DHL app simplifies worldwide logistics management

“DGF Cargo Mobile Tracking” allows customers to trace their sea and air freight shipments Application is available for iOS, Android and RIM smartphones Bonn, 07/25/2013, 11:00 AM CEST – DHL Global Forwarding now offers customers a mobile app to track their sea and air freight shipments. Among other features, “DGF Cargo Mobile Tracking” shows users their shipping history and the […]

One Network Announces New Mobile App for Android Platform

DALLAS, TX, March 26, 2013 — One Network Enterprises, the leading provider of demand-driven supply chain solutions in the cloud, announced today a new mobile app available on the Android platform that enables carriers and drivers to monitor all shipments managed by One Network’s cloud-based Real Time Value Network. This powerful, easy-to-navigate mobile app delivers real time track-and-trace functionality. The […]

DHL improves flexibility for road freight services through mobile solution

New app offers DHL Freight customers mobile order entries Application available for iOS and Android Bonn, 02/21/2013, 11:00 AM CET – The app offers an upgraded and uniform way to track shipments across Europe in near real-time. DHL Freight has launched a mobile app for customers to handle their road freight shipments. The application is called DHL Activebooking and allows its […]

C.H. Robinson Introduces Navisphere App for Customers

Eden Prairie, MN (February 18, 2013) — C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., one of the world’s largest logistics companies, has developed a mobile app to extend the reach of the Navisphere platform, allowing users to access critical shipment information with Apple or AndroidTM mobile devices. Navisphere app users are able to view detailed shipment information by searching for shipments via pickup […]

Gartner Says Worldwide Mobile Phone Sales Declined 1.7 Percent in 2012

Huawei Reached No. 3 Spot in Worldwide Smartphone Sales Ranking Apple and Samsung Increased Share to Control 52 Percent of Worldwide Smartphone Sales Worldwide mobile phone sales to end users totaled 1.75 billion units in 2012, a 1.7 percent decline from 2011 sales, according to Gartner, Inc. Smartphones continued to drive overall mobile phone sales, and the fourth quarter of […]

Gartner Identifies Three Security Hurdles to Overcome When Shifting From Enterprise-Owned Devices to BYOD

STAMFORD, Conn., December 4, 2012 — Seventy percent of respondents in a recent survey by Gartner, Inc. said that they have or are planning to have “bring your own device” (BYOD) policies within the next 12 months to allow employees to use personal mobile devices to connect to enterprise applications. Thirty-three percent of all organizations surveyed currently have BYOD policies in place […]

Gartner Says 821 Million Smart Devices Will Be Purchased Worldwide in 2012; Sales to Rise to 1.2 Billion in 2013

Purchases of Tablets by Businesses Will Triple by 2016 Barcelona, Spain, November 6, 2012—     The consumerization trend has hit IT as an unstoppable force, as 821 million smart devices (smartphones and tablets) will be purchased worldwide in 2012 and pass the billion mark in 2013, according to Gartner, Inc. Smart devices will account for 70 percent of total devices sold […]

FedEx: Mobile Apps Makes Shipping Simpler for Customers On-the-Go

HONG KONG, August 20, 2012 – FedEx Express (FedEx), a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, today announced the launch of new tools and expansions to the suite of FedEx Mobile applications, making shipping-on-the-go easier than ever. In continuing efforts to meet the needs of our global shipping audience, the FedEx Mobile website […]

Location Based Logistics – Why Forecast Should Have Stayed

Two things triggered me to finish this blog post, which has been sitting in my concepts folder for weeks. The first was a tweet by Dutch Jazz Saxophone Player Tom Beek saying: “I slept like a blog”, which reminded me of how long ago it was that I wrote an actual blog post for (Check out his site for […]

UPS Deploys Next High-Tech Mobile Computer to Drivers

Rugged, Faster, Smaller, Lighter – And Better Connected Atlanta, February 29, 2012 – UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced it has begun to equip its drivers around the world with a new-generation handheld computer designed to support the business world’s demands for continuous information and total mobility. The new computer – smaller and lighter than anything before it – will make life […]