IoT

The internet of things (IoT) entails platforms that link multiple sensors and data devices in order to generate a complete vision of the behaviour of an organization, a system, a business operation or a phenomenon. The adoption of IoT is directly linked to vertical applications and, while these platforms are different from machineto-machine applications, they are based on common components. An IoT system is a platform that interconnects a variety of discrete devices (including machine-to-machine sensors) to provide a holistic vision of certain phenomena.

Supply chain optimization is a never-ending process.

Does your manufacturing business have an optimized supply chain? If (apart from the odd delay here and there) you never get any complaints from customers, you may think you do. Think again. Supply chain optimization means that you’re providing your customers with the products they ordered on time and at a minimal cost to you. …

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ONE Joins NYSHEX Carrier Network

Ocean Network Express (ONE) is joining the New York Shipping Exchange (NYSHEX), a digital freight marketplace for ocean shipping, according to a press release on Thursday. It becomes the latest container line to join the digital contract platform New York Shipping Exchange. With seven of the leading global ocean carriers are now on board, over 60% …

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Port of Antwerp scores 7th record year in a row.

The port of Antwerp is Europe’s second-largest port and one of the world’s most important ports for container traffic: 154 barges entering the port daily – 900 companies in the greater port area – 184 tonnes of freight handled in 2012. GOING GREEN – The port’s first-ever sustainability report won it the Award for Best Belgian …

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Supply Chain & Blockchain – Beyond the Hype

Blockchain is no snake oil when it comes to what it can do for the supply chain management. Many of the existing flaws in supply chains could be easily overcome through the use of this technology. Blockchain is setting the foundations for the major changes in the industry. Some of the companies on the market …

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