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Infographic: Five ways to cut distribution center costs with the Internet of Things
Smart devices can enable better decision-making in the warehouse or DC.

SkyBitz product tracks cargo for intermodal shippers
Cellular tracking device traces chassis and containers over Web links.

Software startup lands $3 million funding to improve container shipping with artificial intelligence
ClearMetal's latest investors include Google chairman's personal venture fund.

Five ways to squeeze extra value out of your LMS
Facing new market pressures, managers are using their labor management systems in a variety of creative ways. Here are some examples.

Warehouses make room for wearable computers
With the right adjustments to DC design and strategy, wearable computers can deliver the accuracy and efficiency needed to keep up with the rising demands of e-commerce fulfillment.

ShipX delivers volume LTL discounts for small businesses
Web startup business is powered by partnership with project44.

Florida cargo port to launch pilot program with drones
Airborne cameras could be used to survey land and property.

Blurred lines: WMS vs. WCS vs. WES
As software vendors expand their products' functionality, it's getting harder to tell the different warehousing platforms apart. Here's what you need to know to make the right buying decision.

Inttra and Kewill expand ocean freight data sharing
Software users will gain wider view of ocean shipping schedules.

Trucking firms use data analytics strategies to avoid driver shortage
Driver surveys reveal common complaints. Data firm advises development of loyalty programs to boost retention.

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