Month: July 2016

More Supply Chain Managers are Embracing Robotics

Workforce automation is a hot topic of discussion in many industries these days, and supply chain management and logistics is no exception. More than any other emerging technology, supply chain managers are turning to robotics to increase the efficiency of their operations and ensure that shipments stay on schedule. According to a recent annual survey… Read more »

Electronic Data Exchange Rules Expected in 2018

The International Maritime Organization passed new rules that will require the electronic exchange of information on cargo, crew and passengers. According to a report from Hellenic Shipping News, public authorities must establish systems to exchange information electronically over the next few years. There will be a 12-month transitional period from the date of introduction –… Read more »