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Dupre Logistics picks FourKites for supply chain visibility
Louisiana-based 3PL will use ELD network to track trucks and avoid delays.
Wal-Mart partners with IBM to track food shipments in China
Retailers will use blockchain software to trace meat and vegetables through supply chain.
Microsoft selects TMC for global logistics management
C.H. Robinson unit will help software giant optimize supply chain networks and streamline connectivity across logistics providers.
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Descartes acquires Appterra, software firm, for $5.8 million
Price could rise to $7.4 million if unit meets revenue targets, Descartes says.
FourKites lands $13 million in venture capital
Logistics software firm plans to hire 100 people, expand to international markets, expand load-tracking platform to cover LTL, rail, intermodal, ocean.
Numina Group releases multifunction WMS
Alliance with Ehrhardt + Partner could help customers integrate WMS software with warehouse automation products.
SAP spends $2.2 billion to expand Internet of Things platforms
German company acquires two software firms and plans to open Palo Alto, Calif., innovation lab.
RFID earns MVP honors for asset tracking
It has yet to fill its promise where inventory tracking is concerned, but RFID is proving to be a heavy hitter in the growing area of warehouse asset management.
Honeybees help shorten delivery routes
Software mimics bees' behavior to find optimal travel paths for trucks.
BlackBerry launches tracking system for truck trailers, containers
"BlackBerry Radar" tracks location, temperature, and other variables.

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