Logistics Analyst

IoT and the 4th Industrial Revolution

The transportation industry is the second-largest segment investing in the Industrial Internet of Things (also known as, IoT.)  IoT is a general term for web-enabled smart devices which could be as simple as a mobile phone, a virtual assistant device like Echo/Google, or a smart accessory like an Apple watch.  However, it could be as…

The International Chamber of Shipping Wants Zero-Carbon Ships by 2030 While TuSimple Is Already Ahead of the Game

Last month, the International Chamber of Shipping said they are in the process of creating a nongovernmental organization to tackle carbon emissions within the shipping industry funded by $5 billion from shipping companies over a decade and continues to seek additional stakeholders’ participation. “[It] is critical to accelerate the R&D effort required to decarbonize the…

Top 3 Logistic Trends for 2020

2020 is here and now it’s more appropriate than ever to study up on the most popular trends to prepare for possible new challenges within the new year.  We are currently in a highly transformative era in which experts are dubbing, “The 4th Industrial Revolution”.  Technology is advancing in an exponential rate and businesses are…

How to Choose Between LCL and FCL?

When shipping overseas, you have a choice between shipping a full container load (FCL) or less than container load (LCL). Choosing between the two sometimes may not be as clear-cut as one may assume.  In this blog, we will discuss the difference between the two, pros and cons, and how to choose the best method…

Is Customer Experience Growing in its Importance in Differentiating Brands?

Recently, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) partnered up with BluJay Solutions and Adelante SCM to research supply chain priorities and investments to answer the question: “is customer experience is growing in its importance in differentiating brands?”  You can read the full report here. This study ostensibly adds to their 2018 study that…