New Podcast Episode: Zero-Emission Trucking

The Does LogisticsMatter? Podcast is all about trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. This episode features Marie-José and Jeroen Baartmans, founders of zero-emission transport company BREYTNER. Thank you Marie José and Jeroen for your hospitality and insights. It is too bad COVID prevented us from recording this podcast from the inside of a moving electric BREYTNER truck. The […]

New Podcast Episode: Proof of Condition

The Does LogisticsMatter Podcast is all about trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. This episode features Marcel Merkx, the Founder and CEO of Cargosnap. I had a great time at the Cargosnap offices where we recorded the podcast. Thank you, Marcel, for the hospitality, the interesting conversation and the laughs There’s an App for That Cargosnap is a […]

3 Ways Fleet Managers Can Lower Their Fleet’s Carbon Footprint

There is increasing attention to sustainability. The number of electric vehicles in our streets is getting higher every day. Companies like DHL are stepping up last-mile delivery efforts with electric vehicles. But there are more ways to increase the sustainability efforts of your company than switching to electric vehicles. Such a switch takes a big investment, not only in vehicles […]

Group Futurista presents: Unlocking Critical Logistics Amidst the Pandemic Webinar

LogisticsMatter is Media Partner for the Group Futurista webinar “Unlocking Critical Logistics Amidst the Pandemic“. The webinar, which will be held tomorrow and will focus on what companies can do to stay ahead of the game in these challenging times, by optimizing their logistics through innovations like the Internet of Things and Robotic Process Automation. Roambee, Mars, and Dow In […]

Walk This Way! Transporting a Complete Building

In the history of logistics great feats have been accomplished. The weirdest shaped cargo has been transported to the most unlikely places. Shanghai Evolution Shift has taken moving oddly shaped cargo to a whole new level… Moving House Moving house is a term that has already been taken literally in the United States. Below you see a picture of a […]

10 Mesmerizing Videos of Robots in the Warehouse

The robots are coming! Wrong. They are already here. And they are getting smarter and more flexible and agile and innovative every day. Some might say it is a bad thing, as they will replace humans, but I think human workers will not be replaced. The role of the human worker in warehousing processes will change though. There are 270,000 […]

Warehouse Innovations and Warehouse Management Systems

Rock Your Warehouse! Last month I launched a new podcast series called “Does Logistics Matter?”, about trends an innovations in supply chain and logistics. In the first episode, I talk with Pieter van den Broecke of Manhattan Associates on innovations in warehousing and the role a warehouse management system plays in that. There are three innovations I would like to […]

270,000 New Robots Working in Logistics This Year

The IFR, the International Federation of Robotics has published their World Robotics Report 2020. The report gives an overview of the use of robots in different industries, applications, and regions. A total of 2,7 million robots are deployed in factories and warehouses worldwide. 1,7 million in Asia, 580,000 in Europe, and 389,000 in the Americas. Automotive and Electronics are the […]

Supply Chain Transparency, and How It Can Help the Planet

Sustainability is an increasingly important subject. Consumers are getting more critical every day when it comes to what they buy and who they buy it from. This effect is trickling down to supply chains as well, where there is also a growing demand for sustainable processes and products. Consumers that want to change there buying behaviour to enable a more […]