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How a New Generation of Carrier Apps and Websites Could Redefine Industry Best Practices

How a New Generation of Carrier Apps and Websites Could Redefine Industry Best Practices.Connect

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Mobile app and website technology has become an integral part of the transportation industry. Now the technology is moving to the next level with user interfaces designed specifically for helping carriers to improve performance and profitability.
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Three Ways Government Can Champion IoT-Wired Supply Chains

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is rewiring supply chains, yet we are only at the beginning of this journey. As innovation gains speed, there are broad supply chain issues that governments need to address in order to take full advantage of the incredible opportunities that lie ahead.
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Will the IoT Revolution Force Government to Embrace Silo-Busting?

Will the IoT Revolution Force Government to Embrace Silo-Busting?

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is triggering changes that cross corporate silos and force companies to look holistically at their end-to-end supply chain practices—can governments do the same?

I recently had the privilege to provide a testimony before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security, on how the IoT impacts supply chains, logistics, and the movement of goods. The purpose of the hearing was around the DIGIT Act that creates a working group tasked with providing recommendations that focus on how to plan for and encourage the growth of the IoT.
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How Megacity Distribution Models are Changing Urban Logistics

How Megacity Distribution Models Are Changing Urban Logistics.Connect

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“Megacities” are cities with 10 million or more inhabitants and they represent a huge market for goods and services. At the same time, they also present some difficult logistics challenges, such as inadequate, traffic-clogged road systems.
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