Terra Technology: Forecasting Benchmark Study Shows a Year of Forecasting Challenges, Product Innovation and Increased Promotions

Study demonstrates the value of Demand Sensing in volatile markets Norwalk, Conn., 2 October, 2012 – The Terra Technology Forecasting Benchmark Study, published today, reveals the effect of continued volatility on the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry and the benefits of Demand Sensing to accurately predict demand in rapidly changing markets. Now in its third year, the study identifies forecasting […]

Self-driving Cars: Are Google Trucks Next?

An article on AllThingsD caught my eye today, and got me thinking. Self-driving cars could be a great improvement, as Google Founder Sergey Brin said when interviewed by AllThingsD: “These cars have the potential to avoid accidents. … They can save lives and reduce congestion. I expect that self-driving cars will be far safer than human driven cars.” Google’s self driving […]

Gartner Announces Ranking of Top European Supply Chain Organizations for 2012

Region’s Supply Chain Leaders Revealed at Supply Chain Executive Conference 2012, London, U.K., September 17-18 Egham, UK, September 18, 2012 – Gartner, Inc. has revealed its annual ranking of the top 15 supply chain organizations headquartered in Europe at its Supply Chain Executive Conference, currently underway in London. The goal of Gartner’s Supply Chain Top 15 in Europe research initiative is to raise awareness […]

Penske Again Listed Among InformationWeek 500 Innovators

Penske has been named to the InformationWeek 500 list for the 12th consecutive time, ranking No. 114 this year. A private company, Penske Truck Leasing earned the listing alongside Fortune 500 corporations. “The InformationWeek 500 has recognized the most innovative users of business technology for 24-years, and this year’s innovations were particularly impressive,” stated Rob Preston, InformationWeek editor-in-chief. “What the […]

FedEx Recognized by InformationWeek 500 as a Top Technology Innovator for the 17th Consecutive Year

MONARCH BEACH, Calif., Sept. 12, 2012 – FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) today announced that it ranked 35th on this year’s InformationWeek 500 – a list of the top technology innovators in the U.S. FedEx has made the list every year since 1995. This year, FedEx was recognized for its Platinum Core program which enables application modernization and simplification, driving flexibility […]

DHL Vision Suite opened up at DHL Innovation Center

Launch of cutting edge projection room on DHL Innovation Day Views and insights into relevant future logistics challenges Bonn, 03/15/2012, 03:00 PM CET – With the new DHL Vision Suite, we display how the world of tomorrow with its challenges for the logistics industry may look like. DHL today inaugurates the DHL Vision Suite at its DHL Innovation Center near Bonn […]

DHL is looking for innovative young scientists

DHL Innovation Award endowed with 5.000 Euro Applications possible until 31 December 2011 Bonn, 11/16/2011, 12:30 PM CET Entries will be judged by a prestigious jury of decision-makers from industry, academia and politics. Unconventional ideas, new solutions, environmentally friendly applications and all things logistical: young scientists and entrepreneurs again have the chance to win the DHL Innovation Award as the […]

DHL announces new packaging solution for technology goods

DHL Secure Box with computer-based locking mechanism Safety along the entire supply chain Bonn, 11/14/2011, 10:00 AM CET Zoom Download After the box is filled with the goods, it is connected to a computer for locking and then transported to its destination. DHL, the world’s leading logistics company, has developed the DHL Secure Box, a new system for the transportation […]

Cisco Names Ryder Supplier of the Year

Ryder Honored in Two Categories – Innovation and Distribution/Warehousing MIAMI, Jan 18, 2011 — Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a global leader in supply chain, warehousing and transportation management solutions, today announced it has been named Supplier of the Year by Cisco. This prestigious award recognizes Ryder for achieving the highest average Global Balance Scorecard performance in the Innovation and Distribution/Warehousing […]

DHL Innovation Award 2010: Innovative ideas for logistics recognized

* Deutsche Post DHL honors most innovative customers, scientists and employees for the third time * Awards presented as part of the DHL Innovation Day The DHL Innovation Center honors innovative logistics solutions. For the third time in a row, Deutsche Post DHL officially recognized pioneering logistics solutions with its DHL Innovation Award. The award ceremony was held yesterday as […]