Early adopters of AI in transportation and logistics already enjoy profit margins greater than 5% — while non-adopters are in the red

BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. Major logistics providers have long relied on analytics and research teams to make sense of the data they generate from their operations.See the rest of the story at Business Insider […]

More than half of transportation and logistics professionals still use a pen and paper to manage their supply chain — here’s how blockchain could change that

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. Blockchain is seemingly being explored by innovation teams in every corner of every industry. This includes the logistics industry, which, despite continuing on an impressive upward trajectory […]

How logistics firms can solve a multibillion-dollar issue for retailers

This is a preview of The Reverse Logistics Report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider Intelligence With e-commerce becoming a lucrative shopping channel, retailers and their logistics partners have been primarily focused on how to quickly move goods through the supply chain and into the hands of consumers — a process […]

The challenges of last mile logistics & delivery technology solutions

As consumers increasingly turn to e-commerce for all their shopping needs, speedy fulfillment isn’t just a “nice to have” — it’s the expectation of every online shopping experience. And if logistics companies and their retail partners want a shot at thwarting the ever-looming threat of Amazon Prime, it needs to be a priority. BI Intelligence […]

The top 5 startups paving the way for transportation and logistics within digital freight services, warehouse robotics, AI, last-mile delivery robotics, and self-driving cars

Artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, and self-driving technology are helping the transportation and logistics industry finally transform by cutting costs, optimizing delivery routes, and automating mundane tasks. Startups will be the lynchpin of this transformation because they specifically target areas of need  with cutting-edge solutions. Business Insider Intelligence examined the top 5 startups within five key […]

The challenges of last mile logistics & delivery technology solutions

As consumers increasingly turn to e-commerce for all their shopping needs, speedy fulfillment isn’t just a “nice to have” — it’s the expectation of every online shopping experience. And if logistics companies and their retail partners want a shot at thwarting the ever-looming threat of Amazon Prime, it needs to be a priority. BI Intelligence […]

Bill Belichick says he wouldn’t want to play in Mexico City again due to logistics concerns — and earthquakes and volcanoes

Maddie Meyer/Getty The New England Patriots beat the Oakland Raiders, 33-8, on Sunday in a game played in Mexico City. Bill Belichick said on Tuesday that he wouldn’t be in a “rush” to go play another game there. Belichick said the teams were lucky there weren’t any volcanic eruptions or earthquakes while they were in […]

THE DRONE DELIVERY REPORT: Opportunities and challenges in automating logistics with drones

BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. Among the many ways that drones can transform business operations, few have received as much attention as delivering packages to consumers’ homes. Drones could allow companies to bypass the many […]

Madrid sends 20 trucks of logistics support to riot police deployed to Barcelona – media

The government in Madrid has sent logistics support to the Civil Guard and National Police deployed in Barcelona in the wake of Sunday’s Catalonia independence referendum. Hundreds were injured in Madrid’s crackdown on the vote. Read more The Spanish Defense Ministry sent aid to the Civil Guard and National Police deployed in the region on […]