May 2019 Logistics Management Magazine

In this Issue:
  • The digital supply chain takes shape
  • Digital freight matchmaking
  • 2019 Technology Roundtable
  • Right-size your lift truck fleet
  • Top 30 U.S. Ports: Trade tensions determine where cargo goes next
  • Promat 2019: Show in review


IN THIS ISSUE
By · May 10, 2019
May is our Technology Issue, and we’ve devoted the majority of our pages this month to the evolution of the technology toolbox that’s now within our grasp.


By · May 10, 2019
Momentum is building around digital technologies including artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, Big Data analytics infrastructure, and soon, for blockchain deployments. But digitally transforming supply chains can’t be accomplished simply by sticking to a list of “hot” technologies it requires matching technologies to strategy and a commitment to change.


By · May 10, 2019
Amid the constant change in trade agreements and protocols, logistics managers are faced with the daunting challenge of finding the right ports at the right moment. Analysts contend that the surge in imports to West Coast ocean cargo gateways may have been an aberration, as East and Gulf coast contenders are now grabbing market share.


By · May 9, 2019
The truck-as-a-service market is set to hit $52 billion by 2025. Here’s what shippers need to know about this innovative, digital transportation strategy.


By · May 9, 2019
The pace at which we need to apply our logistics and supply chain management decision-making skills is quickening—and it won’t slow down any time soon. Four of our top technology sources offer their perspective on tools that will help us keep up now and in the future.


By · May 8, 2019
While we often look at technologies in isolation, here are four pairs of disruptive innovations and what I believe could be their combined impact on logistics management.


By · May 8, 2019
The same fleet management tools that cut their teeth guiding unprecedented industry growth could be tasked with curbing the same fleets.


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From the July 2019 Logistics Management Magazine
While trade tensions with China have already disrupted many U.S. supply chains, analysts suggest that a recalibration of shipping and sourcing destinations is long overdue. Emerging markets might finally live up to their potential and keep globalization on track.
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