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Mobile technology makes weigh-station bypass easier, faster
Drivers can get notifications anywhere on mobile phones, tablets, and electronic on-board recorders.
Three things you should know about big data and analytics
The terms "big data" and "analytics" are widely used but often are not clearly defined. The explanations presented here will help managers understand what these concepts really mean and how they can use them to improve their supply chains.
Llamasoft acquires IBM's supply chain application suite
Move creates powerful provider in cloud-based supply chain services.
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Pilot shows "augmented reality" could benefit warehouse operations
In tests at a Dutch warehouse, order pickers outfitted with smart glasses outperformed peers by 25 percent.
JDA launches "control tower" software tool to help companies manage supply chain disruptions
Software to balance quick reaction to crises, maintenance of strategic objectives.
Inventory counting on the go
Want to make cycle counting faster and more efficient? Mobile technology could be the answer.
Labor management software in the age of omnichannel retail
The omnichannel revolution has ushered in sweeping changes for DCs and the people who work in them. It's also changing how retailers use performance-tracking systems.
Report considers current state and future opportunities for self-driving vehicles
DHL research highlights advances and practical applications in logistics.
Executing the omnichannel vision
Omnichannel retailing, or using store inventory to fill e-commerce orders, is one of today's hottest trends. Here are two technologies that can help companies operate in this new environment.
Descartes buys Airclic for $29.7 million
Move expands Descartes' position in mobile supply chain services.

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