Transportation companies are expected to solve logistical challenges, improve service, optimize costs and increase efficiencies. More and more, they are turning to new IoT technologies to help them achieve this.
In this guide, we’ve identified the latest location, routing and other data-driven services, that are helping commercial fleet management and logistics organizations differentiate and lead the way in an increasingly complex market.
The exponential growth of omnichannel shopping and ever-burgeoning demand for faster merchandise deliveries is redefining the supply chain’s distribution of consumer products goods. A seminal shift in how shoppers increasingly buy via multiple touch points — online from desktop computers, mobile devices and in-store — has created the need for the “smarter” warehouse to serve today’s connected consumer. As retailers look to merge their brick-and-mortar and online operations to cut costs and boost efficiency, warehouse management systems must keep pace.
For this report, Zebra Technologies analyzed the state of the warehousing marketplace among firms in the US and Canada with at least $15 million in annual revenues. The online survey asked IT and operations personnel in the manufacturing, retail, transportation and wholesale market segments to share their insights and business plans over the next five years, in light of a rapidly changing industry.
AB World Foods has a highly complex supply chain, driven in part by the nature of its globally sourced and distributed products as well as by the demands of growth and acquisition. With Infor SCM Demand Planning, the company cut costs while also improving service levels.
Find out why manufacturers and distributors are rethinking warehouse management and why these best-in-class performers are investing in advanced warehouse management solutions to strengthen their competitive market positions.
A surprising 80% of the 30 million1 warehouse workers worldwide, in the field of transportation and logistics, are still using pen and paper in a physically-intensive environment that increasingly demands accuracy and real time feedback. With warehouse efficiency, so closely tied to customer satisfaction in areas like ecommerce, the low penetration of digital solutions—20% as recent as 2014, is surprising. Unless an organization has a fully automated warehouse, the job is heavily labor-intensive. VDC research reveals that as long as human labor plays a dominant role in warehousing, any technology that optimizes workflows and improves accuracy will add tremendous value
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Jun 23, 2016
Cisco is a leading provider of networking solutions that transform how people connect, communicate, and collaborate. A US $47 billion global company, Cisco develops intelligent networks and technology architectures for customers in industries ranging from government and military to healthcare and transportation. To help keep pace with rapidly changing customer demand, Cisco built its internal Lightweight Application Environment on OpenShift Enterprise by Red Hat. With this solution, Cisco IT delivers application middleware quickly and easily to internal developers through a self-service portal. Cisco has decreased time to market for new applications, streamlined the infrastructure using containers, increased operational efficiencies, and improved the developer experience.
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Jun 23, 2016
There are a growing number of examples of how software and the cloud have the power to be disruptive technologies. Amazon and Alibaba in retail, Square and Apple Pay in finance, Uber and Lyft in transportation, and Netflix and Spotify in media are all examples of recent software-based services that have revolutionized how we do business. This potential for disruption across all vertical industries is driving a requirement for enterprises and their IT organizations to be more agile and responsive to changing business environments.
Every industry is going through digital transformation. Whether retail, manufacturing, media, finance, or software - in order to survive organizations are changing the way they operate in order to meet the demands of today’s connected customers. Whether it’s Uber redefining urban transportation for consumers, Slack enabling teams to collaborate in totally new ways, or Docker rivaling legacy virtualization providers, innovation is being powered by technology, and it’s happening faster than ever before.
Published By: Intermec
Published Date: Jun 20, 2013
Nearly all the transportation and distribution companies in a market are governed by the similar labor laws, pay the same fuel prices and share the same roads. So why are some much more successful than others? Winning T&L companies don’t rely on cyclical business conditions to be successful. They can be profitable in any business conditions because they are differentiated, either in the services they offer customers or in their underlying business processes.
The industry is adopting agile and DevOps practices throughout IT to increase business agility. In this book, explore the potential for DevOps in your organization, told from a mainframe point of view.
• Digital transformation is essential in the modern software factory, and mainframes are mission-essential elements in many industries, including, finance, transportation, insurance and others
• The industry is adopting agile and DevOps practices throughout IT to increase business agility
• Explore the potential for DevOps in your organization, told from a mainframer’s point of view
Learn what Forrester has uncovered in their latest report on Enteprise Mobility trends.
During the past two years, Forrester has seen the number of enterprise mobility inquiries increase nearly 55%, jumping to 550-plus inquiries in 2008. In the past year, we have seen a spike in the number of inquiries focused on mobile network architecture, new types of mobile devices, and deploying vertically focused mobile applications that address the needs of workers in certain industries (e.g., retail, transportation, and healthcare).
Published By: B Channels
Published Date: May 01, 2018
Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) originally described IoT as used across several industries: manufacturing, logistics, oil and gas, transportation, energy/utilities, mining and metals, aviation and other industrial sectors.
Download this paper to understand the research insights of the future of IoT.
Reliable Transportation For Dummies shows you what it takes to keep a fleet operating efficiently. Learn how to achieve higher service levels at lower cost using proven asset management processes, Internet of Things data and new cognitive computing capabilities.
Published By: Datastax
Published Date: Jan 17, 2018
In today’s fast-paced business climate, companies are seeing dramatic shifts in their market. Customer expectations
are changing faster than ever due to digital disruption in areas like commerce, banking, transportation, healthcare,
utilities, and media consumption. Technology is being used to disrupt traditionally “safe” industry norms. Data is being
generated at levels never seen before, but companies are having a tough time understanding how to find the gold within
The capabilities that enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems enable in wholesale and distribution have a wide umbrella of influence throughout an organization. Using ERP data to make better business decisions while cutting your costs is only one way you can make the most of your system.
Pöyry is an international consulting and engineering company that delivers smart solutions across power generation, transmission &
distribution, forestry, chemicals & bio-refining, mining & metals, transportation and water. Pöyry’s net sales in 2016 were €530 million.
The company’s shares are quoted on Nasdaq Helsinki (POY1V). Pöyry has approximately 5,500 experts in 130 offices across 40 countries
delivering 10,000 projects each year. As a global firm, Pöyry wanted a single, integrated ERP solution that could provide transparency and realtime
visibility into finance and projects, while streamlining operations and enhancing collaboration. After evaluating a number of solutions, the
organization selected Deltek. Since implementing Deltek, Pöyry has experienced numerous benefits including increased visibility and better
collaboration across the entire business.
Technology is transforming mobility and vehicle ownership. To be a game-changer in the transportation and mobility market, organizations must anticipate customer expectations and deliver compelling experiences.
• Help my customers experience the future: Digitization, VR and interactive experiences show consumers benefits before they are on the road.
• Give my customers enhanced levels of customization: Vehicle personalization transforms a product purchase to a multi-dimensional experience.
• Streamline my product development processes: Innovation increases product diversity while reducing development time and costs.
• Keep me up to speed with new mobility solutions: Organizations must be open to change in imagining how to go from point A to B.
• Prepare me for the shift to Mobility as a Service: MaaS is already affecting transportation and pressuring margins for conventional car manufacturers.
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