Nav

Blog

Technology

  • 3PL Logistics – A New Paradigm for 2017?

    Posted on 06-20-2017

    3PL Logistics – Is the industry experiencing a paradigm shift? A recent article in Global Trade, an online trade magazine for the logistics industry, suggests “transparency” as the new paradigm for the modern 3PL in 2017.  We tend to agree. …


  • Supply Chain Automation Technology: New Tools

    Posted on 06-01-2017

    Supply Chain Automation – Global Complexity The global supply chain (and the need for supply chain automation) grows more complex by the day. Goods and information flow at unprecedented rates; shippers, third-party logistics providers, and major freight companies all expend tremendous …


  • The Effect of the Internet of Things on Supply Chain Management

    Posted on 05-23-2017

    In supply chain management and otherwise, the Internet of Things (IoT) is a hot topic these days. Gartner defines IoT as “[a] network of physical objects that contain embedded technology to communicate and sense or interact with their internal states or the …


  • Increase Logistics Efficiency Tomorrow with These 4 Tips

    Posted on 05-09-2017

    According to Adrian Gonzalez of Logistics Viewpoints, Walmart increased the efficiency of its private fleet by a whopping 69% between 2005 and 2012. The changes saved the company millions of dollars and had a net carbon reduction effect comparable to removing …


  • 4 Logistics/Supply Chain Trends To Watch In 2017

    Posted on 03-30-2017

    There’s never a dull moment in the logistics and freight forwarding business: every day brings new and unexpected challenges and opportunities that demand our attention, and we should take any chance we can get to adjust our expectations and plan for …


  • Augumented Reality in Logistics

    Posted on 02-28-2017

    Paperless warehouses in which pickers use smart glasses to find and sort the right cargo. Assembly lines where novice employees are fed real-time instructions through sleek headgear, enabling them to work like pros. Automated inspection stations that surpass even the most …


  • Descartes OneView TMS: Integration, Visibility and Supply Chain Efficiency

    Posted on 10-20-2016

    In today’s dynamic global supply chain environment, companies must be robust, nimble and flexible, and have adequate controls in place to provide operational efficiency.   Posey International is well aware of this and sought effective technology tools and solutions to …