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Verizon buys Fleetmatics for $2.4 billion
Telco expands logistics services with telematics and mobile workforce management.

A remix for voice?
It used to be that voice technology was used mainly for order picking and ran strictly on industrial-grade proprietary devices. Those days are fast disappearing.

Air New Zealand to replace inventories with 3-D printing
Airline makes seat-back trays to order instead of keeping them in stock.

TMW Systems puts its transportation analytics suite in the cloud
Subscription-based software will provide business intelligence for fleets, 3PLs, and brokers.

IANA says new web portal can streamline intermodal equipment swaps
Drivers can exchange containers and chassis through online "Street Interchange" application.

10-4 Systems lands $13.9 million funding
"Uber for trucking" business will spin off from GlobalTranz.

The other infrastructure problem
Most everyone is aware of the threat posed by our nation's decaying highway infrastructure to economic growth. But there's another infrastructure problem that shouldn't be ignored either.

Shippers and carriers cite challenges in transition to new data exchange
API to replace EDI in coming years, University of Tennessee whitepaper argues.

Levi Strauss' "wonderful world" of RFID
The standards organization GS1 US has honored the clothing company's pioneering efforts to use auto-identification technology to improve inventory control and accuracy.

In omnichannel, matching freight spend to inventory control, fulfillment is delicate task
A single, integrated shipping platform needed to address multiple fulfillment scenarios, experts say.

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