Services, Global' report.
Dematic robotic solutions win big at Singapore technology awards
Dematic has won the Robotics-Logistics award at the recently concluded Singapore Business Review Technology Excellence Awards.
TeamViewer and SAP combine AR and warehouse operations
TeamViewer combines its AR platform, Frontline, with SAP's Extended Warehouse Management solution, to make warehouse and logistics operations more efficient.
Tablets & laptops
Getac launches new app expanding Android ecosystem
Taiwanese-based multinational, Getac, has launched a new app to coincide with its new products.
AI robots utilised by FedEx to enhance supply chain in China
In a first for China, FedEx Express has implemented the use of smart AI robots to help supply chain efficiency and logistics operations.
$729.1b opportunity for global eCommerce logistics market says analyst firm
Asia Pacific is the largest and fastest-growing market for eCommerce logistics, according to the report.
Tablets & laptops
Getac announces new rugged tablets for release in 2022
Getac has expanded its lineup with the announcement of the release of new rugged android tablets suitable for a variety of situations from March 2022.
FedEx Express launches new priority service for international market
FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., has announced the launch of FedEx International Priority® Express (IPE), which offers customers who ship internationally the flexibility to schedule delivery by 10:30 am or noon to select destinations worldwide.
Logistics leaders expect outsourcing budgets to increase
New research from Gartner reveals that 66% of logistics leaders increased their logistics outsourcing budget in 2021, and 74% anticipate an increase in the next two years.
Delivery delays during holiday season could damage brands' reputation - survey
Businesses need to ensure consumers are aware of the cutoff points for package deliveries before the holiday season, or they risk losing customers.
Unisys enables cargo shipment tracking throughout the supply chain
Unisys developed ‘piece-level tracking’ with the aim of assisting airlines and freight companies with tracking down products travelling within the supply chain.
DHL eyes up market potential as eCommerce thrives
The company wants to ‘help its customers keep up with the clicks’ as eCommerce rapidly takes off.
NZ Post takes 50% stake in logistics firm Supply Chain Solutions
NZ Post will also shut down its Contract Logistics third-party logistics business by the end of June next year.
Reveel leverages analytics to simplify parcel shipping conundrum
Reveel has unveiled a new shipping intelligence platform that aims to simplify parcel shipping rates across major carriers such as FedEx and UPS.
Commerce logistics firm Locad raises $5m to support APAC expansion
Locad aims to provide a fully integrated solution that addresses some of the common pain points within eCommerce, particularly the slow and often complex supply chain systems.
Acclimation launches warehouse management app
The app is designed to extend SAP capabilities across the warehouse, bringing real-time data on stock management throughout the day.
Location tech crucial for the future of transport and logistics, research finds
The transport and logistics sector has been hard hit by recent events, however location technologies are paving the way for post COVID-19 growth and, as a result, commercial telematics system revenue in Asia-Pacific is set to hit US$14 billion by 2025.
Why supply chain companies should adopt cloud-based communications
Here are 8x8’s five reasons cloud-based communications applications will improve productivity and support growth for Australian transport and logistics businesses.
5G brings potential for new revenue, customers
Over 50% of enterprises believe 5G will help customer acquisition and generate new revenue streams, according to Infosys research.
Exclusive: The major impacts and implications of IoT
"Our nanotechnology will help businesses streamline supply chain operations and logistics through its accurate, real-time asset tracking capabilities."
How Radaro is disrupting the logistics industry
“The data our technology generates is revolutionary," says Radar MD.
Schneider Electric forms green partnership with logistics company
Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure Power Monitoring Expert will be implemented to improve energy efficiency and sustainability.