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IN BRIEF: New Services & Solutions-June 2021

Technology Trucker Tools Book It Now automated load-booking is now live within MercuryGate‘s transportation management software platform. Shippers who work within the MercuryGate application can select and populate available shipments in the Trucker Tools Mobile Driver app. The shipments are then visible to approved and available truckers as a Book It Now load on their smartphone. Manhattan […]

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What fictional character or historical figure would you put in charge of global vaccine logistics and distribution?

What fictional character or historical figure would you put in charge of global vaccine logistics and distribution?

Tony Stark, aka Iron Man, understands how to harness business and technology to get results—even if some of the measures needed are unpopular. His attention to detail and insatiable appetite for perfection would allow him to pivot and change course when faced with gaps in the distribution process that others may fear.

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TMS Guide 2021

TMS Guide 2021

Download our NEW TMS e-book here: 2021 TMS Guide 360data www.360data.com | 920-707-3601 Product: 360data TMS Platform: Hosted on the vendor’s website, Cloud based Description: Integrates with ERP systems or operates as a standalone. Full functionality without large capital investment. 3Gtms www.3gtms.com | 203-567-4610 Product: 3Gtms Platform: Cloud based Description: Provides end-to-end transportation management and […]

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Navigating Demand Spikes: Automating Your Way to Successful Peak Seasons

As many countries grapple with another wave of the pandemic, retailers are continually challenged to adjust to shifting consumer habits, anticipate spikes in demand for specific items and meet delivery expectations. For many retailers, 2020 emphasized that there may no longer be just one peak shopping season, but rather peaks and/or ‘micro peaks’ can strike […]

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Keith Biondo

Robots and People: Co-Evolving

Robots and people are adjusting their symbiotic relationship in logistics. Our recent robotics coverage (Feb. 2021) generated a good amount of audience feedback, most related to the growing importance and essential need for humans in logistics. It’s true that the stresses created by the virus economy spawned an increase in investing in automation to take […]

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