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Emerging Trends in Logistics

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In 2016, many businesses are looking for smart ways to condense supply chain waste and innovate the entire industry. It appears that the future of logistics is paved with innovation and technology. The size of the logistics industry needs to constantly grow to become better as a whole. 2 Flow created the infographic below that indicates that over the next ... Read More »

What is the future of Logistics in Europe?

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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 »

Cutting Carbon emissions in the road haulage industry

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The government is currently heavily focused on reducing the UK’s carbon emission figures, meaning the road haulage industry is currently under more scrutiny than ever before. The legally-binding EU Climate Change and Energy Package states that the UK’s total emissions must fall by 20 per cent on 1990 levels by 2020, and there are additional targets to cuttransport emissions by ... Read More »

Can a parcel be green and on-time? The Green Supply Chain business model

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Climate change driven by man-made greenhouse gas emissions is one of the most pressing challenges that society currently faces. Considering that a significant part (approximately 13%, according to the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change) of these emissions is attributed to transport, and to the logistics industry more specifically (around 5.5% of global GHG emissions), it is no surprise that there ... Read More »

Safety, security and energy efficiency for vehicles, loads, routes and drivers

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Intelligent transport systems have an enormous potential to improve the efficiency and safety of transport, benefitting the service provider who saves time and costs, the driver and the environment. Any transportation and logistics service provider looking for an advanced fleet management solution can benefit from services for vehicle management and control that optimize the workforce in roads. An Intelligent Transport ... Read More »

Going green is getting right (and rich)

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The ever growing attention for the environment from the society fosters the growth of a new market sector, that of green logistics services. An opportunity for service providers with an ecological spirit, where a good service is one with provable (even better: proved) impact on the environment, not necessarily the cheapest or the quickest one. But this is not only ... Read More »