A Better Way to Manage Your High-Value Electronics Shipments

Electronics, whether consumer or industrial, are an important part of our connected economy. Many types of electronic products are sensitive to vibration and shock that can cause immediate damage or negative effects that only become known over time. Proper packaging helps somewhat but does not completely eliminate these risks. New advancements in supply chain monitoring…

Kenco Announces Supply Chain Innovation Lab Expansion to Drive Value for Customer

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kenco Logistics, North America’s leading third-party logistics provider,  announced plans to open a dedicated physical warehouse space, an expansion of the Supply Chain Innovation Lab which was originally announced in 2015. The 10,000 square foot space will serve as a true test facility for the Kenco team of innovation specialists to assess value-added technology and…

Top 7 Tips & Tricks to Improve Inventory Management

Effective inventory management has the potential to maximize profits and sales, lower operating costs, as well as introduce better controls and management processes. Growing competition aside, effective inventory management is necessary for any business, but it’s especially critical for manufacturers and supply chain players. It has the potential to maximize profits and sales, lower operating…

Descartes MacroPoint Capacity Matching Helps Freight Brokers Address Tight Transportation Capacity Market

WATERLOO, Ontario (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)  — Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that it has successfully deployed its advanced capacity matching solution, Descartes MacroPoint Capacity Matching, with several freight brokers. The solution provides freight brokers with greater visibility to the transportation capacity available within their network of…

Logistyx Technologies Acquires Transparix to Support & Enhance Its Industry-Leading Parcel Shipping SaaS Solution

Rolling Meadows, Ill.  – Logistyx Technologies (www.logistyx.com), a leader in parcel Transportation Management ExecutionTM  (TME) systems, today announced the acquisition of Transparix, a TME software-as-a-service (SaaS) company headquartered in the Netherlands. The acquisition further expands Logistyx’s strategy to continue the expansion of its global SaaS and on-premise parcel transportation management software platform. “Transparix brings high quality transportation…

Pilot Freight Services Implements Amber Road’s On-Demand Export Compliance Solution

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ  – Amber Road (NYSE: AMBR), a leading provider of global trade management (GTM) solutions, announced today that Pilot Freight Services, (Pilot), a worldwide provider of transportation and logistics services, has gone live with Amber Road’s Export On-Demand solution to automate the restricted party screening (RPS) process.  In an era of heightened security, determining whether individuals,…

IoT & the Future of the Supply Chain

The Internet of Things has become commonplace to even the least tech savvy neophyte wandering in the modern world. In fact, research firm Gartner put the figure of connected things in use at 8.4 billion in 2017, up 31% from the year before. That will reach 20.4 billion devices by 2020, Gartner predicted. Consumer applications…