Friday 20th Sep 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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5G will drive supply chain improvements

The introduction of 5G technology could drive a move to self-triggered order placement based on inventory level – just one of a number of supply chain benefits identified in a new study by Capgemini.

IAG Cargo link to WebCargo by Freightos

Users of WebCargo by Freightos can now access IAG Cargo’s rates, route availability, and the platform to make and manage bookings in real time to any of IAG Cargo’s 350+ destinations.

Royal Mail adds features to app

Royal Mail has added features in its mobile app to allow senders to check a price and buy postage directly through the app.

Shipping giants join blockchain initiative

CMA CGM and MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company are joining TradeLens, the blockchain-enabled digital shipping platform, jointly developed by Maersk and IBM.

M&S lights Fuse to remove excess stock

Marks & Spencer is making use of new tools to help remove excess stock trapped in stores where it does not sell, and holding it centrally, improving availability and making stores easier to shop.

ArrowXL picks Paragon

ArrowXL has chosen Paragon software to plan its collection and trunking service as well as its two-man home delivery service.

Bluzelle launches ‘faster’ network

Blockchain start-up Bluzelle has released its first commercial product – a decentralised data delivery network which it says will allow data to be delivered up to 20 times faster.

Michelin acquires Masternaut

Michelin is to acquire Masternaut – its third acquisition in the fleet telematics industry, following Nextraq in North America and Sascar in South America. The acquisition give Michelin access to Europe’s telematics market.

Uber’s road speed data now publicly available

Uber is to allow free access to the road speed data collected by the Uber app in London, New York City, Cincinnati, Seattle and Nairobi via its new Uber Movement web site extension called Uber Movement Speeds.