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Imaginnovate Enhances Fleet Enable to Track Final-Mile Teams in the Field

SAN DIEGO, CA, JAN. 12, 2022 – Logistics technology developer Imaginnovate today announced a new feature to Fleet Enable providing final-mile carriers significant advantage in managing white glove deliveries. The firm said its WorkForce...

Uncertainty in Logistics

Uncertainties that plague logistics operations come in many forms from many different causes. Operational uncertainty arises when customers do not provide clear or correct data on the quantity, dimension or characteristics of the cargo...

Smart Technology Revolution

Over the past decade, the world has begun to grow and become much more robust. Prior to the onset of the pandemic, globally we have evolved to be far more interconnected and dependent on...

Walmart Launches Logistical Revolution

Following is an excerpt of the full article written by Mark Friedman at Arkansas Business. The Bentonville retail giant, locked in brutal combat with Amazon for online sales, is counting on Symbotic, an automation firm...

Residential Contactless Preferences Extend To Package Deliveries

By Matthew Knoff, VP. Service & Fulfillment, Position Imaging Many of today’s multi-family dwellings are mixed-use complexes that include retail and office locations in the same building. Residents living in these buildings have grown accustomed...

Walmart Automates Warehouses Amid Focus on Global Supply Chain Weak Points

Following is an excerpt of the full article written by Sindhu Sundar at WWD. The retailer said it is teaming up with robotics company Symbotic to implement new automation technology in dozens of regional distribution...

4 Essential Factors To Consider Before Choosing Last-Mile Technologies

Below is an article republished with permission from our partner, Milkman Technologies. Retailers looking for a one-fits-all solution or Carriers contemplating the expansion of their services should consider 4 factors when looking for their last-mile perfect...

Why customer loyalty and delivery excellence must be at the heart of retailers’ strategies?

Below is an article republished with permission from our partner, Milkman Technologies. Persuading customers to pay more for delivery is a key focus for many retailers. The problem is that customers like it when they...

Australian pharmacies moving to omnichannel

Due to a combination of lack of Government regulation and lack of competitive pressure, Australian pharmacies were caught short during the COVID-19 lockdowns. The pace of change in this space is accelerating, and it needs...

Volvo Sees Three Paths to Decarbonize Trucking

Volvo Group expects a near-term convergence of biofuel, battery-electric and hydrogen fuel cell electric-powered trucks as the industry, in the U.S. and in Europe, begins to adopt transformative and disruptive technologies aimed at eliminating...

Configuring the last-mile in business-to-consumer e-retailing

Reference: Lim, S.F.W.T. and Winkenbach, M. 2019. Configuring the last-mile in business-to-consumer e-retailing. California Management Review, 61(2): 132-154.

UPS Expects 40% Jump in Vaccine Doses Next Week, Peak in May

This article discusses how UPS and FedEx have prioritized shipping COVID vaccines out and how that will continue to increase over the next couple of months as the CDC is slowly  opening up tiers...

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