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What is the future of Logistics in Europe?

Future-of-European-Logistics

Infographic is a new tool to communicate important factors in a concise and powerful way using a visual representation. Here another insight in european logistics, from SnapParcel, an Irish parcel delivery company, part of Titan Logistics,  with a strong focus on smart Supply Chain and innovative Logistics Solutions. The European Commission research expectations are that freight transport over 300 Km should shift to a ... Read More »

Real-time container tracking is ready to take off

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The installed base of intermodal shipping containers worldwide has surpassed 20 million and represents a significant market opportunity for the telematics industry. Several wireless M2M operators including Orbcomm, AT&T, Everything Everywhere and Telenor even have assumed the role of end-to-end solution providers of container tracking. A real-time container tracking solution with data logging, satellite positioning and data communication can help ... Read More »

SICIS tracks 5000 containers from China to Europe

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“SICIS is a unique tool for the pro-active monitoring of container supply chains and for the first time allows a complete overview of a container’s transport”, says Robin Smith, representative of UK-based logistics provider BAP Logistics, partner in the project that developed SICIS. The SICIS system achieved the goal to track more than 5,000 containers on their way from China ... Read More »