Thursday 18th Jan 2018 - Logistics Manager

Viewing all IT & Software articles

Maersk and IBM launch blockchain company

Maersk is joining forces with IBM to launch a company to use blockchain technology to offer a global trade digitisation platform built on open standards and designed for use by the entire global shipping ecosystem.

Half a million fuel saving for Silentnight

Bed manufacturer Silentnight reckons it has saved 400,000 litres of fuel worth £500,000 and has cut CO2 emissions by over 1,000,000 kilos with BigChange transport and delivery management technology.

AI set to create more jobs than it destroys

Artificial intelligence will create more jobs than it eliminates by 2020, according to Gartner. It calculates that AI will create 2.3 million jobs in 2020, while eliminating 1.8 million.

Epicor focuses on inventory planning in latest ERP release

Epicor has launched the latest version of its ERP system which includes new business intelligence and visual analytics capabilities delivered via Epicor data discovery, a redesigned home page, active home page, smart inventory planning and optimisation, as well as new country and industry-specific functionality.

Unilever and Sainsbury’s in blockchain trial

Unilever and Sainsbury’s are to take part in a trial to test whether blockchain technology can help unlock financial incentives that improve transparency and sustainability in supply chains.

Microsoft reinvents supply chain with SAP Ariba

Microsoft is reinventing its supply chain, and teaming with SAP Ariba and Intrigo Systems to create a scalable, modern platform to support the efficient, cost-effective manufacture of products such as the Xbox and Surface.

Delivery happiness from FarEye

FarEye has launched the Delivery Happiness Platform – a cloud-based platform that enables logistics and courier companies to monitor, measure and improve customers’ satisfaction with deliveries in real-time.