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Smart Mobility Projects: Shaping the Future of Logistics

smart mobilityGroundbreaking approaches to logistics management are being developed in urban centers around the world. There are multiple factors at play that are driving the latest technology innovations, including increased demand, supply chain complexity, longer and shorter supply chains, multi-leg shipments, rapid fire replenishment, final mile, and the overall trend of urbanization. Read More…

Top Connect Blog Posts of 2016: Panama Canal, Analysis Paralysis, and Innovation

From the Panama Canal expansion to the continuous advancement of disruptive technologies, 2016 was another eventful year in the global logistics and supply chain industry. Navigating the opportunities and challenges from an increasingly complex marketplace can be difficult. We’re here to help by delivering insights, solutions, and strategies that address your exact needs for today and tomorrow.Top Supply Chain Blog Posts

As we kick off the new year, here’s a quick look at our top three blog posts from 2016. While they are the most viewed posts from last year, the topics will continue to have an impact in 2017 and beyond.

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Technology Scores a Goal but Humans Still Control the Game

Technology Scores a Goal but Humans Still Control the Game

Soccer Tech

The FIFA World Cup tournament takes place every four years, but the 2014 event, which kicks off on June 12 in Brazil, has something that makes it unique: tracking technology.

This year, Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), soccer’s international governing body, is introducing goal-line technology to the World Cup that helps referees decide whether or not a goal has been scored. This technology worked without a glitch at last year’s FIFA Confederation Cup. Read More…

4 Ways Technology Can Accelerate the Global Supply Chain and Help Satisfy Customer Demand

Supply Chain Technology

In an effort to smooth out extreme fluctuations in demand, a company introduced an incentive program that rewarded sales people according to the number of pallets of product they sold by month end. The sales reps responded by encouraging customers to order an unnecessary truckload of product close to the end of each month, and then “rejecting” the product early the following month. Read More…

Logistics Can Help You Shape Your Value Chain

Supply Chain Technology

Some say we are in the digital age and others term it the knowledge economy. Either way, it’s clear that businesses that ignore the rapidly changing marketplace risk being replaced by a competitor with a disruptive technology or by an upstream supplier. So when you consider your business among the suppliers in your value chain, how do you retain the most value? Read More…

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