3PLs, Brexit, Platooning Trucks, and a Hackathon!

A Hackathon? Yes! A Hackathon! For those of you not familiar with the term Hackathon: The word “hackathon” is a portmanteau of the words “hack” and “marathon“, where “hack” is used in the sense of exploratory programming, not its alternate meaning as a reference to computer crime. The term seems to have been created independently by both the developers of […]

Smart Technology, Digital Disruption, the Internet of Things, and CIOs

Smart Technology, Digital Disruption, and the Internet of Things: key topics at this year’s annual Logistics CIO Forum which will be held at the Hyatt Place, Schiphol Amsterdam this year. On February 16 and 17 Top IT executives at logistics companies will come together to discuss the latest trends and developmenst in their field. LogisticsMatter has again joined eyefortransport as a […]

New Opportunities, Technologies, Markets & Challenges Explored in Latin America

“Driving your business forward in Latin America”. “Dissecting the 3PL-Customer relationship”. “Overcoming infrastructure challenges to optimize your network”. “Unlocking the potential of e-Commerce & Omnichannel”. “Tackling the talent shortage”. Sounds good right? It does! And if you are anywhere near São Paulo August 11 & 12 you should visit the 3PL Summit & Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum which eft […]

Logistics Executives Look at Incremental Changes When it Comes to Technology

Technology is changing how logistics services are being provided, and also how logistics service providers themselves work. Increased use of technology also has an impact on the role the CIO or the head of the IT department has, transitioning from support to strategy. eft have concluded this based on one of their lates surveys: The 2015 Logistics Technology Report. The […]

Life Science Supply Chains: New Trends, Metrics, and Regulations

This year marks the 5th year that the eft Life Science Supply Chain Summit is held in Europe. The event is held in Amsterdam at the Mercure Hotel, and the dates to block in your calendar are December 3 and 4. The tagline for this year is “Adapt to Regulation Change & Manage Increasing Costs in Your Life Sciences Supply […]

The 3PL Product: Commoditized Service or Value Added Offering

This will be the forth year that LogisticsMatter is Media Partner of the eft 3PL Summit and CSCO Forum in Europe and the 12th time it is held in Europe. This year’s venue is the Park Plaza, Amsterdam Airport Hotel. If you want to be up to speed on what is happening in the world of Third Party Logistics, you better block 18-20 […]