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By Patrick Burnson · February 1, 2018
The Port of Rotterdam Authority and IBM recently announced their collaboration on a multi-year digitization initiative to transform the port’s operational environment using Internet of Things (IoT) technologies in the cloud to benefit the port and its stakeholders.
By Patrick Burnson · January 31, 2018
Hedging your bets on securing capacity may be an ongoing gambit this year, say ocean shipping industry experts. The big players have only gotten bigger, but that’s no guarantee that service and reliability will improve.
By Jeff Berman · January 18, 2018
With a focus on providing more efficient and secure methods for conducting global trade through the usage of blockchain technology, ocean cargo giant A.P. Moller-Maersk and technology powerhouse IBM announced plans this week for a joint venture (JV). IBM and Maersk said that the objective of this JV is to provide a jointly developed global trade digitization platform that is built on open standards and designed for use by the entire global shipping ecosystem
By MMH Staff · August 22, 2017
Partnership gives Incedo access to cognitive power of the IBM Watson IoT platform for industry solutions.
By Jeff Berman · May 17, 2017
With summer rapidly approaching, keeping a watchful eye on the weather requires extra attention. A new offering from The Weather Company (TWC), a subsidiary of IBM, takes that much further, with this week’s introduction of its Operations Dashboard for Ground Transportation. TWC describes the dashboard as an offering geared towards optimizing workforce productivity and route selection for freight and logistics companies, and it is comprised of various weather-related data sources, including: precipitation, wind, fog, ice and pooling water, integrating real-time traffic flow and incident data, and flagging safety hazards.
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By MMH Staff · September 7, 2016
The expanding growth of personalized selling strategies in B2B Commerce is causing companies to rethink their fulfillment practices, particularly in the areas of inventory management, order velocity, and the ability to meet order commitment dates.
By MMH Staff · January 20, 2015
IBM Institute for Business Value shows how procurement exerts greater influence across the enterprise.
<p>IBM’s latest survey finds that consumer attitudes are outstripping consumer behaviors when it comes to online shopping.</p> By Bob Trebilcock · January 13, 2015
IBM’s latest study on consumer behavior highlights the importance of best-in-class processes in the DC in the age of e-commerce
By Bob Trebilcock · May 21, 2014
Supply chain leading the way is the theme of this year's conference
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By George Kokoris · October 31, 2012
The consumer products industry is undergoing significant change, with "empowered" consumers putting pressure on manufacturers and retailers for greater selection and speed. Traditional forms of consumer outreach are quickly being augmented and, in some cases, replaced by these new ways of communicating, reporting, and promoting.
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By George Kokoris · September 6, 2012
Many companies that employ an on-demand transportation management system (TMS) to automate their transportation processes realize double digit savings on their total transportation spend within the first year. Better yet, when a TMS is delivered as-a-service (SasS), companies begin reaping potential benefits within weeks, without the high cost of entry or long implementation cycles.
By Jeff Berman · December 1, 2010
While operating a global supply chain network has myriad advantages for shippers, it has its challenges as well. Some of these challenges include things like a lack of visibility into various information sources and varying sources of complexity that can influence daily operations and performance.
By Jeff Berman · December 1, 2010
While operating a global supply chain network has myriad advantages for shippers, it has its challenges as well. Some of these challenges include things like a lack of visibility into various information sources and varying sources of complexity that can influence daily operations and performance. This was a major takeaway from a recent study published by the IBM Institute for Business Value, entitled “New rules for a new decade, a vision for smarter supply chain management.”
By Jeff Berman · August 30, 2010
The May announcement regarding IBM’s $1.4 billion acquisition of AT&T subsidiary Sterling Commerce, a provider of business-to-business integration and cross-channel solutions, has been made official, according to company officials.
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