Wednesday 17th Jul 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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British Gypsum goes digital in deal with XPO

British Gypsum, the manufacturer of plasters, plasterboard and drylining systems, has chosen XPO Logistics to optimise its UK supply chain with a single, digitally-managed transport network.

Drop shipping to disrupt retail operations

Retailers and manufacturers that have adopted a high degree of electronic collaboration have benefited most from drop shipping, according to a study by DiCentral and the Centre for Supply Chain Research at Lehigh University.

Industry faces ‘blockchain fatigue’

Nine out of ten blockchain-based supply chain initiatives will suffer “blockchain fatigue” by 2023 owing to a lack of strong use cases, according to research by Gartner.

Connexas acquires Seven Telematics

Connexas, the rebranded Isotrak fleet management business, has acquired Nottinghamshire-based Seven Telematics, which produces the Transcan Advance temperature data logger.

ArrowXL expands fleet

£3m digital transformation plan at ArrowXL

ArrowXL, the two-person delivery firm, has started implementing the first phase of a £3 million digital transformation programme including implementation of Paragon’s transport optimisation solution that will automate planning processes for its collection and two-man home delivery operation.

WiseTech acquires Xware

Logistics software group WiseTech Global has acquired Swedish messaging solutions provider Xware Global as part of its strategy to accelerate adoption and encourage wider digitisation within the logistics industry.

AO.com picks BluJay for drop shipping

Online retailer AO.com has selected BluJay Solutions’ DropShip solution to enable direct shipping of its fast-moving consumer products.

Epicor launches AI-based virtual agent

Epicor has launched Epicor Virtual Agent (EVA), a digital agent driven by artificial intelligence technology to accelerate pace of operations by simplifying interactions with ERP systems.